PNNL and OSU get $2.8M from Department of Defense

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, January 25, 2013

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will receive up to $2.8 million from the federal government to develop an air chilling system for the battle field.

The award came from the Department of Defense, Navy and the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, better known as APRA-E. It was part of an $8.5 million allocation, divided between five projects, to improve the efficiency of battlefield heating and cooling systems by 20 to 50 percent.

"Our team has a strong emotional connection to the success of this project, as it could help prevent American soldiers from being injured or killed while moving fuel in dangerous supply convoys around the battlefield," said PNNL Laboratory Fellow and project leader Pete McGrail in a press release.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

{biztweet}pnnl osu{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Which Way to Chinatown?

February 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN | PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

The Jade International District, already Portland's center of Asian life, is poised for rejuvenation. Where does that leave the westside's historic Chinatown?


Read more...

Crowdfunding 2.0

News
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
120214-crowdfund-thumbBY LINDA BAKER

A conversation with attorney Erich Merrill about the latest way to raise money from large groups of people.


Read more...

Closing the Gap: The two Oregons and the way forward

February 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
BY JOE CORTRIGHT

"Nostalgia is not an economic strategy."


Read more...

Labor Pains

February 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Thinking about starting an internship program? Be careful. Navigating unpaid internships can be tricky.


Read more...

Free Falling

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, December 18, 2014
121714-oilprice-thumbBY JASON NORRIS | OB CONTRIBUTOR

The implosion of the energy complex: The best thing for low oil prices is low oil prices.


Read more...

Convention Wisdom

February 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
BY KIM MOORE

After more than a decade of wrangling, construction on a convention center hotel in Portland is slated to start this summer. But debate over project financing continues.


Read more...

Light Moves

February 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Fittingly, Light at Play — a business whose sole purpose is to create mesmerizing ambience — was conceived at Burning Man.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS