Join Sandia’s Experts at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans, LA

Nearly 100 of Sandia’s technical experts will attend the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2017 Fall Meeting December 11-15 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. A variety of departments will be represented, including nuclear waste disposal research and analysis, geothermal research, geomechanics, and applied systems analysis and research. Stop by booth #1321 to [...]

By | 2017-12-08T20:59:47+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Conferences, Geoscience, Geothermal, News, News & Events|Comments Off on Join Sandia’s Experts at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans, LA

Drilling Technology

Geothermal Energy & Drilling Technology Geothermal energy is an abundant energy resource that comes from tapping the natural heat of molten rock deep beneath the Earth's surface. Geothermal energy is a vast energy resource thousands of times greater than the world's oil reserves. This energy resource would last millennia at the current rate of consumption. [...]

By | 2017-11-03T16:53:12+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Drilling Technology


Sandia's work in drilling technology is aimed at reducing the cost and risk associated with drilling in harsh, subterranean environments. The historical focus of the drilling research has been directed at significantly expanding the nation's utilization of geothermal energy. This focus in geothermal related drilling research is the search for practical solutions to challenges associated [...]

By | 2017-05-24T20:54:11+00:00 November 10th, 2010|Comments Off on Geothermal

Energy Conversion Efficiency

Sandia National Laboratories has advanced research in solar, wind, and geothermal energy science and technologies since the 1970s. More recently, climate-change concerns, coupled with high oil prices and increasing government support, are driving increasing renewable-energy legislation, incentives, and the commercialization of renewable technologies. In response, Sandia has added research programs in biofuels and biomass [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:47:41+00:00 November 10th, 2010|Comments Off on Energy Conversion Efficiency

Stationary Power

Stationary Power Our work in stationary power includes the deployment of clean electricity, which requires integration with a modernized grid infrastructure, and enhancements in energy efficiency as a direct influence on energy productivity and economic competitiveness. Energy Conversion Efficiency High-efficiency conversion of low and  zero-carbon energy sources to electricity Grid [...]

By | 2017-06-29T18:38:09+00:00 November 4th, 2010|Comments Off on Stationary Power