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HyMARC designated as an approved program at the Advanced Light Source

The Sandia-led Hydrogen Materials Advanced Research Consortium (HyMARC) has been designated an approved program at the Advanced Light Source (ALS), a DOE user facility at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) that makes a third-generation synchrotron light source available to researchers in numerous areas. As an approved ALS program, researchers are allocated time with the ALS [...]

By | 2016-10-05T18:22:00+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Hydrogen|Comments Off on HyMARC designated as an approved program at the Advanced Light Source

HySTEP honored with FLC-Far West 2016 Outstanding Partnership award

As a partner in developing Hydrogen Station Equipment Performance (HySTEP), a device to accelerate the validation of hydrogen fueling stations for fuel cell vehicles, Sandia received the 2016 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Far West Region Award for Outstanding Partnership. Sandia shared the award with HySTEP partners National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Air Liquide, Boyd Hydrogen, [...]

By | 2017-02-27T15:54:55+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Hydrogen|Comments Off on HySTEP honored with FLC-Far West 2016 Outstanding Partnership award

Bernie Hernandez-Sanchez wins HENAAC Award for outstanding technical achievement

Chemist Bernadette “Bernie” Hernandez-Sanchez won for outstanding technical achievement and is the first woman at Sandia to receive this award. Hernandez-Sanchez  will be recognized at the 28th Annual HENAAC Conference in Anaheim, California, Oct. 5-9, during National Hispanic Heritage Month. HENAAC honors Hispanic researchers who have made significant contributions to the nation’s technical community. Awardees are [...]

By | 2016-09-30T19:17:43+00:00 September 30th, 2016|News, Water Power|Comments Off on Bernie Hernandez-Sanchez wins HENAAC Award for outstanding technical achievement

Extreme Conditions Modeling (ECM) New Fact Sheet Published

The wave energy converter (WEC) Extreme Conditions Modeling (ECM) project provides WEC developers with improved means of predicting WEC survival and design loads. WEC developers will use the ECM tools to reduce uncertainty and risk in the WEC design process. The ECM project is a collaboration between the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Sandia National [...]

By | 2016-09-28T14:13:46+00:00 September 27th, 2016|News, Water Power|Comments Off on Extreme Conditions Modeling (ECM) New Fact Sheet Published

2016 NM Regional Energy Storage & Grid Integration Workshop

Sandia National Laboratories, in collaboration with the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, Los Alamos National Laboratory, University of New Mexico, and New Mexico State University, is hosting a free two-day Regional Workshop on Energy Storage and Grid Integration August 22 and 23 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The objective of this [...]

By | 2016-08-05T17:56:51+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Grid Integration|Comments Off on 2016 NM Regional Energy Storage & Grid Integration Workshop

Sandia National Laboratories Uses Its Wave Energy Converter (WEC) to Harness the Motion of the Ocean

In partnership with the U.S. Navy, Sandia tested its advanced wave energy converter (WEC) system in the maneuvering and sea-keeping (MASK) basin at the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Carderock Division (NSWCCD) in Bethesda, MD. Wave energy converters (WECs) harness the motion of ocean waves to generate clean power. To increase power generation of WEC devices, Sandia is [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:47:44+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|EC, News, Renewable Energy, Water Power|Comments Off on Sandia National Laboratories Uses Its Wave Energy Converter (WEC) to Harness the Motion of the Ocean

First Wake Data Captured During Wake Steering Experiment at the SWiFT Facility

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have met a major project milestone as part of the Department of Energy Atmosphere to Electrons (A2e) Wake Steering Experiment being conducted at the Scaled Wind Farm Technology (SWiFT) Facility. The team successfully installed the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Wind Energy Department’s [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:47:44+00:00 July 14th, 2016|News, Renewable Energy, SWIFT, Wind Energy, Wind News|Comments Off on First Wake Data Captured During Wake Steering Experiment at the SWiFT Facility

Sandia Labs Contributes to Solar Industry Innovation: A Partnership Story

Hearing of a current-voltage (IV) sweep (or tracing) product made by a small start-up company, Sandia contacted Stratasense to discuss its compact product that had three features for studying photovoltaic (PV) performance: (1) it was rated for mounting outdoors at the PV module, (2) it was self-powered, and (3) it wirelessly reported the IV sweep [...]

By | 2016-07-11T20:17:50+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Customers & Partners, News, Partnership, Photovoltaic, Renewable Energy, Solar, Solar Newsletter|Comments Off on Sandia Labs Contributes to Solar Industry Innovation: A Partnership Story

Sandia Labs’ Photovoltaic Systems Evaluation Lab (PSEL) Marks Accomplishments & Adds Capabilities

Bruce King, PSEL technical lead, in front of newly installed light soaking chamber. SandiaNational Laboratories completed a number of enhancements and expansions to its Photovoltaic Systems Evaluation Laboratory (PSEL) facility to expand indoor PV module characterization capabilities at PSEL and upgrade the outdoor laboratory. A new Atonometrics Light Soaking Chamber joins PSEL’s existing [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:47:44+00:00 July 7th, 2016|News, Photovoltaic, Photovoltaic Systems Evaluation Laboratory (PSEL), Renewable Energy, Solar, Solar Newsletter, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sandia Labs’ Photovoltaic Systems Evaluation Lab (PSEL) Marks Accomplishments & Adds Capabilities

Sandia Labs Participated in CEM7 as Part of a Smart Grid Research Network

Sandia National Laboratories participates in the Smart Grid International Research Facility Network (SIRFN), a coordinated network of smart grid research and test facilities working on selected projects around the globe. SIRFN’s collaborative test and evaluation capabilities can be leveraged internationally to improve the design and implementation of smart grids. Interoperability test protocols are used to [...]

By | 2016-07-11T20:19:55+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Conferences, Events, News, News & Events, SMART Grid, Solar, Solar Newsletter|Comments Off on Sandia Labs Participated in CEM7 as Part of a Smart Grid Research Network