Yearly Archives: 2012

Department of Energy creates $120M battery research hub

Research to boost power five times in five years Electronista.com — The US Department of Energy is making a push to improve the technology used  in batteries. The newly-formedJoint Center for Energy Storage Research  (JCESR), originally the Batteries and Energies … Read More »

DOE creates a batteries and energy storage dream team

SmartGridNews.com — A group of government labs, universities and private companies led by Argonne National Laboratory has been picked by DOE for a $120 million award to speed up R&D in advanced battery technologies for electric and hybrid cars and … Read More »

DOE awards up to $120 million for battery hub

R&Dmag — U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu was joined by Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce that a multi-partner team led by Argonne National Laboratory has been selected for an award … Read More »

DOE announces $120M award for Batteries and Energy Storage Hub

JCESR.org — U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu was joined on November 30, 2012, by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce that a multi-partner team led by Argonne National Laboratory has been selected for an … Read More »

Department of Energy awards up to $120 million for battery hub to Argonne-led group

U.S. Department of Energy issued this news release on Nov. 30, 2012. WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu was joined today by Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce that a … Read More »

Researchers develop world’s best thermoelectric material

Smart Energy Universe — A group of researchers from Northwestern and Michigan Universities recently developed a thermoelectric material that has surpassed all others in terms of being able to efficiently convert wasted heat into electricity. Posted November 29, 2012

Eilat hosts renewable energy conference

Ynetnews — The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative has announced the agenda for its fifth International Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference & Exhibition taking place this week in Eilat, Israel. The Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference will discuss the global need for implementing … Read More »

Argonne short-listed as finalist for Better Buildings Federal Award 2013 competition

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program selected 12 finalists to compete in the Better Buildings Federal Award 2013 competition. Argonne National Laboratory is the sole finalist from the U.S. Department of Energy, recognized for its Building 224 Visitor … Read More »

Fourth grade Girl Scout troop explores energy with Argonne

On November 12, Junior Girl Scout Troop 51413 hosted Argonne National Laboratory’s Diana Anderson at Westfield Elementary School in Glen Ellyn for a presentation and Q&A session about Argonne’s energy research and on-site sustainability efforts. The troop has undertaken a … Read More »

Household bioreactors could ease energy woes

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are developing a mobile reactor they say will one day play a crucial role in helping people after natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy. Posted November 15, 2012