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Testing shows that Sandia’s falling ceramic particle receiver can still take the heat

By April Gocha / June 2, 2016

Sandia National Lab has completed testing of a novel solar energy storage technique that uses ceramic particles to collect and store the intense heat generated from concentrated sunlight—and the results look promising.

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Research focuses on hydrogen usage, effects

By Jim Destefani / May 30, 2013

Sandia National Laboratories’ Center for Infrastructure Research and Innovation (CIRI) aims to accelerate commercialization of hydrogen and natural gas infrastructure technologies. Credit: Sandia Hydrogen might be the lightest element, but you’d be hard pressed to find a heavier hitter among research drivers. Its potential as a clean, renewable fuel is universally recognized, and the technological…

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Administration: NSF, DOE grants boost MGI efforts, new $120M hub to advance energy storage research

By / November 30, 2012

Credit: OSTP. With the election behind it, the Obama administration appears to be quickly returning to a major emphasis on energy and “materials genome” related research. First, according to a new story coauthored by Cyrus Wadia, the Office of Science and Technology Policy’s point person for the Materials Genome Initiative, $25 million worth of grants…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / November 4, 2011

Here’s what we are hearing (some information based on news releases): Sandia National Labs presents H.C. Starck with supplier award H.C. Starck was honored with the Oro “Gold” Award at the Annual Sandia National Laboratories Supplier Conference held Oct. 5, 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. H.C. Starck was one of 15 manufacturing companies, out of…

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