Improving Energy Storage and Grid Capabilities

We enable and accelerate the development and adoption of new advanced technologies for sustainable transportation, renewable power and energy efficiency. We work closely with academic, government and industry partners to conduct foundational and applied research that provides the groundwork for the development of transformative new energy technologies in the areas of energy storage and conversion, electrical grid, advanced materials for the energy infrastructure, science of manufacturing and water-energy nexus.

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Berkeley Lab Releases Beta Version of Transmission Upgrade Planning Tool

As the United States expands its clean energy capacity, it also needs more transmission bandwidth. Reconductoring—a powe... Read more

A Better Model for Converting Carbon Dioxide into Fuels and Products

Some parts of the world have been so successful in making inexpensive renewable electricity that we occasionally have to... Read more

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