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Evaluating 3D-Printed Molds in New York City building

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is collaborating with Pre-cast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) and Gate Precast on evaluating 3D-printed molds, which have faster lead times, increased durability, and better quality, for the Domino-Site A building in New York City under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center Building Energy Efficiency (CERC-BEE) Integrated Building Desi

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Additive Manufacturing: Precast Concrete, Meet 3D Printing

Release of Building Efficiency Targeting Tool for Energy Retrofits (BETTER)

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Johnson Controls, Inc. released an alpha version of the Building Efficiency Targeting Tool for Energy Retrofits (BETTER) on January 15 at the 2019 AHR conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Johnson Controls

Autodesk, Johnson Controls Accelerate Building Design

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Johnson Controls’ new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai, a CERC-BEE Showcase Building, is the first triple-certified green building in China, achieving LEED Platinum, IFC EDGE and China Three Star Certification.

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De-energizing Utility Lines as a Safety Measure

Monday, February 25, 2019

Utility Dive quoted the Energy Analysis & Environmental Impacts Division's Chris Marnay in a recent article about de-energizing utility lines as a safety measure.

Chris Marnay is a retired Staff Scientist who worked at Berkeley Lab for 29 years. He models economic-environmental problems related to likely future adoption patterns of small-scale distributed energy resources (DER), especially when clustered in microgrids exercising local semiautonomous control and able to island.

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Chris Marnay photo

Energy Secretary Tour Recap

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

In a recent Facebook post, Energy Secretary Rick Perry lauds the DOE’s national labs and “the incredible work being undertaken by our nation’s brightest

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Ravi Prasher New ETA Leader

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Ravi Prasher has been appointed Associate Laboratory Director for Energy Technologies at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The announcement follows an international search.

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Ravi Prasher (Credit: Marilyn Chung/Berkeley Lab)

Ramesh to Lead “Beyond Moore’s Law” Initiative

Thursday, July 19, 2018

After serving four years as Berkeley Lab's Associate Director for Energy Technologies, Ramamoorthy Ramesh will be returning to his research in ultra low-power electronics while also helping to lead a major Berkeley Lab research initiative in next-generation, energy-efficient microelectronics.

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Ramamoorthy Ramesh in his laboratory

Power Consumption Report Released

Friday, July 6, 2018

The United States and China have been cooperating since 2016 under the Power Consumption, Demand and Competition Cooperation to identify solutions to advance key elements of China’s comprehensive market reforms to foster a competitive, transparent and sustainable electric power sector in China. Co-led by the U.S.

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Power Demand Report

Monday, June 18, 2018

Release of Report of U.S.-China Power Consumption, Demand and Competition Cooperation: Policy Recommendations for the Pilots in Guangdong, Jilin, Jiangsu, and Shanghai

The United States and China have been cooperating since 2016 under the Power Consumption, Demand and Competition Cooperation to identify solutions to advance key elements of China's comprehensive market reforms to foster a competitive, transparent and sustainable electric power sector in China.

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Berkeley Lab Co-Hosts Technology Workshop

Friday, March 9, 2018

A workshop to introduce Chinese government officials to a range of U.S. technology companies that could help them implement their low-emission action plans – thereby facilitating commercial opportunities for U.S. companies in China – was recently hosted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s China Energy Group in Shenzhen, China.

More than 60 individuals from U.S. and Chinese government and research institutes, and U.S. companies, were in attendance.

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