Energy Research at the University of Washington

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DoE Awards $2.5M to Develop Training Program on Clean Energy & Smart Grid Engineering

The Department of Energy has awarded $2.5 million for a joint UW/WSU project that will develop a program to train engineers in clean energy and smart grid engineering.

See more info at:
http://www.ee.washington.edu/news/2010/smartgrid_training.html

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.

For more info visit: http://www.foster.washington.edu/centers/cie/eic/Pages/video2010.aspx

Innovative Energy at UW

Science majors and business students came together outside the classroom in a competition to find environmentally friendly solutions to current energy problems. Read the full article here.

Creating the Clean Energy Economy of Tomorrow: 2011 Federal Budget Fact Sheet

"Creating the Clean Energy Economy of Tomorrow" from the Office of Management and Budget: The Federal Budget FY2011. Read more: http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/factsheet/creating-the-clean-energy-of-tom...

Energy Future Public Lecture Series April-June 2010

ENERGY FUTURE public lecture series and 2-credit course at University of washington, April-June 2010. More info at: http://courses.washington.edu/efuture/

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

A research team headed by David Ginger has found a way to make images of tiny bubbles and channels, roughly 10,000 times smaller than a human hair, inside plastic solar cells. See the full article at: http://www.washington.edu/news/archive/51232

Energy web site featured in Uweek

Energy web site featured in Uweek: View the article at: http://www.washington.edu/news/archive/55788

David Ginger in UW News: Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

David Ginger in UW News: Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact. See the entire article: http://www.washington.edu/news/archive/51232

Conference on Sustainability for the Pacific Northwest Region 3/25-26, 2010

First Conference on Sustainability for the Pacific Northwest Region, March 25-26, 2010 at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington. See more information at: http://pugetsound.aiche.org/conference