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Fast and rigorous: Finding surface reflectivity by looking up at clouds

December 28th, 2014
Understanding climate change begins with measuring important energy factors affecting the Earth.

Salinity matters when it comes to sea level changes

December 28th, 2014
Using ocean observations and a large suite of climate models, scientists at DOE's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have found that long-term salinity changes have a stronger influence on regional sea level changes than previously thought.

Crystal Solar and NREL team up to cut costs

December 28th, 2014
A faster, cheaper way to manufacture silicon solar cells, partially funded by the Energy Department and fine-tuned at its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has won a coveted R&D 100 award as a top technology innovation.

Protons hog the momentum in neutron-rich nuclei

December 28th, 2014
Like dancers swirling on the dance floor with bystanders looking on, protons and neutrons that have briefly paired up in the nucleus have higher-average momentum, leaving less for non-paired nucleons.

Laser technology aids CO2 storage capabilities

December 28th, 2014
DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory is attracting private industry attention and winning innovation awards for harnessing the power of lasers to monitor the safe and permanent underground storage of CO2 resulting from fossil fuel combustion in power plants.

Anja Mudring joins Ames Lab to study ionic liquids

December 28th, 2014
Anja Mudring is new to the Ames Laboratory as a full-time scientist, but her ties to the Lab date back to 1997 when she first came for a 2-week fellowship trip as a graduate student.

Saving Energy and Money with Wind: 5 Steps Before You Invest in a New Wind Energy System

December 23rd, 2014

Make sure you understand these 5 important steps before investing in a wind energy system for your home.

Ahorra energía y dinero con el viento: 5 pasos antes de invertir en un nuevo sistema eólico

December 23rd, 2014

¿Te interesa en un sistema eólico de energía en casa? También puedes leer sobre los siguientes 5 pasos importantes en español.

FERC Staff Issue Assessment of Demand Response and Advanced Metering

December 23rd, 2014

EPA Tips for Building a Cleaner Fire this Holiday Season

December 22nd, 2014
December 22, 2014 WASHINGTON – Across the country this holiday season, families and friends will gather around fires in woodstoves or fireplaces. But how you build that fire – and what you burn – can have a significant impact on air quality and health, both inside your home and out. Whether you’re using a woodstove, pellet stove, or your fireplace, seeing smoke from your chimney means your fire isn’t burning efficiently or cleanly as it could