Argonne pushing boundaries of computing in engine simulationsAugust 24, 2015

Researchers at Argonne will be testing the limits of computing horsepower this year with a new simulation project from the Virtual Engine Research Institute and Fuels Initiative that will harness 60 million computer core hours to dispel uncertainties and pave the way to more effective engine simulations.

Observing Emissions of Air Pollutants from Space

Using satellite measurements to observe and monitor air pollutants from power plants

Commercial Upstream Incentive Program

Developing innovative utility incentive programs designed to change the energy efficiency marketplace

Behavior-Modifying Technologies for Reducing Water Use

Studying the current state of technologies that save water through behavioral changes and developing a road-map for future research efforts

Natural Gas Quality Biogas

Natural Gas Quality Biogas

  • Transportation Fuel and Organic Solid Fertilizer from Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater Solids and Other Organic Wastes
  • Organic solid fertilizer is rich in nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium, and Sulfur
Uncertainty Analysis and Bayesian Calibration

Developing research to identify and quantify the uncertainties in building energy models, developing Bayesian Calibration methods for reducing the uncertainty and improving building energy models and developing methods for assessing the risks related to uncertainty in building performance and energy savings of building retrofits

Commercial Building Agent-based Model

Developing, testing, and validating an agent based model of the commercial building market for studying the adoption and impact of new technologies on energy use in collections of buildings