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Author Archives: Idaho National Laboratory

Energy analysis moves beyond economics, technology to find the best fit for communities (access required)

In the past, finding the right energy solution for a community was relatively straightforward. Fossil-fuel power plants dominated energy production, with large nuclear power plants and renewables playing a smaller role. A utility would evaluate these technologies for a given ...

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Small business funding benefits Idaho research (access required)

Idaho National Laboratory researcher Richard Skifton and industry partner Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation (AMS) received a financial boost this spring to conduct testing on an advanced sensor system. The boost comes from the Department of Energy’s Small Business Innovation ...

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Idaho lab unveils industrial-scale advanced manufacturing technology (access required)

The future of the manufacturing industry depends on advancements that lead to decarbonization. At Idaho National Laboratory (INL), a ribbon cutting event recently unveiled first-of-its-kind electric field assisted sintering (EFAS) technology. At the event, the lab showcased the world’s largest ...

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Nation’s first security-focused, 5G wireless test range opens in Idaho (access required)

Researchers in Idaho have opened the nation’s first open-air, 5G wireless test range focused exclusively on security testing, training and technology development, as of Sept. 13. Located across the U.S. Department of Energy’s 890-square mile Idaho National Laboratory Site, the ...

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