Alternative Energy Highlights Archive

HDIAC Highlights are noteworthy news items that are published daily from within our eight focus areas sourced from .gov/.mil press releases.

October 23, 2018 Highlight: ORNL demonstrates 120-kilowatt wireless charging for vehicles
State-of-the-art power electronics manage the safe and efficient flow of electri...


October 16, 2018 Highlight: Some like it cryogenic
Rendering of First Element Fuel’s liquid hydrogen retail fuel pump. The pump i...


October 11, 2018 Highlight: SLATE demo highlights live, virtual, constructive environment for pilot training
The Secure Live Virtual Constructive Advanced Training Environment LVC pod is attached to an F-16 with the 64th Aggr...


October 02, 2018 Highlight: In the Eye of the Storm: DoD Has Its Own Hurricane Hunters
Tech. Sgt. Zachary Zieman, 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron loadmaster and d...



September 06, 2018 Highlight: These lithium-ion batteries can’t catch fire because they harden on impact
Adding powdered silica (in blue container) to the polymer layer (white sheet) that separates...


August 02, 2018 Highlight: Hydropower—A river of data
August 1, 2018 – Oak Ridge National Laboratory has create...


July 25, 2018 Highlight: Novel membrane advances low-cost, grid-scale energy storage
July 24, 2018 — Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists have developed a crucial component for a new kind of low-cost st...


July 05, 2018 Highlight: Electricity—Mini-grid to the max
ORNL researchers insert a device to be tested on the SI-GRID platform. Credit: Carlos Jones/Oak Ridge National Labor...