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Basic Energy Sciences Reports  

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Basic Energy Sciences Reports Basic Energy Sciences Reports The list below of Basic Energy Sciences workshop reports addresses the status of some important research areas that can...

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Basic Energy Sciences Jobs  

Office of Science (SC) Website

General EngineerPhysical Scientist
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Office: Basic Energy Sciences
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Basic Energy SciencesBasic Energy Sciences DOE/EERE Hydrogen Storage  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Basic Energy SciencesBasic Energy Sciences DOE/EERE Hydrogen Storage Pre-Solicitation Meeting, June 19, 2003 Report on Hydrogen Storage Panel Findings inReport on Hydrogen Storage Panel Findings,Basic Research for Hydrogen Production, Storage and UseStorage and Use A follow-on workshop to BESAC

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FWP executive summaries: Basic energy sciences materials sciences programs  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report provides an Executive Summary of the various elements of the Materials Sciences Program which is funded by the Division of Materials Sciences, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy at Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico.

Samara, G.A.

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Basic Energy Sciences 1990 summary report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Basic research is an important investment in the future which will help the US maintain and enhance its economic strength. The Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) basic research activities, carried out mainly in universities and Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories, are critical to the Nation's leadership in science, for training future scientists, and to fortify the Nation's foundations for social and economic well-being. Attainment of the national goals -- energy self-sufficiency, improved health and quality of life for all, economic growth, national security -- depends on both technological research achievements and the ability to exploit them rapidly. Basic research is a necessary element for technology development and economic growth. This report presents the Department of Energy's Office of Basic Energy Sciences program. The BES mission is to develop understanding and to stimulate innovative thinking needed to fortify the Department's missions.

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1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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REPORT OF THE BASIC ENERGY SCIENCES ADVISORY COMMITTEE PANEL  

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BASIC ENERGY SCIENCES BASIC ENERGY SCIENCES ADVISORY COMMITTEE PANEL ON D.O.E. SYNCHROTRON RADIATION SOURCES AND SCIENCE NOVEMBER 1997 EPRI Electric Power Research Institute Powering Progress through Innovative Solutions January 14th, 1998 Dr. Martha A. Krebs, Director Office of Energy Research United States Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 Dear Martha, The purpose of this letter is to summarize the discussions of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee at its meeting on October 8 - 9, 1997 at the Holiday Inn in Gaithersburg as they related to the report from our Panel on Synchrotron Radiation Sources and Science. This Panel was assembled in response to the Charge presented to BESAC in your letter of October 9th, 1996 to reassess the need for and the opportunities presented by each of the four synchrotron

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Assessment of the basic energy sciences program. Volume II. Appendices  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A list of experts reviewing the Basic Energy Sciences (BES) program and their organizations are given. The assessment plan is explained; the program examined the following: quality of science being conducted in the program, quality of performers supported by the Basic Energy Sciences (BES) program, and the impact of the research on mission oriented needs. The intent of the assessment is to provide an indication of general status relative to these questions for the BES divisions. The approach to the assessment is described. The sampling plan which was used as a guide in determining the sample size and selecting the sample to evaluate the research program of the Office of Basic Energy Sciences are discussed. Special analyses were conducted on the dispersion of reviewers' ratings, the ratings of the lower funded projects, and the amount of time the principal investigator devoted to the project. These are presented in the final appendix together with histograms for individual rating variables for each program area. (MCW)

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1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Homepage | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

BES Home BES Home Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » Science for Energy Discovery science solves mysteries, sparks innovation, and stimulates future technologies. This principle provides the inspiration for the fundamental energy research and the remarkable collection of major scientific user facilities supported by Basic Energy Sciences.Read More Discovery Science Materials Sciences and Engineering Understanding, predicting, and controlling materials and their

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Basic Energy Sciences (BES) at LLNL  

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in GB Networks Coherency Does Not Equate to Stability Laser Crystallization of Phase Change Material Extraction of Equilibrium Energy and Kinetic Parameters from Single Molecule...

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Large Scale Computing and Storage Requirements for Basic Energy Sciences Research  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

February 9-10, 2010 DOE Office of Science Office of BasicDepartment of Energy, Office of Science, Advanced ScientificDirectors of the Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy

Gerber, Richard

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FWP executive summaries: basic energy sciences materials sciences and engineering program (SNL/NM).  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report presents an Executive Summary of the various elements of the Materials Sciences and Engineering Program which is funded by the Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy at Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico. A general programmatic overview is also presented.

Samara, George A.; Simmons, Jerry A.

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunities for discovery: Theory and computation in Basic Energy Sciences  

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New scientific frontiers, recent advances in theory, and rapid increases in computational capabilities have created compelling opportunities for theory and computation to advance the scientific mission of the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES). The prospects for success in the experimental programs of BES will be enhanced by pursuing these opportunities. This report makes the case for an expanded research program in theory and computation in BES. The Subcommittee on Theory and Computation of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee was charged with identifying current and emerging challenges and opportunities for theoretical research within the scientific mission of BES, paying particular attention to how computing will be employed to enable that research. A primary purpose of the Subcommittee was to identify those investments that are necessary to ensure that theoretical research will have maximum impact in the areas of importance to BES, and to assure that BES researchers will be able to exploit the entire spectrum of computational tools, including leadership class computing facilities. The Subcommittee s Findings and Recommendations are presented in Section VII of this report.

Harmon, Bruce; Kirby, Kate; McCurdy, C. William

2005-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting Advanced Scientific Computing Research Basic Energy Sciences Biological  

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and Environmental Research · Fusion Energy Sciences · High Energy Physics · Nuclear Physics Science ­ they carry many types of traffic ­ Desktop machines, laptops, wireless ­ VOIP ­ HVAC control systems

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Energy Basics  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Students will complete a scavenger hunt worksheet in order to learn about the basics of energy and its sources.

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PNNL Highlights for the Office of Basic Energy Sciences (July 2013-July 2014)  

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This report includes research highlights of work funded in part or whole by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences as well as selected leadership accomplishments.

Anderson, Benjamin; Warren, Pamela M.; Manke, Kristin L.

2014-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) Homepage | U.S. DOE Office  

Office of Science (SC) Website

BESAC Home BESAC Home Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) BESAC Home Meetings Members Charges/Reports Charter .pdf file (41KB) BES Committees of Visitors BES Home Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page The Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) - established on September 4, 1986 - provides valuable, independent advice to the Department of Energy on the Basic Energy Sciences program regarding the complex scientific and technical issues that arise in the planning, management, and implementation of the program. BESAC's recommendations include advice on establishing research and facilities priorities; determining proper program balance among disciplines; and identifying opportunities for interlaboratory collaboration, program integration, and

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Basic Energy Sciences User Facilities | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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BES User Facilities BES User Facilities User Facilities ASCR User Facilities BES User Facilities BER User Facilities FES User Facilities HEP User Facilities NP User Facilities User Facilities Frequently Asked Questions User Facility Science Highlights Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 BES User Facilities Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page The Basic Energy Sciences program supports the operation of the following national scientific user facilities: Synchrotron Radiation Light Sources National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS): External link The NSLS at Brookhaven National Laboratory External link , commissioned in 1982, consists of two distinct electron storage rings. The x-ray storage

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Supporting Advanced Scientific Computing Research Basic Energy Sciences Biological  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

facilities, or from the data's facility of origin back to the researcher's home institution. " From the BES. · First deployments in the nets with open science missions and exchange points #12;Example: US Atlas

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Energy Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Services » Energy Basics Services » Energy Basics Energy Basics The basics about renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies: learn how they work, what they're used for, and how they can improve our lives, homes, businesses, and industries. The basics about renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies: learn how they work, what they're used for, and how they can improve our lives, homes, businesses, and industries. RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES Biomass Technology Basics Geothermal Technology Basics Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Basics Hydropower Technology Basics Ocean Energy Technology Basics Solar Energy Technology Basics Wind Energy Technology Basics More HOME & BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES Lighting and Daylighting Basics Passive Solar Building Design Basics Space Heating and Cooling Basics

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Lesson 1 Energy Basics ENERGY BASICS  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Table of Contents Table of Contents Lesson 1 - Energy Basics Lesson 2 - Electricity Basics Lesson 3 - Atoms and Isotopes Lesson 4 - Ionizing Radiation Lesson 5 - Fission, Chain Reactions Lesson 6 - Atom to Electricity Lesson 7 - Waste from Nuclear Power Plants Lesson 8 - Concerns Lesson 9 - Energy and You 1 Lesson 1 Energy Basics ENERGY BASICS What is energy? Energy is the ability to do work. But what does that really mean? You might think of work as cleaning your room, cutting the grass, or studying for a test. And all these require energy. To a scientist, "work" means something more exact. Work is causing a change. It can be a change in position, like standing up or moving clothes from the floor to the laundry basket. It can be a change in temperature, like heating water for a cup

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Energy Basics Website Contact  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

his form is used to submit comments, report problems, and/or ask questions about information on the Energy Basics website.

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DOE Office of Basic Sciences: An Overview of Basic Research Activities...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

& Publications Basic Energy Sciences Overview Progress from DOE EF RC: Solid-State Solar-Thermal Energy Conversion Center (S3TEC ) Grid Storage and the Energy Frontier...

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2 BASIC ENERGY SCIENCES 2.1 Adenosine Triphosphate: The Energy...  

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The energy cycle of all living organisms involves the molecule adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which captures the chemical energy released by the metabolism of nutrients and makes...

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The Lujan Center is a national user facility funded by Basic Energy Sciences of the Department of Energy which o ers capability for basic and applied neutron scattering  

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of Energy which o ers capability for basic and applied neutron scattering relevant to national security are the domain of the low-Q scattering intrument, LQD. These well-established neutron techniques probe long Matter, Local Structure, and Nanomaterials The Lujan Neutron Scattering Center encompasses a set

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Basic Science Will Out  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

All data relating to controlled thermonuclear reactions have been and still are classified. ... Yet, according to Hughes, some time ago a scientist in England, completely unconnected with the atomic energy program, worked out and published in the English journals one of the fundamental equations for the derivation of thermonuclear power. ...

1956-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Basic Research Needs for Superconductivity. Report of the Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Superconductivity, May 8-11, 2006  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

As an energy carrier, electricity has no rival with regard to its environmental cleanliness, flexibility in interfacing with multiple production sources and end uses, and efficiency of delivery. In fact, the electric power grid was named ?the greatest engineering achievement of the 20th century? by the National Academy of Engineering. This grid, a technological marvel ingeniously knitted together from local networks growing out from cities and rural centers, may be the biggest and most complex artificial system ever built. However, the growing demand for electricity will soon challenge the grid beyond its capability, compromising its reliability through voltage fluctuations that crash digital electronics, brownouts that disable industrial processes and harm electrical equipment, and power failures like the North American blackout in 2003 and subsequent blackouts in London, Scandinavia, and Italy in the same year. The North American blackout affected 50 million people and caused approximately $6 billion in economic damage over the four days of its duration. Superconductivity offers powerful new opportunities for restoring the reliability of the power grid and increasing its capacity and efficiency. Superconductors are capable of carrying current without loss, making the parts of the grid they replace dramatically more efficient. Superconducting wires carry up to five times the current carried by copper wires that have the same cross section, thereby providing ample capacity for future expansion while requiring no increase in the number of overhead access lines or underground conduits. Their use is especially attractive in urban areas, where replacing copper with superconductors in power-saturated underground conduits avoids expensive new underground construction. Superconducting transformers cut the volume, weight, and losses of conventional transformers by a factor of two and do not require the contaminating and flammable transformer oils that violate urban safety codes. Unlike traditional grid technology, superconducting fault current limiters are smart. They increase their resistance abruptly in response to overcurrents from faults in the system, thus limiting the overcurrents and protecting the grid from damage. They react fast in both triggering and automatically resetting after the overload is cleared, providing a new, self-healing feature that enhances grid reliability. Superconducting reactive power regulators further enhance reliability by instantaneously adjusting reactive power for maximum efficiency and stability in a compact and economic package that is easily sited in urban grids. Not only do superconducting motors and generators cut losses, weight, and volume by a factor of two, but they are also much more tolerant of voltage sag, frequency instabilities, and reactive power fluctuations than their conventional counterparts. The challenge facing the electricity grid to provide abundant, reliable power will soon grow to crisis proportions. Continuing urbanization remains the dominant historic demographic trend in the United States and in the world. By 2030, nearly 90% of the U.S. population will reside in cities and suburbs, where increasingly strict permitting requirements preclude bringing in additional overhead access lines, underground cables are saturated, and growth in power demand is highest. The power grid has never faced a challenge so great or so critical to our future productivity, economic growth, and quality of life. Incremental advances in existing grid technology are not capable of solving the urban power bottleneck. Revolutionary new solutions are needed ? the kind that come only from superconductivity.

Sarrao, J.; Kwok, W-K; Bozovic, I.; Mazin, I.; Seamus, J. C.; Civale, L.; Christen, D.; Horwitz, J.; Kellogg, G.; Finnemore, D.; Crabtree, G.; Welp, U.; Ashton, C.; Herndon, B.; Shapard, L.; Nault, R. M.

2006-05-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Basic Research Needs for Electrical Energy Storage. Report of the Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Electrical Energy Storage, April 2-4, 2007  

DOE R&D Accomplishments [OSTI]

To identify research areas in geosciences, such as behavior of multiphase fluid-solid systems on a variety of scales, chemical migration processes in geologic media, characterization of geologic systems, and modeling and simulation of geologic systems, needed for improved energy systems.

Goodenough, J. B.; Abruna, H. D.; Buchanan, M. V.

2007-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind Energy Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Renewable Energy Wind Wind Energy Resource Basics Wind Energy Resource Basics July 30, 2013 - 3:11pm Addthis Wind energy can be produced anywhere in the world where the wind...

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Annual report, Basic Sciences Branch, FY 1991  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report summarizes the progress of the Basic Sciences Branch of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) from October 1, 1990, through September 30, 1991. Seven technical sections of the report cover these main areas of NREL`s in-house research: Semiconductor Crystal Growth, Amorphous Silicon Research, Polycrystalline Thin Films, III-V High-Efficiency Photovoltaic Cells, Solid-State Theory, Solid-State Spectroscopy, and Superconductivity. Each section explains the purpose and major accomplishments of the work in the context of the US Department of Energy`s National Photovoltaic Research Program plans.

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1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual report, Basic Sciences Branch, FY 1991  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report summarizes the progress of the Basic Sciences Branch of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) from October 1, 1990, through September 30, 1991. Seven technical sections of the report cover these main areas of NREL's in-house research: Semiconductor Crystal Growth, Amorphous Silicon Research, Polycrystalline Thin Films, III-V High-Efficiency Photovoltaic Cells, Solid-State Theory, Solid-State Spectroscopy, and Superconductivity. Each section explains the purpose and major accomplishments of the work in the context of the US Department of Energy's National Photovoltaic Research Program plans.

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1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lesson 1- Energy Basics  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This lesson covers the states and forms of energy, where energy comes from, as well as how the way we live is tied to our energy supply and what that means for the future.

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Basic Research Needs | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Basic Research Needs Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) EFRCs Home Centers Research Science Highlights News & Events Publications History Grand Challenges Basic Research...

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MagLab - Basic Science  

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fruits of Faradays discovery of electromagnetic induction. A more recent example is magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which originated in basic research that started in the...

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Basic Sciences Branch annual report, FY 1990  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This report summarizes the progress of the Basic Sciences Branch of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) from October 1, 1989, through September 30, 1990. Six technical sections of the report cover these main areas of NREL`s in-house research: Semiconductor Crystal Growth, Amorphous Silicon Research, Polycrystalline Thin Films, III-V High-Efficiency Photovoltaic Cells, Solid-State Theory, and Solid-State Spectroscopy. Each section of the report was written by the group leader principally in charge of the work. The task in each case was to explain the purpose and major accomplishments of the work in the context of the US Department of Energy`s National Photovoltaic Research Program plans.

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1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Energy Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Technology Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:37pm Addthis Solar energy technologies produce electricity from the energy of the sun. Small solar energy systems can provide electricity for...

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Daylighting Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Daylighting Basics Daylighting Basics Daylighting Basics August 16, 2013 - 11:24am Addthis Energy 101: Daylighting Basics This video explains how homeowners and businesses can use highly efficient, strategically placed windows to save money. Text Version Daylighting is the use of windows and skylights to bring sunlight into buildings. Daylighting in businesses and commercial buildings can result in substantial savings on electric bills, and not only provides a higher quality of light but also improves productivity and health. Daylighting in schools has even improved student grades and attendance. Today's highly energy-efficient windows, as well as advances in lighting design, allow efficient use of windows to reduce the need for artificial lighting during daylight hours without causing heating or cooling problems.

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Limitations on Diversity in Basic Science Departments  

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Limitations on Diversity in Basic Science Departments Phoebe S. Leboy 1,2, * and Janice F. Madden 3 It has been over 30 years since the beginning of...

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Large Scale Computing Requirements for Basic Energy Sciences (An BES / ASCR / NERSC Workshop) Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Meeting Center, Rockville MD 3D Geophysical Imaging  

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Requirements Requirements for Basic Energy Sciences (An BES / ASCR / NERSC Workshop) Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Meeting Center, Rockville MD 3D Geophysical Modeling and Imaging G. A. Newman Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory February 9 - 10 , 2010 Talk Outline * SEAM Geophysical Modeling Project - Its Really Big! * Geophysical Imaging (Seismic & EM) - Its 10 to 100x Bigger! - Reverse Time Migration - Full Waveform Inversion - 3D Imaging & Large Scale Considerations - Offshore Brazil Imaging Example (EM Data Set) * Computational Bottlenecks * Computing Alternatives - GPU's & FPGA's - Issues Why ? So that the resource industry can tackle grand geophysical challenges (Subsalt imaging, land acquisition, 4-D, CO2, carbonates ......) SEAM Mission Advance the science and technology of applied

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NREL: Learning - Energy Storage Basics  

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Energy Storage Basics Energy Storage Basics The demand for electricity is seldom constant over time. Excess generating capacity available during periods of low demand can be used to energize an energy storage device. The stored energy can then be used to provide electricity during periods of high demand, helping to reduce power system loads during these times. Energy storage can improve the efficiency and reliability of the electric utility system by reducing the requirements for spinning reserves to meet peak power demands, making better use of efficient baseload generation, and allowing greater use of renewable energy technologies. A "spinning reserve" is a generator that is spinning and synchronized with the grid, ready for immediate power generation - like a car engine running with the gearbox

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NREL: Learning - Distributed Energy Basics  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Distributed Energy Basics Distributed Energy Basics Photo of transmission towers and lines extending for miles towards a pink sunset in the distance. Distributed energy technologies can relieve transmission bottlenecks by reducing the amount of electricity that must be sent long distances down high-voltage power lines. Distributed energy refers to a variety of small, modular power-generating technologies that can be combined with load management and energy storage systems to improve the quality and/or reliability of the electricity supply. They are "distributed" because they are placed at or near the point of energy consumption, unlike traditional "centralized" systems, where electricity is generated at a remotely located, large-scale power plant and then transmitted down power lines to the consumer.

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Ocean Energy Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Ocean Energy Technology Basics Ocean Energy Technology Basics Ocean Energy Technology Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:18pm Addthis Text Version Photo of low waves in the ocean. A dock is visible in the background. Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth's surface. As the world's largest solar collectors, oceans contain thermal energy from the sun and produce mechanical energy from tides and waves. Even though the sun affects all ocean activity, the gravitational pull of the moon primarily drives tides, and wind powers ocean waves. Learn more about: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Tidal Energy Wave Energy Ocean Resources Addthis Related Articles Energy Department Releases New Energy 101 Video on Ocean Power A map generated by Georgia Tech's tidal energy resource database shows mean current speed of tidal streams. The East Coast, as shown above, has strong tides that could be tapped to produce energy. | Photo courtesy of Georgia Institute of Technology

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Concentrating Solar Power Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Basics Basics Concentrating Solar Power Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:38pm Addthis Text Version This solar concentrator has a fixed-focus faceted dish with a concentration of about 250 suns. This system can be used for large fields connected to the utility grid, hydrogen generation, or water pumping. Credit: Science Applications International Corporation / PIX 13464 Concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies use mirrors to reflect and concentrate sunlight onto receivers that collect solar energy and convert it to heat. This thermal energy can then be used to produce electricity via a steam turbine or heat engine that drives a generator. Concentrating solar power offers a utility-scale, firm, dispatchable renewable energy option that can help meet our nation's demand for

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Energy Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

on the south and west sides will help keep your house cool in the summer and allow sun to shine through the windows in the winter. Landscaping Tips: Landscaping Energy 101...

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Wave Energy Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Wave Energy Basics Wave Energy Basics Wave Energy Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:30pm Addthis Photo of a large wave. Wave energy technologies extract energy directly from surface waves or from pressure fluctuations below the surface. Renewable energy analysts believe there is enough energy in ocean waves to provide up to 2 terawatts of electricity. (A terawatt is equal to a trillion watts.) However, wave energy cannot be harnessed everywhere. Wave power-rich areas of the world include the western coasts of Scotland, northern Canada, southern Africa, and Australia as well as the northeastern and northwestern coasts of the United States. In the Pacific Northwest alone, it is feasible that wave energy could produce 40-70 kilowatts (kW) per 3.3 feet (1 meter) of western coastline. Wave Energy Technologies

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Industrial Energy Efficiency Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Industrial Energy Efficiency Basics Industrial Energy Efficiency Basics Industrial Energy Efficiency Basics The industrial sector is vital to the U.S. economy, but at the same time consumes the most energy in the country to manufacture products we use every day. Among the most energy-intensive industries are aluminum, chemicals, forest product, glass, metal casting, mining, petroleum refining, and steel. The energy supply chain begins with electricity, steam, natural gas, coal, and other fuels supplied to a manufacturing plant from off-site power plants, gas companies, and fuel distributors. Energy then flows to either a central energy generation utility system or is distributed immediately for direct use. Energy is then processed using a variety of highly energy-intensive systems, including steam, process heating, and

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Basic Research Needs for Solar Energy Utilization  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

the Cover: the Cover: One route to harvesting the energy of the sun involves learning to mimic natural photosynthesis. Here, sunlight falls on a porphyrin, one member of a family of molecules that includes the chlorophylls, which play a central role in capturing light and using its energy for photosynthesis in green plants. Efficient light-harvesting of the solar spectrum by porphyrins and related molecules can be used to power synthetic molecular assemblies and solid- state devices - applying the principles of photosynthesis to the produc- tion of hydrogen, methane, ethanol, and methanol from sunlight, water, and atmospheric carbon dioxide. BASIC RESEARCH NEEDS FOR SOLAR ENERGY UTILIZATION Report on the Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Solar Energy Utilization

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Biofuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Biofuel Basics Biofuel Basics Biofuel Basics July 30, 2013 - 11:38am Addthis Text Version Photo of a woman in goggles handling a machine filled with biofuels. Biofuels are liquid or gaseous fuels produced from biomass. Most biofuels are used for transportation, but some are used as fuels to produce electricity. The expanded use of biofuels offers an array of benefits for our energy security, economic growth, and environment. Current biofuels research focuses on new forms of biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel, and on biofuels conversion processes. Ethanol Ethanol-an alcohol-is made primarily from the starch in corn grain. It is most commonly used as an additive to petroleum-based fuels to reduce toxic air emissions and increase octane. Today, roughly half of the gasoline sold in the United States includes 5%-10% ethanol.

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Wind Energy Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Wind Energy Technology Basics Wind Energy Technology Basics Wind Energy Technology Basics August 15, 2013 - 4:10pm Addthis Photo of a hilly field, with six visible wind turbines spinning in the wind. Wind energy technologies use the energy in wind for practical purposes such as generating electricity, charging batteries, pumping water, and grinding grain. Most wind energy technologies can be used as stand-alone applications, connected to a utility power grid, or even combined with a photovoltaic system. For utility-scale sources of wind energy, a large number of turbines are usually built close together to form a wind farm that provides grid power. Several electricity providers use wind farms to supply power to their customers. Stand-alone turbines are typically used for water pumping or

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Microhydropower Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Basics Basics Microhydropower Basics August 15, 2013 - 3:09pm Addthis Microhydropower systems are small hydroelectric power systems of less than 100 kilowatts (kW) used to produce mechanical energy or electricity for farms, ranches, homes, and villages. How a Microhydropower System Works All hydropower systems use the energy of flowing water to produce electricity or mechanical energy. Although there are several ways to harness moving water to produce energy, "run-of-the-river systems," which do not require large storage reservoirs, are most often used for microhydropower systems. Illustration of an example microhydropower system. A river flows down from some hills. The river first flows through an intake, which is indicated as two white walls on each side of the river. The intake diverts water to a canal. From the canal, the water travels to a forebay, which looks like a white, rectangular, aboveground pool. A pipeline, called a penstock, extends from the forebay to a building, called the powerhouse. You can see inside the powerhouse, which contains a turbine and other electric generation equipment. The water flows in and out of the powerhouse, returning to the river. Power lines also extend from the powerhouse, along and through two electrical towers, to a house that sits near the river's edge.

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Solar Energy Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Solar Energy Resource Basics Solar Energy Resource Basics Solar Energy Resource Basics August 21, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis Solar radiation, often called the solar resource, is a general term for the electromagnetic radiation emitted by the sun. Solar radiation can be captured and turned into useful forms of energy, such as heat and electricity, using a variety of technologies. However, the technical feasibility and economical operation of these technologies at a specific location depends on the available solar resource. Basic Principles Every location on Earth receives sunlight at least part of the year. The amount of solar radiation that reaches any one spot on the Earth's surface varies according to: Geographic location Time of day Season Local landscape Local weather. Because the Earth is round, the sun strikes the surface at different

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Tidal Energy Basics | Department of Energy  

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Tidal Energy Basics Tidal Energy Basics Tidal Energy Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:26pm Addthis Photo of the ocean rising along the beach. Some of the oldest ocean energy technologies use tidal power. All coastal areas experience two high tides and two low tides over a period of slightly more than 24 hours. For those tidal differences to be harnessed into electricity, the difference between high and low tides must be more than 16 feet (or at least 5 meters). However, there are only about 40 sites on Earth with tidal ranges of this magnitude. Currently, there are no tidal power plants in the United States, but conditions are good for tidal power generation in the Pacific Northwest and the Atlantic Northeast regions. Tidal Energy Technologies Tidal energy technologies include barrages or dams, tidal fences, and tidal

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Alternative Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

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Ethanol Hydrogen Natural Gas Propane Addthis Related Articles Advanced Technology and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Basics Glossary of Energy-Related Terms Natural Gas Fuel Basics...

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Basic Research Needs for Materials Under Extreme Environments. Report of the Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Materials Under Extreme Environments, June 11-13, 2007  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

To evaluate the potential for developing revolutionary new materials that will meet demanding future energy requirements that expose materials to environmental extremes.

Wadsworth, J.; Crabtree, G. W.; Hemley, R. J.; Falcone, R.; Robertson, I.; Stringer, J.; Tortorelli, P.; Gray, G. T.; Nicol, M.; Lehr, J.; Tozer, S. W.; Diaz de la Rubia, T.; Fitzsimmons, T.; Vetrano, J. S.; Ashton, C. L.; Kitts, S.; Landson, C.; Campbell, B.; Gruzalski, G.; Stevens, D.

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiological Dispersion Devices and Basic Radiation Science  

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Introductory physics courses present the basic concepts of radioactivity and an overview of nuclear physics that emphasizes the basic decay relationship and the various types of emitted radiation. Although this presentation provides insight into radiological science it often fails to interest students to explore these concepts in a more rigorous manner. One reason for limited student interest is the failure to link the discussion to topics of current interest. The author has found that presenting this material with a link to radiological dispersion devices (RDDs) or dirty bombs and their associated health effects provides added motivation for students. The events of Sept. 11 2001 and periodic media focus on RDDs heighten student interest from both a scientific curiosity as well as a personal protection perspective. This article presents a framework for a more interesting discussion of the basics of radiation science and their associated health effects. The presentation can be integrated with existing radioactivitylectures or added as a supplementary or enrichment activity.

Joseph John Bevelacqua

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LED Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Basics LED Basics Unlike incandescent and fluorescent lamps, LEDs are not inherently white light sources. Instead, LEDs emit nearly monochromatic light, making them highly...

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Your H2IQ Hydrogen Fuel Cell Basics Hydrogen Fuel Cell Basics Hydrogen is a versatile energy carrier that can be used to power nearly every end-use energy need. The fuel...

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Energy Science  

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Energy Science Energy Science Energy Science Print Our current fossil-fuel-based system is causing potentially catastrophic changes to our planet. The quest for renewable, nonpolluting sources of energy requires us to understand, predict, and ultimately control matter and energy at the electronic, atomic, and molecular levels. Light-source facilities-the synchrotrons of today and the next-generation light sources of tomorrow-are the scientific tools of choice for exploring the electronic and atomic structure of matter. As such these photon-science facilities are uniquely positioned to jump-start a global revolution in renewable and carbon-neutral energy technologies. To establish the scientific foundations for the kind of transformative breakthroughs needed to build a 21st-century energy economy, we must address fundamental questions involving matter and energy. Below is a sampling of such questions that can be addressed by light-source facilities:

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Hydropower Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Basics Hydropower Basics Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Get Adobe Flash player Most people associate water power with the Hoover Dam -- a huge...

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Infrared Basics | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Infrared Basics Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: Infrared Basics Author Protherm Published Publisher Not Provided, 2013 DOI Not Provided...

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Fuel Cells - Basics | Department of Energy  

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Basics Fuel Cells - Basics Photo of a fuel cell stack A fuel cell uses the chemical energy of hydrogen to cleanly and efficiently produce electricity with water and heat as...

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Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research |  

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Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research May 22, 2007 - 1:24pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $22.7 million in basic research projects aimed at improving the capture, conversion and use of solar energy. The research will help increase the amount of solar power in the nation's energy supply. "These projects are part of our aggressive basic research in the physical sciences--what I call 'transformational science'--aimed at achieving a new generation of breakthrough technologies that will push the cost-effectiveness of renewable energy sources to levels comparable to petroleum and natural gas sources," Under Secretary for Science Dr. Raymond

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Future Science Needs and Opportunities for Electron Scattering: Next-Generation Instrumentation and Beyond. Report of the Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Electron Scattering for Materials Characterization, March 1-2, 2007  

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To identify emerging basic science and engineering research needs and opportunities that will require major advances in electron-scattering theory, technology, and instrumentation.

Miller, D. J.; Williams, D. B.; Anderson, I. M.; Schmid, A. K.; Zaluzec, N. J.

