Tuesday, March 06, 2018
SwRI to Receive Up to $49 Million for Efficient, Alternative Energy Technologies

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been awarded a contract worth up to $49 million from the U.S. Air Force. The contract will focus on research and development efforts to implement and transition energy efficiency and alternative energy technologies to meet U.S. Air Force goals. ..

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Friday, March 02, 2018
New Invention Heading to South Africa to Generate Power and Clean Water Using Untapped Source

A team of researchers from the University of South Florida College of Engineering is conducting its final testing in preparation to ship its new and improved NEWgenerator to Durban, South Africa.  It leaves Tampa via air freight in mid-March and will be installed in April.  The technology generates nutrients, energy and water by safely recovering them from wastewater containing fecal organic matter and urine. ..

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Saturday, March 15, 2014
Scripps Florida Scientists Devise New, Lower Cost Method to Create More Usable Fuels

As the United States continues to lead the world in the production of natural gas, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised a new and more efficient method with the potential to convert the major components found in natural gas into useable fuels and chemicals—opening the door to cheaper, more abundant energy and materials with much lower emissions. ..

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
FAU Partner 'Go SOLAR-Florida' Receives Department of Energy Grant to Increase Use of Solar Energy

Florida Atlantic University and its partners in the “Go SOLAR-Florida” initiative have been awarded a $1.575 million, two-and-a-half year SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge II competitive award from the U.S. Department of Energy to make it easier for Floridians to obtain grid-tied solar installations." ..

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Thursday, November 07, 2013
UCF to Lead Effort Advancing U.S. Renewable Energy and Electric Grid

The University of Central Florida (UCF) has been awarded $3.2 million to lead one of four national consortia to develop distributed technologies, to increase engineering capacity, and to prepare for a national shift from traditional sources of electricity to renewables such as solar and wind. ..

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Monday, August 26, 2013
Top researchers join FSU to help push energy innovation

Florida State University has recruited three leading energy-focused researchers to push innovation in solar cell-related technology while helping to build on the university's recent designation as a pre-eminent university. ..

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Sunday, March 10, 2013
New FSU Research Effort will Promote Energy Innovation

As a popular ’80s song proclaims, we are living in a material world, and Florida State University has a new initiative under way that focuses on using materials science to push the boundaries of our future energy capabilities. ..

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Cleantech Lab Network Available through FL-CAN Program

The Florida Cleantech Acceleration Network Program (FL-CAN) has collaborated with universities within the State University System of Florida to produce an extensive list of laboratory facilities geared towards cleantech industries. ..

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012
NSU Launches Sustainable Solar Energy Project at John U Lloyd Beach State Park

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has completed a solar energy project that provides John U. Lloyd Beach State Park with 100 percent of its energy needs through a combination of solar electric and solar hot water systems.Known as the Sustainable Energy Project, the initiative combines using energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to provide all of the park’s energy needs, while generating environmental and economic benefits for the park as well. ..

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Thursday, January 19, 2012
UCF: Alternative energy learning experience

Florida's Solar Energy Center in Brevard County is creating jobs, powering emergency shelters, reducing school expenses and getting young people excited about solar energy in one fell swoop. ..

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