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Global investment in renewables exceeded $200 billion

May 21, 2018

Renewable energy

Renewable energy jobs grow to 10.3 million globally, a 5.3% increase from the previous year

May 14, 2018

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High-Res Forecasts Could Help U.S. Expand Offshore Wind Power

May 7, 2018

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RASEI Associate Director for Energy Systems for the Built Environment receives $2 million ARPA-E Award

May 7, 2018

RASEI Associate Director and NREL Scientist Gregor Henze is leading a research effort as part of DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for a Saving Energy Nationwide in Structures with Occupancy Recognition (SENSOR) Program . Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) announced that a $2 million... Read more »
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Local High school senior discovers new compound that may improve rechargeable battery technology

May 3, 2018

Kyle Fridberg, a Fraiview High School working in the lab of RASEI Fellow, Michael Marshak an assistant professor of Chemistry at CU-Boulder and fellow at the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) has discovered a compound that may prove useful in improving rechargeable battery technology. Kyle's work identifying the compound,... Read more »
Obadiah Reid

BE Seminar, Obadiah Reid

April 25, 2018

Energy and Charge -Transfer in Molecular Materials: The Role of Quantum Coherence Dr. Obadiah Reid, Assistant Research Professor - NREL, University of Colorado - Boulder Date: Tuesday, May 1 at 12:30pm Location: ECEE 1B32 Abstract:​ Molecular semiconductors possess unique features that make them useful for a wide range of applications:... Read more »
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BE Seminar, Mark O'Malley

April 24, 2018

Energy Systems Modelling ~ The Good the bad and the Ugly Mark O'Malley is Chief Scientist, Energy Systems Integration and Senior Research Fellow at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA Date: Monday, April 30 at 2:00pm Location: SEEC S228 Abstract:​ The Energy System is transforming, based in large part on... Read more »
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BE Seminar, Bart Doekemeijer

April 16, 2018

Coordinated Control in Wind Turbine Farms Bart Doekemeijer, Delft Center for Systems & Control, Delft University of Technology Date: Thursday, April 26 at 3:30pm Location: Onizuka Conference Room (ECAE 199)​ Abstract:​ Wind turbines are being placed together in wind farms for the financial gains from economies of scale. However, this... Read more »
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BE Seminar, Lili Cai

April 16, 2018

Bridging Thermal Science and Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy Applications Lili Cai, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University Date: Monday, April 16 at 11:30am Location: ECCS 1B28​ Abstract:​ As population and living standards increase, the energy demand and climate change have reached unprecedented levels that require more efficient technologies... Read more »
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BE Seminar, Bri-Mathias Hodge

April 16, 2018

Designing a Sustainable Future: Simulating Next Generation Energy Systems Bri-Mathias Hodge, Power Systems Design and Study Group Manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Date: Thursday, April 19 at 12:30pm Location: ECEE 1B70 Abstract:​ World energy systems are changing rapidly in the face of the global challenge of decarbonization. Power systems are... Read more »

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