2007-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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basic research needs | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Reports » Reports » Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Program Summaries Brochures Reports Abstracts Accomplishments Presentations BES and Congress Science for Energy Flow Seeing Matter Scale of Things Chart Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » Reports Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page BES-sponsored workshop reports address the current status and possible future directions of some important research areas of relevance to energy missions. These reports include those resulting from the "Basic Research

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Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research |  

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22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research 22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research Energy Dept. Awards $22.7 Million for Basic Solar Energy Research May 22, 2007 - 1:24pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $22.7 million in basic research projects aimed at improving the capture, conversion and use of solar energy. The research will help increase the amount of solar power in the nation's energy supply. "These projects are part of our aggressive basic research in the physical sciences--what I call 'transformational science'--aimed at achieving a new generation of breakthrough technologies that will push the cost-effectiveness of renewable energy sources to levels comparable to petroleum and natural gas sources," Under Secretary for Science Dr. Raymond

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Biodiesel Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biodiesel Basics Biodiesel Basics Biodiesel Basics July 30, 2013 - 2:43pm Addthis Looking for Biodiesel stations? Checkout the Alternative Fuels Data Center station locator. Biodiesel station locator Biodiesel is a domestically produced, renewable fuel that can be manufactured from vegetable oils, animal fats, or recycled restaurant greases. What is Biodiesel? Biodiesel is a liquid fuel made up of fatty acid alkyl esters, fatty acid methyl esters, or long-chain mono alkyl esters. It is produced from renewable sources such as new and used vegetable oils and animal fats and is a cleaner-burning replacement for petroleum-based diesel fuel. It is nontoxic and biodegradable. Like petroleum diesel, biodiesel is used to fuel compression-ignition (diesel) engines. B20, which is 20% biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel, is

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Biopower Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biopower Basics Biopower Basics Biopower Basics August 14, 2013 - 12:35pm Addthis Biopower is the production of electricity or heat from biomass resources. With 10 gigawatts of installed capacity, biopower technologies are proven options in the United States today. Biopower technologies include direct combustion, co-firing, and anaerobic digestion. Direct Combustion Most electricity generated from biomass is produced by direct combustion using conventional boilers. These boilers primarily burn waste wood products from the agriculture and wood-processing industries. When burned, the wood produces steam, which spins a turbine. The spinning turbine then activates a generator that produces electricity. Co-Firing Co-firing involves replacing a portion of the petroleum-based fuel in

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Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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Lighting Basics Lighting Basics Lighting Basics August 15, 2013 - 5:12pm Addthis Text Version There are many different types of artificial lights, all of which have different applications and uses. Types of lighting include: Fluorescent Lighting High-intensity Discharge Lighting Incandescent Lighting LED Lighting Low-pressure Sodium Lighting. Which type is best depends on the application. See the chart below for a comparison of lighting types. Lighting Comparison Chart Lighting Type Efficacy (lumens/watt) Lifetime (hours) Color Rendition Index (CRI) Color Temperature (K) Indoors/Outdoors Fluorescent Straight Tube 30-110 7000-24,000 50-90 (fair to good) 2700-6500 (warm to cold) Indoors/outdoors Compact Fluorescent 50-70 10,000 65-88 (good) 2700-6500 (warm to cold) Indoors/outdoors

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Biopower Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biopower Basics Biopower Basics Biopower Basics August 14, 2013 - 12:35pm Addthis Biopower is the production of electricity or heat from biomass resources. With 10 gigawatts of installed capacity, biopower technologies are proven options in the United States today. Biopower technologies include direct combustion, co-firing, and anaerobic digestion. Direct Combustion Most electricity generated from biomass is produced by direct combustion using conventional boilers. These boilers primarily burn waste wood products from the agriculture and wood-processing industries. When burned, the wood produces steam, which spins a turbine. The spinning turbine then activates a generator that produces electricity. Co-Firing Co-firing involves replacing a portion of the petroleum-based fuel in

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Energy and Development: Is Energy a Basic Human Right?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Energy and Development: Is Energy a Basic Human Right? Skype/Video presentation for senior pupils national Laboratory/DTU Denmark #12;Is energy a basic human right? · What is energy? ­ the ability to make something happen · Different kinds of energy ­ or energy carriers - fuels · What do we use energy for

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Energy Science at NERSC  

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Capture and Sequestration Activities at NERSC Novel Methods for Harvesting Solar Energy Engineering Science Environmental Science Fusion Science Math & Computer Science...

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Basic Research Needs | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Basic Research Needs Basic Research Needs Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) EFRCs Home Centers Research Basic Research Needs Grand Challenges Science Highlights News & Events Publications Contact BES Home Research Basic Research Needs Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page In 2001, the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) conducted a far reaching study to assess the scope of fundamental scientific research that must be considered to address the DOE missions in energy efficiency, renewable energy resources, improved use of fossil fuels, safe and publicly acceptable nuclear energy, future energy sources, and reduced environmental impacts of energy production and use. The scientific community responded to this BESAC study with enthusiasm through participation in a week-long

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National High Magnetic Field Laboratory - Basic Science  

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fruits of Faraday's discovery of electromagnetic induction. A more recent example is magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which originated in basic research that started in the...

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Wind Turbine Basics | Department of Energy  

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Turbine Basics Turbine Basics Wind Turbine Basics July 30, 2013 - 2:58pm Addthis Energy 101: Wind Turbines Basics This video explains the basics of how wind turbines operate to produce clean power from an abundant, renewable resource-the wind. Text Version Wind turbine assembly Although all wind turbines operate on similar principles, several varieties are in use today. These include horizontal axis turbines and vertical axis turbines. Horizontal Axis Turbines Horizontal axis turbines are the most common turbine configuration used today. They consist of a tall tower, atop which sits a fan-like rotor that faces into or away from the wind, a generator, a controller, and other components. Most horizontal axis turbines built today are two- or three-bladed. Horizontal axis turbines sit high atop towers to take advantage of the

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Wind Turbine Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Wind Turbine Basics Wind Turbine Basics Wind Turbine Basics July 30, 2013 - 2:58pm Addthis Energy 101: Wind Turbines Basics This video explains the basics of how wind turbines operate to produce clean power from an abundant, renewable resource-the wind. Text Version Wind turbine assembly Although all wind turbines operate on similar principles, several varieties are in use today. These include horizontal axis turbines and vertical axis turbines. Horizontal Axis Turbines Horizontal axis turbines are the most common turbine configuration used today. They consist of a tall tower, atop which sits a fan-like rotor that faces into or away from the wind, a generator, a controller, and other components. Most horizontal axis turbines built today are two- or three-bladed. Horizontal axis turbines sit high atop towers to take advantage of the

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Ocean Energy Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Hydropower Ocean Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Tidal Energy Wave Energy Ocean Resources Solar Wind Homes & Buildings Industry Vehicles & Fuels...

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Sustainable Building Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Sustainable Sustainable Building Basics Sustainable Building Basics October 4, 2013 - 4:21pm Addthis Image of the side of a sustainable building Sustainable building design results in energy savings and environment stewardship. Sustainable building design and operation strategies demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. These approaches result in an optimal balance of energy, cost, environmental, and societal benefits, while still meeting the mission of a Federal agency and the function of the facility or infrastructure. For buildings and facilities, responsible resource management and the assessment of operational impacts encompass the principles of sustainability. Sustainable development aims to meet the needs of the present without compromising future needs.

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Federal Energy Management Program: Sustainable Building Basics  

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Basics Basics Image of the side of a sustainable building Sustainable building design results in energy savings and environment stewardship. Sustainable building design and operation strategies demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency, and environmental stewardship. These approaches result in an optimal balance of energy, cost, environmental, and societal benefits, while still meeting the mission of a Federal agency and the function of the facility or infrastructure. For buildings and facilities, responsible resource management and the assessment of operational impacts encompass the principles of sustainability. Sustainable development aims to meet the needs of the present without compromising future needs. Learn more about the: Benefits of sustainable building design

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Geothermal Electricity Production Basics | Department of Energy  

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Electricity Production Basics Electricity Production Basics Geothermal Electricity Production Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:49pm Addthis A photo of steam emanating from geothermal power plants at The Geysers in California. Geothermal energy originates from deep within the Earth and produces minimal emissions. Photo credit: Pacific Gas & Electric Heat from the earth-geothermal energy-heats water that has seeped into underground reservoirs. These reservoirs can be tapped for a variety of uses, depending on the temperature of the water. The energy from high-temperature reservoirs (225°-600°F) can be used to produce electricity. In the United States, geothermal energy has been used to generate electricity on a large scale since 1960. Through research and development, geothermal power is becoming more cost-effective and competitive with

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Air-Conditioning Basics | Department of Energy  

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Air-Conditioning Basics Air-Conditioning Basics Air-Conditioning Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:59pm Addthis Air conditioning is one of the most common ways to cool homes and buildings. How Air Conditioners Work Air conditioners employ the same operating principles and basic components as refrigerators. Refrigerators use energy (usually electricity) to transfer heat from the cool interior of the refrigerator to the relatively warm surroundings; likewise, an air conditioner uses energy to transfer heat from the interior space to the relatively warm outside environment. An air conditioner uses a cold indoor coil called the evaporator. The condenser, a hot outdoor coil, releases the collected heat outside. The evaporator and condenser coils are serpentine tubing surrounded by aluminum fins. This tubing is usually made of copper.

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New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! August 23, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL Interested in energy efficiency and renewable energy but a little confused by all the terms? Wondering how the technologies actually work? Maybe you're doing some research or working on a paper and just need a little background info. EERE's new Energy Basics site is the place for you. There you can learn things like how a wind turbine works and all about the different types of fuel cells. If you just need a quick definition of a term you've heard, check out the glossary. Energy Basics is not meant to replace Energy Savers or any of the program sites throughout the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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Electric Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Electric Vehicle Basics Electric Vehicle Basics Electric Vehicle Basics July 30, 2013 - 4:45pm Addthis Text Version Photo of an electric bus driving up a hill. Electricity can be used as a transportation fuel to power battery electric vehicles (EVs). EVs store electricity in an energy storage device, such as a battery. The electricity powers the vehicle's wheels via an electric motor. EVs have limited energy storage capacity, which must be replenished by plugging into an electrical source. In an electric vehicle, a battery or other energy storage device is used to store the electricity that powers the motor. EV batteries must be replenished by plugging the vehicle to a power source. Some EVs have onboard chargers; others plug into a charger located outside the vehicle. Both types use electricity that comes from the power grid. Although

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Hydrogen Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Hydrogen Fuel Basics Hydrogen Fuel Basics Hydrogen Fuel Basics August 14, 2013 - 2:06pm Addthis Hydrogen is a clean fuel that, when consumed, produces only water. Hydrogen can be produced from a variety of domestic sources, such as coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable power. These qualities make it an attractive fuel option for transportation and electricity generation applications. Hydrogen is an energy carrier that can be used to store, move, and deliver energy produced from other sources. The energy in hydrogen fuel is derived from the fuels and processes used to produce the hydrogen. Today, hydrogen fuel can be produced through several methods. The most common methods are thermal, electrolytic, and photolytic processes. Thermal Processes Thermal processes for hydrogen production typically involve steam

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Biomass Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Biomass Technology Basics Biomass Technology Basics Biomass Technology Basics August 14, 2013 - 11:31am Addthis Photo of a pair of hands holding corn stover, the unused parts of harvested corn. There are many types of biomass-organic matter such as plants, residue from agriculture and forestry, and the organic component of municipal and industrial wastes-that can now be used to produce fuels, chemicals, and power. Wood has been used to provide heat for thousands of years. This flexibility has resulted in increased use of biomass technologies. According to the Energy Information Administration, 53% of all renewable energy consumed in the United States was biomass-based in 2007. Biomass technologies break down organic matter to release stored energy from the sun. The process used depends on the type of biomass and its

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Photovoltaic Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Photovoltaic Technology Basics Photovoltaic Technology Basics Photovoltaic Technology Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:47pm Addthis Text Version Photovoltaic (PV) materials and devices convert sunlight into electrical energy, and PV cells are commonly known as solar cells. Photovoltaics can literally be translated as light-electricity. First used in about 1890, "photovoltaic" has two parts: photo, derived from the Greek word for light, and volt, relating to electricity pioneer Alessandro Volta. And this is what photovoltaic materials and devices do-they convert light energy into electrical energy, as French physicist Edmond Becquerel discovered as early as 1839. Becquerel discovered the process of using sunlight to produce an electric current in a solid material. But it took more than another century to truly

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Biomass Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Biomass Technology Basics Biomass Technology Basics Biomass Technology Basics August 14, 2013 - 11:31am Addthis Photo of a pair of hands holding corn stover, the unused parts of harvested corn. There are many types of biomass-organic matter such as plants, residue from agriculture and forestry, and the organic component of municipal and industrial wastes-that can now be used to produce fuels, chemicals, and power. Wood has been used to provide heat for thousands of years. This flexibility has resulted in increased use of biomass technologies. According to the Energy Information Administration, 53% of all renewable energy consumed in the United States was biomass-based in 2007. Biomass technologies break down organic matter to release stored energy from the sun. The process used depends on the type of biomass and its

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Hydrogen Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Hydrogen Fuel Basics Hydrogen Fuel Basics Hydrogen Fuel Basics August 14, 2013 - 2:06pm Addthis Hydrogen is a clean fuel that, when consumed, produces only water. Hydrogen can be produced from a variety of domestic sources, such as coal, natural gas, nuclear power, and renewable power. These qualities make it an attractive fuel option for transportation and electricity generation applications. Hydrogen is an energy carrier that can be used to store, move, and deliver energy produced from other sources. The energy in hydrogen fuel is derived from the fuels and processes used to produce the hydrogen. Today, hydrogen fuel can be produced through several methods. The most common methods are thermal, electrolytic, and photolytic processes. Thermal Processes Thermal processes for hydrogen production typically involve steam

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Biomass Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Biomass Resource Basics Biomass Resource Basics Biomass Resource Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:22pm Addthis Biomass resources include any plant-derived organic matter that is available on a renewable basis. These materials are commonly referred to as feedstocks. Biomass Feedstocks Biomass feedstocks include dedicated energy crops, agricultural crops, forestry residues, aquatic crops, biomass processing residues, municipal waste, and animal waste. Dedicated energy crops Herbaceous energy crops are perennials that are harvested annually after taking 2 to 3 years to reach full productivity. These include such grasses as switchgrass, miscanthus (also known as elephant grass or e-grass), bamboo, sweet sorghum, tall fescue, kochia, wheatgrass, and others. Short-rotation woody crops are fast-growing hardwood trees that are

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Biomass Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Biomass Resource Basics Biomass Resource Basics Biomass Resource Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:22pm Addthis Biomass resources include any plant-derived organic matter that is available on a renewable basis. These materials are commonly referred to as feedstocks. Biomass Feedstocks Biomass feedstocks include dedicated energy crops, agricultural crops, forestry residues, aquatic crops, biomass processing residues, municipal waste, and animal waste. Dedicated energy crops Herbaceous energy crops are perennials that are harvested annually after taking 2 to 3 years to reach full productivity. These include such grasses as switchgrass, miscanthus (also known as elephant grass or e-grass), bamboo, sweet sorghum, tall fescue, kochia, wheatgrass, and others. Short-rotation woody crops are fast-growing hardwood trees that are

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Photovoltaic Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Technology Basics Technology Basics Photovoltaic Technology Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:47pm Addthis Text Version Photovoltaic (PV) materials and devices convert sunlight into electrical energy, and PV cells are commonly known as solar cells. Photovoltaics can literally be translated as light-electricity. First used in about 1890, "photovoltaic" has two parts: photo, derived from the Greek word for light, and volt, relating to electricity pioneer Alessandro Volta. And this is what photovoltaic materials and devices do-they convert light energy into electrical energy, as French physicist Edmond Becquerel discovered as early as 1839. Becquerel discovered the process of using sunlight to produce an electric current in a solid material. But it took more than another century to truly

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Absorption Cooling Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Cooling Basics Cooling Basics Absorption Cooling Basics August 16, 2013 - 2:26pm Addthis Absorption coolers use heat rather than electricity as their energy source. Because natural gas is the most common heat source for absorption cooling, it is also referred to as gas-fired cooling. Other potential heat sources include propane, solar-heated water, or geothermal-heated water. Although mainly used in industrial or commercial settings, absorption coolers are commercially available for large residential homes. How Absorption Cooling Works An absorption cooling cycle relies on three basic principles: When a liquid is heated it boils (vaporizes) and when a gas is cooled it condenses Lowering the pressure above a liquid reduces its boiling point Heat flows from warmer to cooler surfaces.

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Cooling System Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Cooling System Basics Cooling System Basics Cooling System Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:08pm Addthis Cooling technologies used in homes and buildings include ventilation, evaporative cooling, air conditioning, absorption cooling, and radiant cooling. Learn more about how these technologies work. Ventilation Ventilation allows air to move into and out of homes and buildings either by natural or mechanical means. Evaporative Cooling In dry climates, evaporative cooling or "swamp cooling" provides an experience like air conditioning, but with much lower energy use. An evaporative cooler uses the outside air's heat to evaporate water inside the cooler. The heat is drawn out of the air and the cooled air is blown into the space by the cooler's fan. Air Conditioning Air conditioners, which employ the same operating principles and basic

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Basic Instructor Training | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Basic Instructor Training Basic Instructor Training Basic Instructor Training December 5, 2013 - 12:03pm Addthis The Emergency Operations Training Academy, NA 40.2, Readiness and Training, Albuquerque, NM is pleased to announce site certification by the National Training Center for conduct of the Basic Instructor Training class. This one -week, 40 hour course is offered to ensure the quality and consistency of classroom instruction provided at Department of Energy facilities nationwide. The purpose is to equip DOE federal and contractor instructors with best methods and techniques and deliver instruction and practice in classroom activitives that promote student success. The Emergency Operations Training Academy will be offering this class three (3) times per year starting in 2014.

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Cooling System Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Cooling System Basics Cooling System Basics Cooling System Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:08pm Addthis Cooling technologies used in homes and buildings include ventilation, evaporative cooling, air conditioning, absorption cooling, and radiant cooling. Learn more about how these technologies work. Ventilation Ventilation allows air to move into and out of homes and buildings either by natural or mechanical means. Evaporative Cooling In dry climates, evaporative cooling or "swamp cooling" provides an experience like air conditioning, but with much lower energy use. An evaporative cooler uses the outside air's heat to evaporate water inside the cooler. The heat is drawn out of the air and the cooled air is blown into the space by the cooler's fan. Air Conditioning Air conditioners, which employ the same operating principles and basic

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Active Solar Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Active Solar Heating Basics Active Solar Heating Basics Active Solar Heating Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:23pm Addthis There are two basic types of active solar heating systems based on the type of fluid-either liquid or air-that is heated in the solar energy collectors. The collector is the device in which a fluid is heated by the sun. Liquid-based systems heat water or an antifreeze solution in a "hydronic" collector, whereas air-based systems heat air in an "air collector." Both of these systems collect and absorb solar radiation, then transfer the solar heat directly to the interior space or to a storage system, from which the heat is distributed. If the system cannot provide adequate space heating, an auxiliary or back-up system provides the additional heat. Liquid systems are more often used when storage is included, and are well

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LED Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

LED Lighting Basics LED Lighting Basics LED Lighting Basics August 16, 2013 - 10:07am Addthis Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are light sources that differ from more traditional sources of light in that they are semiconductor devices that produce light when an electrical current is applied. Applying electrical current causes electrons to flow from the positive side of a diode to the negative side. Then, at the positive/negative junction of the diode, the electrons slow down to orbit at a lower energy level. The electrons emit the excess energy as photons of light. LEDs are often used as small indicator lights on various electronic devices. Because of their long life, durability, and efficiency, LEDs are becoming more common in residential, commercial, and outdoor area lighting

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Concentrator Photovoltaic System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Concentrator Photovoltaic System Basics Concentrator Photovoltaic System Basics Concentrator Photovoltaic System Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:12pm Addthis Concentrator photovoltaic (PV) systems use less solar cell material than other PV systems. PV cells are the most expensive components of a PV system, on a per-area basis. A concentrator makes use of relatively inexpensive materials such as plastic lenses and metal housings to capture the solar energy shining on a fairly large area and focus that energy onto a smaller area-the solar cell. One measure of the effectiveness of this approach is the concentration ratio-in other words, how much concentration the cell is receiving. Concentrator PV systems have several advantages over flat-plate systems. First, concentrator systems reduce the size or number of cells needed and

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Heat Pump System Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Heat Pump System Basics Heat Pump System Basics Heat Pump System Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:02am Addthis Like a refrigerator, heat pumps use electricity to move heat from a cool space into a warm space, making the cool space cooler and the warm space warmer. Because they move heat rather than generate heat, heat pumps can provide up to four times the amount of energy they consume. Air-Source Heat Pump Transfers heat between the inside of a building and the outside air. Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump Ductless versions of air-source heat pumps. Absorption Heat Pump Uses heat as its energy source. Geothermal Heat Pumps Use the constant temperature of the earth as the exchange medium instead of the outside air temperature. Addthis Related Articles A heat pump can provide an alternative to using your air conditioner. | Photo courtesy of iStockPhoto/LordRunar.

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Hydropower Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

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Hydropower Technology Basics Hydropower Technology Basics Hydropower Technology Basics August 14, 2013 - 3:03pm Addthis Text Version Photo of the reservoir in front of a hydropower dam. Hydropower, or hydroelectric power, is the most common and least expensive source of renewable electricity in the United States today. According to the Energy Information Administration, more than 6% of the country's electricity was produced from hydropower resources in 2008, and about 70% of all renewable electricity generated in the United States came from hydropower resources. Hydropower technologies have a long history of use because of their many benefits, including high availability and lack of emissions. Hydropower technologies use flowing water to create energy that can be captured and turned into electricity. Both large and small-scale power

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Vehicle Battery Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Vehicle Battery Basics Vehicle Battery Basics Vehicle Battery Basics November 22, 2013 - 1:58pm Addthis Batteries are essential for electric drive technologies such as hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and all-electric vehicles (AEVs). What is a Battery? A battery is a device that stores chemical energy and converts it on demand into electrical energy. It carries out this process through an electrochemical reaction, which is a chemical reaction involving the transfer of electrons. Batteries have three main parts, each of which plays a different role in the electrochemical reaction: the anode, cathode, and electrolyte. The anode is the "fuel" electrode (or "negative" part), which gives up electrons to the external circuit to create a flow of electrons, otherwise

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Hydropower Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Hydropower Technology Basics Hydropower Technology Basics Hydropower Technology Basics August 14, 2013 - 3:03pm Addthis Text Version Photo of the reservoir in front of a hydropower dam. Hydropower, or hydroelectric power, is the most common and least expensive source of renewable electricity in the United States today. According to the Energy Information Administration, more than 6% of the country's electricity was produced from hydropower resources in 2008, and about 70% of all renewable electricity generated in the United States came from hydropower resources. Hydropower technologies have a long history of use because of their many benefits, including high availability and lack of emissions. Hydropower technologies use flowing water to create energy that can be captured and turned into electricity. Both large and small-scale power

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Office of Science, Basic Energy Sciences  

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2010 DOE Vehicle Technologies and Hydrogen Programs Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, June 7-11, 2010 -- Washington D.C.

102

Sustainable Building Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Sustainable Program Areas » Sustainable Buildings & Campuses » Sustainable Building Basics Sustainable Building Basics October 4, 2013 - 4:21pm Addthis Image of the side of a sustainable building Sustainable building design results in energy savings and environment stewardship. Sustainable building design and operation strategies demonstrate a commitment to energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. These approaches result in an optimal balance of energy, cost, environmental, and societal benefits, while still meeting the mission of a Federal agency and the function of the facility or infrastructure. For buildings and facilities, responsible resource management and the assessment of operational impacts encompass the principles of sustainability. Sustainable development aims to meet the needs of the

103

Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity | Department of Energy  

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity August 19, 2013 - 5:44pm Addthis Electricity used to power vehicles is generally provided by the electricity grid and stored in the vehicle's batteries. Fuel cells are being explored as a way to use electricity generated on board the vehicle to power electric motors. Unlike batteries, fuel cells convert chemical energy from hydrogen into electricity. Vehicles that run on electricity have no tailpipe emissions. Emissions that can be attributed to electric vehicles are generated in the electricity production process at the power plant. Home recharging of electric vehicles is as simple as plugging them into an electric outlet. Electricity fueling costs for electric vehicles are

104

Evaporative Cooling Basics | Department of Energy  

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Evaporative Cooling Basics Evaporative Cooling Basics Evaporative Cooling Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:53pm Addthis Evaporative cooling uses evaporated water to naturally and energy-efficiently cool. An illustration of an evaporative cooler. In this example of an evaporative cooler, a small motor (top) drives a large fan (center) which blows air out the bottom and into your home. The fan sucks air in through the louvers around the box, which are covered with water-saturated absorbent material. How Evaporative Coolers Work There are two types of evaporative coolers: direct and indirect. Direct evaporative coolers, also called swamp coolers, work by cooling outdoor air by passing it over water-saturated pads, causing the water to evaporate into it. The 15°-40°F-cooler air is then directed into the home

105

Heating System Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Heating System Basics Heating System Basics Heating System Basics August 16, 2013 - 2:32pm Addthis A variety of heating technologies are available today. You can learn more about what heating systems and heat pumps are commonly used today and how they work below. To learn how to use these technologies in your own home, see the Home Heating Systems section on Energy Saver. Furnaces and Boilers Furnaces heat air and distribute the heated air through a building using ducts. Boilers heat water, providing either hot water or steam for heating. Wood and Pellet Heating Provides a way to heat a building using biomass or waste sources. Electric Resistance Heating Can be supplied by centralized electric furnaces or by heaters in each room. Active Solar Heating Uses the sun to heat either air or liquid and can serve as a supplemental

106

Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Vehicle Basics Vehicle Basics Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:11am Addthis Photo of a blue car with 'The Road to Hydrogen' written on it, filling up at a hydrogen fueling station. Fuel cell vehicles, powered by hydrogen, have the potential to revolutionize our transportation system. They are more efficient than conventional internal combustion engine vehicles and produce no harmful tailpipe exhaust-their only emission is water. Fuel cell vehicles and the hydrogen infrastructure to fuel them are in an early stage of development. The U.S. Department of Energy is leading government and industry efforts to make hydrogen-powered vehicles an affordable, environmentally friendly, and safe transportation option. Visit the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center to learn more

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Anaerobic Digestion Basics | Department of Energy  

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Anaerobic Digestion Basics Anaerobic Digestion Basics Anaerobic Digestion Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:07pm Addthis Anaerobic digestion is a common technology in today's agriculture, municipal waste, and brewing industries. It uses bacteria to break down waste organic materials into methane and other gases, which can be used to produce electricity or heat. Methane and Anaerobic Bacteria Methane is a gas that contains molecules of methane with one atom of carbon and four atoms of hydrogen (CH4). It is the major component of the natural gas used in many homes for cooking and heating. It is odorless, colorless, and yields about 1,000 British thermal units (Btu) [252 kilocalories (kcal)] of heat energy per cubic foot (0.028 cubic meters) when burned. Natural gas is a fossil fuel that was created eons ago by the anaerobic

108

Water Efficiency Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Basics Basics Water Efficiency Basics October 7, 2013 - 2:38pm Addthis Training Available Graphic of the eTraining logo Managing Water Assessment in Federal Facilities: Learn how to manage the Water Assessment process in Federal facilities by taking this FEMP eTraining course. Although two-thirds of the Earth's surface is water, less than one-half of one percent of that water is currently available for our use. As the U.S. population increases, so does our water use, making water resources increasingly scarce. Many regions feel the strain. The Federal Government uses an estimated 148 to 165 billion gallons of potable water annually. This is equal to the annual water use of a state the size of New Jersey or almost 8 million people1. This is, in part, because water requires significant energy input for treatment, pumping,

109

Electric Resistance Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

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Electric Resistance Heating Basics Electric Resistance Heating Basics Electric Resistance Heating Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:10pm Addthis Electric resistance heat can be supplied by centralized forced-air electric furnaces or by heaters in each room. Electric resistance heating converts nearly all of the energy in the electricity to heat. Types of Electric Resistance Heaters Electric resistance heat can be provided by electric baseboard heaters, electric wall heaters, electric radiant heat, electric space heaters, electric furnaces, or electric thermal storage systems. Electric Furnaces With electric furnaces, heated air is delivered throughout the home through supply ducts and returned to the furnace through return ducts. Blowers (large fans) in electric furnaces move air over a group of three to seven

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Evaporative Cooling Basics | Department of Energy  

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Evaporative Cooling Basics Evaporative Cooling Basics Evaporative Cooling Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:53pm Addthis Evaporative cooling uses evaporated water to naturally and energy-efficiently cool. An illustration of an evaporative cooler. In this example of an evaporative cooler, a small motor (top) drives a large fan (center) which blows air out the bottom and into your home. The fan sucks air in through the louvers around the box, which are covered with water-saturated absorbent material. How Evaporative Coolers Work There are two types of evaporative coolers: direct and indirect. Direct evaporative coolers, also called swamp coolers, work by cooling outdoor air by passing it over water-saturated pads, causing the water to evaporate into it. The 15°-40°F-cooler air is then directed into the home

111

Electric Resistance Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Electric Resistance Heating Basics Electric Resistance Heating Basics Electric Resistance Heating Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:10pm Addthis Electric resistance heat can be supplied by centralized forced-air electric furnaces or by heaters in each room. Electric resistance heating converts nearly all of the energy in the electricity to heat. Types of Electric Resistance Heaters Electric resistance heat can be provided by electric baseboard heaters, electric wall heaters, electric radiant heat, electric space heaters, electric furnaces, or electric thermal storage systems. Electric Furnaces With electric furnaces, heated air is delivered throughout the home through supply ducts and returned to the furnace through return ducts. Blowers (large fans) in electric furnaces move air over a group of three to seven

112

Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

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Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics Fuel Cell Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:11am Addthis Photo of a blue car with 'The Road to Hydrogen' written on it, filling up at a hydrogen fueling station. Fuel cell vehicles, powered by hydrogen, have the potential to revolutionize our transportation system. They are more efficient than conventional internal combustion engine vehicles and produce no harmful tailpipe exhaust-their only emission is water. Fuel cell vehicles and the hydrogen infrastructure to fuel them are in an early stage of development. The U.S. Department of Energy is leading government and industry efforts to make hydrogen-powered vehicles an affordable, environmentally friendly, and safe transportation option. Visit the Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center to learn more

113

Heating System Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Heating System Basics Heating System Basics Heating System Basics August 16, 2013 - 2:32pm Addthis A variety of heating technologies are available today. You can learn more about what heating systems and heat pumps are commonly used today and how they work below. To learn how to use these technologies in your own home, see the Home Heating Systems section on Energy Saver. Furnaces and Boilers Furnaces heat air and distribute the heated air through a building using ducts. Boilers heat water, providing either hot water or steam for heating. Wood and Pellet Heating Provides a way to heat a building using biomass or waste sources. Electric Resistance Heating Can be supplied by centralized electric furnaces or by heaters in each room. Active Solar Heating Uses the sun to heat either air or liquid and can serve as a supplemental

114

Wind Energy Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

with the United States increasing its wind power capacity 30% year over year. Wind turbines, as they are now called, collect and convert the kinetic energy that wind produces...

115

Federal Energy Management Program: Water Efficiency Basics  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Basics Basics Graphic of the eTraining logo Training Available Managing Water Assessment in Federal Facilities: Learn how to manage the Water Assessment process in Federal facilities by taking this FEMP eTraining course. Although two-thirds of the Earth's surface is water, less than one-half of one percent of that water is currently available for our use. As the U.S. population increases, so does our water use, making water resources increasingly scarce. Many regions feel the strain. The Federal Government uses an estimated 148 to 165 billion gallons of potable water annually. This is equal to the annual water use of a state the size of New Jersey or almost 8 million people1. This is, in part, because water requires significant energy input for treatment, pumping, heating, and process uses. Water is integral to the cooling of power plants that provide energy to Federal facilities.

116

IndianEnergySummitBasicFactSHEET  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

SUMMIT BASIC FACTS SHEET SUMMIT BASIC FACTS SHEET WHAT: DOE TRIBAL LEADERS ROUNDTABLES AND ENERGY SUMMIT WHO: Tribal Leadership and Tribal Policy Makers Secretary Chu and DOE Senior Leadership DOE Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs WHEN: MAY 4 th and 5 th , 2011 WHERE: WASHINGTON, D.C., AREA Summit Location CRYSTAL GATEWAY MARRIOTT www.marriott.com/hotels/.../wasgw-crystal-gateway-marriott/ 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway Arlington, Virginia (703) 920-3230 REGISTRATION: There are NO registration fees to participate. Tribal Leaders will have to make their own arrangements for travel and accomodations. Summit Working Session meals/refreshments (limited) are included by the hotel. Please confirm your attendance by completing the registration form (WEB link to

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Energy Science  

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sources of energy requires us to understand, predict, and ultimately control matter and energy at the electronic, atomic, and molecular levels. Light-source facilities-the...

118

Energy Saving Performance Contracting (ESPC) Basics (Text Version...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Saving Performance Contracting (ESPC) Basics (Text Version) Energy Saving Performance Contracting (ESPC) Basics (Text Version) Chani Vines: Hello. We'll be starting in five...

