Tag: renewable energy

Missouri S&T Ph.D. candidate wins $70,000 Laegeler Fellowship for renewable energy research

Posted by on June 17, 2021

Research involving drones mounted with thermal and hyperspectral cameras to inspect solar panels for damage has won a $70,000 fellowship for Xinzhe Yuan, who will complete his Ph.D. at Missouri University of Science and Technology later this year. The Laegeler Sustainable Energy Fellowship – from Concept to Reality, created by two Missouri S&T graduates, will provide a stipend and benefits for Yuan to conduct postdoctoral research at S&T.

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Research promotes ‘doubly green’ renewable energy captured from biowaste

Posted by on February 26, 2021

Cities around the United States could use their own biowaste from food scraps or manure to produce renewable energy for vehicles, according to a researcher at Missouri S&T. The proposed operation uses renewable natural gas (RNG) from biowaste and renewable hydrogen (RH2) from surplus electricity generated by solar or wind energy as a vehicle fuel for onboard transportation.

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S&T powers high-tech, living laboratory with new microgrids to study advanced lead battery technologies

Posted by on January 10, 2019

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Missouri S&T has installed two new advanced lead battery microgrid systems at the campus’s EcoVillage, a living laboratory of solar homes S&T students designed to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon.

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The sharing economy’s next frontier: energy sharing

Posted by on December 13, 2018

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The so-called sharing economy has given rise to new forms of business, such as AirBnB and Uber. Could the same sharing approach work in the utility business? A Missouri S&T researcher thinks it can, and she has developed a model for a peer-to-peer network through which consumers could buy, sell and share energy.

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Missouri S&T to receive $4.3 million from DOE SunShot Initiative

Posted by on October 23, 2013

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Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive $4.3 million over the next five years from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative to develop power engineering curriculum and launch the Mid-America Regional Microgrid Education and Training Consortium (MARMET).

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