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  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have created a video software tool called EyeSea that automatically spots the interactions between fish and marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) devices.

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    Plans to pin offshore wind turbines to the seafloor in the Atlantic Ocean has raised questions about potential risks to commercial shipping traffic, as vessels maneuver around the installations. To address this potential risk, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) scientists have developed an assessment of navigation safety risks, with support from the U.S. Bureau of […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Creators of a nanotech-based system that captures carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere within a submarine, while providing a more environmentally friendly removal process, have won the Federal Laboratory Consortium Interagency Partnership Award for 2012. The technology — Self Assembled Monolayers on Mesoporous Supports, or SAMMS — is destined for incorporation into future submarines to […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has implemented a loan program to lend its LiDAR buoys to qualified parties to acquire wind resource characterization data in areas of interest for offshore wind energy development. DOE currently owns two AXYS WindSentinel buoys that collect meteorological and oceanographic data to support resource characterization for offshore wind energy. In […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) on behalf of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is seeking feedback from the renewable energy industry, academia, national laboratories, government agencies, and private entities about the use of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s (PNNL) Marine Sciences Laboratory (MSL) as a research, development, testing, and validation venue. This […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have signed an agreement to advance research on hydropower generation, marine renewable energy and underwater technology development. The five-year collaborative agreement will see PNNL and UAF’s Alaska Center for Energy and Power form research teams, pursue joint funding requests and establish […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Environment, Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are developing a thermal imaging technology to track birds and bats in and around offshore wind farm zones.

  • 19 December 2012
    Research & Development

    Mapping the wind patterns off the Oregon coast is just one part of the innovative work that scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will be performing in a new demonstration project just announced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). As part of the U.S. government’s “all of the above” strategy to develop more secure, […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities & Government

    After a formal RFP process attracting responses from industry leaders, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DoE’s) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has awarded AXYS the contract to supply two WindSentinel floating LiDAR systems. The systems will be managed by PNNL to support research and development to help advance the U.S. offshore wind industry. “This award […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Research & Development

    Below the surface of America’s coastal waters could be the energy needed to power your clothes drier and other appliances. Some say the tides have the potential to power about five percent of U.S. households by producing nearly 9 GW of renewable energy. A pilot project to test this potential is in the works in […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    Two massive, 20,000-pound buoys decked out with the latest in meteorological and oceanographic equipment will enable more accurate predictions of the power-producing potential of winds that blow off U.S. shores. The bright yellow buoys — each worth $1.3 million — are being commissioned by the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington state’s […]

  • 29 July 2011

    Below the surface of America’s coastal waters could be the energy needed to power your clothes drier and other appliances. Some say the tides have the potential to power about five percent of U.S. households by producing nearly 9 GW of renewable energy. A pilot project to test this potential is in the works in […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Environment

    Below the surface of America’s coastal waters could be the energy needed to power your clothes drier and other appliances. Some say the tides have the potential to power about five percent of U.S. households by producing nearly 9 GW of renewable energy. A pilot project to test this potential is in the works in […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    AXYS Technologies Inc has announced that after a formal RFP process attracting responses from industry leaders, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DoE’s) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has awarded AXYS the contract to supply two WindSentinel floating LiDAR systems. The systems will be managed by PNNL to support research and development to help advance the […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Tech Services (OTS) has deployed an AXYS WindSentinel buoy based LIDAR system near offshore wind development areas along the coast of New Jersey as part of a contract to install, operate and maintain the buoy for a 1-year data collection mission signed with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). OTS relocated the buoy from Port Angeles, Washington, to their […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions announced 2019 selections in the latest round of the Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) The TCF is a program that transitions research and development (R&D) funding to applied energy programs to advance promising technologies with the potential for impact across industry. The Office of Energy Efficiency […]

  • 23 May 2013

    Renewable energy technology developer Principle Power hosted two Town Hall meetings yesterday to introduce the community to the proposed WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project. Principle Power has received a $4 million financial assistance award from the U.S. Department of Energy to begin project outreach, front-end engineering design and initial project permitting for installation of five semi-submersible […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Tech Services (OTS) has deployed an AXYS WindSentinel buoy based LIDAR system near offshore wind development areas along the coast of New Jersey as part of a contract to install, operate and maintain the buoy for a 1-year data collection mission signed with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). OTS relocated the buoy from Port Angeles, Washington, to their […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    US Department of Energy (DOE) has provided funding for a project looking to improve the monitoring of fish swimming around marine energy devices.

  • 8 March 2019

    Aquatera, the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL), recently hosted a symposium on Global Market Opportunities for Marine Renewable Energy in Edinburgh. The symposium brought together leading organizations and individuals in the global energy sector to discuss the opportunities for marine renewable energy development around the globe. Participants discussed how […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Two massive, 20,000-pound buoys decked out with the latest in meteorological and oceanographic equipment will enable more accurate predictions of the power-producing potential of winds that blow off U.S. shores. The bright yellow buoys — each worth $1.3 million — are being commissioned by the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington state’s […]

  • 20 June 2020
    Environment, Research & Development, Safety, Transition

    Assessing the environmental effects of marine energy is an important step in the permitting process before deploying devices. To help reduce potential impacts, scientists are researching the acoustic impacts to fish and marine mammals and the effect of electromagnetic fields from power cables and devices. Studies also investigate the potential for whales, dolphins and other […]