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Exploring Ways To Protect Fish From Barotrauma

Exploring Ways To Protect Fish From Barotrauma

Tom Rickey, PNNL Fish-friendly hydropower is the goal of international team Think of the pressure change you feel when an elevator zips you up multiple floors in a tall building. Imagine how you'd feel if that elevator carried you all the...

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2014-04-16 16:11:31

Lithium-sulfur batteries last longer with nanomaterial-packed cathode Electric vehicles could travel farther and more renewable energy could be stored with lithium-sulfur batteries that use a unique powdery nanomaterial. Researchers added the powder, a kind of nanomaterial called a metal organic framework, to the battery's cathode to capture problematic polysulfides that usually cause lithium-sulfur batteries to fail after a few charges. A paper describing the material and its...

2014-04-10 23:21:49

CSP Today has produced a guide detailing all the legislative drivers to develop concentrated solar power (CSP) technology. London - UK (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The guide gives the details the 7 Department of Energy (DOE) funding initiatives which have been launched in the past year. The cumulative total of the initiatives runs into many billions of dollars – and is set to secure the future of CSP development for many years to come. The funding initiatives vary greatly in range and are...

2014-03-31 16:21:59

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of four students from the Georgia Institute of Technology developing a new electrical power grid technology with an Internet-like control architecture won the third annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and the Department of Energy's $100,000 grand prize, competition officials announce today. The Georgia Tech team presented their technology to a panel of expert judges from the clean energy community at the ACC Clean...

2014-03-24 16:20:15

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Strategic Protective Services, LLC (NSPS), a joint venture of Triple Canopy, Inc. and Securiguard, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the first year of its protective force services contract at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge, Tenn. facilities. "Congratulations to everyone at NSPS for a job well done," said NSPS President Ignacio Balderas. "A lot of hard work went into winning and...

2014-03-21 16:21:35

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia Loui, board of director for the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), and Raul B. Aguilos, undersecretary for the Department of Energy (DOE) of the Republic of the Philippines, signed a $1 billion memorandum of understanding (MOU) at a ceremony in Manila Wednesday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110414/MM83673LOGO "The agreement will channel much needed support to the Philippines from the American...

2014-03-18 12:34:40

WYANDOTTE, Okla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bearskin Services (Bearskin), a 100% tribally-owned, SBA Certified 8(a) company and an established supplier of IT & Telecom products and services, is pleased to announce it has secured a $16.5 million contract to provide Information Technology and Public Affairs Office Support Services for the Department of Energy's (DoE) Southwest Power Administration (SWPA) facilities in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas. Bearskin technicians will...

2014-03-18 12:23:15

GLOBALCON Energy, Power, and Facility Management Event ATLANTA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Not long ago, Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the Northeast, causing $36.9 billion in damages in New Jersey alone. It is projected that climate change will bring an increased number of these superstorms to the Northeast, which, coupled with sea level rise, have the potential to damage critical infrastructure that is not equipped to handle such storms. This means that climate...

2014-03-13 16:23:25

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business plan competition supported by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) encouraging students from universities in the southeastern United States to develop business plans for new clean energy companies, today announces its Elite Eight Plus Two, with nine winners from ACC schools and one winner from the at-large, non-ACC pool of...

2014-02-27 16:20:19

Summit is held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show® 2014 FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Vehicle Technologies Office Director Patrick Davis will serve as the keynote speaker at this year's Green Truck Summit, held March 4-5 in conjunction with The Work Truck Show(®) 2014 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. Davis will present the keynote address at 8:15am on Tuesday, March 4. (Photo:...

2014-02-24 12:31:40

Los Alamos Nominates CNSI for Department of Energy Small Business of the Year Award GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNSI today announced it has been selected by Los Alamos National Security LLC (LANS) to continue its work providing telecommunications support and related services at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). LANS has managed operations at the Laboratory since 2006 and CNSI was selected in 2008 to support telecommunications at the Laboratory. As part of...