Energy Research at the University of Washington

UW Environmental Innovation Challenge 2010 offers clean-tech solutions

Engineering, science and business students pitched energy-efficient, clean-technology ideas for sustainable living at the UW Environmental Innovation Challenge. Winners included UW Engineering team EnVitrum (for grand prize of $10,000) who created bricks made out of recycled glass that can also grow plants or cool buildings and UW interdisciplinary team Triangle Energy (for second prize of $5,000) who invented a mobile biomass converter that turns wood chips into synthesis gas.

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