U.S. Department of Energy “Rooftop Challenge”-winning heating/cooling units deliver 41 percent energy savings, a new study reports.
Refrigerated trucks (aka, reefers) could become cleaner through a U.S. lab-led project that will use fuel cells to power the cooling units.
Portland General Electric says the Salem Smart Power Center will allow the company to figure out how to efficiently take advantage of more renewable energy.
Researchers in the Pacific Northwest say excess wind energy could be stored by compressing air and keeping it in underground basalt reservoirs.
Researchers are trying to boost the efficiency and lower the cost of technology that uses concentrating solar power to turn natural gas into higher-value syngas.
EarthFix reports on how researchers in the Pacific Northwest are studying two model energy efficient homes to see how effective they really are at what they do.
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s supercomputer Olympus is hard at work on renewable energy solutions, with the speed of 20,000 computers combined.
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Home Labs project gathers data on energy efficiency measures, with a goal of lowering energy use and peak loads to benefit home owners and utilities.
Two manufactured homes have been set up by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to test energy efficient products like smart appliances and insulated windows.
Leveraging Department of Energy funding, a new process to convert biomass-based alcohols into drop-in jet biofuels is gaining altitude in the Pacific Northwest.