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Matthew Beard Honored with 2021 EO Lawrence Award

June 21, 2022

RASEI Fellow Matthew Beard has been honored with the 2021 Ernest Orlando Lawrence award for his groundbreaking research in understanding and control of solar photochemical processes, interfacial phenomena, and next-gen PV, including nanoscale and organic-inorganic hybrid systems

Wind turbine researchers

Inspired by palm trees, scientists develop hurricane-resilient wind turbines

June 15, 2022

Wind technology is growing—literally. Today’s offshore wind turbines can tower more than 490 feet above ground, their spinning blades churning out up to 8 megawatts (MW) each—about enough to power 4000 homes in the U.S.

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RASEI Fellow Gordana Dukovic announced as a Finalist for the 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

June 1, 2022

The award recognizes innovative young scientist disrupting the life sciences, chemistry and physical sciences & engineering.

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U.S Secretary of Energy visit Colorado, commits millions of dollars to net zero goal

May 25, 2022

Denver 7 News interviews RASEI Fellow Jeff Logan for comment on the government's commitment to convert four national laboratories to net zero in the coming years.

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It’s been unusually windy this spring. Here’s why you should care

May 16, 2022

Think it’s been unusually windy on the Front Range this spring? You’re right.

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We need to make big change NOW, but we have the tools to do so

April 6, 2022

The world must halt its increase in greenhouse gases within the next three years, cut them by 43% in the next seven, and eliminate them entirely by 2050 to avoid catastrophic and irreversible climate change impacts this century. This discussion involving RASEI fellows Chuck Kutscher and Oano Luca provides some...

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BE Seminar, Alberta (Birdie) Carpenter

March 29, 2022

April 1st, 2022 How are the topics of circular economy (CE) and environmental and energy justice (EEJ) connected? Alberta (Researcher V - Environmental Engineering, NREL

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New study identifies new candidates for novel Carbon Capture technologues

March 16, 2022

Even as nations diversify their energy portfolios toward more renewable and sustainable sources, they will be reliant on fossil fuels to meet a large proportion of the World’s energy demands for a number of decades. Development and deployment of carbon capture technologies that can not only reduce emissions, but capture...

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How Rising Gas Prices Emphasize the need for Renewable Energy

March 16, 2022

This article in CU Boulder Today provides some discussion around how commitment and investment in renewable energy would reduce reliance on fossil fuels, improve the resiliency of the US economy and insulate our population from the rising prices and uncertainty in energy we are currently experiencing. Jeffrey Logan, the RASEI...

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Read EIC Garry Rumbles’ editorial in Sustainable Energy Fuels

Jan. 3, 2022

on the research landscape the journal will focus on for 2022, and beyond.