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CEBAF Accelerator Achieves 12 GeV Commissioning Milestone

CEBAF Accelerator Achieves 12 GeV Commissioning Milestone

Jefferson Lab Late on April 1, the crown jewel of the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (“Jefferson Lab”) sparkled its way into a new era. Following an upgrade of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator...

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2014-04-17 16:22:44

US Dept of Energy hails new California energy storage consortium as a groundbreaking model for public-private partnerships SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneering initiative designed to accelerate the development of the energy storage sector in California has signed its first corporate members - from international giants to emerging startups. CalCharge announced the enrollment of Duracell, Hitachi, Volkswagen, LG, Eaton, Enovix, EnerVault, Farasis Energy,...

2014-04-02 08:40:36

IRVINE, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) announced today that Cherry Murray, Ph.D. has joined the company's Board of Directors. Dr. Murray is Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. She also holds the John A. and Elizabeth S. Armstrong Professorship of Engineering and Applied Sciences and is a Professor of Physics at Harvard. Prior to joining Harvard in 2009, Dr. Murray served as Principal Associate...

2014-03-27 23:04:54

One-of-a-kind design will assist NREL and its partners to shape the energy systems of the future. Golden, CO (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 One of the nation’s newest and most premier energy research facilities has been named R&D Magazine’s 2014 Laboratory of the Year. Designed and built by SmithGroupJJR and JE Dunn Construction, the $135 million Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) is located at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden,...

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...

2014-02-19 12:23:03

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-Chromic Technologies, a cleantech company commercializing innovative energy efficiency technology, announced the first closing of a $600,000 Series Seed financing round led by Amplifier Ventures, a seed stage venture capital fund based in the Washington, DC region. e-Chromic Technologies is developing an innovative reflective electrochromic thin film that enables users to control light and solar heat transmission through windows. The...

2014-02-05 12:23:12

Former NREL Director Charlie Gay Joins World's Leading CIGS PV Team SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Siva Power, a leader in advanced solar energy, today announced that it has achieved near record efficiency with its CIGS panel technology - approaching 19 percent - in a record time of just 10 months. In addition, the company welcomes leading solar energy expert, Charlie Gay, Ph.D., to its Technical Advisory Board. Dr. Gay joins Rommel Noufi, Ph.D., John Benner, and...

2014-01-27 12:20:14

LOWELL, Mass., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WattJoule Corporation, a developer of next-generation flow battery energy storage systems, has entered into an intellectual property licensing agreement with Battelle. This agreement enables the full commercialization of patent pending, flow battery electrolyte technology developed over the last several years by the research team at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The research was funded by the Department of Energy's Office...

2014-01-21 08:23:30

Industrial Control Systems Fingerprinting and Monitoring System Commercially Available SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NexDefense, Inc., www.NexDefense.com, a provider of cyber security solutions for Industrial Control Systems (ICS) used in the operation of critical infrastructure, today announced that Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) has signed a patent and copyright license giving NexDefense exclusive rights to commercialize its Sophia software. Sophia (Greek...

Scientists Discover How Explosives Respond To Shockwaves
2013-12-12 15:49:37

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have combined ultrafast time-resolved experimental measurements with theory to reveal how an explosive responds to a high-impact shock. The work involved advances in both ultrafast experimental shockwave methods and molecular dynamics (MD) simulation techniques, and the combination of experiment and simulation is a milestone in understanding chemical initiation and detonation. When an energetic...

2013-12-10 12:22:29

Y-12, Los Alamos, and Livermore National Labs Receive 13 Awards RESTON, Va., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced three national security sites managed and operated by teams that include Bechtel have earned a total of 13 National Nuclear Security Administration Sustainability Awards for 2013. The annual awards recognize exemplary performance in advancing sustainability through innovative and effective programs and projects that increase energy, water, and vehicle fleet...