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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...

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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,...

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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:...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...


CitizenSkyView App Maps Cloud Cover to Aid in Predicting Solar Power Generation

Feb. 1, 2018

CitizenSkyView App Maps Cloud Cover to Aid in Predicting Solar Power Generation: Professor Al Gasiewski and his team have developed the CitizenSkyView app for iPhones or androids to help researchers better understand how cloud structures and patterns impact renewable energy generation. An initial $10,000 seed grant from RASEI, followed by...

John H. Golbeck

BE Seminar, John H. Golbeck

Jan. 31, 2018

How Type I Photosynthetic Reaction Centers Evolved to Adapt to the Great Oxygenation Event John H. Golbeck, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Department of Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University Date: Thursday, March 1 at 3pm Location: SEEC Building, Room C120 Abstract: The first photosynthetic organisms evolved as far back...

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2018 Solar Power Mountain West

Jan. 25, 2018

Join RASEI at the largest solar conference in the Rocky Mountain West, hosted by Colorado Solar Energy Industries Assoication When: March 12-14, 2018 Where: Hyatt Regency Aurora Denver Conference Center in Aurora, CO What: The Solar Connection Dozens of top national experts in solar and energy storage technologies are expected...