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Smart Charger Controller simplifies electric vehicle recharging

Electric vehicle owners can plug in their cars and forget about them, knowing they'll get the cheapest electricity available and won't crash the grid - using a new technology called the Smart Charger Controller. Developed at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the controller automatically recharges electric vehicles during times of least cost to the consumer and lower demand for power. Widespread use of these devices could help advance a smart power grid. [Full Story…]

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Designer Protein Grabs Cover

Results: Move over, Tommy Hilfiger. Top7CB1, designed by researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is grabbing the spotlight. [Full story…]