119

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Thermal Energy Conversion Basics Thermal Energy Conversion Basics Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:22pm Addthis A process called ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) uses the heat energy stored in the Earth's oceans to generate electricity. OTEC works best when the temperature difference between the warmer, top layer of the ocean and the colder, deep ocean water is about 36°F (20°C). These conditions exist in tropical coastal areas, roughly between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer. To bring the cold water to the surface, ocean thermal energy conversion plants require an expensive, large-diameter intake pipe, which is submerged a mile or more into the ocean's depths. Some energy experts believe that if ocean thermal energy conversion can become cost-competitive with conventional power technologies, it could be

120

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Thermal Energy Conversion Basics Thermal Energy Conversion Basics Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:22pm Addthis A process called ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) uses the heat energy stored in the Earth's oceans to generate electricity. OTEC works best when the temperature difference between the warmer, top layer of the ocean and the colder, deep ocean water is about 36°F (20°C). These conditions exist in tropical coastal areas, roughly between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer. To bring the cold water to the surface, ocean thermal energy conversion plants require an expensive, large-diameter intake pipe, which is submerged a mile or more into the ocean's depths. Some energy experts believe that if ocean thermal energy conversion can become cost-competitive with conventional power technologies, it could be

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Fusion Energy Sciences Network Requirements  

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Division, and the Office of Fusion Energy Sciences. This isFusion Energy Sciences NetworkRequirements Office of Fusion Energy Sciences Energy

Dart, Eli

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fusion Energy Sciences Network Requirements  

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Division, and the Office of Fusion Energy Sciences. This isEnergy Sciences, DOE Office of Science Energy SciencesDepartment of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Advanced

Dart, Eli

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy at LBNL, LLNL, AND LANL | U.S.  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy at LBNL, LLNL, AND LANL Nuclear Physics (NP) NP Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of NP Spinoff Applications Spinoff Archives SBIR/STTR Applications of Nuclear Science and Technology Funding Opportunities Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (NSAC) News & Resources Contact Information Nuclear Physics U.S. Department of Energy SC-26/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3613 F: (301) 903-3833 E: sc.np@science.doe.gov More Information » Spinoff Archives Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy at LBNL, LLNL, AND LANL Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Application/instrumentation: Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy Developed at: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National

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Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy at LBNL, LLNL, AND...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Basic Research for an Era of Nuclear Energy at LBNL, LLNL, AND LANL Nuclear Physics (NP) NP Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of NP Applications of Nuclear...

125

Hydrogen Delivery - Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Delivery Hydrogen Delivery - Basics Hydrogen Delivery - Basics Photo of light-duty vehicle at hydrogen refueling station. Infrastructure is required to move hydrogen from the...

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Electricity Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Vehicles & Fuels Fuels Electricity Fuel Basics Electricity Fuel Basics August 19, 2013 - 5:44pm Addthis Electricity used to power vehicles is generally provided by the...

127

Science for Energy Flow | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Science for Energy Flow Science for Energy Flow Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Program Summaries Brochures Reports Accomplishments Presentations BES and Congress Science for Energy Flow Energy Flow Diagram Seeing Matter Scale of Things Chart Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » News & Resources Science for Energy Flow Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page Powering the Future with a New Era of Science Click to enlarge photo. Enlarge Photo Energy Flow 2010

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Department of Energy Office of Science Transportation Overview  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Department of Energy (DOE) Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC) Transportation Overview Jon W. Neuhoff, Director N B i k L b t New Brunswick Laboratory 1 DOE National Transportation Stakeholders Forum May 26, 2010 About the Office of Science The Office of Science (SC) with a budget of approximately $5 Billion...  Single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the U.S. (> 40% of the total funding) ( g)  Principal Federal funding agency for the Nation's research programs in high energy physics, nuclear physics, and fusion energy sciences  Manages fundamental research programs in basic energy sciences, biological and environmental sciences, and computational science

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Propane | Department of Energy  

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Propane Propane Transportation Fuel Basics - Propane July 30, 2013 - 4:31pm Addthis Photo of a man standing next to a propane fuel pump with a tank in the background. Propane, also known as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG or LP-gas), or autogas in Europe, is a high-energy alternative fuel. It has been used for decades to fuel light-duty and heavy-duty propane vehicles. Propane is a three-carbon alkane gas (C3H8). Stored under pressure inside a tank, propane turns into a colorless, odorless liquid. As pressure is released, the liquid propane vaporizes and turns into gas that is used for combustion. An odorant, ethyl mercaptan, is added for leak detection. Propane has a high octane rating and excellent properties for spark-ignited internal combustion engines. It is nontoxic and presents no threat to soil,

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Electricity Electricity Transportation Fuel Basics - Electricity August 19, 2013 - 5:44pm Addthis Electricity used to power vehicles is generally provided by the electricity grid and stored in the vehicle's batteries. Fuel cells are being explored as a way to use electricity generated on board the vehicle to power electric motors. Unlike batteries, fuel cells convert chemical energy from hydrogen into electricity. Vehicles that run on electricity have no tailpipe emissions. Emissions that can be attributed to electric vehicles are generated in the electricity production process at the power plant. Home recharging of electric vehicles is as simple as plugging them into an electric outlet. Electricity fueling costs for electric vehicles are reasonable compared to gasoline, especially if consumers take advantage of

131

Water Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Water Heating Basics Water Heating Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:15am Addthis A variety of systems are available for water heating in homes and buildings. Learn about: Conventional...

132

Natural Gas Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Natural Gas Fuel Basics Natural Gas Fuel Basics July 30, 2013 - 4:40pm Addthis Only about one-tenth of 1% of all the natural gas in the United States is currently used for...

133

Propane Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Propane Fuel Basics Propane Fuel Basics July 30, 2013 - 4:31pm Addthis Photo of a man standing next to a propane fuel pump with a tank in the background. Propane, also known as...

134

Biodiesel Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Biodiesel Fuel Basics Biodiesel Fuel Basics July 30, 2013 - 2:43pm Addthis Biodiesel is a domestically produced, renewable fuel that can be manufactured from vegetable oils, animal...

135

Hydrogen Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Hydrogen Fuel Basics Hydrogen Fuel Basics August 19, 2013 - 5:45pm Addthis Hydrogen (H2) is a potentially emissions-free alternative fuel that can be produced from domestic...

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NATIONAL ENERGY TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY Technology Transfer Basic...  

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Basic Immobilized Amine Sorbent (BIAS) Process Success Story NETL Technology Transfer Group techtransfer@netl.doe.gov Contact Capturing carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) from the flue or...

137

BES Science Network Requirements  

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the Basic Energy Sciences Network Requirements Workshop Conducted June 4-5, 2007 BES Science Network Requirements Workshop Basic Energy Sciences Program Office, DOE Office of...

138

E-Print Network 3.0 - applying basic science Sample Search Results  

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basic science Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: applying basic science Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Grant Taxonomy Key 1. Aging -The...

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Photovoltaic Cell Structure Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Structure Basics Structure Basics Photovoltaic Cell Structure Basics August 19, 2013 - 4:50pm Addthis The actual structural design of a photovoltaic (PV), or solar cell, depends on the limitations of the material used in the PV cell. The four basic device designs are: Homojunction Devices Crystalline silicon is the primary example of this kind of cell. A single material-crystalline silicon-is altered so that one side is p-type, dominated by positive holes, and the other side is n-type, dominated by negative electrons. The p/n junction is located so that the maximum light is absorbed near it. The free electrons and holes generated by light deep in the silicon diffuse to the p/n junction and then separate to produce a current if the silicon is of sufficiently high quality. In this homojunction design, these aspects of the cell may be varied to

140

Lesson 2 - Electricity Basics | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

2 - Electricity Basics 2 - Electricity Basics Lesson 2 - Electricity Basics It's difficult to imagine life without convenient electricity. You just flip a switch or plug in an appliance, and it's there. But how did it get there? Many steps go into providing the reliable electricity we take for granted. This lesson takes a closer look at electricity. It follows the path of electricity from the fuel source to the home, including the power plant and the electric power grid. It also covers the role of electric utilities in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. Topcis addressed include: Basics of electricity Generating electricity Using steam, turbines, generator Similarities of power plants Distributing Electricity Generation Transmission Distribution Power grid

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Photovoltaic System Basics | Department of Energy  

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System Basics System Basics Photovoltaic System Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:00pm Addthis A photovoltaic (PV), or solar electric system, is made up of several photovoltaic solar cells. An individual PV cell is usually small, typically producing about 1 or 2 watts of power. To boost the power output of PV cells, they are connected together to form larger units called modules. Modules, in turn, can be connected to form even larger units called arrays, which can be interconnected to produce more power, and so on. In this way, PV systems can be built to meet almost any electric power need, small or large. Illustration of solar cells combined to make a module and modules combined to make an array. The basic PV or solar cell produces only a small amount of power. To produce more power, cells can be interconnected to

142

Greenhouse Gas Basics | Department of Energy  

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Program Areas » Greenhouse Gases » Greenhouse Gas Basics Program Areas » Greenhouse Gases » Greenhouse Gas Basics Greenhouse Gas Basics October 7, 2013 - 10:01am Addthis Federal agencies must understand key terms and management basics to successfully manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Greenhouse gases are trace gases in the lower atmosphere that trap heat through a natural process called the "greenhouse effect." This process keeps the planet habitable. International research has linked human activities to a rapid increase in GHG concentrations in the atmosphere, contributing to major shifts in the global climate. Graphic of the top half of earth depicting current arctic sea ice. A red outline depicts arctic sea ice boundaries in 1979. Current arctic sea ice is shown roughly 50% smaller than the 1979 depiction.

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Chapter 5: Basic Concepts for Clean Energy Unsecured Lending...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Funds revfinalv3ch05basicconceptsdec9.pdf More Documents & Publications Path to Self-Sustainability Chapter 5. Basic Concepts for Clean Energy Unsecured Lending and Loan Loss...

144

Fusion Energy Sciences  

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Large Scale Production Computing and Storage Requirements for Fusion Energy Sciences: Target 2017 The NERSC Program Requirements Review "Large Scale Production Computing and...

145

Fusion Energy Sciences Jobs  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Title: Administrative Support Specialist 15 DE SC HQ 013
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BASIC RESEARCH NEEDS IN ENERGY CONSERVATION  

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on Nuclear and Alternative Energy Systems (CONAES). Chapterand allocation of alternative energy supply resources andJ. M. "United States Energy Alternatives to 2010 and Beyond:

Hollander, Jack M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BASIC RESEARCH NEEDS IN ENERGY CONSERVATION  

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Current Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage Projects," Lawrenceof Workshop on Thermal Energy Storage in Aquifers, LBL-k431,

Hollander, Jack M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Absorption Heat Pump Basics | Department of Energy  

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Absorption Heat Pump Basics Absorption Heat Pump Basics Absorption Heat Pump Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:11am Addthis Absorption heat pumps are essentially air-source heat pumps driven not by electricity, but by a heat source such as natural gas, propane, solar-heated water, or geothermal-heated water. Because natural gas is the most common heat source for absorption heat pumps, they are also referred to as gas-fired heat pumps. There are also absorption coolers available that work on the same principal, but are not reversible and cannot serve as a heat source. These are also called gas-fired coolers. How Absorption Heat Pumps Work Residential absorption heat pumps use an ammonia-water absorption cycle to provide heating and cooling. As in a standard heat pump, the refrigerant (in this case, ammonia) is condensed in one coil to release its heat; its

149

Geothermal Resource Basics | Department of Energy  

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Resource Basics Resource Basics Geothermal Resource Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:58pm Addthis Although geothermal heat pumps can be used almost anywhere, most direct-use and electrical production facilities in the United States are located in the west, where the geothermal resource base is concentrated. Current drilling technology limits the development of geothermal resources to relatively shallow water- or steam-filled reservoirs, most of which are found in the western part of the United States. But researchers are developing new technologies for capturing the heat in deeper, "dry" rocks, which would support drilling almost anywhere. Geothermal Resources Map This map shows the distribution of geothermal resources across the United States. If you have trouble accessing this information because of a

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Fluorescent Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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Fluorescent Lighting Basics Fluorescent Lighting Basics Fluorescent Lighting Basics October 17, 2013 - 5:39pm Addthis Light from a fluorescent lamp is first created by an electric current conducted through an inert gas producing ultraviolet light that is invisible to the human eye. The ultraviolet light in turn interacts with special blends of phosphors coating the interior surface of the fluorescent lamp tube that efficiently converts the invisible light into useful white light. Fluorescent lamps require a special power supply called a ballast that is needed to regulate lamp operating current and provide a compatible start-up voltage. Electronic ballasts perform the same function as a magnetic ballast but outperform the outdated magnetic products by operating at a very high frequency that eliminates flicker and noise while

151

Photovoltaic System Performance Basics | Department of Energy  

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System Performance Basics System Performance Basics Photovoltaic System Performance Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:17pm Addthis Photovoltaic (PV) systems are usually composed of numerous solar arrays, which in turn, are composed of numerous PV cells. The performance of the system is therefore dependent on the performance of its components. Reliability The reliability of PV arrays is an important factor in the cost of PV systems and in consumer acceptance. However, the building blocks of arrays, PV cells, are considered "solid-state" devices with no moving parts and, therefore, are highly reliable and long-lived. Therefore, reliability measurements of PV systems are usually focused not on cells but on modules and whole systems. Reliability can be improved through fault-tolerant circuit design, which

152

Fuel Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Basics Basics Fuel Cell Basics August 14, 2013 - 2:09pm Addthis Photo of two hydrogen fuel cells. Fuel cells are an emerging technology that can provide heat and electricity for buildings and electrical power for vehicles and electronic devices. How Fuel Cells Work Fuel cells work like batteries, but they do not run down or need recharging. They produce electricity and heat as long as fuel is supplied. A fuel cell consists of two electrodes-a negative electrode (or anode) and a positive electrode (or cathode)-sandwiched around an electrolyte. A fuel, such as hydrogen, is fed to the anode, and air is fed to the cathode. Activated by a catalyst, hydrogen atoms separate into protons and electrons, which take different paths to the cathode. The electrons go through an external circuit, creating a flow of electricity. The protons

153

Furnace and Boiler Basics | Department of Energy  

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Furnace and Boiler Basics Furnace and Boiler Basics Furnace and Boiler Basics August 16, 2013 - 2:50pm Addthis Furnaces heat air and distribute the heated air through a building using ducts; boilers heat water, providing either hot water or steam for heating. Furnaces Furnaces are the most common heating systems used in homes in the United States. They can be all electric, gas-fired (including propane or natural gas), or oil-fired. Boilers Boilers consist of a vessel or tank where heat produced from the combustion of such fuels as natural gas, fuel oil, or coal is used to generate hot water or steam. Many buildings have their own boilers, while other buildings have steam or hot water piped in from a central plant. Commercial boilers are manufactured for high- or low-pressure applications.

154

Radiant Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

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Radiant Heating Basics Radiant Heating Basics Radiant Heating Basics August 19, 2013 - 10:33am Addthis Radiant heating systems involve supplying heat directly to the floor or to panels in the walls or ceiling of a house. The systems depend largely on radiant heat transfer: the delivery of heat directly from the hot surface to the people and objects in the room via the radiation of heat, which is also called infrared radiation. Radiant heating is the effect you feel when you can feel the warmth of a hot stovetop element from across the room. When radiant heating is located in the floor, it is often called radiant floor heating or simply floor heating. Despite the name, radiant floor heating systems also depend heavily on convection, the natural circulation of heat within a room, caused by heat rising from the floor. Radiant floor

155

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:13am Addthis Photo of hands holding a battery pack (grey rectangular box) for a hybrid electric vehicle. Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) combine the benefits of high fuel economy and low emissions with the power, range, and convenience of conventional diesel and gasoline fueling. HEV technologies also have potential to be combined with alternative fuels and fuel cells to provide additional benefits. Future offerings might also include plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Hybrid electric vehicles typically combine the internal combustion engine of a conventional vehicle with the battery and electric motor of an electric vehicle. The combination offers low emissions and convenience-HEVs never need to be plugged in.

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:13am Addthis Photo of hands holding a battery pack (grey rectangular box) for a hybrid electric vehicle. Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) combine the benefits of high fuel economy and low emissions with the power, range, and convenience of conventional diesel and gasoline fueling. HEV technologies also have potential to be combined with alternative fuels and fuel cells to provide additional benefits. Future offerings might also include plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Hybrid electric vehicles typically combine the internal combustion engine of a conventional vehicle with the battery and electric motor of an electric vehicle. The combination offers low emissions and convenience-HEVs never need to be plugged in.

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Photovoltaic Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Cell Basics Cell Basics Photovoltaic Cell Basics August 16, 2013 - 4:53pm Addthis Photovoltaic (PV) cells, or solar cells, take advantage of the photoelectric effect to produce electricity. PV cells are the building blocks of all PV systems because they are the devices that convert sunlight to electricity. Commonly known as solar cells, individual PV cells are electricity-producing devices made of semiconductor materials. PV cells come in many sizes and shapes, from smaller than a postage stamp to several inches across. They are often connected together to form PV modules that may be up to several feet long and a few feet wide. Modules, in turn, can be combined and connected to form PV arrays of different sizes and power output. The modules of the array make up the major part of a PV system, which can also include electrical connections,

158

Incandescent Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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Incandescent Lighting Basics Incandescent Lighting Basics Incandescent Lighting Basics August 16, 2013 - 10:00am Addthis Incandescent lamps operate simply by heating a metal filament inside a bulb filled with inert gas. Because they operate directly on variety of common power types including common household alternating current or direct current such as batteries or automobiles, they do not require a special power supply or ballast. They turn on up instantly, providing a warm light with excellent color rendition because the light is produced in much the same way as the light from the sun. They can also be easily dimmed using inexpensive controls and are available in a staggering variety of shapes and sizes. However, incandescent lamps have a low efficacy (10-17 lumens per watt) compared with other lighting options and a short average

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Ventilation System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Ventilation System Basics Ventilation System Basics Ventilation System Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:33pm Addthis Ventilation is the process of moving air into and out of an interior space by natural or mechanical means. Ventilation is necessary for the health and comfort of occupants of all buildings. Ventilation supplies air for occupants to breathe and removes moisture, odors, and indoor pollutants like carbon dioxide. Too little ventilation may result in poor indoor air quality, while too much may cause unnecessarily higher heating and cooling loads. Natural Ventilation Natural ventilation occurs when outdoor air is drawn inside through open windows or doors. Natural ventilation is created by the differences in the distribution of air pressures around a building. Air moves from areas of

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Photovoltaic Silicon Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Silicon Cell Basics Silicon Cell Basics Photovoltaic Silicon Cell Basics August 20, 2013 - 2:19pm Addthis Silicon-used to make some the earliest photovoltaic (PV) devices-is still the most popular material for solar cells. Silicon is also the second-most abundant element in the Earth's crust (after oxygen). However, to be useful as a semiconductor material in solar cells, silicon must be refined to a purity of 99.9999%. In single-crystal silicon, the molecular structure-which is the arrangement of atoms in the material-is uniform because the entire structure is grown from the same crystal. This uniformity is ideal for transferring electrons efficiently through the material. To make an effective PV cell, however, silicon has to be "doped" with other elements to make n-type and p-type layers.

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Photovoltaic Cell Material Basics | Department of Energy  

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Material Basics Material Basics Photovoltaic Cell Material Basics August 19, 2013 - 4:43pm Addthis Although crystalline silicon cells are the most common type, photovoltaic (PV), or solar cells, can be made of many semiconductor materials. Each material has unique strengths and characteristics that influence its suitability for specific applications. For example, PV cell materials may differ based on their crystallinity, bandgap, absorbtion, and manufacturing complexity. Learn more about each of these characteristics below or learn about these solar cell materials: Silicon (Si)-including single-crystalline Si, multicrystalline Si, and amorphous Si Polycrystalline Thin Films-including copper indium diselenide (CIS), cadmium telluride (CdTe), and thin-film silicon Single-Crystalline Thin Films-including high-efficiency material

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Natural Gas Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

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Natural Gas Vehicle Basics Natural Gas Vehicle Basics Natural Gas Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:15am Addthis Photo of a large truck stopped at a gas station that reads 'Natural Gas for Vehicles.' Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) are either fueled exclusively with compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas (dedicated NGVs) or are capable of natural gas and gasoline fueling (bi-fuel NGVs). Dedicated NGVs are designed to run only on natural gas. Bi-fuel NGVs have two separate fueling systems that enable the vehicle to use either natural gas or a conventional fuel (gasoline or diesel). In general, dedicated natural gas vehicles demonstrate better performance and have lower emissions than bi-fuel vehicles because their engines are optimized to run on natural gas. In addition, the vehicle does not have to

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Geothermal Heat Pump Basics | Department of Energy  

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Heat Pump Basics Heat Pump Basics Geothermal Heat Pump Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:12am Addthis Text Version Geothermal heat pumps use the constant temperature of the earth as an exchange medium for heat. Although many parts of the country experience seasonal temperature extremes-from scorching heat in the summer to sub-zero cold in the winter-the ground a few feet below the earth's surface remains at a relatively constant temperature. Depending on the latitude, ground temperatures range from 45°F (7°C) to 75°F (21°C). So, like a cave's, the ground's temperature is warmer than the air above it during winter and cooler than the air above it in summer. Geothermal heat pumps take advantage of this by exchanging heat with the earth through a ground heat exchanger. Geothermal heat pumps are able to heat, cool, and, if so equipped, supply

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Small Space Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Small Space Heater Basics Small Space Heater Basics Small Space Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 10:38am Addthis Small space heaters, also called portable heaters, are typically used when the main heating system is inadequate or when central heating is too costly to install or operate. Space heater capacities generally range between 10,000 Btu to 40,000 Btu per hour. Common fuels used for this purpose are electricity, propane, natural gas, and kerosene. Although most space heaters rely on convection (the circulation of air in a room), some rely on radiant heating; that is, they emit infrared radiation that directly heats up objects and people that are within their line of sight. Combustion Space Heaters Space heaters are classified as vented and unvented, or "vent free." Unvented combustion units are not recommended for inside use, as they

165

Federal Energy Management Program: Greenhouse Gas Basics  

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Basics Basics Federal agencies must understand key terms and management basics to successfully manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Graphic of the top half of earth depicting current arctic sea ice. A red outline depicts arctic sea ice boundaries in 1979. Current arctic sea ice is shown roughly 50% smaller than the 1979 depiction. Greenhouse gases correlate directly to global warming, which impacts arctic sea ice. This image shows current arctic sea ice formation. The red outline depicts arctic sea ice boundaries in 1979. Greenhouse gases are trace gases in the lower atmosphere that trap heat through a natural process called the "greenhouse effect." This process keeps the planet habitable. International research has linked human activities to a rapid increase in GHG concentrations in the atmosphere, contributing to major shifts in the global climate.

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Vehicle Emission Basics | Department of Energy  

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Vehicle Emission Basics Vehicle Emission Basics Vehicle Emission Basics November 22, 2013 - 2:07pm Addthis Vehicle emissions are the gases emitted by the tailpipes of vehicles powered by internal combustion engines, which include gasoline, diesel, natural gas, and propane vehicles. Vehicle emissions are composed of varying amounts of: water vapor carbon dioxide (CO2) nitrogen oxygen pollutants such as: carbon monoxide (CO) nitrogen oxides (NOx) unburned hydrocarbons (UHCs) volatile organic compounds (VOCs) particulate matter (PM) A number of factors determine the composition of emissions, including the vehicle's fuel, the engine's technology, the vehicle's exhaust aftertreatment system, and how the vehicle operates. Emissions are also produced by fuel evaporation during fueling or even when vehicles are

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Incandescent Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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Incandescent Lighting Basics Incandescent Lighting Basics Incandescent Lighting Basics August 16, 2013 - 10:00am Addthis Incandescent lamps operate simply by heating a metal filament inside a bulb filled with inert gas. Because they operate directly on variety of common power types including common household alternating current or direct current such as batteries or automobiles, they do not require a special power supply or ballast. They turn on up instantly, providing a warm light with excellent color rendition because the light is produced in much the same way as the light from the sun. They can also be easily dimmed using inexpensive controls and are available in a staggering variety of shapes and sizes. However, incandescent lamps have a low efficacy (10-17 lumens per watt) compared with other lighting options and a short average

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Ventilation System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Ventilation System Basics Ventilation System Basics Ventilation System Basics August 16, 2013 - 1:33pm Addthis Ventilation is the process of moving air into and out of an interior space by natural or mechanical means. Ventilation is necessary for the health and comfort of occupants of all buildings. Ventilation supplies air for occupants to breathe and removes moisture, odors, and indoor pollutants like carbon dioxide. Too little ventilation may result in poor indoor air quality, while too much may cause unnecessarily higher heating and cooling loads. Natural Ventilation Natural ventilation occurs when outdoor air is drawn inside through open windows or doors. Natural ventilation is created by the differences in the distribution of air pressures around a building. Air moves from areas of

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Solar Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Solar Water Heater Basics Solar Water Heater Basics Solar Water Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 3:01pm Addthis Illustration of an active, closed loop solar water heater. A large, flat panel called a flat plate collector is connected to a tank called a solar storage/backup water heater by two pipes. One of these pipes runs through a cylindrical pump into the bottom of the tank, where it becomes a coil called a double-wall heat exchanger. This coil runs up through the tank and out again to the flat plate collector. Antifreeze fluid runs only through this collector loop. Two pipes run out the top of the water heater tank; one is a cold water supply into the tank, and the other sends hot water to the house. Solar water heaters use the sun's heat to provide hot water for a home or

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen | Department of Energy  

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen August 19, 2013 - 5:45pm Addthis Hydrogen (H2) is a potentially emissions-free alternative fuel that can be produced from domestic resources. Although not widely used today as a transportation fuel, government and industry research and development are working toward the goal of clean, economical, and safe hydrogen production and hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles. Hydrogen is the simplest and most abundant element in the universe. However, it is rarely found alone in nature. Hydrogen is locked up in enormous quantities in water (H2O), hydrocarbons (such as methane, CH4), and other organic matter. Efficiently producing hydrogen from these compounds is one of the challenges of using hydrogen as a fuel. Currently,

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Radiant Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

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Radiant Heating Basics Radiant Heating Basics Radiant Heating Basics August 19, 2013 - 10:33am Addthis Radiant heating systems involve supplying heat directly to the floor or to panels in the walls or ceiling of a house. The systems depend largely on radiant heat transfer: the delivery of heat directly from the hot surface to the people and objects in the room via the radiation of heat, which is also called infrared radiation. Radiant heating is the effect you feel when you can feel the warmth of a hot stovetop element from across the room. When radiant heating is located in the floor, it is often called radiant floor heating or simply floor heating. Despite the name, radiant floor heating systems also depend heavily on convection, the natural circulation of heat within a room, caused by heat rising from the floor. Radiant floor

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen | Department of Energy  

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen Transportation Fuel Basics - Hydrogen August 19, 2013 - 5:45pm Addthis Hydrogen (H2) is a potentially emissions-free alternative fuel that can be produced from domestic resources. Although not widely used today as a transportation fuel, government and industry research and development are working toward the goal of clean, economical, and safe hydrogen production and hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles. Hydrogen is the simplest and most abundant element in the universe. However, it is rarely found alone in nature. Hydrogen is locked up in enormous quantities in water (H2O), hydrocarbons (such as methane, CH4), and other organic matter. Efficiently producing hydrogen from these compounds is one of the challenges of using hydrogen as a fuel. Currently,

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Ethanol Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

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Ethanol Fuel Basics Ethanol Fuel Basics Ethanol Fuel Basics July 30, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis biomass in beekers Ethanol is a renewable fuel made from various plant materials, which collectively are called "biomass." Ethanol contains the same chemical compound (C2H5OH) found in alcoholic beverages. Studies have estimated that ethanol and other biofuels could replace 30% or more of U.S. gasoline demand by 2030. Nearly half of U.S. gasoline contains ethanol in a low-level blend to oxygenate the fuel and reduce air pollution. Ethanol is also increasingly available in E85, an alternative fuel that can be used in flexible fuel vehicles. Several steps are required to make ethanol available as a vehicle fuel. Biomass feedstocks are grown and transported to ethanol production

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Biofuel Conversion Basics | Department of Energy  

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Biofuel Conversion Basics Biofuel Conversion Basics Biofuel Conversion Basics August 14, 2013 - 12:31pm Addthis The conversion of biomass solids into liquid or gaseous biofuels is a complex process. Today, the most common conversion processes are biochemical- and thermochemical-based. However, researchers are also exploring photobiological conversion processes. Biochemical Conversion Processes In biochemical conversion processes, enzymes and microorganisms are used as biocatalysts to convert biomass or biomass-derived compounds into desirable products. Cellulase and hemicellulase enzymes break down the carbohydrate fractions of biomass to five- and six-carbon sugars in a process known as hydrolysis. Yeast and bacteria then ferment the sugars into products such as ethanol. Biotechnology advances are expected to lead to dramatic

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Tribal Renewable Energy Foundational Course: Electricity Grid Basics  

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Watch the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy foundational course webinar on electricity grid basics by clicking on the .swf link below. You can also download the PowerPoint slides...

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Hydrogen Production Basics | Department of Energy  

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diverse, domestic resources, including fossil fuels, such as coal (preferentially with carbon sequestration), and natural gas; nuclear energy; biomass and other renewable energy...

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Materials Science  

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Materials Science Hydrogen Technology & Fuel Cells Process Technology & Advanced Concepts Research Staff Computational Science Printable Version Materials Science Learn about our...

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BASIC RESEARCH NEEDS IN ENERGY CONSERVATION  

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problems may be among the most serious to be encountered in progress central in the development of solar energy

Hollander, Jack M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Basic Overview of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation  

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A Basic Overview of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness A Basic Overview of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program A Basic Overview of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program July 2009 A Basic Overview of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program This pamphlet is developed by the Department of Energy (DOE) as an outreach and awareness tool to assist former and current DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor employees to become familiar with and utilize the services and benefits authorized under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOIPCA). There are several Federal entities that support implementation of EEOICPA. Each of these entities serves a critical and unique role in this process. Briefly, the Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Workers'

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Basic Research  

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5 5 II Basic Research The Basic Energy Sciences (BES) office within the DOE Office of Science supports the DOE Hydrogen Program by providing basic, fundamental research in those technically challenging areas facing the Program, complementing the applied research and demonstration projects conducted by the Offices of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy; Fossil Energy; and Nuclear Engineering, Science and Technology. In May 2005 Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman announced the selection of over $64 million in BES research and development projects aimed at making hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and refueling stations available, practical and affordable for American consumers by 2020. A total of 70 hydrogen research projects were selected to focus on fundamental science and enable

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181

Computational Energy Sciences Program  

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Computational EnErgy SCiEnCES program Computational EnErgy SCiEnCES program Description Led by the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), the Advanced Research (AR) Computational Energy Sciences (CES) Program provides high-performance computational modeling and simulation resources to the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) and other programs of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). These resources are dedicated to speeding development and reducing costs associated with advanced power system design and performance modeling. CES research is focused on developing a set of complex but flexible computational tools that allow more rapid and efficient scale-up of new subsystems, devices, and components, thereby reducing the need for large and expensive demonstration-scale testing of integrated energy systems,

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Hydrogen Storage - Basics | Department of Energy  

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miles is a significant challenge. On a weight basis, hydrogen has nearly three times the energy content of gasoline (120 MJkg for hydrogen versus 44 MJkg for gasoline). However,...

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Expanding Science and Energy Literacy with America's Science...  

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Expanding Science and Energy Literacy with America's Science and Technology Centers Expanding Science and Energy Literacy with America's Science and Technology Centers October 20,...

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

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Science & Innovation » Science Education Science & Innovation » Science Education Science Education Learn more about Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, two of history's most important energy inventors, and how their rivalry and scientific innovations still impact the way we use energy today. | Photo illustration by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Learn more about Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, two of history's most important energy inventors, and how their rivalry and scientific innovations still impact the way we use energy today. | Photo illustration by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. For kids of all ages, there is always something new to learn about science and technology. The Energy Department supports science education through

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Enhancing Diagnostic Accuracy in Oral Radiology: A Case for the Basic Sciences.  

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??Background: Cognitive processing in diagnostic oral radiology requires a solid foundation in the basic sciences as well as knowledge of the radiologic changes associated with (more)

Baghdady, Mariam

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Photovoltaic Cell Conversion Efficiency Basics | Department of Energy  

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Conversion Efficiency Basics Conversion Efficiency Basics Photovoltaic Cell Conversion Efficiency Basics August 20, 2013 - 2:58pm Addthis The conversion efficiency of a photovoltaic (PV) cell, or solar cell, is the percentage of the solar energy shining on a PV device that is converted into electrical energy, or electricity. Improving this conversion efficiency is a key goal of research and helps make PV technologies cost-competitive with more traditional sources of energy. Factors Affecting Conversion Efficiency Much of the energy from sunlight reaching a PV cell is lost before it can be converted into electricity. But certain characteristics of solar cell materials also limit a cell's efficiency to convert the sunlight it receives. Wavelength of Light Light is composed of photons-or packets of energy-that range in

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Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Science and Technology...  

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Graduate & Postdoctoral Opportunities Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Science and Technology Policy Fellowships Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Science and...

