Alternative Energy

Novel, nontraditional, and emerging sources and technologies for harvesting, generating, storing, transmitting/transporting, and reusing energy.

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Operational Energy

Energy security and forward operating base self-sufficiency are not solely logistics issues; they also affect the safety of the warfighter. Self-sufficient FOBs require fewer resupply convoys, which are vulnerable to insurgent attacks and put warfighters…

Articles

Hands-Free: Wireless Charging System Advances Electric Vehicle Convenience

Consumer buy-in is key to the future of a decarbonized transportation sector in which electric vehicles largely replace today’s conventionally fueled cars and trucks. Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists have for several years now steadily…

PNNL Nuclear Technologies Fueling Carbon-Free Energy Future

The nation is sharpening its focus on sustainable energy, including the goal of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Here in Washington state, the 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act sets the course for carbon-free electricity…

Energy, Water Resilience on Installations Critical to Operational Security

The Defense Department’s evaluation of new heat pump technology at a National Guard installation proved the technology viable and meant the department now has another tool to enhance energy security, said the deputy assistant secretary…

Webinars

Energy Security

This webinar describes the sophisticated global setting where energy security, national security, and geopolitics intersect. People everywhere want abundant, reliable, clean, and affordable energy. Nation-states have a geopolitical identity and geopolitical aspirations for influence. Energy…

Small Nuclear Reactors – Project Pele

The Defense Science Board has identified energy as one of the main enablers of future military operations and has noted that military energy usage could grow significantly in the near future, outpacing improvements to alternative…

Power Beaming & Space Solar Innovation

Wireless power beaming is the transmission of electrical energy without a physical link. In a wireless power transmission system, a transmitter device, driven by electric power from a power source, transmits power across space to…

Events

Intersolar North America and Energy Storage North America 2021 (INAESNA21)

Due to the continued risk of COVID-19 and uncertain travel and gathering restrictions in California, the first in-person Intersolar North America (ISNA) and Energy Storage North America (ESNA) conference and tradeshow will be January 13-15,…

AEE East Energy Conference & Expo

AEE presents a forum for education, discussion, and growth. Unprecedented changes are driving a revolution in energy efficiency, clean energy, and decarbonization. This virtual conference focuses on the strategies, technologies, and solutions used to transform…