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Idaho technologies clinch five R&D 100 Awards

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Five Idaho National Laboratory technologies earned five 2023 R&D 100 Awards – marking another triumphant year for the laboratory. The competition, now in its 61st year, celebrates technology innovations from across the public and private sectors. Winning an award is a prestigious distinction for inventors. Laboratories and companies from 12 countries submitted nominations in 2023, and

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New tech brings resilience to small-town hydropower

FELT, Idaho — Idaho National Laboratory (INL) celebrated the ribbon–cutting of its new Microgrid in a Box, which was deployed in partnership with the Fall River Electric Cooperative at its hydropower plant in rural Idaho. Using newly developed technologies, INL researchers demonstrated how hydropower with advanced controls and use of a mobile microgrid, can enable small communities to maintain critical

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Intern develops technology to find EV charging vulnerabilities

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Idaho National Laboratory intern Jake Guidry has developed a cybersecurity research tool that could improve the security of electric vehicle charging.  INL experts demonstrated the tool to colleagues from Sandia and Pacific Northwest national laboratories on June 7. The AcCCS tool provides access capabilities through CCS (combined charging system) communications protocol.  AcCCS (pronounced access) is a combination of hardware

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Idaho National Laboratory prepares for 2023 fire season

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The fire department at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory is preparing for the 2023 wildland fire season. Before each summer fire season, the INL Fire Department reviews its procedures and lessons learned from previous fires. This ensures firefighters are prepared to protect people, property and the environment at the desert Site from wildland fires.  

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