Energy and Climate


CRF Summer Undergraduate Internship Opportunities – Apply by January 10, 2014

The Combustion Research Facility (CRF) is seeking undergraduate and community college interns for 10-week appointments in summer 2014. Interns will be paired with a CRF scientist to conduct experimental, computational, or modeling research related to CRF programs. Applicants must be U.S. citizens majoring in math, physical science, or engineering, with a minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0. […]

PV Resources

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On May 25, 2011, in

NSTTF JBEI CRF BATLab NISAC PSEL SCADA CINT DETL Facilities News National Solar Thermal Test Facility (NSTTF) The National Solar Thermal Test Facility (NSTTF) primary goal is to provide experimental engineering data for the design, construction, and operation of unique components and systems in proposed solar thermal electrical plants, which have three generic system architectures: […]

Earth Science: Facilities and Equipment

On February 24, 2011, in

Geoscience Facilities and Equipment High-pressure thermal/mechanical properties laboratory Environmentally controlled creep laboratory Laser scanning confocal microscopy laboratory Kolsky/Hopkinson bar for high strain-rate testing Acoustic emission/sonic velocity measurements Helium mass spectrometer permeability system Yucca Mountain Program (YMP) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Forty-eight-channel field seismograph and geophones Accelerated weight drop source Downhole seismic sources and receivers […]

PV Facilities

On November 10, 2010, in

Photovoltaic System Evaluation Laboratory Distributed Energy Technologies Laboratory Microsystems and Engineering Sciences Applications Photovoltaic System Evaluation Laboratory (PSEL) PSEL fact sheet The Photovoltaic Systems Evaluation Laboratory (PSEL) provides expertise and test support within several facilities and outdoor sites for evaluating PV and other distributed energy hardware. It includes the following capabilities: PV systems evaluations and […]



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