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Two Sandia Engineers named as Influencers and Innovators of Wind Power

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — April 28, 2011 — Sandia engineers Jose Zayas and Dale Berg were honored by Windpower Engineering magazine as two of the nation's innovators and influencers in wind energy. [singlepic id=653 w=320 h=240 float=right]Zayas, senior manager of the Renewable Energy Technologies group at Sandia National Laboratories, was named an influencer on wind energy. [...]

By | 2011-05-26T12:20:09+00:00 May 26th, 2011|Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy|Comments Off on Two Sandia Engineers named as Influencers and Innovators of Wind Power

Sandia Adds Water Power to Clean Energy Research Portfolio

[singlepic id=637 w=320 h=240 float=right]ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Sandia National Laboratories will receive more than $9 million over three years from a Department of Energy competitive laboratory solicitation for the development of advanced water power technologies. Sandia, through a partnership with several national laboratories and academic institutions, will lead two of the four topic areas awarded [...]

By | 2011-05-18T13:13:27+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Water Power|Comments Off on Sandia Adds Water Power to Clean Energy Research Portfolio

iNEMI Renewable Energy Workshop

The International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI) held a renewable energy workshop on October 19-21, 2010 at Cisco Systems, Inc. in Fremont, California. The purpose of the workshop was to bring visibility to technology and product gaps in the wind and solar energy markets in which iNEMI member organizations such as Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Samsung, [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:21+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy, Workshops|Comments Off on iNEMI Renewable Energy Workshop

Designing a Better Wind Turbine

[singlepic id=635 w=320 h=240 float=right]ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Researchers with Sandia National Laboratories and Purdue University are using sensors and computational software to help design a better wind turbine. The sensors are being placed on experimental turbines in Bushland, Texas, to provide enhanced capabilities to monitor and control the wind turbines. A team from both institutions [...]

By | 2011-05-18T10:44:43+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy|Comments Off on Designing a Better Wind Turbine

Mesalands MOU Signing

[singlepic id=634 w=320 h=240 float=right]ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In the first arrangement of its kind between a national laboratory and a two-year college, Sandia National Laboratories and Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari, N.M., recently signed a memorandum of understanding committing the two organizations to cooperate in enhancing the training program and developing and evaluating new technologies [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:21+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy|Comments Off on Mesalands MOU Signing

New Mexico In Focus: Blowin’ In The Wind

KNME TV's, New Mexico In Focus, in celebration of Earth Day, featured a half-hour episode (#239) profiling the emergence of renewable energy technologies and practices in New Mexico. There were interviews with representatives from Sandia National Laboratory's Wind Energy Technology Department, Public Service Company of New Mexico, and New Mexico's Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:21+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy|Comments Off on New Mexico In Focus: Blowin’ In The Wind

DOE Awards Wind Research Grants

[singlepic id=633 w=320 h=240 float=right]ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Wind Energy Technology Department at Sandia National Laboratories is conducting research in three new areas, the result of additional funding from the Department of Energy's Wind Energy Program. Sandia is sharing a $4 million award with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Pacific Northwest, Oak Ridge, [...]

By | 2016-12-02T18:49:21+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy|Comments Off on DOE Awards Wind Research Grants

Dutch University MOU Signing

[singlepic id=632 w=320 h=240 float=right]INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS - Sid Gutierrez, director of Nuclear Energy and Global Security Technologies Center 6700 (left), and Gijs van Kuik, scientific director of Duwind, the wind energy research institute at the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands, sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at a recent ceremony at Sandia. The [...]

By | 2011-05-18T10:14:53+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy|Comments Off on Dutch University MOU Signing

2005 Presidential Visit / Bill Signing

[singlepic id=629 w=320 h=240 float=right]President Bush chose Sandia National Laboratories as the site on which to sign the Energy Policy Act of 2005 due to the bipartisan leadership of the two New Mexico Senators in getting the legislation passed. This legislation, also known as the Energy Bill, has wide-ranging implications for all aspects of energy [...]

By | 2011-05-18T09:56:07+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy|Comments Off on 2005 Presidential Visit / Bill Signing

ATLAS II Data Acquisition System

[singlepic id=628 w=320 h=240 float=right]ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In West Texas, New Mexico, and other places around the world, wind turbines are used to generate electricity. But how can engineers determine their efficiency and health? Sandia’s Wind Energy Technology Department has developed a device, the Accurate Time Linked data Acquisition System (ATLAS II), which answers that [...]

By | 2011-05-18T09:30:12+00:00 May 18th, 2011|Energy, News, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy|Comments Off on ATLAS II Data Acquisition System