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Here comes the sun: Tethered-balloon tests ensure safety of new solar-power technology

What do tiny dust particles, 22-foot-wide red balloons and “concentrated” sunlight have in common? Researchers from Sandia National Laboratories…
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Earth Day 2021

Sandia’s energy programs trace their origins to the 1970s—the same decade as the first-celebrated Earth Day.  In recognition of…
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Efrain O’Neill, left, an electrical engineering professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, who is spending a year working at Sandia, talks energy research with senior manager Tito Bonano. (Photo by Randy Montoya)

Retaining knowledge of nuclear waste management

Have you ever started a new job and spent a lot of time figuring out everything from how to…
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