Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Battery design from PNNL could help integrate renewables into the grid

February 7, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

A research team led by the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) demonstrated what they said is a new design for a grid energy storage battery built with low-cost metals sodium and aluminum. They said the design provides […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Spent Nuclear Fuel: A Valuable Resource—Not a Waste

August 1, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Did you know that more than 90% of the potential energy that exists in fuel rods when they’re loaded into commercial nuclear reactors still remains in the fuel after five years of operation? Well, that’s true, according to the U.S. […]