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Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2006-2007  

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by the Director, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energyby the Director, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energyby the Director, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy

DePaolo, Donald

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Flow Diagram | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Science for Energy Flow » Energy Flow Diagram Science for Energy Flow » Energy Flow Diagram Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Program Summaries Brochures Reports Accomplishments Presentations BES and Congress Science for Energy Flow Energy Flow Diagram Seeing Matter Scale of Things Chart Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » Science for Energy Flow Energy Flow Diagram Print Text Size: A A A RSS Feeds FeedbackShare Page This diagram shows 2010 energy flow from primary sources (oil, natural gas,

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Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! | Department of Energy  

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Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! August 30, 2010 - 4:42pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Okay, so we already pointed out the Energy Basics Web site last week. Because I'm going to talk about something on the site, I wanted to remind you all of what it is: a brand new Web site on EERE that talks about the basics of how energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies work. A little place to find out the "What is it, and how does it work?" nuggets of information, basically. But I wanted to point out something in particular: the Energy 101 series of videos! There are two so far, although more will be posted in the future. The two that are there now, Wind Turbines Basics and Concentrating Solar Power

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NREL: Learning - Wind Energy Basics: How Wind Turbines Work  

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Wind Energy Basics: How Wind Turbines Work Wind Energy Basics: How Wind Turbines Work We have been harnessing the wind's energy for hundreds of years. From old Holland to farms in the United States, windmills have been used for pumping water or grinding grain. Today, the windmill's modern equivalent-a wind turbine-can use the wind's energy to generate electricity. Wind turbines, like windmills, are mounted on a tower to capture the most energy. At 100 feet (30 meters) or more aboveground, they can take advantage of the faster and less turbulent wind. Turbines catch the wind's energy with their propeller-like blades. Usually, two or three blades are mounted on a shaft to form a rotor. A blade acts much like an airplane wing. When the wind blows, a pocket of low-pressure air forms on the downwind side of the blade. The low-pressure

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Heating and Cooling System Support Equipment Basics | Department of Energy  

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Heating and Cooling System Support Equipment Basics Heating and Cooling System Support Equipment Basics Heating and Cooling System Support Equipment Basics July 30, 2013 - 3:28pm Addthis Thermostats and ducts provide opportunities for saving energy. Dehumidifying heat pipes provide a way to help central air conditioners and heat pumps dehumidify air. Electric and gas meters allow users to track energy use. Thermostats Programmable thermostats can store and repeat multiple daily settings. Users can adjust the times heating or air-conditioning is activated according to a pre-set schedule. Visit the Energy Saver website for more information about thermostats and control systems in homes. Ducts Efficient and well-designed duct systems distribute air properly throughout a building, without leaking, to keep all rooms at a comfortable

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Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics | Department of Energy  

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Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:58pm Addthis A microhydropower system needs a turbine, pump, or waterwheel to transform the energy of flowing water into rotational energy, which is then converted into electricity. Turbines Turbines are commonly used to power microhydropower systems. The moving water strikes the turbine blades, much like a waterwheel, to spin a shaft. But turbines are more compact in relation to their energy output than waterwheels. They also have fewer gears and require less material for construction. There are two general types of turbines: impulse and reaction. Impulse Turbines Impulse turbines, which have the least complex design, are most commonly

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Photovoltaic Cell Quantum Efficiency Basics | Department of Energy  

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Cell Quantum Efficiency Basics Cell Quantum Efficiency Basics Photovoltaic Cell Quantum Efficiency Basics August 20, 2013 - 3:05pm Addthis Quantum efficiency (QE) is the ratio of the number of charge carriers collected by a photovoltaic (PV) cell to the number of photons-or packets of light-of a given energy shining on the solar cell. Quantum efficiency therefore relates to the response of a solar cell to the various wavelengths in the spectrum of light shining on the cell. The QE is given as a function of either wavelength or energy. If all the photons of a certain wavelength are absorbed and the resulting minority carriers (for example, electrons in a p-type material) are collected, then the QE at that particular wavelength has a value of one. The QE for photons with energy below the bandgap is zero.

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Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics | Department of Energy  

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Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics Microhydropower Turbine, Pump, and Waterwheel Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:58pm Addthis A microhydropower system needs a turbine, pump, or waterwheel to transform the energy of flowing water into rotational energy, which is then converted into electricity. Turbines Turbines are commonly used to power microhydropower systems. The moving water strikes the turbine blades, much like a waterwheel, to spin a shaft. But turbines are more compact in relation to their energy output than waterwheels. They also have fewer gears and require less material for construction. There are two general types of turbines: impulse and reaction. Impulse Turbines Impulse turbines, which have the least complex design, are most commonly

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Argonne Chemical Sciences & Engineering -Electrochemical Energy Storage -  

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Basic Research Basic Research * Members * Contact * Publications * Overview * CEES EES Home Electrochemical Energy Storage - Basic Research Electrochemical Energy Storage Chemistry co-op student Sara Busking loads a lithium-ion battery cell in a pouch into a test oven to evaluate its electrochemical performance. EES conducts basic research to support its applied electrochemical energy storage R&D initiatives. EES also leads an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC), recently awarded by DOE's Office of Science, with partners at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois (Urbana Champaign). The EFRC, the Center for Electrical Energy Storage: Tailored Interfaces (CEES), focuses on understanding electrochemical phenomena at electrode/electrolyte interfaces

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High Energy Physics  

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Basic Energy Science Biological and Environmental Research Fusion Energy Sciences High Energy Physics Nuclear Physics Advanced Scientific Computing Research Pioneering...

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

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Science Education Science Education Science Education Learn more about Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, two of history's most important energy inventors, and how their rivalry and scientific innovations still impact the way we use energy today. | Photo illustration by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Learn more about Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, two of history's most important energy inventors, and how their rivalry and scientific innovations still impact the way we use energy today. | Photo illustration by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. For kids of all ages, there is always something new to learn about science and technology. The Energy Department supports science education through

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BIT101 - EOTA Basic Instructor Training | Department of Energy  

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BIT101 - EOTA Basic Instructor Training BIT101 - EOTA Basic Instructor Training BIT101 - EOTA Basic Instructor Training April 4, 2014 7:30AM MDT to April 18, 2014 5:00PM MDT Registration link: EOTA Registration Course Type: Classroom Training (Instructor-Led) Course Location: Phillips Technlogoy Institute (PTi) Kirtland Air Force Base, Building 1900 (Maxwell) Course Description: This course is offered to instructors who provide training to site personnel. The mission is to assure the quality and consistency of training provided to the Department of Energy facilities nationwide. The purpose is to train DOE and DOE contractor instructors in the basic teaching tools needed to provide effecitve and current training techniques, as well as make classroom activities a valuable learning experience.

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AFRD - Fusion Energy Science  

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Heavy Ion Fusion Virtual National Laboratory Heavy Ion Fusion Virtual National Laboratory AFRD - Fusion Energy Sciences AFRD - Home Fusion - Home HIF-VNL Website Ion Beam Technology Group website Artist's conception of a heavy ion fusion power plant Artist's conception of an IFE powerplant We further inertial fusion energy as a future power source, primarily through R&D on heavy-ion induction accelerators. Our program is part of a "Virtual National Laboratory," headquartered in AFRD, that joins us with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in close collaboration on inertial fusion driven by beams of heavy ions. The related emergent science of high-energy-density physics (HEDP) has become a major focus. For further synergy, we have combined forces with the former Ion Beam

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Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! | Department of Energy  

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Videos: Learn More About the Basics! Videos: Learn More About the Basics! Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics! August 30, 2010 - 4:42pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Okay, so we already pointed out the Energy Basics Web site last week. Because I'm going to talk about something on the site, I wanted to remind you all of what it is: a brand new Web site on EERE that talks about the basics of how energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies work. A little place to find out the "What is it, and how does it work?" nuggets of information, basically. But I wanted to point out something in particular: the Energy 101 series of videos! There are two so far, although more will be posted in the future. The two that are there now, Wind Turbines Basics and Concentrating Solar Power

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Photon Science  

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Photon Science Along with its primary missions-global security, energy security, basic science, and national competitiveness-the NIF & Photon Science Directorate also pursues...

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Energy Consumption Characteriation of Heterogeneous Servers School of Computer Science  

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Energy Consumption Characteriation of Heterogeneous Servers Xiao Zhang School of Computer Science Machine between servers to save energy. An accurate energy consumption model is the basic of energy management. Most past studies show that energy consumption has linear relation with resource utilization. We

Qin, Xiao

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Combined Heat and Power Basics | Department of Energy  

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Combined Heat and Power Basics Combined Heat and Power Basics Combined Heat and Power Basics November 1, 2013 - 11:40am Addthis Combined heat and power (CHP), also known as cogeneration, is: A process flow diagram showing efficiency benefits of CHP CHP Process Flow Diagram The concurrent production of electricity or mechanical power and useful thermal energy (heating and/or cooling) from a single source of energy. A type of distributed generation, which, unlike central station generation, is located at or near the point of consumption. A suite of technologies that can use a variety of fuels to generate electricity or power at the point of use, allowing the heat that would normally be lost in the power generation process to be recovered to provide needed heating and/or cooling. CHP technology can be deployed quickly, cost-effectively, and with few

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Crystalline Silicon Photovolatic Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Crystalline Silicon Photovolatic Cell Basics Crystalline Silicon Photovolatic Cell Basics Crystalline Silicon Photovolatic Cell Basics August 19, 2013 - 4:58pm Addthis Crystalline silicon cells are made of silicon atoms connected to one another to form a crystal lattice. This lattice comprises the solid material that forms the photovoltaic (PV) cell's semiconductors. This section describes the atomic structure and bandgap energy of these cells. Atomic Structure Illustration of a silicon crystal with its 14 electrons orbiting a nucleus of protons and neutrons. As depicted in this simplified diagram, silicon has 14 electrons. The four electrons that orbit the nucleus in the outermost "valence" energy level are given to, accepted from, or shared with other atoms. All matter is composed of atoms, which are made up of positively charged

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Genomic Sciences | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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the fundamental principles that control complex biological systems important to clean energy and environmental applications. Multidisciplinary genomic science research and...

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Industrial Energy Audit Basics by an Energy Auditor  

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The purpose of an energy audit is the first step in energy cost control. There are two types of energy audits Traditional and Investment grades. The process of an energy audit consists of collecting and then processing data, specifying changes...

Phillips, J.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Sciences - William Tumas  

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Chemical & Nanoscale Science Theoretical Materials Science Materials Science Hydrogen Technology & Fuel Cells Process Technology & Advanced Concepts Research Staff Computational Science Printable Version William Tumas Associate Laboratory Director, Materials and Chemical Science and Technology Photo of William Tumas Phone: (303) 384-7955 Email: Bill.Tumas@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Dr. William Tumas is the Associate Laboratory Director for Materials and Chemical Science and Technology, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). He is responsible for overall leadership, management, technical direction, and workforce development of the materials and chemical science and technology capabilities at NREL spanning fundamental and applied R&D for renewable energy and energy efficiency. Key program areas include solar

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Photon Science for Renewable Energy  

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Photon Science for renewable Energy at Light-Sourceour planet. The quest for renewable, nonpolluting sources ofa global revolution in renewable and carbon- neutral energy

Hussain, Zahid

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fusion Energy Sciences Program Mission  

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Fusion Energy Sciences Program Mission The Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) program leads the national for an economically and environmentally attractive fusion energy source. The National Energy Policy states that fusion power has the long-range potential to serve as an abundant and clean source of energy and recommends

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Institutional Change Basics for Sustainability | Department of Energy  

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Program Areas » Institutional Change » Institutional Change Program Areas » Institutional Change » Institutional Change Basics for Sustainability Institutional Change Basics for Sustainability October 8, 2013 - 10:55am Addthis Training Available Graphic of the eTraining logo Sustainable Institutional Change for Federal Facility Managers: Learn strategies to change behavior to meet sustainability goals by completing this FEMP eTraining course. Institutional change integrates technology, policy, and behavior to make new sustainability practices and perspectives become a typical part of how an agency operates. For example: Technology provides means to decrease energy and resource use. Policy provides directives to decrease energy and resource use. Institutional and individual behaviors provide avenues to ensure technologies, and policies are used effectively in meeting energy and

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Abstracts | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Reports Abstracts Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory...

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2015 | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

5 Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News &...

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Passive Solar Building Design Basics | Department of Energy  

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Passive Solar Building Design Basics Passive Solar Building Design Basics Passive Solar Building Design Basics July 30, 2013 - 3:20pm Addthis The difference between a passive solar home and a conventional home is design. Passive solar homes and other buildings are designed to take advantage of the local climate. Passive solar design-also known as climatic design-involves using a building's windows, walls, and floors to collect, store, and distribute solar energy in the form of heat in the winter and reject solar heat in the summer. Learn how passive solar design techniques work. Direct Gain Direct gain is the process by which sunlight directly enters a building through the windows and is absorbed and temporarily stored in massive floors or walls. Indirect Gain Indirect gain is the process by which the sun warms a heat storage

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Bio-Based Product Basics | Department of Energy  

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Bio-Based Product Basics Bio-Based Product Basics Bio-Based Product Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:19pm Addthis Almost all of the products we currently make from fossil fuels can also be made from biomass. These bioproducts, or bio-based products, are not only made from renewable sources, but they also often require less energy to produce than petroleum-based ones. Researchers have discovered that the process for making biofuels also can be used to make antifreeze, plastics, glues, artificial sweeteners, and gel for toothpaste. Other important building blocks for bio-based products are carbon monoxide and hydrogen. When biomass is heated with a small amount of oxygen, these two gases are produced in abundance. Scientists call this mixture biosynthesis gas. Biosynthesis gas can be used to make plastics and acids,

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High-Intensity Discharge Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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High-Intensity Discharge Lighting Basics High-Intensity Discharge Lighting Basics High-Intensity Discharge Lighting Basics August 15, 2013 - 5:59pm Addthis High-intensity discharge (HID) lighting provides the highest efficacy and longest service life of any lighting type. It can save 75%-90% of lighting energy when it replaces incandescent lighting. Illustration of a high-intensity discharge (HID) lIllustration amp. The lamp is a tall cylindrical shape, and a cutout of the outer tube shows the materials inside. A long, thin cylinder called the arc tube runs through the lamp between two electrodes. The space around the arc tube is labeled as a vacuum. In a high-intensity discharge lamp, electricity arcs between two electrodes, creating an intensely bright light. Mercury, sodium, or metal halide gas

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Low-Pressure Sodium Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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Low-Pressure Sodium Lighting Basics Low-Pressure Sodium Lighting Basics Low-Pressure Sodium Lighting Basics August 16, 2013 - 10:17am Addthis Low-pressure sodium lighting provides more energy-efficient outdoor lighting than high-intensity discharge lighting, but it has very poor color rendition. Typical applications include highway and security lighting, where color is not important. Low-pressure sodium lamps work somewhat like fluorescent lamps. Like high-intensity discharge lighting, low-pressure sodium lamps require up to 10 minutes to start and have to cool before they can restart. Therefore, they are most suitable for applications in which they stay on for hours at a time. They are not suitable for use with motion detectors. The chart below compares low-pressure sodium lamps and high-intensity

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Bio-Based Product Basics | Department of Energy  

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Bio-Based Product Basics Bio-Based Product Basics Bio-Based Product Basics August 14, 2013 - 1:19pm Addthis Almost all of the products we currently make from fossil fuels can also be made from biomass. These bioproducts, or bio-based products, are not only made from renewable sources, but they also often require less energy to produce than petroleum-based ones. Researchers have discovered that the process for making biofuels also can be used to make antifreeze, plastics, glues, artificial sweeteners, and gel for toothpaste. Other important building blocks for bio-based products are carbon monoxide and hydrogen. When biomass is heated with a small amount of oxygen, these two gases are produced in abundance. Scientists call this mixture biosynthesis gas. Biosynthesis gas can be used to make plastics and acids,

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Climate & Environmental Sciences | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Climate & Environment Climate Change Science Institute Earth and Aquatic Sciences Ecosystem Science Environmental Data Science and Systems Energy-Water Resource Systems Human...

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Climate Change Science Institute | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Climate & Environment Climate Change Science Institute Earth and Aquatic Sciences Ecosystem Science Environmental Data Science and Systems Energy-Water Resource Systems Human...

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Basic Biomedical Sciences and the Future of Medical Education: Implications for Internal Medicine  

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siblings of Brass: Basic Biomedical Sciences and the FutureNorman GR. The role of biomedical knowledge in diagnosis ofIt all make sense: biomedical knowledge, causal connections

Brass, Eric P.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Industrial Energy Audit Basics by an Energy Auditor  

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and expenses and not coming in as savings. There must also be a project manager assigned to coordinate communications. The Investment Grade audit makes continuous commissioning and performance contracting possible. With the high cost of energy today, energy...

Phillips, J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BES Science Network Requirements  

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the Directors of the Office of Science, Office of AdvancedBasic Energy Sciences, DOE Office of Science Energy SciencesDepartment of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Advanced

Dart, Eli

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Science/Fusion Energy Sciences FY 2008 Congressional Budget Fusion Energy Sciences  

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. Benefits Total world energy consumption has increased by more than 50% during the past 25 years, and given,182 31,317 Total, Fusion Energy Sciences 280,683a 318,950 427,850 Public Law Authorizations: Public LawScience/Fusion Energy Sciences FY 2008 Congressional Budget Fusion Energy Sciences Funding Profile

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Clean Energy Finance Guide (Chapter 5: Basic Concepts for Clean Energy Unsecured Lending and Loan Loss Reserve Funds)  

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Provides basic concepts for Clean Energy Unsecured Lending and Loan Loss Reserve Funds. Author: U. S. Department of Energy

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

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May 3, 2013 May 3, 2013 Panelists discuss the role of colleges and universities in helping to further clean-energy research and entrepreneurship during a forum at Stanford University. | Photo courtesy of Stanford Energy Club. Energy Wrap-Up: Charging Students To Take the Lead in Energy Innovation Students, academics and entrepreneurs came together at Stanford University to discuss how the next generation can lead the way in creating the next big breakthroughs in sustainable energy. April 23, 2013 The Final Match at the U.S Department of Energy National Science Bowl in Washington, DC on April 30, 2012. | Photograph by Dennis Brack, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science Upcoming Science Bowl Championship is a Competition like No Other The Finals of the Department of Energy's 2013 National Science Bowl, set to

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Concentrating Solar Power Tower System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Concentrating Solar Power Tower System Basics Concentrating Solar Power Tower System Basics Concentrating Solar Power Tower System Basics August 20, 2013 - 5:06pm Addthis In power tower concentrating solar power systems, numerous large, flat, sun-tracking mirrors, known as heliostats, focus sunlight onto a receiver at the top of a tall tower. A heat-transfer fluid heated in the receiver is used to generate steam, which, in turn, is used in a conventional turbine generator to produce electricity. Some power towers use water/steam as the heat-transfer fluid. Other advanced designs are experimenting with molten nitrate salt because of its superior heat-transfer and energy-storage capabilities. Individual commercial plants can be sized to produce up to 200 megawatts of electricity. Illustration of a power tower power plant. Sunlight is shown reflecting off a series of heliostats surrounding the tower and onto the receiver at the top of the tower. The hot heat-transfer fluid exiting from the receiver flows down the tower, into a feedwater reheater, and then into a turbine, which generates electricity that is fed into the power grid. The cool heat-transfer fluid exiting the turbine flows into a steam condenser to be cooled and sent back up the tower to the receiver.

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Environmental Science | Department of Energy  

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Science & Innovation » Science & Technology » Environmental Science & Innovation » Science & Technology » Environmental Science Environmental Science A revolutionary new turbine technology for hydropower plants is one step closer to its first commercial deployment. At peak performance, an Alden turbine should convert about 94 percent of the water’s energy into usable electricity, comparable or superior to the efficiency of traditional turbines; the overall wildlife survival rate should be over 98 percent, up from 80-85 percent for a traditional turbine. Read more. A revolutionary new turbine technology for hydropower plants is one step closer to its first commercial deployment. At peak performance, an Alden

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Smarter Smart Windows | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Smarter Smart Windows Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory...

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BES and Congress | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

BES and Congress Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee...

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Argonne Chemical Sciences & Engineering - Electrochemical Energy Storage  

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Electrochemical Energy Storage Electrochemical Energy Storage * Basic Research * Applied R&D * Engineering * Battery Testing Electrochemical Energy Storage The Energy Storage Theme The electrochemical Energy Storage (EES) Theme is internationally recognized as a world-class center for lithium battery R&D. It effectively integrates basic research, applied R&D, engineering, and battery testing, as shown in the diagram below. ees chart Its current focus is on developing improved materials and cell chemistries that will enable lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries for commercial light-duty vehicle applications, e.g. hybrid electric vehicle (HEV), plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), and electric vehicle (EV) applications. Basic Research EES recently won a new Office of Science Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) denoted the "Center for Electrical Energy Storage: Tailored Interfaces." This new EFRC will focus on the science of stabilizing electrode/electrolyte interfaces in lithium batteries to achieve longer life and enhanced abuse tolerance.

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ESCEnergy Science Center Energy Strategy  

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ESCEnergy Science Center Energy Strategy for ETH Zurich ETH Zurich Energy Science Center K. Boulouchos (Chair), ETH Zurich C. Casciaro, ETH Zurich K. Fröhlich, ETH Zurich S. Hellweg, ETH Zurich HJ. Leibundgut, ETH Zurich D. Spreng, ETH Zurich Layout null-oder-eins.ch Design Corporate

Imamoglu, Atac

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The understanding levels of preservice teachers of basic science concepts measurement units and devices, their misconceptions and its causes  

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In this study it is aimed to determine preservice science teachers and elementary teachers level of understanding about measurement units, and devices; and misconceptions about basic science concepts (mass, weight, density, heat, temperature, energy, specific heat etc.). The sample included 92 undergraduate students who are second year preservice elementary teacher; and first and second year elementary science teacher. In this study the data was collected through data meaning-analysis table, which is one of the types of related diagram. In order determine the cause of the problems they encounter while learning measurement devices and units, 12 participants were interviewed using open-ended questions as well. It has been found that preservice teachers have misconceptions in the concepts and units about mass, weight, heat, temperature, energy and specific heat. Interview showed that more attention should be given to related courses which focus on measurement devices and units.

zgl Keles; Hlya Ertas; Naim Uzun; Mustafa Cansiz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy | Department of Energy  

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Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy Biomass Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy This document provides general information about bioenergy and its creation and potential uses....

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Combined Heat and Power Basics | Department of Energy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Technical Assistance Combined Heat & Power Deployment Combined Heat and Power Basics Combined Heat and Power Basics Combined heat and power (CHP), also known as cogeneration,...

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BES Science Network Requirements  

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the Directors of the Office of Science, Office of AdvancedOffice of Basic Energy Sciences. This is LBNL report LBNL-BES Science Network Requirements Report of the Basic Energy

Dart, Eli

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Basic Research Needs for the Hydrogen Economy  

Fuel Cell Technologies Publication and Product Library (EERE)

The Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Workshop on Hydrogen Production, Storage and Use was held May 13-15, 2003 to assess the basic research needs to assure a secure energy future. This report is based on t

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Computational Support for Alternative Confinement Concepts Basic Plasma Science  

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This is the final report for contract DE-FG03-99ER54528, ''Computational Support for Alternative Confinement Concepts''. Progress was made in the following areas of investigation: (1) Extensive studies of the confinement properties of conventional Reversed-field Pinch (RFP) configurations (i.e., without current profile control) were performed in collaboration with the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden. These studies were carried out using the full 3-dimensional, finite-{beta}, resistive MHD model in the DEBS code, including ohmic heating and anisotropic heat conduction, and thus for the first time included the self-consistent effects of the dynamo magnetic fluctuations on the confinement properties of the RFP. By using multi-variant regression analysis of these results, scaling laws for various properties characterizing the conventional RFP were obtained. In particular, it was found that the, for constant ratio of I/N (where I is the current and N = na{sup 2} is the line density), and over a range of Lundquist numbers S that approaches 10{sup 6}, the fluctuations scale as {delta}B/B {approx} S{sup -0.14}, the temperature scales as T {approx} I{sup 0.56}, the poloidal beta scales as {beta}{sub {theta}} {approx} I{sup -0.4}, and the energy confinement time scales as {tau}{sub E} {approx} I{sup 0.34}. The degradation of poloidal beta with current is a result of the weak scaling of the fluctuation level with the Lundquist number, and leads to the unfavorable scaling laws for temperature and energy confinement time. These results compare reasonably well with experimental data, and emphasize the need for external control of the dynamo fluctuations in the RFP. (2) Studies of feedback stabilization of resistive wall modes in the RFP were performed with the DEBS code in collaboration with the CNR/RFX group in Padua, Italy. The ideal growth rates are ''passively'' reduced by the presence of a resistive wall within the radius for perfectly conducting wall stabilization of these modes. In this work we consider cases with up to two resistive walls. Moreover the feedback system is assumed to react to any given Fourier harmonic with an ideal response, in the sense that no spurious harmonics are generated. Successful feedback schemes are shown to be possible. However, a careful choice of the gains, along with the simultaneous feedback on at least 4 or 5 modes, is found to be necessary. (3) Studies of a stable rampdown operating regime for the RFP were performed in collaboration with Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Wisconsin. It was found that completely stable mean profiles can be obtained by properly tailoring the decaying time dependence of the toroidal current and magnetic flux. Deviations from optimal decay rates were shown to lead to single helicity (SH) and quasi-single helicity (QSH) states. In all cases the prospects for improved confinement properties were obtained. These results may account for the experimental observation of QSH states when the toroidal current is allowed to decay.

Dalton D. Schnack

2002-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Basic hydrodynamic aspects of a solar energy based desalination process  

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The theoretical feasibility of a solar energy based desalination scheme is analyzed in this study. The proposed scheme exploits the vapor pressure difference between fluids of different salinities and temperatures to produce fresh water from seawater. The scheme`s basic components are a seawater column, an injection pipe heated on top through a heat exchanger loop, a withdrawal pipe, a vacuum chamber filled with vapour, and a fresh water column cooled on top where vapour condenses into fresh water. A mathematical model was developed to simulate unsteady mass, heat and solute transfer during the desalination process. The governing equations were integrated numerically in space and time through a finite difference technique. The numerical simulations considered both steady-state and time dependent heat sources. The numerical results proved the theoretical feasibility of the proposed desalination scheme. However, the presence of an unsteady heat source, typical to solar energy based schemes, may lead to an unstable density profile in the water column and reduce the scheme efficiency if not properly controlled. 16 refs., 8 figs.

Bemporad, G.A. [ISMES Spa, Bergamo (Italy)] [ISMES Spa, Bergamo (Italy)

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Path to Sustainable Nuclear Energy. Basic and Applied Research Opportunities for Advanced Fuel Cycles  

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The objective of this report is to identify new basic science that will be the foundation for advances in nuclear fuel-cycle technology in the near term, and for changing the nature of fuel cycles and of the nuclear energy industry in the long term. The goals are to enhance the development of nuclear energy, to maximize energy production in nuclear reactor parks, and to minimize radioactive wastes, other environmental impacts, and proliferation risks. The limitations of the once-through fuel cycle can be overcome by adopting a closed fuel cycle, in which the irradiated fuel is reprocessed and its components are separated into streams that are recycled into a reactor or disposed of in appropriate waste forms. The recycled fuel is irradiated in a reactor, where certain constituents are partially transmuted into heavier isotopes via neutron capture or into lighter isotopes via fission. Fast reactors are required to complete the transmutation of long-lived isotopes. Closed fuel cycles are encompassed by the Department of Energy?s Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI), to which basic scientific research can contribute. Two nuclear reactor system architectures can meet the AFCI objectives: a ?single-tier? system or a ?dual-tier? system. Both begin with light water reactors and incorporate fast reactors. The ?dual-tier? systems transmute some plutonium and neptunium in light water reactors and all remaining transuranic elements (TRUs) in a closed-cycle fast reactor. Basic science initiatives are needed in two broad areas: ? Near-term impacts that can enhance the development of either ?single-tier? or ?dual-tier? AFCI systems, primarily within the next 20 years, through basic research. Examples: Dissolution of spent fuel, separations of elements for TRU recycling and transmutation Design, synthesis, and testing of inert matrix nuclear fuels and non-oxide fuels Invention and development of accurate on-line monitoring systems for chemical and nuclear species in the nuclear fuel cycle Development of advanced tools for designing reactors with reduced margins and lower costs ? Long-term nuclear reactor development requires basic science breakthroughs: Understanding of materials behavior under extreme environmental conditions Creation of new, efficient, environmentally benign chemical separations methods Modeling and simulation to improve nuclear reaction cross-section data, design new materials and separation system, and propagate uncertainties within the fuel cycle Improvement of proliferation resistance by strengthening safeguards technologies and decreasing the attractiveness of nuclear materials A series of translational tools is proposed to advance the AFCI objectives and to bring the basic science concepts and processes promptly into the technological sphere. These tools have the potential to revolutionize the approach to nuclear engineering R&D by replacing lengthy experimental campaigns with a rigorous approach based on modeling, key fundamental experiments, and advanced simulations.

Finck, P.; Edelstein, N.; Allen, T.; Burns, C.; Chadwick, M.; Corradini, M.; Dixon, D.; Goff, M.; Laidler, J.; McCarthy, K.; Moyer, B.; Nash, K.; Navrotsky, A.; Oblozinsky, P.; Pasamehmetoglu, K.; Peterson, P.; Sackett, J.; Sickafus, K. E.; Tulenko, J.; Weber, W.; Morss, L.; Henry, G.

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Climate Change Science Institute | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Climate & Environment Climate & Environment Climate Change Science Institute Earth and Aquatic Sciences Ecosystem Science Environmental Data Science and Systems Energy, Water and Ecosystem Engineering Human Health Risk and Environmental Analysis Renewable Energy Systems Clean Energy Home | Science & Discovery | Clean Energy | Research Areas | Climate & Environment | Climate Change Science Institute SHARE Climate Change Science Institute To advance understanding of the Earth system, describe the consequences of climate change, and evaluate and inform policy on the outcomes of climate change responses. The Climate Change Science Institute is an inter-disciplinary, cross-directorate research organization created in 2009 to advance climate change science research. More than 100 researchers from the Computing and

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FY 2011 Appropriations for Science programs within the Department of Energy DOE Office of Science FY 2011 Request  

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FY 2011 Appropriations for Science programs within the Department of Energy DOE Office of Science includes a renewed emphasis on job creation and economic growth, provides significant increases increases to support basic research. Energy Transformation Acceleration Fund The President would provide

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

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April 23, 2009 April 23, 2009 103 Teams to Head to DOE's National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. High School and Middle School Regional Champions from Around the Country to Compete at National Championship April 3, 2009 Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Science and Engineering Fellowships and Scholarships The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to provide approximately $2.4 million in university nuclear science and engineering fellowships and scholarships. March 11, 2009 Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity

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DOE Office of Indian Energy Foundational Course on Electricity Grid Basics  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Basics Energy Basics ELECTRICITY GRID BASICS Presented by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory Course Outline What we will cover...  About the DOE Office of Indian Energy Education Initiative  Course Introduction  Interconnection of Electric Power Systems  Technology Overview: - Conventional Generators - Transmission Systems - Substations - Distribution Systems  Policy and Tribal Utilities  Information & Resources 2 Introduction The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy & Programs is responsible for assisting Tribes with energy planning and development, infrastructure, energy costs, and electrification of Indian lands and homes. As part of this commitment and on behalf of

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Vehicle Technology and Alternative Fuel Basics | Department of Energy  

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Vehicle Technology and Alternative Fuel Basics Vehicle Technology and Alternative Fuel Basics Vehicle Technology and Alternative Fuel Basics Photo of an electric car plugged in and charging. Learn more about exciting technologies and ongoing research in alternative and advanced vehicles-or vehicles that run on fuels other than traditional petroleum. Alternative Vehicles There are a variety of alternative vehicle fuels available. Learn more about: Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane Vehicles Also learn about: Vehicle Battery Basics Vehicle Emissions Basics Alternative Fuels There are a number of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles. Learn more about the following types of vehicles: Biodiesel Electricity Ethanol Hydrogen Natural Gas

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

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March 12, 2010 March 12, 2010 Department of Energy Issues Requests for Applications for Nuclear-Related Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships Washington, D.C. - The Department of Energy today issued two Request for Applications (RFA) for scholarships and fellowships as part of its efforts to recruit and train the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers. The Department's Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) will provide approximately $5 million for scholarships and fellowships for students enrolled in two-year, four-year and graduate engineering and science programs related to nuclear energy at accredited U.S. universities and colleges. October 9, 2009 Department of Energy Issues Request for Pre-Applications to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy Research and Development Proposals

247

Science Education | Department of Energy  

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Science & Innovation » Science Education Science & Innovation » Science Education Science Education January 15, 2014 Dr. Adam Weber oversees the work of intern Sara Kelly at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. Dr. Weber was recently named one of the winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. | Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 10 Questions for a Scientist: Dr. Adam Weber of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Dr. Adam Weber of the Energy Department's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory was recently honored for his cutting edge work to help make hydrogen fuel cells and their components more efficient and durable. Dr. Weber talks to us about what inspired him to become a scientist, why he loves Lord of the Rings, and gives some advice to future scientists.

