Energy and Climate

Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability

Evaluating Powerful Batteries for Modular Electric Grid Energy Storage

Sandia has begun lab-based characterization of TransPower’s GridSaver, the largest grid energy storage (ES) system analyzed at Sandia’s Energy Storage Test Pad. Project lead David Rosewater (in Sandia’s Energy Storage Technology and Systems Dept.) said that Sandia will evaluate the 1 MW lithium-ion grid ES system for capacity, power, safety, and reliability and also investigate the […]

Epitaxial Growth of La2O3 on Gallium Nitride and Measuring Band Offsets

Sandians Jon Ihlefeld (in the Electronic, Optical, & Nanostructured Materials Dept.), Mike Brumbach (in the Materials Characterization and Performance Dept.), and Stan Atcitty (in the Energy Storage Technology and Systems Dept.) recently published the article “Band offsets of La2O3 on (0001) GaN grown by reactive molecular-beam epitaxy” in Applied Physics Letters outlining research to prepare […]

Sandia’s Stan Atcitty winner of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

Dr. Stanley Atcitty, an energy storage systems researcher, has been named a winner of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).  President Obama named 13 U.S. Department of Energy-funded researchers as recipients of the award which is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers, who are […]

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