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Solar Energy

We conduct research and development (R&D) in solar power, including photovoltaics and concentrating solar power, to strengthen the U.S. solar industry and improve the manufacturability, reliability, and cost competitiveness of solar energy technologies and systems. Solar Newsletter The Sandia Solar Programs e-newsletter features highlights, key activities, events, and publications. Photovoltaics Focused on developing [...]

By | February 3rd, 2011|Comments Off on Solar Energy

Sunshine to Petrol

Sandia’s Sunshine to Petrol (S2P) team seeks to address the critical national and global issues of growing energy consumption amid increased vulnerability and price volatility of petroleum supplies and climate change risks.  The transportation and industrial sectors in the United States are deeply dependent on petroleum, a dominant energy source for these sectors and a [...]

By | January 21st, 2011|Comments Off on Sunshine to Petrol

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 | 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 | November 4th, 2010|Comments Off on Stationary Power