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Nano-Composite Designs for Energy Storage | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Nano-Composite Designs for Energy Storage Nano-Composite Designs for Energy Storage Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » February 2013 Nano-Composite Designs for Energy Storage Nano-porous metal oxide coatings on carbon fiber dramatically enhance the electrical storage capacity for supercapacitors. Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page Click to enlarge photo. Enlarge Photo Image courtesy of Meilin Liu Scanning electron microscopy of conductive carbon fibers coated with metal

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

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October 22, 2013 October 22, 2013 The deadline to register for the Home Energy Education Challenge is November 15. America's Home Energy Education Challenge: Teaching Kids to Save Energy and Money America's Home Energy Education Challenge, or AHEEC, is a competition developed by the Energy Department and the National Science Teachers Association designed to show students how they can save energy at home. October 22, 2013 Video: Training Clean Energy Leaders of the Future Solar Decathlon 2013 might have ended, but it is having a lasting effect on sustainable design and our nation's clean energy leaders. October 22, 2013 Solar Decathlon 2013 October 18, 2013 "Energize" Your Neighborhood with Energy-Themed Pumpkins Now through Halloween, we're highlighting scarily effective ways to save

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DOE Office of Indian Energy Foundational Course Webinar: Electricity Grid Basics Text Version  

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Electricity Grid Basics Electricity Grid Basics Webinar (text version) Below is the text version of the Webinar titled "DOE Office of Indian Energy Foundational Courses Renewable Energy Technologies: Electricity Grid Basics." Amy Hollander: Hello. I'm Amy Hollander with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Welcome to today's Webinar on Electricity Grid Basics sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs. This webinar is being recorded from DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory's brand new state-of-the-art net-zero energy research support facility in Golden, Colorado. This presentation on electricity grid basics is one of nine foundational webinars in the series from the DOE Office of Indian Energy and Education Initiative, designed to assist

251

NREL: Energy Sciences - Biosciences  

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Illustration shows photosynthetic cycle. At the top left are the labels solar energy, H2O, and CO2; an arrow points down to Lignocellulosic Biomass. An arrow from this...

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Guidance on Basic Best Practices in Management of Energy Performance...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Best Practices in Management of Energy Performance Buildings Building energy management best practices 11001eecbgsepbuildingbestpractice.pdf More Documents & Publications...

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Science Energy Literacy and Activities  

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Science Energy Literacy and Activities Elementary School Curriculum Created by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Click on the links below to take you to the Chapter heading: Circuit Electromagnetism Electrolysis Potato Power Fermentation Volcanoes Kites Wind Tower Solar Cars Solar Ovens and Beads Tie Dye Vanishing Resources Standards Circuits Objective: We will learn about electricity by making a simple circuit with your own bodies! Science Background Electricity is a versatile form of energy. Windmills, water wheels and coal power plants, all have generators, which convert energy from the wind, water, or coal into electricity. The electricity can then be used to make light bulbs glow and electric heaters warm. It can make the sound in speakers and the

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

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April 21, 2011 April 21, 2011 It Starts with Science... March 30, 2011 Mentoring Our Future Generation of STEM Professionals A program aimed at introducing the students to successful women in science and technology. March 10, 2011 Morgan State alumnus and PNNL electrical engineer Jewel Adgerson | Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory From Gadgets to Labs: Morgan State Alum Jewel Adgerson Jewel Adgerson is an electrical engineer at the Energy Department's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Morgan State University alum. We got to talk with her about her work with the Department's Energy Innovation Hub and her passion for building up the next generation of scientists and engineers through STEM education. February 9, 2011 Multimedia and Visualization Innovations for Science

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Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)  

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ESnet ESnet ESnet ESnet ESnet ESnet » MyESnet search... Go Home Network Overview Tools Peering Information Interactive Network Map Network Maps Connected Sites Services Overview ECS Audio/Video Conferencing Fasterdata IPv6 Network Network Performance Tools (perfSONAR) ESnet OID Registry PGP Key Service Virtual Circuits (OSCARS) DOE Grids Service Transition R&D Overview 100G Testbed Virtual Circuits (OSCARS) Performance (perfSONAR) Tools Development Green Networking Authentication & Trust Federation (ATF) Partnerships News & Publications ESnet in the News ESnet News Publications and Presentations Galleries ESnet Awards and Honors About ESnet Overview ESnet Staff Governance Our Network Case Studies ESnet Strategic Plan ESnet Organizational Chart ESnet History Science Requirements Careers Contact Us

256

Microhydropower Conveyance and Filter Basics | Department of Energy  

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Conveyance and Filter Basics Conveyance and Filter Basics Microhydropower Conveyance and Filter Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:53pm Addthis Before water enters the turbine or waterwheel of a microhydropower system, it is funneled through a series of components that control its flow and filter out debris. These components include the headrace, forebay, and water conveyance (or channel, pipeline, or penstock). The headrace is a waterway that runs parallel to the water source. A headrace is sometimes necessary for hydropower systems when insufficient head, or vertical drop, is provided and is usually constructed of cement or masonry. The headrace leads to the forebay, which also is made of concrete or masonry. It functions as a settling pond for large debris that would otherwise flow into the system and damage the turbine.

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Photovoltaic Crystalline Silicon Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Crystalline Silicon Cell Basics Crystalline Silicon Cell Basics Photovoltaic Crystalline Silicon Cell Basics August 20, 2013 - 2:00pm Addthis To separate electrical charges, crystalline silicon cells must have a built-in electric field. Light shining on crystalline silicon may free electrons within the crystal lattice, but for these electrons to do useful work-such as provide electricity to a light bulb-they must be separated and directed into an electrical circuit. PV Semiconductors To create an electric field within a crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) cell, two silicon semiconductor layers are sandwiched together. P-type (or positive) semiconductors have an abundance of positively charged holes, and n-type (or negative) semiconductors have an abundance of negatively charged electrons. When n- and p-type silicon layers contact, excess electrons move

258

Photovoltaic Polycrystalline Thin-Film Cell Basics | Department of Energy  

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Polycrystalline Thin-Film Cell Basics Polycrystalline Thin-Film Cell Basics Photovoltaic Polycrystalline Thin-Film Cell Basics August 20, 2013 - 2:36pm Addthis Polycrystalline thin-film cells are made of many tiny crystalline grains of semiconductor materials. The materials used in these cells have properties that are different from those of silicon. Thin-film cells have many advantages over their thick-film counterparts. For example, they use much less material. The cell's active area is usually only 1 to 10 micrometers thick, whereas thick films typically are 100 to 300 micrometers thick. Also, thin-film cells can usually be manufactured in a large-area process, which can be an automated, continuous production process. Finally, they can be deposited on flexible substrate materials. The term thin film comes from the method used to deposit the film, not from

259

Propane-Fueled Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

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Propane-Fueled Vehicle Basics Propane-Fueled Vehicle Basics Propane-Fueled Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:16am Addthis There are more than 270,000 on-road propane vehicles in the United States and more than 10 million worldwide. Many are used in fleets, including light- and heavy-duty trucks, buses, taxicabs, police cars, and rental and delivery vehicles. Compared with vehicles fueled with conventional diesel and gasoline, propane vehicles can produce significantly fewer harmful emissions. The availability of new light-duty original equipment manufacturer propane vehicles has declined in recent years. However, certified installers can economically and reliably retrofit many light-duty vehicles for propane operation. Propane engines and fueling systems are also available for heavy-duty vehicles such as school buses and street sweepers.

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Flexible-Fuel Vehicle Basics | Department of Energy  

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Flexible-Fuel Vehicle Basics Flexible-Fuel Vehicle Basics Flexible-Fuel Vehicle Basics August 20, 2013 - 9:05am Addthis Photo of a gray van with 'E85 Ethanol' written on the side. Flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) are capable of operating on gasoline, E85 (85% ethanol, 15% gasoline), or a mixture of both. There are almost 8 million flexible fuel vehicles on U.S. roads today, but many FFV owners don't know their vehicle is one. Unlike natural gas vehicles and propane bi-fuel vehicles, flexible fuel vehicles contain one fueling system, which is made up of ethanol-compatible components and is set to accommodate the higher oxygen content of E85. E85 should only be used in ethanol-capable FFVs. For more information, read Flexible Fuel Vehicles: Powered by a Renewable American Fuel. Download Adobe Reader.

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Flat-Plate Photovoltaic System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Flat-Plate Photovoltaic System Basics Flat-Plate Photovoltaic System Basics Flat-Plate Photovoltaic System Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:03pm Addthis The most common photovoltaic (PV) array design uses flat-plate PV modules or panels. These panels can be fixed in place or allowed to track the movement of the Illustration of a cutaway of a typical flat-plate module. The layers, in order from top to bottom, are: cover film, solar cell, encapsulant, substrate, cover film, seal, gasket, and frame. One typical flat-plate module design uses a substrate of metal, glass, or plastic to provide structural support in the back; an encapsulant material to protect the cells; and a transparent cover of plastic or glass. sun. They respond to sunlight that is direct or diffuse. Even in clear skies, the diffuse component of sunlight accounts for between 10% and 20%

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Air-Source Heat Pump Basics | Department of Energy  

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Air-Source Heat Pump Basics Air-Source Heat Pump Basics Air-Source Heat Pump Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:03am Addthis Air-source heat pumps transfer heat between the inside of a building and the outside air. How Air-Source Heat Pumps Work This diagram of a split-system heat pump heating cycle shows refrigerant circulating through a closed loop that passes through the wall of a house. Inside the house the refrigerant winds through indoor coils, with a fan blowing across them, and outside the house is another fan and another set of coils, the outdoor coils. A compressor is between the coils on one half of the loop, and an expansion valve is between the coils on the other half. The diagram is explained in the caption. In heating mode, an air-source heat pump evaporates a refrigerant in the outdoor coil; as the liquid evaporates it pulls

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Wood and Pellet Heating Basics | Department of Energy  

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Wood and Pellet Heating Basics Wood and Pellet Heating Basics Wood and Pellet Heating Basics August 16, 2013 - 3:02pm Addthis Wood-burning and pellet fuel appliances use biomass or waste resources to heat homes or buildings. Types of Wood- and Pellet-Burning Appliances The following is a brief overview of the different types of wood and pellet fuel appliances available. High-Efficiency Fireplaces and Fireplace Inserts Designed more for show, traditional open masonry fireplaces should not be considered heating devices. Traditional fireplaces draw in as much as 300 cubic feet per minute of heated room air for combustion, then send it straight up the chimney. Fireplaces also produce significant air pollution. Although some fireplace designs seek to address these issues with dedicated air supplies, glass doors, and heat recovery systems, fireplaces are still

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Large-Scale Hydropower Basics | Department of Energy  

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Large-Scale Hydropower Basics Large-Scale Hydropower Basics Large-Scale Hydropower Basics August 14, 2013 - 3:11pm Addthis Large-scale hydropower plants are generally developed to produce electricity for government or electric utility projects. These plants are more than 30 megawatts (MW) in size, and there is more than 80,000 MW of installed generation capacity in the United States today. Most large-scale hydropower projects use a dam and a reservoir to retain water from a river. When the stored water is released, it passes through and rotates turbines, which spin generators to produce electricity. Water stored in a reservoir can be accessed quickly for use during times when the demand for electricity is high. Dammed hydropower projects can also be built as power storage facilities.

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Basics | Department of Energy  

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Basics Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Basics Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Basics August 14, 2013 - 2:01pm Addthis Photo of a woman scientist using a machine that is purifying biological catalysts for hydrogen production. Hydrogen is the simplest element on Earth. A hydrogen atom consists of only one proton and one electron. It is also the most plentiful element in the universe. Despite its simplicity and abundance, hydrogen doesn't occur naturally as a gas on Earth. It is always combined with other elements. Water, for example, is a combination of hydrogen and oxygen. Hydrogen is also found in many organic compounds, notably the "hydrocarbons" that make up fuels such as gasoline, natural gas, methanol, and propane. To generate electricity using hydrogen, pure hydrogen must first be

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Large-Scale Hydropower Basics | Department of Energy  

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Large-Scale Hydropower Basics Large-Scale Hydropower Basics Large-Scale Hydropower Basics August 14, 2013 - 3:11pm Addthis Large-scale hydropower plants are generally developed to produce electricity for government or electric utility projects. These plants are more than 30 megawatts (MW) in size, and there is more than 80,000 MW of installed generation capacity in the United States today. Most large-scale hydropower projects use a dam and a reservoir to retain water from a river. When the stored water is released, it passes through and rotates turbines, which spin generators to produce electricity. Water stored in a reservoir can be accessed quickly for use during times when the demand for electricity is high. Dammed hydropower projects can also be built as power storage facilities.

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Tankless Coil and Indirect Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Coil and Indirect Water Heater Basics Coil and Indirect Water Heater Basics Tankless Coil and Indirect Water Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 3:03pm Addthis Illustration of a tankless coil water heater. The heater is box-shaped, and has two pipes sticking out one end: one a cold water inlet, and one a hot water outlet. These pipes lead into the heater to a cylindrical coil called a heat exchanger. Long tubes surrounding the heat exchanger are labeled the heated water jacket. At the bottom of the box is a row of small flames, called the boiler heat source. Tankless coil and indirect water heaters use a home or building's space heating system to heat water as part of an integrated or combination water and space heating system. How Tankless Coil and Indirect Water Heaters Work A tankless coil water heater uses a heating coil or heat exchanger

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Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pump Basics | Department of Energy  

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Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pump Basics Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pump Basics Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pump Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:04am Addthis Ductless, mini-split-system heat pumps (mini splits), as their name implies, do not have ducts. Therefore, they make good retrofit add-ons to houses or buildings with "non-ducted" heating systems, such as hydronic (hot water heat), radiant panels, and space heaters (wood, kerosene, propane). They can also be a good choice for room additions, where extending or installing distribution ductwork is not feasible. How Ductless, Mini-Split Heat Pumps Work Like standard air-source heat pumps, mini splits have two main components: an outdoor compressor/condenser, and an indoor air-handling unit. A conduit, which houses the power cable, refrigerant tubing, suction tubing,

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Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Demand Water Heater Basics Demand Water Heater Basics Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 2:57pm Addthis Illustration of an electric demand water heater. At the top of the image, the heating unit is shown. Cold water flows in one end of a pipe, flows through and around several curved pipes over the heating elements, and out the other end as hot water. Beneath the heating unit, a typical sink setup is shown. The sink has two pipes coming out the bottom, one for the hot water line and one for the cold water line. Both pipes lead to the heating unit, which is installed in close proximity to the area of hot water use, and is connected to a power source (110 or 220 volts). Demand (tankless or instantaneous) water heaters have heating devices that are activated by the flow of water, so they provide hot water only as

270

Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Module Basics | Department of Energy  

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Module Basics Module Basics Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Module Basics August 20, 2013 - 4:25pm Addthis Flat-plate photovoltaic (PV) modules are made of several components, including the front surface materials, encapsulant, rear surface, and frame. Front Surface Materials The front surface of a flat-plate PV module must have a high transmission in the wavelengths that can be used by the solar cells in the module. For example, for silicon solar cells, the top surface must have high transmission of light with wavelengths from 350 to 1200 nm. Also, reflection from the front surface should be minimal. An antireflection coating added to the top surface can greatly reduce the reflection of sunlight, and texturing of the surface can cause light that strikes the surface to stay within the cells. Unfortunately, these textured

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Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics Tankless Demand Water Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 2:57pm Addthis Illustration of an electric demand water heater. At the top of the image, the heating unit is shown. Cold water flows in one end of a pipe, flows through and around several curved pipes over the heating elements, and out the other end as hot water. Beneath the heating unit, a typical sink setup is shown. The sink has two pipes coming out the bottom, one for the hot water line and one for the cold water line. Both pipes lead to the heating unit, which is installed in close proximity to the area of hot water use, and is connected to a power source (110 or 220 volts). Demand (tankless or instantaneous) water heaters have heating devices that are activated by the flow of water, so they provide hot water only as

272

Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas | Department of Energy  

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Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas July 30, 2013 - 4:40pm Addthis Only about one tenth of one percent of all of the natural gas in the United States is currently used for transportation fuel. About one third of the natural gas used in the United States goes to residential and commercial uses, one third to industrial uses, and one third to electric power production. Natural gas has a high octane rating and excellent properties for spark-ignited internal combustion engines. It is nontoxic, non-corrosive, and non-carcinogenic. It presents no threat to soil, surface water, or groundwater. Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons, predominantly methane (CH4). As delivered through the nation's pipeline system, it also contains

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Air-Source Heat Pump Basics | Department of Energy  

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Source Heat Pump Basics Source Heat Pump Basics Air-Source Heat Pump Basics August 19, 2013 - 11:03am Addthis Air-source heat pumps transfer heat between the inside of a building and the outside air. How Air-Source Heat Pumps Work This diagram of a split-system heat pump heating cycle shows refrigerant circulating through a closed loop that passes through the wall of a house. Inside the house the refrigerant winds through indoor coils, with a fan blowing across them, and outside the house is another fan and another set of coils, the outdoor coils. A compressor is between the coils on one half of the loop, and an expansion valve is between the coils on the other half. The diagram is explained in the caption. In heating mode, an air-source heat pump evaporates a refrigerant in the outdoor coil; as the liquid evaporates it pulls

274

Los Alamos Lab: Science Program Office, Energy Security Newsletter  

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Science Program Office: Fossil Energy & Environment (SPO-FE) SPO FE Science AEI Nuclear Fossil Energy & Environment Home Office of Science Home Alternative Energy & Infrastructure...

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Primary Science of Energy Student Guide (42 Activities) | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Primary Science of Energy Student Guide (42 Activities) Primary Science of Energy Student Guide (42 Activities) Information about Primary Science of Energy, 42 student activities...

276

Climate & Environmental Sciences | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Climate Change Science Institute Earth and Aquatic Sciences Ecosystem Science Environmental Data Science and Systems Energy, Water and Ecosystem Engineering Human Health Risk and Environmental Analysis Renewable Energy Systems Manufacturing Fossil Energy Sensors & Measurement Sustainable Electricity Systems Biology Transportation Clean Energy Home | Science & Discovery | Clean Energy | Research Areas | Climate & Environment SHARE Climate and Environmental Sciences Scientists Scott Brooks and Carrie Miller collect water quality data, East Fork Poplar Creek, November 15, 2012. Sampling site for mercury. Climate and environmental scientists at ORNL conduct research, develop technology and perform analyses to understand and predict how environmental systems respond to global and regional changes - including

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NREL: State and Local Governments - Clean Energy Policy Basics  

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is an energy-supply policy focused on supporting the development of new renewable power generation. Learn more. Renewable Energy Rebates States, utilities, and a few local...

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Science  

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Science newsroomassetsimagesscience-icon.png Science Cutting edge, multidisciplinary national-security science. Health Space Computing Energy Earth Materials Science...

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Graduate Handbook Energy Science and Engineering Program  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Graduate Handbook Energy Science and Engineering Program Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Examinations ......................................................... 7 Course Requirements.......................................................................... 8 Approved Courses .............................................................................. 9

Tennessee, University of

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Theoretical Materials Science  

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Computational Materials Science Solid-State Theory Materials Science Hydrogen Technology & Fuel Cells Process Technology & Advanced Concepts Research Staff Computational Science Printable Version Theoretical Materials Science Learn about our research staff including staff profiles, publications, and contact information. Using modern computational techniques, the Theoretical Materials Science Group, within NREL's Chemical and Materials Science Center, applies quantum mechanics to complex materials, yielding quantitative predictions to guide and interact with experimental explorations. Current research focuses on the following efforts: Design new photovoltaic materials that can improve solar cell efficiency and reduce its cost. Explain the underlying physics of new

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Heat Pump Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Water Heater Basics Water Heater Basics Heat Pump Water Heater Basics August 19, 2013 - 2:59pm Addthis Illustration of a heat pump water heater, which looks like a tall cylinder with a small chamber on top and a larger one on the bottom. In the top chamber are a fan, a cylindrical compressor, and an evaporator that runs along the inside of the chamber. Jutting out from the exterior of the bottom chamber is a temperature and pressure relief valve. This valve has a tube called a hot water outlet attached to the top. Below the valve is the upper thermostat, a small square outside the cylinder that is attached to a curved tube inside the heater. Resistance elements run from the upper thermostat to the similarly shaped lower thermostat. Below the lower thermostat is a drain valve with a cold water inlet attached to the top. Inside the cylinder is an anode, a series of thin tubes running through the bottom chamber to a coiled tube called a condenser. Insulation runs along the inside of the cylinder.

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Conventional Storage Water Heater Basics | Department of Energy  

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Conventional Storage Water Heater Basics Conventional Storage Water Heater Basics Conventional Storage Water Heater Basics July 30, 2013 - 3:39pm Addthis Illustration showing the components of a storage water heater. On top of the tank are two thin pipes; one pipe is the hot water outlet, and the other is the cold water inlet. A large pipe in the middle is called a vent pipe. A pressure/temperature relief valve is also on top of the tank and is connected to an open pipe that runs down the side of the tank. Another valve near the bottom of the outside of the tank is the thermostat and gas valve. A cutout shows the parts inside the tank, which include a large tube called a flue tube/heat exchanger. Inside this tube is a jagged insert called a flue baffle. Beside the flue tube/heat exchanger is a thin tube called the anode rod. At the bottom of the tank is a gas burner, and beneath the burner are combustion air openings.

283

Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More | Department of  

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Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More Videos on Clean Energy That Give You the Basics and More October 11, 2011 - 6:37am Addthis Eric Barendsen Energy Technology Program Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy One of the most exciting things about the work that I do is having the opportunity to get out of the office and talk with the public about energy efficiency and renewable energy. Last month, we held the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 here in Washington, D.C. at the National Mall's West Potomac Park. Talking with visitors to the event, I got to meet people from many walks of life, some of whom are already very knowledgeable about clean energy technologies and some who are curious and eager to learn more. One of the things I always tell people who ask me for

284

NREL: Energy Sciences - Calvin Curtis  

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Calvin Curtis Calvin Curtis Senior Scientist Photo of Calvin Curtis At NREL Since: 1980 Calvin Curtis has worked at NREL since 1980. He is a member of the Carbon-Based Nanoscience Team in the Center for Basic Sciences and the Advanced Concepts Team in the National Center for Photovoltaics (NCPV). He was previously on the Catalysis Team, where his work involved development of new electrocatalysts for CO reduction and for alcohol and H2 oxidation. Recent major accomplishments of this team include development of the first methods to measure the thermodynamic hydricity of transition metal hydride complexes and the synthesis of a nickel-based electrocatalyst for H2 oxidation. On the Advanced Concepts Team in the NCPV, he has used his experience with the synthesis of nanoparticles and organometallic materials precursors to

285

2012 Science Alliance | Department of Energy  

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Science Alliance Science Alliance 2012 Science Alliance Addthis Science Alliance 1 of 5 Science Alliance Students arrive at the welcome tent during the beginning of the two-day Science Alliance, in which more than 900 area high school juniors enjoyed presentations in 14 separate areas on a midway in the X-2207A parking lot. Image: Energy Department's Office of Environmental Management Date taken: 2012-09-25 08:59 Science Alliance 2 of 5 Science Alliance DOE Site Lead Joel Bradburne, Site Director Dr. Vince Adams and Science Alliance team member John Zangri of Fluor-B&W join students in watching one of the presentations during the Science Alliance. Image: Energy Department's Office of Environmental Management Date taken: 2012-09-25 10:16 Science Alliance 3 of 5 Science Alliance

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Pawel Zawadzki  

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Pawel Zawadzki Pawel Zawadzki Postdoctoral Researcher Phone: (303) 384-6444 Email: pawel.zawadzki@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2012 Dr. Pawel Zawadzki joined the Chemical and Materials Science team at NREL in 2012 as a Postdoctoral Researcher. He is a graduate of Warsaw University of Technology and Jules Verne University. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from the Technical University of Denmark, where he worked on first-principles photocatalysis. Research Interests Amorphous materials Thin-film solar cells Photocatalysis Materials for energy storage and conversion Selected Publications Zawadzki P.; Laursen A. B.; Jacobsen K. W.; Dahl S.; Rossmeisl J. (2012). "Oxidative trends of TiO2 - hole trapping at anatase and rutile surfaces." Energy & Environmental Science (Advance Article:2012); Accessed November

287

NREL: Energy Sciences - Lin Simpson  

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Lin Simpson Lin Simpson Senior Scientist Photo of Lin Simpson Phone: (303) 384-6625 Email: lin.simpson@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2005 Lin Simpson has a broad background in research, development, and program management. This includes extensive experience in nanotechnology, materials science, physics, and surface science. At NREL, he was the director of the Department of Energy's Hydrogen Sorption Center of Excellence and performs associated advanced materials development and testing. Previously, Dr. Simpson was the Manager of Advanced Programs at ITN Energy Systems, Inc., where he planned, implemented, and managed R&D activities to produce the next generation of enabling technologies for a broad range of commercial applications in technology areas that included: nanotechnology,

288

NREL: Energy Sciences - Arthur J. Frank  

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Arthur J. Frank Arthur J. Frank Principal Scientist Photo of Arthur J. Frank Phone: (303) 384-6262 Email: Arthur.Frank@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 1978 Dr. Arthur J. Frank is a Principal Scientist in the Chemical & Materials Science Center. His interests include basic and applied research on the direct conversion of sunlight to electrical energy and fuels (specifically, hydrogen production from water splitting) using sensitized and nonsensitized nanostructured semiconductor electrodes. His research involves both experimental and theoretical studies to understand the physical and chemical factors that govern the energetics/kinetics of transport and interfacial charge transfer and the limitations that these processes impose on the performance and stability of these photosystems. A

289

Science Education | Department of Energy  

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January 25, 2013 January 25, 2013 AVESTAR provides high-quality, hands-on, simulator-based workforce training delivered by an experienced team of power industry training professionals for West Virginia students. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Fossil Energy. National Lab Helping to Train Operators for Next Generation of Power Plants Students in West Virginia are receiving hands-on experience for careers at cleaner-burning coal-fired power plants. January 19, 2013 Bill Nye (Energy All Stars Presentation) Bill Nye the Science Guy delivered this presentation on space and the lessons about climate change that can be gleaned from the other planets in our solar system at the Energy All Stars event on January 19, 2013, at the US Department of Energy in Washington, DC. January 11, 2013

290

NREL: Energy Sciences - Kara Podkaminer  

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Kara Podkaminer Kara Podkaminer Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Kara Podkaminer Phone: (303) 384-7970 Email: Kara.Podkaminer@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2011 Kara Podkaminer received her Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College in 2011. For her dissertation work, she studied the thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium Thermoanaerobacterium saccharolyticum ALK2 and its application in a thermophliic SSF process. At NREL, Dr. Podkaminer is working on heterologous protein expression in T. reesei, looking to better understand the bottlenecks and increase protein production. This work will serve as the foundation for future expression of NREL's chimera proteins. Printable Version NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.

291

OPVs and Solar Cells: The Basics | University of Texas Energy...  

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environmental crises emanating from greenhouse gas production. Current solar cell technologies are largely silicon-based. Devices used for human energy consumption yield...

292

Ethanol Basics (Fact Sheet), Clean Cities, Energy Efficiency...  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

sold commercially in small vol- umes. To learn more, visit the AFDC ethanol production Web page at afdc. energy.govfuelsethanolproduction.html. Vehicle Applications Federal...

293

NREL: Energy Sciences - Chemical and Nanoscale Science  

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Nanoscale Science Nanoscale Science Learn about our research staff including staff profiles, publications, and contact information. The primary goal of the Chemical and Nanoscale Science Group, within NREL's Chemical and Materials Science Center, is to understand photoconversion processes in nanoscale, excitonic photoconversion systems, such as semiconductor quantum dots, molecular dyes, conjugated molecules and polymers, nanostructured oxides, and carbon nanotubes. Closely associated with this goal are efforts to gain an understanding of how to use chemistry and physical tools to control and maximize the photoconversion process. The innovative chemistry and physics that evolve from these fundamental studies are used on a number of applied projects, maximizing the benefits from these discoveries.

294

Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Physical Sciences Directorate  

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Materials Science and Technology The Materials Science and Technology Division conducts fundamental and applied materials research for basic energy sciences programs and a variety...

295

Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas | Department of Energy  

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Natural Gas Natural Gas Transportation Fuel Basics - Natural Gas July 30, 2013 - 4:40pm Addthis Only about one tenth of one percent of all of the natural gas in the United States is currently used for transportation fuel. About one third of the natural gas used in the United States goes to residential and commercial uses, one third to industrial uses, and one third to electric power production. Natural gas has a high octane rating and excellent properties for spark-ignited internal combustion engines. It is nontoxic, non-corrosive, and non-carcinogenic. It presents no threat to soil, surface water, or groundwater. Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons, predominantly methane (CH4). As delivered through the nation's pipeline system, it also contains hydrocarbons such as ethane and propane and other gases such as nitrogen,

296

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Science and Technology Policy Fellowships  

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The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Science and Technology Policy (STP) Fellowships serve as a next step in the educational and professional development of scientists and engineers...

297

Department of Energy Office of Science Transportation Overview...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Department of Energy Office of Science Transportation Overview Department of Energy Office of Science Transportation Overview Overview of the Office of Science for Transportation....

298

Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Science and...

299

NREL: Distributed Grid Integration - Energy System Basics Video...  

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essential facts on energy systems in this six-part video series sponsored by the DOE SunShot Initiative and hosted by Dr. Ravel Ammerman. Part 1: Electricity Grid Overview Part...

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Biodiesel Basics (Fact Sheet), Clean Cities, Energy Efficiency...  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

can I find biodiesel? Biodiesel is available in all 50 states. According to the U.S. Energy Infor- mation Administration, annual production of biodiesel in the United States...

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301

Basic Research for Hydrogen Production, Storage and Use  

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DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Coordination Meeting 6/2/2003 DOE DOE - - BES Sponsored Workshop on BES Sponsored Workshop on Basic Research for Hydrogen Basic Research for Hydrogen Production, Storage and Use Production, Storage and Use Walter J. Stevens Walter J. Stevens Director Director Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division Office of Basic Energy Sciences Office of Basic Energy Sciences Workshop dates: May 13-15, 2003 A follow-on workshop to BESAC-sponsored workshop on "Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future" Basic Energy Sciences Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Hydrogen Production, Storage, and Use Workshop on Hydrogen Production, Storage, and Use DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

302

Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy of  

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Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy of Sunshine Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy of Sunshine August 2, 2012 - 2:23pm Addthis With new pipes and controls, the natural gas kilns Highland Craftsmen uses to produce poplar bark shingles will operate about 40 percent more efficiently, saving the company $5,000 a year in energy costs. | Photo courtesy of Highland Craftsmen. With new pipes and controls, the natural gas kilns Highland Craftsmen uses to produce poplar bark shingles will operate about 40 percent more efficiently, saving the company $5,000 a year in energy costs. | Photo courtesy of Highland Craftsmen. Julie McAlpin Communications Liaison, State Energy Program What are the key facts? With funds from the State Energy Program, Highland Craftsmen

303

NREL: Energy Sciences - Junyi Zhu  

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Junyi Zhu Junyi Zhu Research Associate Photo of Junyi Zhu Phone: (303) 384-6294 Email: junyi.zhu@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Dr. Zhu joined NREL in Sep. 2009 as a postdoctoral researcher in the Computational Materials Science Team. He received his B.A. in physics from the Beijing University, China, and gained his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering in 2009 at University of Utah, under the supervision of Prof. Feng Liu and Prof. G. B. Stringfellow. He is experienced in modeling and simulating of surface related problems, strain and stress effects, and doping in semiconductor materials. Research Interests Doping properties in semiconductors and insulators Stress induced effects Thermal energy storage materials Selected Publications Zhu, J.; Wei, S.-H. (2011). "Tuning doping site and type by strain:

304

Science Education | Department of Energy  

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December 15, 2010 December 15, 2010 Environmental Justice Starts with Education Hundreds gathered at the White House Summit on Environmental Justice to discuss green jobs and clean energy, and open up a dialogue on these and other issues. December 8, 2010 Middle school girls attending the Argonne National Laboratory's "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day." Tomorrow's Women Engineers Middle school girls in Argonne, Illinois, will meet with women engineers to work together on hands-on projects. December 3, 2010 Calling Excellent Math and Science Teachers -- Einstein Fellowship Deadline is January 4 Elementary and secondary math and science teachers are eligible the fellowship that bring them to DC to share their teaching expertise with policy makers. October 26, 2010

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Supporting Advanced Scientific Computing Research * Basic Energy Sciences * Biological  

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Network Monitoring and Network Monitoring and Visualiza4on at ESnet Jon Dugan, Network Engineer ESnet Network Engineering Group February 3, 2010 Winter Joint Techs, Salt Lake City, UT Overview Data Collec4on (ESxSNMP) Data Visualiza4on (Graphite) Event/Metadata Log (Net Almanac) ESxSNMP: Goals * Automate everything possible * Provide summaries but don't lose raw data - Disk is cheap - It can be useful to take a hard look at the past * Flexibility and scalability * Minimize up front assumptions * Protect data collection from DoS by users * Make data easy to access and manipulate ESxSNMP: Polling * Interface metadata - Automatically detects new interfaces - Automatically detects interface changes - Historical log of interface info * Automatic addition of new devices

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Supporting Advanced Scientific Computing Research Basic Energy Sciences Biological  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 10GE DF circuit between AofA-NEWY up on Feb 2nd 1 1GE PPPL on May 27th 1 1GE SDN between PPPL (GFDL) ­ WASH on June 1st 1 10GE LIMAN#3, LIMAN#4 & AofA-NEWY dark fiber (Feb 2009) · 1 1GE PPPL to HEP

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BESAC Subcommittee Workshop Report 20-Year Basic Energy Sciences  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

writing, with break for dinner Subcommittee Members and Technical Assessment Team Monday, February 24, ORO Kathy Taylor, Retired GM (BESAC) Laboratory Technical Representatives: ANL-- Robert Kustom BNL - 9:30am Linac Coherent Light Source John Galayda, SLAC 9:30am - 10:30am SNS Power Upgrade Thom Mason

Knowles, David William

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Supporting Advanced Scientific Computing Research Basic Energy Sciences Biological  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

;2/2/10 IPv6 SNMP and EUI-64 Addressing The SNMP router ACL (Access Control List) was initially configured to the server. Interestingly the Red Hat server used an EUI-64 address for the source of it's SNMP polls

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Supporting Advanced Scientific Computing Research Basic Energy Sciences Biological  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Bechtel-NV IARC INL NSTEC Pantex SNLA DOE-ALB Allied Signal KCP SRS NREL DOE NETL NNSA ARM ORAU OSTI NOAA

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Opportunities for discovery: Theory and computation in Basic Energy Sciences  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

accurate electronic structure calculations of the propertiesequilibrium electronic structure calculations (Figure 13).large- scale electronic structure calculations and molecu-

Harmon, Bruce; Kirby, Kate; McCurdy, C. William

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunities for discovery: Theory and computation in Basic Energy Sciences  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

innovative applications of fundamental chemistry and physics impacting such areas as computer design, bioinspired materials, and environmental remediation.

Harmon, Bruce; Kirby, Kate; McCurdy, C. William

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting Advanced Scientific Computing Research Basic Energy Sciences Biological  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of Transatlantic Circuits by European LHC Tier 2 Accesses of US LHC Tier 1 Centers February, 2010 William E.es.net #12;Managing Transatlantic Capacity Used by non-OPN LHC · The Tier 2 accesses across the Atlantic (in capacity of the OPN · G?ANT provides transatlantic capacity for general IP traffic, as does NSF / IRNC

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National Science Bowl 2013 | Department of Energy  

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National Science Bowl 2013 National Science Bowl 2013 National Science Bowl 2013 Addthis National Science Bowl 2013 1 of 16 National Science Bowl 2013 The 2013 National Science Bowl started off at the 4H Center, Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Department of Energy. Date taken: 2013-04-26 15:20 National Science Bowl 2013 2 of 16 National Science Bowl 2013 The high school students participated in a team challenge competition, which prompted them to solve problems by conducting experiments and collecting data. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Department of Energy. Date taken: 2013-04-26 15:19 National Science Bowl 2013 3 of 16 National Science Bowl 2013 The high school students participated in a team challenge competition, which prompted them to solve problems by conducting experiments and

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Programs | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Programs Programs Programs Home Advanced Scientific Computing Research Basic Energy Sciences Biological and Environmental Research Fusion Energy Sciences High Energy Physics...

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Geospatial Science Program | Department of Energy  

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Geospatial Science Program Geospatial Science Program Geospatial Science Program June 21, 2011 - 3:50pm Addthis The overarching mission of the Department of Energy (DOE) is to discover solutions to power and secure America's future. DOE's Geospatial Science Program was established to optimize geospatial investments across our complex and to enable prudent stewardship of the resources provided by the American taxpayer. The term 'geospatial science' encompasses both the concepts of geographic information science and geographic information systems. Geographic information science is the study of spatially-referenced data, including geographic theory, technological design, and analytical algorithms. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are specialized software and hardware used to manage, manipulate, query, and

316

NREL: Energy Sciences - Liping Yu  

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Liping Yu Liping Yu Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Liping Yu Phone: (303) 384-6455 Email: liping.yu@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Dr. Yu joined NREL in August 2009 as a postdoctoral researcher in the Solid State Theory Team. He received his Ph.D. in physics from North Carolina State University in 2009 under the supervision of Dr. Jerry Bernholc. His research in computational materials science focuses on first principles (DFT) studies of defect, electronic, optical, and dielectric properties of real materials. Currently he works on the computational design and theoretical modeling of renewable energy materials for the Center of Inverse Design, a DOE Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC). Research Interests High-throughput calculations Solar photovoltaic and solid state lighting

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Energy Department to Invest up to $5.2 million to Advance Basic Research  

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to Invest up to $5.2 million to Advance Basic to Invest up to $5.2 million to Advance Basic Research through Federal-State Partnership Energy Department to Invest up to $5.2 million to Advance Basic Research through Federal-State Partnership April 7, 2008 - 10:50am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it will invest up to $5.2 million in basic research projects with 12 universities from across the country. In an effort to ensure America remains the world leader in scientific research and innovation, universities selected will pair with a DOE national laboratory to maximize expertise. These research projects, ranging from advanced solar cells to hydrogen energy systems, are a part of DOE's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), a federal-state partnership

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Mesa Energy formerly called Mesa Environmental Sciences | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

called Mesa Environmental Sciences called Mesa Environmental Sciences Jump to: navigation, search Name Mesa Energy (formerly called Mesa Environmental Sciences) Place Pennsylvania Zip 19355 Sector Services, Solar Product Environmental and energy services company focused on solar PV design and installation. References Mesa Energy (formerly called Mesa Environmental Sciences)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Mesa Energy (formerly called Mesa Environmental Sciences) is a company located in Pennsylvania . References ↑ "Mesa Energy (formerly called Mesa Environmental Sciences)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Mesa_Energy_formerly_called_Mesa_Environmental_Sciences&oldid=34874

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IndianEnergySummitBasicFactSheet_04202011  

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REGISTRATION: ALL TRIBAL LEADERS and ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER in order to attend and participate in the Summit. * You must complete the registration form and send it in by May 1. * The form can be found on the Tribal Summit homepage (http://www.energy.gov/indianenergy/tribalsummit.htm) located under the "Important Materials" section. * Email it to registertribalsummit@hq.doe.gov or fax it to (202) 586- 5497, attention Pilar Thomas. Note: There are NO registration fees to participate. However, tribal leaders will have to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodations. Given the full schedule of the meetings between tribes and DOE on May 4th and 5th, the hotel is providing some refreshments and some meals as part of the working sessions.

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Urban Energy Balance Obtained from the Comprehensive Outdoor Scale Model Experiment. Part I: Basic Features of the Surface Energy Balance  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The objective of this study is to examine the basic features of the surface energy balance (SEB) using the data obtained from the Comprehensive Outdoor Scale Model (COSMO). COSMO is an idealized miniature city that has no vegetation, no human ...

Toru Kawai; Manabu Kanda

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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321

NREL: Energy Sciences - Chemical and Materials Science  

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energy and conducts theoretical studies and fundamental experimental research on optoelectronic materials. The center is led by Acting Director Jao van de Lagemaat. The Center...

322

NREL: Energy Sciences - Chemical and Materials Science Staff  

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Chemical and Materials Science Staff Chemical and Materials Science Staff The Chemical and Materials Science staff members at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory work within one of five groups: the Chemical and Nanoscale Science Group, the Theoretical Materials Science Group, the Materials Science Group, the Process Technology and Advanced Concepts Group, and the Fuel Cells Group. Access the staff members' background, areas of expertise, and contact information below. Jao van de Lagemaat Director Marisa Howe Project Specialist Chemical & Nanoscale Science Group Nicole Campos Administrative Professional Paul Ackerman Natalia Azarova Brian Bailey Matthew C. Beard Matt Bergren Raghu N. Bhattacharya Julio Villanueva Cab Rebecca Callahan Russ Cormier Ryan Crisp Alex Dixon Andrew J. Ferguson Arthur J. Frank

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India Added to WorldWideScience.org | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office of  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

India Added to WorldWideScience.org India Added to WorldWideScience.org NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Cathey Daniels, (865) 576-9539 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2008 India Added to WorldWideScience.org Online gateway makes world's science available to citizens everywhere Oak Ridge, TN - WorldWideScience.org, the online gateway that makes the world's science readily available to researchers and citizens alike, recently added four important science sources from India to its global reach. Users can search these and many other science sources from a single entry point and retrieve the most current science findings in fields such as energy, medicine, agriculture and basic sciences. The addition of India effectively doubled the percentage of the world's population represented in the searches of WorldWideScience.org. The newest

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Daniel Ruddy  

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Ruddy Ruddy Scientist III Photo of Daniel Ruddy Phone: (303) 384-6322 Email: dan.ruddy@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2010 Dan Ruddy received a Ph.D. degree in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008. His research combined synthetic molecular and materials chemistry with detailed characterization to study novel heterogeneous catalysts. He then worked on a variety of catalyst development projects at the Dow Chemical Company in the Renewable Feedstocks & Process Catalysis Group before joining the Chemical and Nanoscale Science Group at NREL in 2010. Dr. Ruddy's research at NREL integrates the synthesis and characterization of functional molecules and materials for advanced energy technologies including solar fuels production, biomass conversion catalysis, and next-generation PV materials.

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Energy Department Awards Universities $7.5 Million for Basic Research |  

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Universities $7.5 Million for Basic Universities $7.5 Million for Basic Research Energy Department Awards Universities $7.5 Million for Basic Research March 28, 2007 - 12:17pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- The Department of Energy has awarded grants totaling $7.5 million to universities in New Hampshire, Maine, Delaware and Kentucky for research ranging from nanomaterials to biofuels. The states will match at least 50 percent of this funding. The grants are part of an experimental program to improve the capability of universities to conduct nationally competitive energy-related research in states that have historically received less federal research and development funding. "As President Bush so forcefully stated in his 2006 State of the Union address, 'we must continue to lead the world in human talent and

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Basic science and its relationship to environmental restoration: Preparing for the 21. century. Summary report  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Department of Energy (DOE) funded the two day meeting in order to focus on ways to organize and mobilize the scientific community to effectively address the maze of global environmental problems. Using the Office of Energy Research (ER) as a Test Case, the participants were asked to address such questions as: What are the problems ER can effectively address? Is there a hierarchy of issues involved in attacking those problems? Are there new multi-disciplinary constructs that should be encouraged in the university environment, much like the applied science departments that developed at many institutions in the 1970`s and 1980`s; and/or in the national laboratories? What does it take to get the best minds in the university and national laboratory environments actively engaged in investigations of fundamental environmental problems? If such a beginning can be made, how should its significance be communicated to other agencies?

NONE

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Residential Buildings » Building America » Building Science Residential Buildings » Building America » Building Science Education Building Science Education The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Building America program recognizes that the education of future design/construction industry professionals in solid building science principles is critical to widespread development of high performance homes that are energy efficient, healthy, and durable. In November 2012, DOE met with leaders in the building science community to develop a strategic Building Science Education Roadmap that will chart a path for training skilled professionals who apply proven innovations and recognize the value of high performance homes. The roadmap aims to: Increase awareness of high performance home benefits Build a solid infrastructure for delivering building science

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It Starts with Science... | Department of Energy  

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It Starts with Science... It Starts with Science... It Starts with Science... Addthis Description Secretary Chu sits down with a journalism student at Carnegie Mellon's Education City campus in Qatar to discuss the value of science in education and what attracted him to the study of Physics. Speakers Secretary Steven Chu, Thouria Mahmoud Duration 3:09 Topic Science Education Energy Economy Credit Energy Department Video THOURIA MAHMOUD: And I'm a student in Northwestern in Qatar, a sophomore in journalism. And now we're in Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, and I'm talking to Mr. Secretary. If you had any advice for students who are, like, looking forward to pursue any science major, what would you tell them? SECRETARY OF ENERGY STEVEN CHU: In universities they call a liberal arts

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Snowflake Science | Department of Energy  

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Snowflake Science Snowflake Science January 12, 2012 - 2:08pm Addthis Snowflakes always have six sides, their form and shape depend on temperature and moisture -- and they may have...

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Science (WFP) | Department of Energy  

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Science (WFP) Science (WFP) The purpose of the workforce Plan is to provide focus and direction to Human Resources (HR) strategy. This will enable the agency to have the right...

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Clean Energy | More Science | ORNL  

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Clean Energy SHARE Clean Energy '' Download the Clean Energy Newsletter Driven by the goal of reducing fossil fuel use and pollution, ORNL's clean energy research plays a pivotal...

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Graduate School of Energy Science Outlines of Laboratories Department of ENERGY CONVERSION SCIENCE  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Graduate School of Energy Science ­ Outlines of Laboratories Department of ENERGY CONVERSION SCIENCE 1 / 2 Group Code: H-1 Group Name: Thermal Energy Conversion Takuji ISHIYAMA, Professor; Hiroshi energy conversion systems with high efficiency and safety while protecting the environment

Takada, Shoji

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Lost in TranslationBasic Science in the Era of Translational Research  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...2009. Translational careers. Science 324: 855. 2 Bush, V. 1945. Science the endless frontier. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC. 3 Casadevall...C. Fang. 2009. Important science-its all about the SPIN. Infect...

Ferric C. Fang; Arturo Casadevall

2009-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

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http://science.energy.gov/fes Establishing the scien.fic basis for fusion energy  

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http://science.energy.gov/fes Establishing the scien.fic basis for fusion energy and plasma science goals · Office of Science role regarding fusion energy: establish university engagement and leadership. Fusion materials science will be an increasing

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USA RS Basic Contract - Contract No.: DE-RW0000005 | Department of Energy  

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USA RS Basic Contract - Contract No.: DE-RW0000005 USA RS Basic Contract - Contract No.: DE-RW0000005 USA RS Basic Contract - Contract No.: DE-RW0000005 This document describes the Statement of Work (SOW) of the Management and Operating Contractor (M&O) Contract for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM) Program's Yucca Mountain Project (YMP). An M&O contract is defined at Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 17.6 and Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) 970. Inasmuch as the assigned mission of OCRWM YMP is dynamic, this SOW is not intended to be exclusive or restrictive, but is intended to provide a broad framework and general scope of work to be performed by the M&O. This SOW does not represent a commitment to, or imply funding for, specific projects

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Before the House Subcommittee on Energy, Committee on Science...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Energy, Committee on Science, Space and Technology Before the House Subcommittee on Energy, Committee on Science, Space and Technology Testimony of Dr. Peter Lyons, Assistant...

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Office of the Under Secretary for Science and Energy | Department...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Office of the Under Secretary for Science and Energy Office of the Under Secretary for Science and Energy Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium Launch Grid Modernization...

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Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Statement Before the Committee On...

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Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy...  

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Dr. Edmund Synakowski, Associate Director Offfice of Fusion Energy Sciences Office of Science Subject: DOE Fusion Energy Program 10-29-09FinalTestimony(Synakowski).pdf More...

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Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Testimony of Christopher Smith, Acting Assistant Secretary Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space,...

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NETL: Advanced Research - Computation Energy Sciences  

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Computational Energy Sciences Computational Energy Sciences Advanced Research Computational Energy Sciences Virtual Plant Simulating the complex processes occurring inside a coal gasifier, or across an entire chemical or power plant, is an incredible tool made possible by today's supercomputers and advanced simulation software. The Computational Energy Sciences (CES) Focus Area provides such tools to the Fossil Energy program at NETL. The goal is to help scientists and engineers to better understand the fundamental steps in a complex process so they can optimize the design of the equipment needed to run it. Not only is this less costly than performing a long series of experiments under varying conditions to try to isolate important variables, but it also provides more information than such experiments can provide. Of course, the data is

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House Committee on Science | Department of Energy  

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Committee on Science Committee on Science House Committee on Science February 16, 2005 - 10:25am Addthis Remarks by Secretary Samuel W. Bodman Chairman Boehlert, Congressman Gordon, members of the Committee, thank you for welcoming me back, this time in my new role as Secretary of Energy. I am grateful for the opportunity to discuss the President's fiscal year 2006 budget for science at the Department of Energy. I come before you this morning with tremendous enthusiasm for the Department's mission to maintain and enhance America's leadership in science and technology. That responsibility is best illustrated by the Department's Office of Science stewardship of our nation's scientific infrastructure through a system of 10 world-class National Laboratories. In addition to the

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Science for Our Nation's Energy Future | U.S. DOE Office of Science...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

DOE Announcements Science for Our Nation's Energy Future Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) EFRCs Home Centers Research Science Highlights News & Events EFRC News EFRC...

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Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

-- House Science, Space, and -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Testimony of Christopher Smith, Acting Assistant Secretary Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee More Documents & Publications Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Before the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy -- House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy -- House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power -- House Energy and Commerce Committee Before the Subcommittees on Energy and Environment - House Committee on

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Climate Change Science Institute | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Climate Change Science Institute Climate Change Science Institute SHARE Climate Change Science Institute To advance understanding of the Earth system, describe the consequences of climate change, and evaluate and inform policy on the outcomes of climate change responses. The Climate Change Science Institute is an inter-disciplinary, cross-directorate research organization created in 2009 to advance climate change science research. More than 100 researchers from the Computing and Computational Sciences and the Energy and Environmental Sciences Directorates at ORNL actively participate in CCSI research. CCSI aims to understand the fate of carbon in the climate system-the central issue of greenhouse-gas-induced warming-so we can develop the predictive infrastructure to help answer questions about low-probability, high-impact

346

Energy Sciences Institute Talks at West Campus  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

such as pumped hydroelectric storage, compressed air energy storage (CAES), flywheels, and electrochemical electric storage devices, but viable battery technology able to store large amounts of electric energyEnergy Sciences Institute Talks at West Campus Jaephil Cho Professor at SAMSUNG SDI-UNIST Future

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INTEGRATED ENERGY SYSTEMS: PRODUCTIVITY & BUILDING SCIENCE  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Integrated Design of Commercial Building Ceiling Systems Integrated Design of Residential Ducting & Air FlowINTEGRATED ENERGY SYSTEMS: PRODUCTIVITY & BUILDING SCIENCE Productivity and Interior Environments Integrated Design of Large Commercial HVAC Systems Integrated Design of Small Commercial HVAC Systems

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Biological Science | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Biological Science Biological Science Biological Science The protozoan Plasmodium falciparum gliding through a cell in the gut of a mosquito, its primary host. Although five different species of Plasmodium can cause malaria, Plasmodium falciparum causes the most severe disease. | Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons. Read more The protozoan Plasmodium falciparum gliding through a cell in the gut of a mosquito, its primary host. Although five different species of Plasmodium can cause malaria, Plasmodium falciparum causes the most severe disease. | Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons. Read more Featured Your Density Isn't Your Destiny: The Future of Bad Cholesterol

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Regime, phase and paradigm shifts: making community ecology the basic science for fisheries  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Peterson, C. H. 1997 The management of fisheries and marine ecosystems. Science 277, 509515. Botsford...lights, and holistic approaches to fisheries management with minimal stock assessment...the Pacific Ocean. Science 299, 217221. Christensen...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

July 18, 2011 July 18, 2011 National Science Bowl DOE's National Science Bowl competition is a way to encourage students, who excel in math and science, to pursue careers in those fields. Teams of four or five students compete in a "Jeopardy" style question and answer format. Similar to the FIFA World Cup, the Science Bowl competitions are set up in a round robin format followed by a single or double elimination final tournament. August 5, 2010 The Next Generation of Scientists 150 graduate students will receive a three-year graduate fellowship, which includes tuition, living expenses, and research support. October 8, 2010 Make Your Mark in the 2011 Hydrogen Student Design Contest The contest is challenges undergraduate and graduate students worldwide to plan and design a residential hydrogen fueling system for a home, apartment

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Fusion Energy Sciences Network Requirements  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

program to achieve ignition, to provide laser facility timeIgnition Facility National Institute for Fusion Science National LaserIgnition Facility (NIF). In support of the OMEGA Laser

Dart, Eli

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 2, 2011 February 2, 2011 This Month's Feature on .EDU Connections: Iowa State University Iowa State University's vision is to lead the world in advancing the land-grant ideas of putting science, technology and human creativity to work. February 4, 2011 Geek-Up [2.4.2011]: Mars Hoppers and InSynC Designs for a nuclear-powered Mars hopper that could cover 9 miles every five to seven days and students and teachers submit proposals to use Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source. February 17, 2011 The Virginia winners: coach Sharon Webb, Alexander Yang, Steve Qian, Alec Brenner, Owen Gray, Zeming Lin and Ollie, the Virginia Regional Science Bowl puppy | Photo Courtesy of National Science Bowl More Regional Science Bowl Winners By March 25, 2011, thousands of students will have competed in more than

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National Science Bowl | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

National Science Bowl National Science Bowl National Science Bowl April 25, 2013 11:15AM EDT to April 27, 2013 5:00PM EDT Washington, DC The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl is a nationwide academic competition that tests students' knowledge in all areas of science. High school and middle school students are quizzed in a fast paced question-and-answer format similar to Jeopardy. Competing teams from diverse backgrounds are comprised of four students, one alternate, and a teacher who serves as an advisor and coach. A featured event at the National Finals for middle school students, the Model Car Challenge invites students to design, build, and race model cars. This competition tests the creative engineering skills of many of the brightest math and science students in the nation as they gain hands-on

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Department of Energy Advance Methane Hydrates Science and Technology Projects  

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Descriptions for Energy Department Methane Hydrates Science and Technology Projects, August 31, 2012

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E-print Network home page -- Energy, science, and technology for the  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Energy, science, and technology for the research community! Energy, science, and technology for the research community! Enter Search Terms Search Advanced Search The E-print Network is . . . . . . a vast, integrated network of electronic scientific and technical information created by scientists and research engineers active in their respective fields, all full-text searchable. E-print Network is intended for use by other scientists, engineers, and students at advanced levels. . . . a gateway to over 35,300 websites and databases worldwide, containing over 5.5 million e-prints in basic and applied sciences, primarily in physics but also including subject areas such as chemistry, biology and life sciences, materials science, nuclear sciences and engineering, energy research, computer and information technologies, and other disciplines of

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Chemical Science | Department of Energy  

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Chemical Science Chemical Science Chemical Science Plant fatty acids are used in a vast range of products, from polymers to plastics and soaps to industrial feed stocks -- making up an estimated $150 billion market annually. A new discovery of inserting double bonds in the fatty acids could show the way to the designer production of plant fatty acids, and, in turn, to new industrial applications and new products. Read more. Plant fatty acids are used in a vast range of products, from polymers to plastics and soaps to industrial feed stocks -- making up an estimated $150 billion market annually. A new discovery of inserting double bonds in the fatty acids could show the way to the designer production of plant fatty

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Jie Ma  

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Jie Ma Jie Ma Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Jie Ma Phone: (303) 384-6511 Email: jie.ma@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2010 Dr. Ma graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2004 and received a Ph.D. degree from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009. Jie joined the Computational Materials Science Team at NREL as a postdoctoral researcher in March, 2010. He is currently working on computational design and characterization of nanoscale materials for doping, water splitting, and solar cells, using quantum mechanical electronic structure calculation and molecular dynamics simulation techniques. Research Interests Low-dimensional systems (quantum dots, nanotube and nanowires, and surfaces) Doping in semiconductors. Solar cell and water splitting.

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Qiang Xu  

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Qiang Xu Qiang Xu Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Qiang Xu Phone: (303) 384-7929 Email: Qiang.Xu@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2009 Dr. Xu graduated from the physics department of East China University of Science & Technology and earned his Ph.D. degree from Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Science in 2008. Qiang worked as a research fellow at Nanyang Technological University for two years. His research is focused on calculating and simulating the fundamental properties and electronic structures of materials using the first-principles method, such as doping in quantum dot and wires, band offset and deformation potential of semiconductors, and strain distribution in quantum dot. Qiang joined the Computational Materials Science Team at NREL as a postdoctoral researcher in March of 2010. Dr. Xu is currently

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MIT- Energy Science and Engineering Laboratory | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Energy Science and Engineering Laboratory Energy Science and Engineering Laboratory Jump to: navigation, search Logo: MIT- Energy Science and Engineering Laboratory Name MIT- Energy Science and Engineering Laboratory Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue Place Cambridge, Massachusetts Zip 02139 Region Greater Boston Area Coordinates 42.359089°, -71.093412° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":42.359089,"lon":-71.093412,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Energy Frontier Research Center Materials Science of Actinides (A "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest entry from the 2011 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum)  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

'Energy Frontier Research Center Materials Science of Actinides' was submitted by the EFRC for Materials Science of Actinides (MSA) to the 'Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research' video contest at the 2011 Science for Our Nation's Energy Future: Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum. Twenty-six EFRCs created short videos to highlight their mission and their work. MSA is directed by Peter Burns at the University of Notre Dame, and is a partnership of scientists from ten institutions.The Office of Basic Energy Sciences in the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science established the 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) in 2009. These collaboratively-organized centers conduct fundamental research focused on 'grand challenges' and use-inspired 'basic research needs' recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The overall purpose is to accelerate scientific progress toward meeting the nation's critical energy challenges.

Burns, Peter (Director, Materials Science of Actinides); MSA Staff

2011-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 19, 2013 August 19, 2013 Students from the University of Maryland's Designing a Sustainable World course, a class based on the Energy Department's Energy 101 Course Framework, present their end-of-year design projects. | Photo courtesy of the University of Maryland. Class Is Now in Session: Energy 101 This week, energy.gov is going back to school. Our first stop: a look at how the Energy Department's Energy 101 Course Framework is helping colleges and universities offer energy-related classes. July 3, 2013 The Solar Classroom Lesson Plan Summer activities for parents, teachers and kids to expand their solar energy knowledge. June 21, 2013 Did you know: Incandescent light bulbs only convert about 10 percent of the energy they consume into light and the rest is released as heat. The Energy Department's Energy Bike demonstrates the physical effort it takes to power incandescent, compact fluorescent and LED light bulbs. Students from Churchill Road Elementary School in Virginia recently pedaled for power at their Earth Day assembly, learning firsthand about energy efficiency. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 28, 2012 August 28, 2012 More than 750 students and teachers (and Energy Ant!) visited Washington D.C. for the 32nd Annual NEED Youth Awards for Energy Achievement to receive awards for outstanding energy education efforts in their local communities. | Photo courtesy National Energy Education Development Project Back to School with Energy Ant Learn about some of the extraordinary - and free - resources available for teachers and students on the U.S. Energy Information Administrations's Energy Kids page. August 24, 2012 An LBNL scientist explains the properties of liquid nitrogen to students on Bring Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day. | Courtesy of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab | Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt. Top 7 Things You Didn't Know About Energy: Back-to-School Edition

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Weaving Community and Science | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Weaving Community and Science Weaving Community and Science Weaving Community and Science October 22, 2013 - 5:41pm Addthis What does this project do? Goal 4. Optimize the use of land and assets Weaving Community and Science: Former Summer Intern Is Investigating Plant Uptake of Contaminants on Disposal Cell Covers Carrie Nuva Joseph, a former U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) summer intern at the Grand Junction, Colorado, office; current graduate student in the University of Arizona's Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science; and a Native American community stakeholder, is helping the Office of Legacy Management (LM) understand the effects of plant growth on engineered disposal cell covers. Mother Nature fills a vacuum-plant encroachment happens! Cover designers spread and compacted thick layers of clayey soil over

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Department of Energy - Science Education  

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Energy Frontier | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Energy Frontier High Energy Physics (HEP) HEP Home About Research Science Drivers of Particle Physics Energy Frontier Intensity Frontier Cosmic Frontier Theoretical Physics...

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Department of Energy National Science Bowl | Department of Energy  

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National Science Bowl National Science Bowl Department of Energy National Science Bowl May 5, 2008 - 11:30am Addthis Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Secretary Bodman Thank you, Ray. And thanks to our Office of Science for all the work that went into organizing this year's National Science Bowl. In particular, I'd like to recognize Sue Ellen Walbridge, who has orchestrated this important event for the past 17 years. Sue Ellen, thank you for your devotion to America's scientific future. I'm glad to have my wife Diane with me here today. It's no secret; we are both big supporters of this competition and of all of you its participants. You are America's future. And as I look out here today on many of our best and brightest students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, it is clear to me that our future is bright indeed.

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Bing Huang  

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Bing Huang Bing Huang Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Bing Huang Phone: (303) 384-6465 Email: Bing.Huang@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2010 Dr. Huang joined the Computational Materials Science Team at NREL in 2010. He received his Ph.D. in physics from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2010 under the supervision of Prof. Wenhui Duan. His background is in solid-state physics and materials science based on first-principles electronic and transport calculations. Until now, he has published 20-plus peer-reviewed papers with a total citation of approximately 350 times. Research Interests Low dimensional systems, such as nanotubes, nanowires and graphene. Physical and chemical properties of surfaces, interfaces and superlattices. Mechanical properties and stabilities of low dimensional systems.

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Before the House Subcommittee on Energy - Committee on Science...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

- Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Before the House Subcommittee on Energy - Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Testimony of Dr. Patricia Dehmer, Acting...

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Contacts for Geospatial Science Program | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Geospatial Science Program Contacts for Geospatial Science Program LeAnn Oliver Associate Chief Information Officer for IT Policy and Governance US Department of Energy...

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Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations...

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Before the Subcommittee on Energy - House Committee on Science...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

- House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Before the Subcommittee on Energy - House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Testimony of Adam Sieminiski, Administrator,...

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Science to Energy Solutions | ORNL  

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high-temperature superconducting technology licensed and in production to make energy efficient electrical transmission lines Ductile Ni3Al superalloys licensed Mass spectrometry...

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NETL: Advanced Research - Computation Energy Sciences  

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Computational Energy Sciences > APECS Computational Energy Sciences > APECS Advanced Research Computational Energy Sciences APECS APECS Virtual Plant APECS (Advanced Process Engineering Co-Simulator) is the first simulation software to combine the disciplines of process simulation and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). This unique combination makes it possible for engineers to create "virtual plants" and to follow complex thermal and fluid flow phenomena from unit to unit across the plant. Advanced visualization software tools aid in analysis and optimization of the entire plant's performance. This tool can significantly reduce the cost of power plant design and optimization with an emphasis on multiphase flows critical to advanced power cycles. A government-industry-university collaboration (including DOE, NETL, Ansys/

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Basic model Basic model  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Early days Basic model Literature Classical literature Bayes pre-MCMC Bayes post-MCMC Basic model systems via latent factors Hedibert Freitas Lopes Booth School of Business University of Chicago Col / 66 #12;Early days Basic model Literature Classical literature Bayes pre-MCMC Bayes post-MCMC Basic

Liu, I-Shih

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Maria Ghirardi  

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Maria Ghirardi Maria Ghirardi Team Leader Photo of Maria Ghirardi Phone: (303) 384-6312 Email: maria.ghirardi@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 1995 Dr. Maria L. Ghirardi is a Group Manager/Principal Scientist at NREL and a Research Associate Professor the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. She received her Ph.D. degree in Comparative Biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley in 1988. Since then, she has been involved in both basic and applied research and has had extensive experience working with photosynthetic organisms. Her work at NREL involves photobiological H2 production and covers metabolic, biochemical, and genetic aspects of algal metabolism. Her team's research accomplishments include (1) the development of the first sustained algal H2-production system; (2) the identification of three

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Expanding Science and Energy Literacy with Americas Science and Technology Centers  

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The Department's new partnership with the Association of Science and Technology Centers is advancing energy literacy through museums and science centers.

