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Novel Filter Material Could Cut Natural Gas Refining Costs
Release Date: 03/29/2012

Measurements taken by a team including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists show that a newly devised material has the … more

New Industry Commitments to Give 15 Million Households Tools to Shrink Their Energy Bills
Release Date: 03/26/2012

Washington, D.C. -- Responding to President Obama's call for an "all-of-the-above" strategy to help consumers reduce their energy costs, the … more

NIST Measurements May Help Optimize Organic Solar Cells
Release Date: 03/06/2012

Organic solar cells may be a step closer to market because of measurements taken at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and … more

NIST Releases Final Smart Grid 'Framework 2.0' Document
Release Date: 02/28/2012

An updated roadmap for the Smart Grid is now available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which recently finished … more

NIST Releases Final Smart Grid 'Framework 2.0' Document
Release Date: 02/28/2012

An updated roadmap for the Smart Grid is now available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which recently finished … more

NIST Announces Funding Opportunity to Increase Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings
Release Date: 02/16/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) and the Department of Energy have … more

CNST and Sandia Researchers Publish a Detailed Review of Electrical Contacts in One and Two Dimensional Nanomaterials
Release Date: 02/15/2012

Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and Sandia National Laboratories have published a detailed review of recent … more

Inc.com Features Baldrige Award Winner MidwayUSA
Release Date: 01/24/2012

A brand-new article on Inc.com, " We Will Be the Best-Run Business in America ," features MidwayUSA, a 2009 Baldrige Award winner in small … more

Updated Guidelines to Help Ensure Electrical Devices are Smart Grid Ready
Release Date: 01/24/2012

Taking a step closer to ensuring that new electrical devices will be ready to plug into the nation's next-generation power grid, the National … more

Administration Announces New Tools to Help Consumers Manage Electricity Use and Shrink Bills
Release Date: 01/18/2012

SANTA CLARA, CA – Today, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra joined utility and technology executives in Silicon Valley to announce … more

NBS Physics Site Honored
Release Date: 11/14/2011

At the event. (l-r): Katharine Gebbie (PML), Allen Sessoms (UDC), and Kate Kirby (APS). Photo credit: Michael Lucibella/APS News.  The American … more

Government Issues Building Energy and Water Submetering Report
Release Date: 11/08/2011

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new interagency report recommends systematic consideration of new metering technologies that can yield up-to-date, finely … more

New Report Urges More Detailed Utility Metering to Improve Building Efficiency
Release Date: 11/08/2011

A new interagency report recommends systematic consideration of new metering technologies, called submetering, that can yield up-to-date, finely … more

Safe Fluids for Jet Engine Texts
Release Date: 11/02/2011

A sailor assigned to Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department tests an aircraft jet engine for defects aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln. … more

NIST Releases Update to Smart Grid Framework
Release Date: 10/26/2011

An expanded list of standards, new cybersecurity guidance and product testing proposals are among the new elements in an updated roadmap for Smart … more

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