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Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States Kick-Off

A view of the solar tower/heliostat field at the National Solar Thermal Test Facility at Sandia National Laboratories. The purpose of the Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS) is to establish a Joint Clean Energy R&D Center (JCERDC)—to create an environment for cooperation and innovation “without borders” in [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:09+00:00 November 27th, 2012|Concentrating Solar Power, Energy, National Solar Thermal Test Facility, News, News & Events, Partnership, Photovoltaic, Renewable Energy, Solar, SunShot|Comments Off on Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States Kick-Off

Sandia to Study the Little Things

The Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies at Sandia recently received a $900,000 grant to investigate the tiniest parts of solar materials. The new grant, announced by the U.S. Department of Energy in late August, will fund development of new microscopy tools to help understand the chemical and electronic structure of thin-film photovoltaic, or solar, materials and how microscopic [...]

By | 2016-12-09T18:02:48+00:00 October 11th, 2012|CINT, Energy, Facilities, News, News & Events, Photovoltaic, Renewable Energy, Research & Capabilities, Solar, SunShot|Comments Off on Sandia to Study the Little Things

Sandia Wins Funding for High-Temperature Falling-Particle Solar-Energy Receiver

Sandia, with partners Georgia Tech, Bucknell University, King Saud University, and DLR (the Institute of Solar Research of the German Aerospace Center), was awarded funding to develop a concentrating solar power falling-particle receiver and heat-exchanger system under the DOE SunShot Initiative. Conventional central receiver technologies are limited to temperatures of ~600 °C with power-cycle [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:13+00:00 August 8th, 2012|Concentrating Solar Power, Energy, Facilities, National Solar Thermal Test Facility, News, News & Events, Renewable Energy, Solar, SunShot|Comments Off on Sandia Wins Funding for High-Temperature Falling-Particle Solar-Energy Receiver

SunShot Grand Challenge: Regional Test Centers

Joshua Stein speaks about the benefits of the Regional Test Centers (RTCs) and how they will further advance the DOE SunShot goals.

By | 2016-12-09T18:02:27+00:00 June 18th, 2012|Energy, Events, News, News & Events, Photovoltaic, Renewable Energy, Solar, SunShot, Videos|Comments Off on SunShot Grand Challenge: Regional Test Centers

SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Technology Forum

Sandia will be a participant in the upcoming SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Technology Forum. The SunShot Initiative is leading the first in a series of Energy Department Grand Challenges that address the scientific, technological, and market barriers to achieving breakthroughs in national energy challenges. The SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Technology Forum will convene the [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:14+00:00 June 1st, 2012|Conferences, Energy, Events, News, Photovoltaic, Renewable Energy, Solar, SunShot|Comments Off on SunShot Grand Challenge Summit and Technology Forum