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NIST Scientists Address ‘Wrinkles’ in Transparent Film Development
Release Date: 03/30/2010

A closer look at a promising nanotube coating that might one day improve solar cells has turned up a few unexpected wrinkles, according to new … more

Paintable Electronics? NIST Studies Spray-On Manufacturing of Transistors
Release Date: 03/30/2010

A multidisciplinary research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has found* that an organic semiconductor may be a … more

Layered Graphene Sheets Could Solve Hydrogen Storage Issues
Release Date: 03/16/2010

Graphene--carbon formed into sheets a single atom thick--now appears to be a promising base material for capturing hydrogen, according to recent … more

NIST Issues Expanded Draft of Smart Grid Cyber Security Strategy
Release Date: 02/16/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the second draft of its Smart Grid Cyber Security Strategy and Requirements, … more

Future of Hydrogen Fuel Flows Through New NIST Test Facility
Release Date: 02/16/2010

If hydrogen is ever to play a significant role as a clean, everyday energy source, it will need a safe and reliable distribution system. To pave … more

NIST Issues Expanded Draft of Smart Grid Cyber Security Strategy For Public Review and Comment
Release Date: 02/03/2010

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued today the second draft of its Smart Grid Cyber Security … more

NIST Issues First Release of Framework for Smart Grid Interoperability
Release Date: 01/19/2010

GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued today an initial list of standards, a … more

Governing Board of Smart Grid Standards Panel Announces Officers
Release Date: 01/15/2010

GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today that John D. McDonald, general … more

NIST Seeks Nominations for New Smart Grid Advisory Committee
Release Date: 01/12/2010

In a Federal Register notice published on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST ) solicited nominations … more

NIST Team Demystifies Utility of Power Factor Correction Devices
Release Date: 12/15/2009

If you've seen an Internet ad for capacitor-type power factor correction devices, you might be led to believe that using one can save you money on … more

Board of New Smart Grid Panel 'Boots Up' - Key Position Filled and Next Steps Assigned
Release Date: 12/14/2009

GAITHERSBURG, Md.— The three-week-old Smart Grid Interoperability Panel’s (SGIP’s) governing board appointed Steve Widergren, a principal engineer … more

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel Launched; Governing Board Elected
Release Date: 12/01/2009

The inaugural meeting of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP), a new forum to provide technical support to the National Institute of … more

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel Launched; Governing Board Elected
Release Date: 11/19/2009

DENVER--The inaugural meeting of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP), a new stakeholder forum to provide technical support to the … more

New Smart Grid Documents Include Call for Governing Board Nominations
Release Date: 10/20/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has posted three documents related to the Smart Grid, the next-generation electricity … more

New NIST Database on Gas Hydrates to Aid Energy and Climate Research
Release Date: 10/06/2009

NIST has created an on-line database of physical properties of gas hydrates, strange, naturally occuring materials that look like water ice but … more

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