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Recent Success Stories  

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Recent Success Stories The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, providing more than 40 percent of total funding for this vital area of national importance. The following are recent success stories about discovery and innovation. These are representative accomplishments resulting from DOE Office of Science research. 2011-05-31; Superfast Search Engine speeds Past the Competition, ACC0408 2011-05-16; Scientists Create World's Smallest Battery, ACC0403 2011-05-09; Using DNA to Build Nanomaterials; Walsh, Karen McNulty; ACC0402 2011-04-15; Beyond Silicon: Cutting the Costs of Solar Power; Ahlberg, Liz; ACC0401

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

November 22, 2013 November 22, 2013 WHO SAID IT: Tesla or Edison? Test your knowledge of energy inventors Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla with our downloadable quote quiz cards. November 22, 2013 History of the Light Bulb The History of the Light Bulb From incandescent bulbs to fluorescents to LEDs, we're exploring the long history of the light bulb. November 20, 2013 Education and Professional Development To pursue a clean energy career, you may need general as well as specialized training. A number of colleges and universities now offer specializations in various clean energy fields, or even full degree

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Energy Innovation Hubs: Achieving Our Energy Goals with Science |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Innovation Hubs: Achieving Our Energy Goals with Science Innovation Hubs: Achieving Our Energy Goals with Science Energy Innovation Hubs: Achieving Our Energy Goals with Science March 2, 2012 - 6:44pm Addthis Secretary Chu stops at Oak Ridge National Lab in February 2012 for a quick, nuclear-themed visit that included a tour of the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL) and a stop at the new Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF). | Photo courtesy of Oak Ridge National Lab Secretary Chu stops at Oak Ridge National Lab in February 2012 for a quick, nuclear-themed visit that included a tour of the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL) and a stop at the new Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF). | Photo courtesy of Oak Ridge National Lab Michael Hess Michael Hess

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

September 10, 2010 September 10, 2010 High School Students Build Their Own Supercomputer (Almost) The students went about building a computer cluster, a group of computers communicating with one another to operate as a single machine, out of Mac mini CPUs. While the students' setup obviously did not compute nearly as fast as ORNL's "Jaguar" cluster, which is officially reco August 12, 2010 This Year's MEISPP Interns One of the key programs of the Department of Energy's Office of Economic Impact and Diversity is our Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program (MEISPP). August 11, 2010 Strengthening America's Energy Future through Education and Workforce Development To have a strong clean energy revolution we need a strong energy workforce. Learn more about what the Department has done to learn about potential

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381

Photon Science for Renewable Energy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and durability of lithium-ion batteries to maintain per-Sunlight to fuel Batteries Fuel cells CO 2 capture &15 (2008). ] Energy Storage: Batteries Batteries give us the

Hussain, Zahid

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Department of Energy 2009 Annual FOIA Report I. Basic Information Regarding Report.  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

9 Annual FOIA Report 9 Annual FOIA Report I. Basic Information Regarding Report. A. Kevin T. Hagerty, Director Office of Information Resources, MA-90 U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 202-586-5955 Sheila Jeter, FOIA/Privacy Act Specialist Alexander Morris, FOIA Officer FOIA/Privacy Act Office, MA-90 Office of Information Resources U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 202-586-5955 B. An electronic copy of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) report can be obtained at http://management.energy.gov/documents/annual_reports.htm. The report can then be accessed by clicking FOIA Annual Reports. C. A paper copy of the report can be obtained at the Headquarters Freedom of Information

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Energy BioSciences Institute | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

BioSciences Institute BioSciences Institute Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Energy BioSciences Institute Name Energy BioSciences Institute Place Berkeley, California Zip 94720 Region Bay Area Coordinates 37.8744633°, -122.2526269° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":37.8744633,"lon":-122.2526269,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

384

Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 22, 2012 February 22, 2012 Energy Department Makes a Difference Helping Students' Careers To stay a top competitor in today's global economy, we need to make sure that students who aspire to be the next generation of America's scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs can get the hands-on experience and training they need to lead our industries and businesses. January 26, 2012 Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California -- venue for the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. | Image credit: Richard King. Solar Decathlon 2013: New Teams! New Location! In addition to welcoming 20 new collegiate teams and hundreds of new student decathletes to our 2013 competition, we are announcing a new site. January 18, 2012 Secretary Chu and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger speak with students at the 2011 Energy Innovation Summit. | Photo courtesy of ARPA-E.

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 17, 2010 August 17, 2010 Kentucky's School Energy Managers pose for a photo during an orientation session. | Photo courtesy of Chris Wooten, Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center Kentucky Launches State-Wide School Energy Manager Program In what could potentially be the first program of its scale, Kentucky has hired a new green team of 35 energy managers. August 13, 2010 Campers at Camp Discovery put the finishing touches on a newly assembled electric vehicle they built to learn more about EV technology while sharing their experiences with battling cancer. | Photo courtesy of Craig Egan Kids at Camp Discovery Bond Over Building Electric Vehicle Each year, about 150 kids gather during the summer at Camp Discovery in Kerrville, Texas, to learn new things and have fun. But this isn't an

386

NREL: Energy Sciences - Roman Brunecky  

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Roman Brunecky Roman Brunecky Research Scientist Photo of Roman Brunecky Phone: (303) 384-6878 Email: roman.brunecky@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2007 Roman Brunecky received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2007. His advisors were Tatiana Kutateladze and Michael Overduin. He worked on characterizing the interaction between a-synuclein and the C-terminus of the dopamine transporter. At NREL, Dr. Brunecky's research has focused on the development of high-throughput robotic assays for testing the efficacy of biomass conversion enzymes. He has also developed novel robotic methods for both mass spectrometry and x-ray crystallography. Furthermore, he has used his experience in protein expression and purification to identify and characterize novel bioconversion enzymes in conjunction with industrial

387

Science Education | Department of Energy  

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April 4, 2012 April 4, 2012 New York Times technology correspondent David Pogue -- host of NOVA's popular "Making Stuff" series -- takes viewers on a quest to understand chemistry and all of the materials of life: the 118 unique elements that make up the amazing periodic table, including the 90 naturally-occurring elements and those created by scientists. | Photo courtesy of PBS. Ames Lab Plays Elemental Role in New PBS Special The periodic table (and Ames Lab) is the focus of David Pogue's newest NOVA special, Hunting the Elements, which premieres on PBS this Wednesday night at 9 p.m. EST (check your local listings). March 22, 2012 Join the Conversation - Get on #STEM on Twitter.com at 2:30ET Today If you're joining our Tweet Up on Women in STEM (that's science,

388

NREL: Energy Sciences - Xiuwen Zhang  

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Xiuwen Zhang Xiuwen Zhang Subcontractor Photo of Xiuwen Zhang Phone: (303) 384-6442 Email: xiuwen.zhang@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Dr. Zhang joined NREL in March 2008 as a postdoctoral researcher in the Solid State Theory Team. He received his B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, China, and, in 2008, was granted his Ph.D. in physics from the Institute of Semiconductors in Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, under the supervision of Prof. Jian-Bai Xia. His research subject was the electrical and magnetic properties of semiconductor quantum dots and wires. During his doctoral study, Xiuwen gained experience as a project officer in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr. Zhang currently

389

Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

August 26, 2011 August 26, 2011 A map of the August 23, 2011, Mineral, Virginia, earthquake that shook the east coast of the United States. | Image courtesy of the U.S. Geological Service The Science of Earthquakes The rare, powerful 5.8-magnitude earthquake that shook the east coast United States on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, caused minimal damage but surprised and unnerved millions of people. The quake occurred near Mineral, Virginia, about 100 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., and was recorded all along the Appalachians, from Georgia to New England. August 23, 2011 This wind turbine, along with a solar photovoltaic system, will be used to power the school's off-grid greenhouse. | Image courtesy of Wind Powering America Ask Yourself -- What Kind of Projects Have You Done in School?

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Thomas Gennett  

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Thomas Gennett Thomas Gennett Senior Scientist Photo of Thomas Gennett Phone: (303) 384-6628 Email: thomas.gennett@nrel.gov Thomas Gennett is currently a senior scientist at NREL and holds Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Materials Science status with the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). At NREL, Dr. Gennett leads three distinct projects. One focuses on the mechanism of room temperature hydrogen adsorption for carbon based sorbents, the second on the development of advanced materials for direct methanol fuel cell anode catalysts, and the third on development of next generation transparent conductive oxides (TCOs) for photovoltaic applications. Previously, while a Professor at RIT, he was co-founder and director (2001-2003) of the highly successful NanoPower Research Laboratory. Dr. Gennett has had a strong collaboration

391

NREL: Energy Sciences - Klara Maturova  

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Klara Maturova Klara Maturova Postdoctoral Researcher Photo of Klara Maturova Phone: (303) 384-7909 Email: klara.maturova@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2010 Dr. Klara Maturova joined the Chemical and Nanoscale Science Group at NREL in April 2010. Dr. Maturova obtained her M.Sc. degree (cum laude) in July 2005 at the Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic. She did research in the field of scanning probe microscopy and surface plasmon polaritons in the Solid State Physics and Surfaces Group. During her master study, she interned at the Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands, where she researched fullerene molecules on graphite and diamond surfaces. One year later, she bacame a Ph.D. student in Eindhoven's Molecular Materials and Nanosystems Group under the supervision of M. Kemerink and R.

392

NREL: Energy Sciences - Larry Taylor  

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Larry Taylor Larry Taylor Research Scientist Phone: (303) 384-7784 Email: larry.taylor@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2007 Larry Taylor received his Ph.D. in Environmental Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from the Marine and Estuarine Environmental Sciences department at the University of Maryland, College Park. His dissertation work focused on the functional genomics of the plant cell wall degrading enzyme systems of the marine bacterium Saccharophagus degradans 2-40, which was isolated from decaying salt marsh grass the Chesapeake Bay watershed in 1988. Preliminary genomic analyses revealed that the S. degradans encodes more than 180 predicted carbohydrases. Under the direction of Prof. Ronald M. Weiner, and in collaboration with Dr. Bernard Henrisaat, Dr. Taylor identified the predicted cellulase system of S. degradans through sequence

393

NREL: Energy Sciences - Carrie Eckert  

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Carrie Eckert Carrie Eckert Scientist III Photo of Carrie Eckert Phone: (303) 384-6891 Email: carrie.eckert@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Carrie Eckert received her B.S. in Biology in 1999 from the University of South Dakota, where she was involved in research on heat shock proteins in maize. She received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology in 2006 from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Under the supervision of Paul Megee, she studied chromosome cohesion in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. After graduation, she worked under the supervision of James Maller, with whom she investigated kinases and phosphatases involved in meiosis using Xenopus laevis oocytes. Her current research interests involve genetic manipulation of the bidirectional hydrogenase of the cyanobacteria Synechocystis to further

394

NREL: Energy Sciences - Hui Wei  

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Hui Wei Hui Wei Research Scientist Photo of Hui Wei Phone: (303) 384-6620 Email: hui.wei@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Hui Wei joined NREL in 2008, and is a Research Scientist in the Biomolecular Sciences Team, the Bioscience Center. His main research interest and current research activities at NREl are focused on (1) the genetic modification of plants to increase their biomas digestibility, (2) the efficient microbial conversion of bimass to biofuels, including biodiesel and other long-chain hydrocarbons, and (3) the plant-microbe interactions. In 2003, he earned a Ph.D. in Plant and Microbial Physiology from Queen's University in Canada. During his Ph.D. studies, he worked on the metabolism of carbon, nitrogen and oxygen, and the ion transport in the bacteria-infected plant cells. He also earned an M.S. in Microbiology from

395

NREL: Energy Sciences - Ashutosh Mittal  

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Ashutosh Mittal Ashutosh Mittal Research Scientist Photo of Ashutosh Mittal Phone: (303) 384-6136 Email: ashutosh.mittal@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Ashutosh Mittal received his Ph.D. in Paper and Bioprocess Engineering from the Department of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering at the State University of New York, Empire State College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse. His dissertation work was focused on studying the kinetics of hemicellulose (sugars) extraction from hardwoods (sugar maple and aspen) during hot water extraction (autohydrolysis). To describe the concentrations of the residual xylan, xylooligomers, xylose, and degradation product (furfural) obtained in the autohydrolysis of wood chips, a mass-transfer model based on first-order kinetics with Arrhenius-type temperature dependence of the rate coefficients was

396

Science & Innovation | Department of Energy  

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Innovation Innovation Science & Innovation Mars Rover Curiosity Mars Rover Curiosity landed safely on the planet's surface with an array of equipment powered with technology developed at the National Labs. Read more Dark Energy Cam Fermilab's 570-megapixels, five-ton Dark Energy camera is expanding our understanding of the universe. Read more Celebrating the Higgs boson Scientists recently found evidence of the elusive particle that fills the space between subatomic particles. Read more Energy Today From R&D to You: A Thriving Innovation Engine From advanced battery technologies and new biofuel technologies to clean energy generation and energy efficient products and buildings, the Department's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has played an important role in bringing novel technologies from lab to market.

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Audit of the Department of Energy's Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, IG-0371  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

7, 1995 7, 1995 IG-1 INFORMATION: "Audit of the Department of Energy's Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory" The Secretary BACKGROUND: The Office of Energy Research (Energy Research) is in the process of constructing an Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory at Richland, Washington. This laboratory will conduct mostly basic research to help solve the Department's environmental restoration and waste management problems. The total cost of this facility, including equipment, is estimated at $230 million with annual operating costs of about $70 million. Recently, there have been changes in activities of the Department's laboratories caused by the end of the cold war. Defense related research, for example, has decreased dramatically

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Energy and Environmental Sciences  

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Fact Sheets & Brochures Fact Sheets & Brochures Organization Charts Contact Us Divisions Biosciences Electrical and Electronics Systems Research Energy & Transportation Science Environmental Sciences Programs Advanced Manufacturing Bioenergy Program Center for BioEnergy Sustainability Energy Efficiency & Electricity Technologies Transportation Technology Areas Advanced Manufacturing Sensors & Signal Processing Electronics & Electric Machines Energy Supply & Distribution Systems Energy Efficiency Engineering User Facilities News & Highlights Advisory Committee Contact Us Staff Only ORNL Research Areas Advanced Computing Advanced Materials Biological Systems Energy Science Nanotechnology National Security Neutron Sciences Research Facilities Additional Areas Energy and Environmental Sciences Directorate

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Zhuhai Oil Energy Science and Technology | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Zhuhai Oil Energy Science and Technology Zhuhai Oil Energy Science and Technology Jump to: navigation, search Name Zhuhai Oil Energy Science and Technology Place Zhuhai, China Sector Biofuels Stock Symbol BMGP Coordinates 22.27094°, 113.577261° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":22.27094,"lon":113.577261,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Shanshan Ulica Solar Energy Science Technology Co Ltd | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Shanshan Ulica Solar Energy Science Technology Co Ltd Shanshan Ulica Solar Energy Science Technology Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Shanshan Ulica Solar Energy Science&Technology Co Ltd Place Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China Sector Solar Product A solar PV cell and PV module manufacturer Coordinates 31.247709°, 121.472618° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":31.247709,"lon":121.472618,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Syllabus for PHYS 0174 Basic Physics for Science and Engineering 1  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

's Three Laws of Motion · Newton's Law of Gravitation · Work and Conservation of Energy · Linear Momentum

Budny, Daniel

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Yixin Zhao  

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Yixin Zhao Yixin Zhao Postdoc Phone: (303) 384-6403 Email: yixin.zhao@nrel.gov Yixin Zhao received his BS and MS degree in Chemistry from Shanghai Jiao Tong University at China in 2002 and 2005. He joined Case Western Reserve University in 2005 and studied as a graduate student in the laboratories of Professor Clemens Burda, focusing on nanomaterials for energy conversion. After receiving his PhD in 2010, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry at Penn State University, where he works with Professor Thomas E. Mallouk on solar energy conversion. Currently, Yixin Zhao worked as a postdoctoral fellow at NREL with Dr. Frank on sensitized metal oxide for photovoltaics and water splitting. Selected Publications Zhao, Y.X.; Burda, C. (2011). "Development of Plasmonic Semiconductor

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Office of the Under Secretary for Science and Energy | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Science and Energy Office of the Under Secretary for Science and Energy 2014 JASON Report: State of Stress in Engineered Subsurface Systems 2014 JASON Report: State of Stress in...

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NREL: Computational Science - Wind Energy Simulations  

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Wind Energy Simulations Wind Energy Simulations Scientists in the Computational Science Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are performing wind-farm computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and structural dynamics simulations that will provide a better understanding of the interactions of wind turbine wakes with one another, with the surrounding winds, and with the loads they impose on turbine blades and other components. Large-scale wind power generation deployment is a realistic and largely inevitable proposition as energy security, supply uncertainties, and global climate concerns drive the U.S. to develop diverse sources of domestic, clean, and renewable energy. The U.S. is currently on a path to produce 20% of its electricity from wind energy by 2030, which is a 10-fold increase

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Sandia National Laboratories: Energy Research  

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Scientific Computing Research Publications News Energy Research The DOE Office of Science (SC) is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in...

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Our Partners : BioEnergy Science Center  

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Bringing the best and the brightest together. Bringing the best and the brightest together. The mission of the Department of Energy BioEnergy Science Center is to revolutionize how Bioenergy is processed within five years. To reach this goal, we have assembled a world-class team of some of the world's leading experts and facilities. We are working together to develop alternative fuel solutions that are a viable and affordable option to petroleum-based fuels. To accomplish this mission, The BioEnergy Science Center is backed by more than $80 million in investments from state and private-sector sources. This includes $30 million toward research and equipment and a $40 million, 250,000 gallons-a-year switchgrass-to-ethanol demonstration facility. View the INTERACTIVE MAP to learn more about the specific contributions we

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Impact of solar-energy development: the aggregate impact on basic economic objectives  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Two categories of incentives for the development of solar energy are described: those that increase the benefits associated with the ownership of a solar energy system and those that reduce the cost of the system. The impact of two alternative (or complementary) programs are presented. The discussion distinguishes between short-run (one to five years) and long-run (over five years) impacts expected to result from the installation of passive solar designs on existing housing stock. Impacts associated with a program to deregulate natural gas and one combining tax credits and low interest loans are compared. The impacts of solar programs on seven basic economic goals are analyzed. The goals are full employment, price stability, economic efficiency, equitable distribution of income, economic growth, balancing the federal budget, and a strong national defense. (LEW)

Parker, A.; Kirschner, C.; Roach, F.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Chunmei Ban  

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Chunmei Ban Chunmei Ban Scientist III Photo of Chunmei Ban Phone: (303) 384-6504 Email: Chunmei.Ban@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2008 Chunmei Ban graduated from Tianjin University with Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrochemistry, and from State University of New York at Binghamton with a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Dr. Ban joined NREL in 2008 and has focused her research on developing new materials for energy storage and conversion. She has extensive experience in synthesis of nanostructured materials, employing electrochemical analytic methods, et-situ/in-situ X-ray diffraction, and electron microscopy for the investigation of electrochemical properties and structure. Her current research is focused on the synthesis and analysis of nano-materials with desirable structures

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Chaiwat Engtrakul  

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Chaiwat Engtrakul Chaiwat Engtrakul Senior Scientist Photo of Chaiwat Engtrakul Phone: (303) 384-6646 Email: chaiwat.engtrakul@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 2003 Chaiwat Engtrakul received his Ph.D. in Inorganic/Materials Chemistry from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2003, while studying the conduction physics of single molecules in the laboratory of Professor Lawrence Sita. Afterward, he began working at NREL as a postdoctoral researcher in the Nanostructured Materials Group with Dr. Michael Heben to develop new carbon nanotube-based materials for application in renewable energy technologies. During his three-year position his work included the synthesis, purification, and structural characterization of carbon nanotube-based materials. His interest in the physicochemical properties of

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Science Education | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

March 8, 2013 March 8, 2013 Photo courtesy of the National Nuclear Security Administration. 10 Questions for a Nuclear Physicist: Dr. Njema Frazier What drives someone to pursue a career in theoretical nuclear physics? Read the latest installment of our 10 Questions series to find out. March 8, 2013 Idaho State University's National Geothermal Student Competition team presenting their research findings at the 2012 Geothermal Resources Council spring/summer meeting. | Photo courtesy of the Geothermal Resources Council. University Competition Leads to Geothermal Breakthroughs Learn how students are leading groundbreaking research to help expand the development of America's vast geothermal energy resources. March 5, 2013 Wrapping Up: Our Conversation on Increasing Diversity in STEM Education and

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International Energy Science Course Application for Doctoral Program  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

International Energy Science Course Application for Doctoral Program Graduate School of Energy STATUS IN DETAIL (description of current job or studies, etc.) CONTACT INFORMATION (address for contact

Takada, Shoji

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Collection Descriptions for the E-print Network -- Energy, science, and  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Collection Descriptions Collection Descriptions E-prints on Subject Web Sites Coverage: provided by each unique Web site crawled (over 2.5 million documents) Description: The E-prints on Subject Web Sites collections contain electronic scientific and technical information created by scientists and research engineers active in their respective fields. These collections are intended for use by other scientists, engineers, and students at advanced levels in basic and applied sciences. Subject categories are Biology and Medicine; Biotechnology; Chemistry; Computer Technologies and Information Sciences; Energy Storage, Conversion and Utilization; Engineering; Environmental Management and Restoration Technologies; Environmental Sciences and Ecology; Fission and Nuclear Technologies; Fossil Fuels;

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Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc Place Bolingbrook, Illinois Zip 60440 Sector Biofuels, Renewable Energy Product Illinois-based developer of biofuels and renewable chemicals from plant-based oils and animal fats. Coordinates 41.698175°, -88.081199° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.698175,"lon":-88.081199,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Before the House Subcommittee on Energy- Committee on Science, Space, and Technology  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Subject: Fusion Energy Sciences Program By: Dr. Patricia Dehmer, Acting Director of the Office of Science

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Environmental Assessment for Conducting Astrophysics and Other Basic Science Experiments - Chapter 2 Proposed Action and Alternatives  

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2-1 2-1 CHAPTER 2 PROPOSED ACTION AND ALTERNATIVES Some types of experiments are best (or only) performed deep underground. For this reason, scientists have considered WIPP as a potential site for these types of experiments and have sought permission from DOE to conduct several types of experiments there. As an example, astrophysicists are searching for very small particles with no charge called neutrinos. These particles are so small that they typically pass through the Earth. The only way to detect them is to look for them using facilities as far underground as possible so that the Earth's surface layers filter out other cosmic particles and radiation. The first basic astrophysics-like experiments were begun at WIPP in 1993 by LANL scientists who used

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FES Science Network Requirements - Report of the Fusion Energy Sciences Network Requirements Workshop Conducted March 13 and 14, 2008  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Science, Advanced Scientificthe Directors of the Office of Science, Office of AdvancedProgram Office, DOE Office of Science Energy Sciences

Dart, Eli

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EA-1340: Conducting Astrophysics and Other Basic Science Experiments at the WIPP Site, Carlsbad, New Mexico  

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This EA evaluates the environmental impacts for the proposal to make maximum use of existing U.S. Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) facilities to further the scientific...

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Nuclear Science and Engineering Education Sourcebook | Department of Energy  

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Science and Engineering Education Sourcebook Science and Engineering Education Sourcebook Nuclear Science and Engineering Education Sourcebook The Nuclear Science and Engineering Education Sourcebook is a repository of critial information on nuclear engineering programs at U.S. colleges and universities. It includes detailed information such as nuclear engineering enrollments, degrees, and faculty expertise. In this latest edition, science faculty and programs relevant to nuclear energy are also included. NuclearScienceEngineeringSourcebook2013.pdf More Documents & Publications University Research Reactor Task Force to the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee The Future of University Nuclear Engineering Programs and University Research and Training Reactors Clark Atlanta Universities (CAU) Energy Related Research Capabilities

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Geothermal Basics  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Geothermal energygeo (earth) + thermal (heat)is heat energy from the earth. What is a geothermal resource? To understand the basics of geothermal energy production, geothermal resources are reservoirs of hot water that exist at varying temperatures and depths below the Earth's surface. Mile-or-more-deep wells can be drilled into underground reservoirs to tap steam and very hot water that can be brought to the surface for use in a variety of applications, including electricity generation, direct use, and heating and cooling. In the United States, most geothermal reservoirs are located in the western states. This page represents how geothermal energy can be harnessed to generate electricity.

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Science & Innovation Reports | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Science & Innovation Reports Science & Innovation Reports August 12, 2014 Audit Report: OAS-M-14-09 Office of Science's Management of Research Misconduct Allegations May 22, 2014...

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Science for Our Nation's Energy Future | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

DOE Announcements » Science for Our Nation's Energy Future DOE Announcements » Science for Our Nation's Energy Future Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) EFRCs Home Centers Research Science Highlights News & Events EFRC News EFRC Events DOE Announcements Publications Contact BES Home 11.18.10 Science for Our Nation's Energy Future Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page May 25-27, 2011 :: Science for Our Nation's Energy Future, the inaugural Energy Frontier Research Centers Summit and Forum on May 25 - 27, 2011 at the Renaissance Penn Quarter Hotel in Washington, DC, will explore the challenges and opportunities in applying America's extraordinary scientific and technical resources to critical energy needs. It will highlight early successes of the Office of Science Energy Frontier Research Centers, and promote collaboration across the national energy enterprise.

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Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) Homepage | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Programs » FES Home Programs » FES Home Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) FES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of FES Funding Opportunities Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC) News & Resources Contact Information Fusion Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-24/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-4941 F: (301) 903-8584 E: sc.fes@science.doe.gov More Information » Fusion Energy Sciences Plasma science forms the basis for research that is needed to establish our ability to harness the power of the stars in order to generate fusion energy on earth. The research required for fusion energy's success is intimately tied to rich scientific questions about some of nature's most extreme environments, inside and outside of stars, and has practical

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Science and the Energy Security Challenge: The Example of Solid-State Lighting  

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Securing a viable, carbon neutral energy future for humankind will require an effort of gargantuan proportions. As outlined clearly in a series of workshops sponsored by the DOE Office of Basic Energy Sciences (http://www.sc.doe.gov/bes/reports/list.html), fundamental advances in scientific understanding are needed to broadly implement many of the technologies that are held out as promising options to meet future energy needs, ranging from solar energy, to nuclear energy, to approaches to clean combustion. Using solid state lighting based on inorganic materials as an example, I will discuss some recent results and new directions, emphasizing the multidisciplinary, team nature of the endeavor. I will also offer some thoughts about how to encourage translation of the science into attractive, widely available products ? a significant challenge that cannot be ignored. This case study offers insight into approaches that are likely to be beneficial for addressing other aspects of the energy security challenge.

Julia Phillips

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Large Scale Computing and Storage Requirements for Fusion Energy Sciences: Target 2017  

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19 8 Magnetic Fusion Energy Science (MFES) Case 2017 8 Magnetic Fusion Energy Science (MFES) Case and NERSC Senior Science Advisor Magnetic Fusion

Gerber, Richard

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Large Scale Computing and Storage Requirements for Fusion Energy Sciences Research  

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General Plasma Science Magnetic Fusion Energy Magneticfor Fusion Energy Sciences Magnetic Fusion Plasma from the crosscutting science of magnetic reconnection and

Gerber, Richard

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coal Utilization Science | Department of Energy  

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Crosscutting Research » Coal Crosscutting Research » Coal Utilization Science Coal Utilization Science Computer scientists at FE's NETL study a visualization of a power plant component. Computer scientists at FE's NETL study a visualization of a power plant component. Traditionally the process of taking a new power plant system from the drawing board to a first-of-a-kind prototype has involved a series of progressively larger engineering test facilities and pilot plants, leading ultimately to a full-scale demonstration. The process can take over 20 years or more and cost billions of dollars. Because of the significant efforts by DOE in the design and construction of advanced energy systems, traditions have changed. Engineers using sophisticated computer modeling and simulation are capable of "engineering"

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DC High School Science Bowl Regionals | Department of Energy  

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DC High School Science Bowl Regionals DC High School Science Bowl Regionals February 22, 2014 1:15PM to 8:15PM EST Department of Energy headquarters - 1000 Independence Ave SW,...

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Middle School Energy and Nuclear Science Curriculum Now Available |  

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Middle School Energy and Nuclear Science Curriculum Now Available Middle School Energy and Nuclear Science Curriculum Now Available Middle School Energy and Nuclear Science Curriculum Now Available October 30, 2013 - 1:18pm Addthis Andrea Duskas Public Affairs Specialist for the Office of Nuclear Energy A new middle school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum called The Harnessed Atom is now available on the Office of Nuclear Energy website. This new curriculum offers accurate, unbiased, and up-to-date information on the roles that energy and nuclear science play in our lives. The essential principles and fundamental concepts in The Harnessed Atom address the latest science standards for crosscutting concepts about energy and matter. The Harnessed Atom teacher's kit is an updated and expanded edition of the

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National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science | Department of Energy  

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National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science National Lab Celebrates a Century of Science October 13, 2010 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - On the occasion of its 100th anniversary, the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) today launched its Regional University Alliance (NETL-RUA) and dedicated the Energy Challenge, an interactive energy exhibit for kids, with an event at the Carnegie Science Center. Energy Challenge is an interactive kiosk that quizzes players on sources of energy, the science behind energy, and ways to use it wisely in daily life. The exhibit will be located on the fourth floor of the Carnegie Science Center and will be included in general admission. NETL-RUA combines the best qualities of two fascinating worlds: NETL's

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Facing Our Energy Challenges in a New Era of Science (2011 EFRC Forum)  

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Patricia Dehmer, Deputy Director for Science Programs at DOE, opened the May 26, 2011 EFRC Forum session, 'Global Perspectives on Frontiers in Energy Research,' with the talk, 'Facing Our Energy Challenges in a New Era of Science.' In her presentation, Dr. Dehmer gave a tutorial on the energy challenges facing our Nation and showed how the DOE research portfolio addresses those issues. The 2011 EFRC Summit and Forum brought together the EFRC community and science and policy leaders from universities, national laboratories, industry and government to discuss 'Science for our Nation's Energy Future.' In August 2009, the Office of Science established 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers. The EFRCs are collaborative research efforts intended to accelerate high-risk, high-reward fundamental research, the scientific basis for transformative energy technologies of the future. These Centers involve universities, national laboratories, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit firms, singly or in partnerships, selected by scientific peer review. They are funded at $2 to $5 million per year for a total planned DOE commitment of $777 million over the initial five-year award period, pending Congressional appropriations. These integrated, multi-investigator Centers are conducting fundamental research focusing on one or more of several 'grand challenges' and use-inspired 'basic research needs' recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The purpose of the EFRCs is to integrate the talents and expertise of leading scientists in a setting designed to accelerate research that transforms the future of energy and the environment.

Dehmer, Patricia M. (Deputy Director for Science Programs at DOE)

2012-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Congratulations, 2013 National Science Bowl Winners | Department of Energy  

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Congratulations, 2013 National Science Bowl Winners Congratulations, 2013 National Science Bowl Winners Congratulations, 2013 National Science Bowl Winners April 29, 2013 - 6:31pm Addthis National Science Bowl 2013 1 of 16 National Science Bowl 2013 The 2013 National Science Bowl started off at the 4H Center, Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Department of Energy. Date taken: 2013-04-26 15:20 National Science Bowl 2013 2 of 16 National Science Bowl 2013 The high school students participated in a team challenge competition, which prompted them to solve problems by conducting experiments and collecting data. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Department of Energy. Date taken: 2013-04-26 15:19 National Science Bowl 2013 3 of 16 National Science Bowl 2013 The high school students participated in a team challenge competition,

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Energy and Transportation Science Division (ETSD)  

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Contact Us Contact Us Research Groups Building Technologies Research & Integration Fuels, Engines, & Emissions Research Center for Transportation Analysis Center for Sustainable Industry and Manufacturing Working with Us Employment Opportunities Organization Chart ETSD Staff Only Research Groups Building Technologies Research & Integration Fuels, Engines, & Emissions Research Center for Transportation Analysis Center for Sustainable Industry and Manufacturing Energy and Transportation Science Division News and Events Studies quantify the effect of increasing highway speed on fuel economy WUFI ("Warme und Feuchte Instationar," or transient heat and moisture). A family of PC-based software tools jointly developed by Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics and ORNL,...

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Materials Science & Engineering | More Science | ORNL  

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Advanced Materials Clean Energy Materials Theory and Simulation Neutron Science Nuclear Forensics Nuclear Science Supercomputing Theory, Modeling and Simulation Mathematics Physics More Science Home | Science & Discovery | More Science | Materials Science and Engineering SHARE Materials Science and Engineering ORNL's core capability in applied materials science and engineering directly supports missions in clean energy, national security, and industrial competitiveness. A key strength of ORNL's materials science program is the close coupling of basic and applied R&D. Programs building on this core capability are focused on (1) innovations and improvements in materials synthesis, processing, and design; (2) determination and manipulation of critical structure-property relationships, and (3)

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White House Science Fair Recap | Department of Energy  

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Science Fair Recap Science Fair Recap White House Science Fair Recap Addthis Description Highlights from the inaugural WH science fair on Monday, Ocotober 18th, 2010. Speakers President Obama Duration 1:16 Topic Science Education Emerging Technologies Education & Training Credit Video Courtesy of WhiteHouse.gov NARRATOR: On Monday, October 18th, the first White House Science Fair was held in the State Dining Room to showcase the winners of a broad range of science, technology and math competitions, including a solar car model shown to the president by Mikayla Nelson of Billings, MT. MIKAYLA NELSON: (Off mic) - It's made out of carbon fiber laminate, which is basically - it's two carbon fiber sheets that are 90 degrees to each other. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Well, we're going to have to have you work for

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Roadmap: Engineering Technology Green and Alternative Energy Bachelor of Science  

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Roadmap: Engineering Technology ­ Green and Alternative Energy ­ Bachelor of Science [RE 26636 Project Management for Administrative Professionals 1 Green and Alternative Energy Elective 3 and Material Science 3 Green and Alternative Energy Elective 3 See note 2 on page 2 Kent Core Requirement 3

Sheridan, Scott

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NETL: Advanced Research - Computation Energy Sciences  

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MFIX MFIX Advanced Research Computational Energy Sciences MFIX MFIX (Multiphase Flow with Interphase eXchanges) is a general-purpose computer code developed at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) for describing the hydrodynamics, heat transfer and chemical reactions in fluid-solids systems. It has been used for describing bubbling and circulating fluidized beds and spouted beds. MFIX calculations give transient data on the three-dimensional distribution of pressure, velocity, temperature, and species mass fractions. MFIX code is based on a generally accepted set of multiphase flow equations. The code is used as a "test-stand" for testing and developing multiphase flow constitutive equations. MFIX Virtual Plant Consider a fluidized bed coal gasification reactor, in which pulverized

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Peer Review Policies | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Peer Review Policies Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Closed Funding Opportunity...

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Squaring the Circle in Biofuels? | U.S. DOE Office of Science...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Research (BRC) Life Sciences Research Foundation Related Links Clint Chapple Web Page at Purdue University External link DOE Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy...

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E-print Network home page -- Energy, science, and technology...  

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Energy, science, and technology for the research community Enter Search Terms Search Advanced Search The E-print Network is . . . . . . a vast, integrated network of electronic...

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DOE Science Showcase - Biofuels | OSTI, US Dept of Energy, Office...  

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Collections: Biofuels, Dr. William Watson Scitech Connect - search results from DOE science, technology and engineering research programs. National Library of Energy - search...

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Department of Energy Awards $9 Million in Grants for Science...  

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Awards 9 Million in Grants for Science and Technical Research to Historically Black Colleges and Universities in South Carolina and Georgia Department of Energy Awards 9 Million...

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Computer-Based Energy Projects: Science Projects in Renewable...  

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change over time. Computer-Based Energy Projects For the Teacher Although these are science fair projects, all three are easily adaptable to the regular classroom, provided you...

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Alternative Energy Science and Policy: Biofuels as a Case Study.  

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??This dissertation studies the science and policy-making of alternative energy using biofuels as a case study, primarily examining the instruments that can be used to (more)

Ammous, Saifedean H.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal Sciences The thermal sciences area involves the study of energy conversion and transmission, power  

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Thermal Sciences The thermal sciences area involves the study of energy conversion and transmission in virtually all energy conversion devices and systems. One may think of the jet engine as a mechanical device, power generation, the flow of liquids and gases, and the transfer of thermal energy (heat) by means

New Hampshire, University of

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Virtual Science Fair | Department of Energy  

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Virtual Science Fair Virtual Science Fair The Bioenergy Technology Office (BETO) is hosting a national virtual science fair that engages 9th-12th grade students in learning about...

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California's Hydrogen Highway: The Case for a Clean Energy Science and Technology Initiative  

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and, more broadly, clean energy technology, may well be theCASE FOR A CLEAN ENERGY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVECase for a Clean Energy Science and Technology Initiative

Sperling, Dan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California 's Hydrogen Highway: The Case for a Clean Energy Science and Technology Initiative  

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and, more broadly, clean energy technology, may well be theCase for a Clean Energy Science and Technology Initiativea major clean energy science and technology initiative.

Sperling, Dan

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FES Science Network Requirements - Report of the Fusion Energy Sciences Network Requirements Workshop Conducted March 13 and 14, 2008  

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the Office of Science started as the Magnetic Fusion EnergyRequirements and Science Process All U.S. magnetic fusionMagnetic Fusion Energy Program 11 MIT Plasma Science &

Dart, Eli

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bayer MaterialScience | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Jump to: navigation, search Name: Bayer MaterialScience Place: Leverkusen, Germany Website: http:www.bayermaterialscienc References: Bayer Material Science1...

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Climate Change Science Institute | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Climate Change Science Institute SHARE Climate Change Science Institute To advance understanding of the Earth system, describe the consequences of climate change, and evaluate and...

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Deliberate Science, Continuum Magazine: Clean Energy Innovation...  

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Winter 2012 Deliberate Reinventing Better Biofuels through Supercomputing Material Science Computational Analysis Drives Innovation Science NREL is a national laboratory of the...

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FCT Fuel Cells: Basics  

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Basics to someone by E-mail Basics to someone by E-mail Share FCT Fuel Cells: Basics on Facebook Tweet about FCT Fuel Cells: Basics on Twitter Bookmark FCT Fuel Cells: Basics on Google Bookmark FCT Fuel Cells: Basics on Delicious Rank FCT Fuel Cells: Basics on Digg Find More places to share FCT Fuel Cells: Basics on AddThis.com... Home Basics Current Technology DOE R&D Activities Quick Links Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Delivery Hydrogen Storage Technology Validation Manufacturing Codes & Standards Education Systems Analysis Contacts Basics Photo of a fuel cell stack A fuel cell uses the chemical energy of hydrogen to cleanly and efficiently produce electricity with water and heat as byproducts. (How much water?) Fuel cells are unique in terms of the variety of their potential applications; they can provide energy for systems as large as a utility

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LIVE from the White House Science Fair | Department of Energy  

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LIVE from the White House Science Fair LIVE from the White House Science Fair LIVE from the White House Science Fair October 18, 2010 - 11:31am Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Editor's Note: This event has concluded. Today, Secretary Chu will join President Obama at the White House Science Fair to celebrate the winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions. The winning student projects, which range from breakthrough basic research to new inventions, will be on display and the President will speak to students, science educators and business leaders in attendance about the importance of STEM education to our country's economic future. It's all part of the President's Educate to Innovate campaign, which

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DOE Science Showcase - Free-Electron Lasers | OSTI, US Dept of Energy,  

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Free-Electron Lasers Free-Electron Lasers Free-Electron Lasers absorb and release energy at any wavelength and can be controlled more precisely than conventional lasers by producing intense powerful light in brief bursts with extreme precision. This innovative technology has opened doors to a vast array of possibilities for manufacturing and for basic research. Read more in the white paper In OSTI Collections: Free-Electron Lasers by Dr. William Watson, Physicist, OSTI staff. Free-Electron Lasers Results in DOE Databases Science.gov Ciencia.Science.gov (Español) WorldWideScience.org Energy Citations Database DOE Information Bridge Relevant Subject Clusters FREE ELECTRON LASERS PARTICLE ACCELERATORS ENGINEERING LASERS ELECTRON BEAMS ACCELERATORS WIGGLER MAGNETS EQUIPMENT ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION

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Department of Energy Announces 20th Annual National Science Bowl |  

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th Annual National Science Bowl th Annual National Science Bowl Department of Energy Announces 20th Annual National Science Bowl April 23, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - US Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that students from sixty-eight high school teams and thirty-seven middle school teams will compete next weekend for championship titles in the U.S. Department of Energy's 20th annual National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. The participating teams - ranging from forty-two states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands - will be quizzed on a range of science disciplines including biology, chemistry, earth science, physics and astronomy, as well as math; and vie for trophies and prizes, including $1,000 for their school science programs as well as an

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Science & Technology | Department of Energy  

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Technology Technology Science & Technology This is a computer simulation of a Class 1a supernova. Argonne National Laboratory's Mira will have enough computing power to help researchers run simulations of exploding stars, specifically, of the turbulent nuclear combustion that sets off type 1a supernovae. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory This is a computer simulation of a Class 1a supernova. Argonne National Laboratory's Mira will have enough computing power to help researchers run simulations of exploding stars, specifically, of the turbulent nuclear combustion that sets off type 1a supernovae. | Photo courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory Featured Lab Game-Changers in Our Past and Future A researcher at the Joint Bioenergy Institute at Berkeley National Lab chooses bacteria colonies in their efforts to create a game-changing biofuel from sustainable, energy-dense plants, such as switchgrass. The JBEI is one example of the ability for Energy Department labs to form scientific partnerships designed to hurdle an energy barrier with transformative technology. | Photo courtesy of Berkeley National Lab.

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renewable energy -building science -urban physics LESO LUNCHTIME* LECTURES  

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lighting. The perspective of perception-orientated lighting design will help to link technological progress. He is author of the book "Light Perspectives - between culture and technology". Additionally, he hasrenewable energy - building science - urban physics LESO LUNCHTIME* LECTURES Solar Energy

Testerman, Donna M.

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Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy...  

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Dr. Dennis Kovar, Associate Director, Office of High Energy Physics, Office of Science Subject: Investigating the Nature of Matter Energy, Space and Time 10-1-09FinalTestimony(K...

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Brookhaven Science Associates U.S. Department of Energy  

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- Audit by Dominion Energy of QAP (8/4 ­8/03) - Testing at 3 Dominion stations and Pilgrim Nuclear 6Brookhaven Science Associates U.S. Department of Energy Determination of Unfiltered In

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NREL: Energy Sciences - Brian A. Gregg  

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A. Gregg A. Gregg Principal Scientist Photo of Brian A. Gregg Phone: (303) 384-6635 Email: brian.gregg@nrel.gov At NREL Since: 1990 Brian Gregg is a Principal Scientist at NREL in the Center for Chemical and Materials Science. Previous Experience 1988-1990 Postdoctoral research with Adam Heller at University of Texas at Austin; Topic: Enhanced Amperometric Biosensors 1980-1984 Engineer in the Display Research Group, Tektronix, Inc.; Topic: Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Displays 1974-1977 Research Technician, Universitäts Kinder Klinik, West Berlin; Topic: Development of a Breath-Based Glucose Tolerance Test Research Interests Photoconversion processes in organic semiconductors Design and synthesis of organic materials for solar energy conversion Liquid crystalline semiconductors

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UNCOVERING BASIC WANTS USING THE ROTTERDAM AND AIDS MODELS: THE US HOUSEHOLD ENERGY CONSUMPTION CASE  

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refers to these latent goods as transformed goods or T-goods. Leading researchers have explored this technique of incorporating characteristics. In this study, we revisit this technique by trying to uncover the basic wants behind the demand for gas..., distillate fuel oil, and the liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) by US households. To give some examples, electricity may be used for many basic wants such as lighting, cooking, and cooling. Similarly, without being exhaustive, gas may be used for heating...

Diallo, Ibrahima

2013-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Science Highlights | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

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Highlights Highlights Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » Science Highlights Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page Filter within BES Or press Esc Key to close. close Select all that apply. Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division (CSGB) Materials Sciences and Engineering Division (MSE) Scientific User Facilities Division (SUF) Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Energy Innovation Hubs (Hubs)

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Inverse Design: Playing "Jeopardy" in Materials Science (A "Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research" contest entry from the 2011 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum)  

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'Inverse Design: Playing 'Jeopardy' in Materials Science' was submitted by the Center for Inverse Design (CID) to the 'Life at the Frontiers of Energy Research' video contest at the 2011 Science for Our Nation's Energy Future: Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) Summit and Forum. Twenty-six EFRCs created short videos to highlight their mission and their work. CID, an EFRC directed by Bill Tumas at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory is a partnership of scientists from five institutions: NREL (lead), Northwestern University, University of Colorado, Stanford University, and Oregon State University. The Office of Basic Energy Sciences in the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science established the 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) in 2009. These collaboratively-organized centers conduct fundamental research focused on 'grand challenges' and use-inspired 'basic research needs' recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The overall purpose is to accelerate scientific progress toward meeting the nation's critical energy challenges. The mission of the Center for Inverse Design is 'to replace trial-and-error methods used in the development of materials for solar energy conversion with an inverse design approach powered by theory and computation.' Research topics are: solar photovoltaic, photonic, metamaterial, defects, spin dynamics, matter by design, novel materials synthesis, and defect tolerant materials.

Alex Zunger (former Director, Center for Inverse Design); Tumas, Bill (Director, Center for Inverse Design); CID Staff

2011-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Global Science Gateway Agreement Signed in London | Department of Energy  

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Science Gateway Agreement Signed in London Science Gateway Agreement Signed in London Global Science Gateway Agreement Signed in London January 22, 2006 - 10:15am Addthis DOE Partners With British Library on "Science.world" Initiative LONDON, ENGLAND -- Dr. Raymond L. Orbach, Under Secretary for Science of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), yesterday signed an agreement with Lynne Brindley, Chief Executive, the British Library, to partner on the development of a global science gateway. The gateway would eventually make science information resources of many nations accessible via a single Internet portal. "It is timely to make the science offerings of all nations searchable through one global gateway," Dr. Orbach said. "Science is international, and centralizing access will enhance the rate of scientific discovery. It

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Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) | U.S. DOE Office of Science (SC)  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Energy Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) ASCR Home About Research Facilities Accessing ASCR Supercomputers Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) Research & Evaluation Prototypes (REP) Innovative & Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) Science Highlights Benefits of ASCR Funding Opportunities Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC) News & Resources Contact Information Advanced Scientific Computing Research U.S. Department of Energy SC-21/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-7486 F: (301)

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Renewable energy is focus of New Science on Wheels programs offered...  

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in science and renewable energy by students at schools throughout Northern New Mexico. September 21, 2010 Bradbury Science Museum Bradbury Science Museum Contact Steve...

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Concentrating Solar Power Dish/Engine System Basics | Department of Energy  

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Concentrating Solar Power Dish/Engine System Basics Concentrating Solar Power Dish/Engine System Basics Concentrating Solar Power Dish/Engine System Basics August 20, 2013 - 5:02pm Addthis The dish/engine system is a concentrating solar power (CSP) technology that produces relatively small amounts of electricity compared to other CSP technologies-typically in the range of 3 to 25 kilowatts. Dish/engine systems use a parabolic dish of mirrors to direct and concentrate sunlight onto a central engine that produces electricity. The two major parts of the system are the solar concentrator and the power conversion unit. Solar Concentrator Illustration of a dish/engine power plant. Sunlight is shown reflecting off the large dish-shaped concentrator and onto the mounted power conversion unit to generate electricity that is fed into the power grid. The system looks similar to a large satellite television receiver dish.

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HIGHLY COMPRESSED ION BEAMS FOR HIGH ENERGY DENSITY SCIENCE  

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HIGHLY COMPRESSED ION BEAMS FOR HIGH ENERGY DENSITY SCIENCE A. Friedman1,2 , J.J.Barnard1,2 , R Energy Density regimes required for Inertial Fu- sion Energy and other applications. An interim goal we are pursuing, low to medium mass ions with energies just above the Bragg peak are directed onto

Wurtele, Jonathan

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University of Geneva, Institute for Environmental Sciences, Energy Group  

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environment. Project and job description: Given the intermittency of many renewable energy sources (e.g. solarUniversity of Geneva, Institute for Environmental Sciences, Energy Group At the Institute of energy storage technologies. The successful applicant will become member of the Energy Group within

Halazonetis, Thanos

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Basic Bacteria  

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Basic Bacteria Basic Bacteria Name: Valerie Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: I'm doing a science project on bacteria. WHat I'm doing is washing forks with different dishwashing liquids, then wiping any remaining bacteria on to Agar petri dishes. Then incubating it and seeing which soap removed the most. My question is what kind of bacteria would be growing? and also do I just count the colonies to compare? and how long and at what temperature should I incubate this bacteria? Thank you very much for your time. I'll be looking forward to your response. Replies: The temperature is easy: 37 degrees C is optimal for many bacteria. The medium will determine which bacteria grow best. So if you don't see growth on one medium, but you see growth on another, it tells you that there is a difference in nutrients present in those media that is required for that bacteria. Look at your plates after 24 hr, then put them back in the incubator (keep them sterile) and look at them after 48 hrs--do you see the difference? any slow-growing bacteria visible or did the fast-growing take over the complete plate?

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The Science of Earthquakes | Department of Energy  

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The Science of Earthquakes The Science of Earthquakes August 26, 2011 - 11:12am Addthis A map of the August 23, 2011, Mineral, Virginia, earthquake that shook the east coast of the...

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ScienceforEnergyTechnology: StrengtheningtheLinkBetweenBasicResearchandIndustry  

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economic and jobs growth. These challenges are linked: the global demand for clean sustainable energy is an unprecedented economic opportunity for creating jobs and exporting energy technology to the developing, and low-carbon energy technologies such as solar energy, carbon sequestration, nuclear energy, electricity

Rollins, Andrew M.

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More Regional Science Bowl Winners | Department of Energy  

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More Regional Science Bowl Winners More Regional Science Bowl Winners More Regional Science Bowl Winners February 17, 2011 - 3:55pm Addthis The Virginia winners: coach Sharon Webb, Alexander Yang, Steve Qian, Alec Brenner, Owen Gray, Zeming Lin and Ollie, the Virginia Regional Science Bowl puppy | Photo Courtesy of National Science Bowl The Virginia winners: coach Sharon Webb, Alexander Yang, Steve Qian, Alec Brenner, Owen Gray, Zeming Lin and Ollie, the Virginia Regional Science Bowl puppy | Photo Courtesy of National Science Bowl Ginny Simmons Ginny Simmons Former Managing Editor for Energy.gov, Office of Public Affairs With the deadline for the White House's Race to the Top Commencement Challenge right around the corner, we thought it would be a good idea to see how the regional science bowls were coming along, too.

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More Regional Science Bowl Winners | Department of Energy  

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More Regional Science Bowl Winners More Regional Science Bowl Winners More Regional Science Bowl Winners February 17, 2011 - 3:55pm Addthis The Virginia winners: coach Sharon Webb, Alexander Yang, Steve Qian, Alec Brenner, Owen Gray, Zeming Lin and Ollie, the Virginia Regional Science Bowl puppy | Photo Courtesy of National Science Bowl The Virginia winners: coach Sharon Webb, Alexander Yang, Steve Qian, Alec Brenner, Owen Gray, Zeming Lin and Ollie, the Virginia Regional Science Bowl puppy | Photo Courtesy of National Science Bowl Ginny Simmons Ginny Simmons Former Managing Editor for Energy.gov, Office of Public Affairs With the deadline for the White House's Race to the Top Commencement Challenge right around the corner, we thought it would be a good idea to see how the regional science bowls were coming along, too.

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Authorizations to Operate for the Energy Sciences Network Enclave (ESnet)  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

About ESnet » Governance » Authorizations to Operate for the About ESnet » Governance » Authorizations to Operate for the Energy Sciences Network Enclave (ESnet) About ESnet Overview ESnet Staff Governance ESnet Acceptable Use Policy Site Coordinators Authorizations to Operate for the Energy Sciences Network Enclave (ESnet) Policy Board Our Network Case Studies ESnet Strategic Plan ESnet Organizational Chart ESnet History Science Requirements Careers Contact Us Technical Assistance: 1 800-33-ESnet (Inside the US) 1 800-333-7638 (Inside the US) 1 510-486-7600 (Globally) 1 510-486-7607 (Globally) Report Network Problems: trouble@es.net Provide Web Site Feedback: info@es.net Authorizations to Operate for the Energy Sciences Network Enclave (ESnet) The following letters include Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Authority to Operate the Energy Sciences Network Enclave (ESnet) from the

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Modelling useful energy demand system as derived from basic needs in the household sector  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Inter-fuel substitution in the household sector depends on whether their target energy use is similar or not. To account ... for the effect of end-use application on energy demand, the concept of useful energy is...

Zahra A. Barkhordar; Yadollah Saboohi

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Earth & Aquatic Sciences | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Earth and Aquatic Sciences Earth and Aquatic Sciences SHARE Earth and Aquatic Sciences Create and apply new knowledge across multiple scales to aid decision makers on the stewardship of air, water and land resources. Many factors affect the fate, transport and transformation of metal and radionuclide contaminants found on DOE lands. A fundamental understanding of environmental inorganic and biological interactions is needed for deriving practical solutions to management of DOE lands. ORNL applies molecular to field-scale chemistry, hydrology and microbiology expertise, together with neutron scattering, nano-materials sciences facilities, computing resources and comprehensive models in environmental remediation sciences research. Multiple research projects are carried out with aims of

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Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Science | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Science Science Categorical Exclusion Determinations: Science Categorical Exclusion Determinations issued by Science. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD February 9, 2012 CX-008000: Categorical Exclusion Determination Crystal Chemistry of Toxic Metal Sequestration CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 02/09/2012 Location(s): Illinois Offices(s): Science, Chicago Office January 5, 2012 CX-007676: Categorical Exclusion Determination Dynamic Compression Sector (DCS) project at Advanced Photon Source CX(s) Applied: B3.6 Date: 01/05/2012 Location(s): Illinois Offices(s): Science, Argonne Site Office January 4, 2012 CX-008012: Categorical Exclusion Determination Wave Glider-Based Passive Acoustic Detection System CX(s) Applied: B3.6, B3.16, Date: 01/04/2012 Location(s): Washington Offices(s): Science, Pacific Northwest Site Office

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College of Science | Department of Energy  

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Science Science College of Science College of Science Mission The College of Science's (CS) mission is to provide DOE employees with the information resources necessary to keep current in the field of science. This is an important topical area for employees since DOE's mission is to address many scientific challenges, through transformative science and technology solutions, ensuring that America's security and prosperity is addressed. About half of DOE's activities include Research and Development (R&D) which supports the DOE mission, making it imperative that employees are provided with scientific and technical information (STI) resources.
 
To make great discoveries, DOE employees who manage and support DOE's R&D efforts need scientific information, and they need it fast. Through a suite of innovative tools and

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Abstract PL05-04: From basic science to public health: The Canadian approach to oral leukoplakia  

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...Behavioral and Social Science Health Education...Conference: The Science of Cancer Health...Geographic Management of Programs...A regional approach to biospecimen...Geographic Management of Programs...A regional approach to biospecimen...Conference: The Science of Cancer Health...

Miriam Rosin; Catherine Poh; Lewei Zhang; Michele Williams; Denise Laronde; Calum MacAulay; Barbara Poole; and Kitty Corbett

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
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Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science (CBES) | U.S. DOE Office...  

Office of Science (SC) Website

Bio-Inspired Energy Science (CBES) Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) EFRCs Home Centers EFRC External Websites Research Science Highlights News & Events Publications History...

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Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations August 29, 2013 - 3:30pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (BSA) for two violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations. As part of the Energy Department's commitment to worker safety, DOE's enforcement program holds contractors accountable for meeting regulatory requirements and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. The violations are associated with a November 29, 2011, fall injury event

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Department of Energy Issues Requests for Nuclear Science and Engineering  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Nuclear Science and Nuclear Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships Applications Department of Energy Issues Requests for Nuclear Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships Applications May 7, 2009 - 1:46pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced two new Requests for Application (RFA) as part of the Department's efforts to recruit and train the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers - a critical need as the nation moves toward greater use of nuclear energy to meet our energy needs and address the global climate crisis. Under the Nuclear Energy University Program, DOE will provide approximately $2.9 million to fund scholarships and fellowships for students enrolled in two or four year nuclear science and engineering programs at accredited

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Speeding Up Science Data Transfers Between Department of Energy Facilities  

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Speeding Up Science Speeding Up Science Data Transfers Between Department of Energy Facilities Speeding Up Science Data Transfers Between Department of Energy Facilities May 16, 2009 As scientists conduct cutting-edge research with ever more sophisticated techniques, instruments, and supercomputers, the data sets that they must move, analyze, and manage are increasing in size to unprecedented levels. The ability to move and share data is essential to scientific collaboration, and in support of this activity network and systems engineers from the Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) are teaming up to optimize wide-area network (WAN) data transfers.

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Science for Energy Technology: The Industry Perspective (2011 EFRC Summit, panel session)  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

A distinguished panel of industry leaders discussed how basic science impacts energy technology at the 2011 EFRC Summit. Panel members are Jeffrey Wadworth, President and CEO of Battelle Memorial Institute; David E. Carlson, the Chief Scientist for BP Solar; Yet-Ming Chiang, Professor at MIT and the founder of A123 Systems; and Catherine T. Hunt, the R&D Director of Innovation Sourcing and Sustainable Technologies at the Dow Chemical Company. The 2011 EFRC Summit and Forum brought together the EFRC community and science and policy leaders from universities, national laboratories, industry and government to discuss 'Science for our Nation's Energy Future.' In August 2009, the Office of Science established 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers. The EFRCs are collaborative research efforts intended to accelerate high-risk, high-reward fundamental research, the scientific basis for transformative energy technologies of the future. These Centers involve universities, national laboratories, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit firms, singly or in partnerships, selected by scientific peer review. They are funded at $2 to $5 million per year for a total planned DOE commitment of $777 million over the initial five-year award period, pending Congressional appropriations. These integrated, multi-investigator Centers are conducting fundamental research focusing on one or more of several 'grand challenges' and use-inspired 'basic research needs' recently identified in major strategic planning efforts by the scientific community. The purpose of the EFRCs is to integrate the talents and expertise of leading scientists in a setting designed to accelerate research that transforms the future of energy and the environment.

Wadsworth, Jeffrey (Battelle Memorial Institute); Carlson, David E. (BP Solar); Chiang, Yet-Ming (MIT and A123 Systems); Hunt, Catherine T. (Dow Chemical)

2012-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs November 4, 2013 - 4:00pm Addthis Research Support Facility 1 of 3 Research Support Facility At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Research Support Facility (RSF) houses about 1,300 federal employees and is one of the largest net-zero office buildings in the world -- meaning it produces as much energy as it consumes. Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Date taken: 2010-08-17 12:00 Illinois Accelerator Research Center 2 of 3 Illinois Accelerator Research Center The 83,000 square-foot Illinois Accelerator Research Center, a new building

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Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs Transformative Science: Energy Efficiency at the National Labs November 4, 2013 - 4:00pm Addthis Research Support Facility 1 of 3 Research Support Facility At the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Research Support Facility (RSF) houses about 1,300 federal employees and is one of the largest net-zero office buildings in the world -- meaning it produces as much energy as it consumes. Energy efficiency features at the RSF include daylighting, low-emissivity windows, building orientation, and super insulation. Image: Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Date taken: 2010-08-17 12:00 Illinois Accelerator Research Center 2 of 3 Illinois Accelerator Research Center The 83,000 square-foot Illinois Accelerator Research Center, a new building

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DOE Science Showcase - Renewable Energy Information from OSTI Collections |  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

DOE Science Showcase - Renewable Energy Information from OSTI Collections DOE Science Showcase - Renewable Energy Information from OSTI Collections Find government research information related to renewable energy through OSTI collections. Find full text technical reports, citations, project summaries and more. OSTI makes R&D information rapidly available to researchers and the public so that discovery can be accelerated. Featured Documents from Information Bridge Bioenergy Research Centers An Overview of the Science Comparative Review of a Dozen National Energy Plans: Focus on Renewable and Efficient Energy DOE Annual Progress Report: Water Needs and Constraints for Hydrogen Pathways Ocean Energy Technology Overview: Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments, July

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ScienceCinema Goes International | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

ScienceCinema Goes International ScienceCinema Goes International ScienceCinema Goes International May 31, 2011 - 7:10pm Addthis Brian Hitson Associate Director of Administration & Information Services, OSTI What does this mean for me? ScienceCinema is adding audio and video materials from CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research ScienceCinema leverages state-of-the-art technology to multiply the "teaching" and communications potential of scientific videos and makes some of the Energy Department's most exciting research more visible to researchers and the public. In February, I wrote to you about ScienceCinema, a multimedia search engine developed by the Energy Department's Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), in partnership with Microsoft. Not too long ago, communicating scientific and technical information was

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Energy Department Announces Prizes for 2013 National Science Bowl |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Prizes for 2013 National Science Bowl Prizes for 2013 National Science Bowl Energy Department Announces Prizes for 2013 National Science Bowl April 8, 2013 - 4:35pm Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 Washington D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the prizes for which middle and high school teams from across the nation will compete at this year's National Science Bowl, held from April 25 to April 29 in Washington, D.C. From a total of 1,894 high school teams that competed in regional competitions this year, 69 teams won a spot in the National Science Bowl, and 46 of the 1,023 middle school teams that competed at their regional competitions are advancing to the national finals. "The National Science Bowl is one of the most prestigious annual academic competitions. We congratulate the 115 teams of middle and high school

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Frontiers in Science Lectures focus on saving energy through  

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Frontiers in Science Lectures Frontiers in Science Lectures Frontiers in Science Lectures focus on saving energy through superconductivity Dean Peterson discusses the science of high-temperature superconductivity in a series of Frontiers in Science lectures. June 12, 2009 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials.

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PSE Science Park | Open Energy Information  

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General Financial & Legal Services ( Private family-controlled ) References PSE Science Park1 LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one...

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Area Science Park | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

General Financial & Legal Services ( Government Public sector ) References Area Science Park1 LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one...

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Submitted to Statistical Science Mapping Energy Landscapes of  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

(ELMs) which characterize and visualize an energy function with a tree structure, in which each leafSubmitted to Statistical Science Mapping Energy Landscapes of Non-Convex Learning Problems Maria-convex in various model spaces and thus are difficult to analyze. In this paper, we compute Energy Landscape Maps

Zhu, Song Chun

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Energy From the Sun ( Rookie Read About Science)  

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Energy From the Sun ( Rookie Read About Science) By Alan Fowler Age Range: 5 and up Grade Level Series: Green Power Hardcover: 64 pages Bibliography Solar Power (Energy for Today) Age Range: 7 and up Grade Level: 2 and up Series: Energy for Today Paperback: 24 pages Done In The Sun Anne Hillerman Age

Ohta, Shigemi

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Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology Executive Summary  

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Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology Executive Summary Mission As we become more in this new century, the benefits of nuclear fission as a key energy source for both the near- and long method of generating energy from nuclear fission in both the United States and the world. A key mission

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Beyond Basic Region Caching: Specializing Cache Structures for High Performance and Energy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

's usage char- acteristics provides many potential benefits: faster access times, lower energy con a small heap footprint, we save energy by using the smaller structure and turn off the larger. For applications with larger footprints, we use both structures, but save energy by keeping highly used "hot" data

McKee, Sally A.

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Chapter 5. Basic Concepts for Clean Energy Unsecured Lending and Loan Loss Reserve Funds  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

When grantees involve third-party commercial lenders in clean energy (energy efficiency and renwable energy or EE/RE) finance programs, they have the opportunity to leverage public funds including American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) funds by as much as 10 to 20 times.

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SEP Success Story: Back to the Basics of Sustainability-- Houses of Bark and Energy of Sunshine  

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Highland Craftsmen Inc., a small poplar bark shingle manufacturer in North Carolina, recently achieved the incredible energy efficiency milestone of net zero electricity use with funds provided through the Energy Departments State Energy Program (SEP) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act). Learn more.

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Before the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and  

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Subcommittee on Energy and Subcommittee on Energy and Environment By: Patricia Hoffman, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Subject: Smart Grid: Cyber-Security and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funding 7-23-09_Final_Testimony_(Hoffman).pdf More Documents & Publications Statement of Patricia Hoffman Acting Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability U.S. Department of Energy, before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, July Testimony Before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Statement of Patricia Hoffman, Acting Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Before the Subcommittee on Emerging