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2013 NAE Topical Meeting on Shale Gas: Promises and Challenges

June 18, 2013

The 2013 NAE Topical Meeting on Shale Gas: Promises and Challenges, will be held  between June 18 (12:30 PM EST) to  June 19 (12:30 PM EST) on the campus of CWRU.   The event is championed by Prof. Hunter Peckham, PhD, Distinguished University Professor and Donnell Institute Professor of Case Western Reserve University and NAE member.



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University Launches Energy Savings Initiatives

June 14, 2013

By 2015, the University is committed to reduce campus energy consumption by 30%*.  The Facilities Management department is using Energy Savings Performance Contracts to attain this goal.  “We are using an Energy Savings Contractor (ESCO) to identify and implement energy savings measures.



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EPIC Advisory Board Member selected as 2013 Father of the Year

June 14, 2013

Mark A. Pringle who serves on the Energy Production & Infrastructure Center advisory board was named 2013 Father of the Year.



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Strong Energy Sector Shines Light on EPIC Role

May 21, 2013

EPIC's contribution to the Charlotte-area economy continues to gain recognition. While some other sectors still struggle, Director Johan Enslin explains the essential ways EPIC helps keep the local energy sector strong as part of this May 10 overview in the Charlotte Business Journal



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Three Years Later Senior Design Team Vision Takes Transit Partnership Full Circle with Parking Lot Power

May 21, 2013

As the Spring 2013 teams finished their senior design projects and departed with their engineering degrees, proof that this highly-anticipated competition gets real-world results is now at hand for an exceptional group from 2010.



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The Real Deal: Connecting Electricity Prices and Air Emission Impacts

May 20, 2013

At some point during the next five to 10 years, old ways of setting the price of electricity could be in for big change – and better air quality might be the result.  As explained by Dr. Peter Schwarz, professor of economics with the Belk College of Business, traditional rate-setting is based on average costs.  At his April 30 EPIC Seminar presentation Dr.



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Energy Research Tops MOU Agreement With Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

May 20, 2013

It's official: EPIC is now an international collaborator in building a trans-Atlantic energy bridge thanks to a new "Memorandum of Understanding" signed with the renowned Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) of Germany. In partnership with the Charlotte Research Institute (CRI) of UNC Charlotte, EPIC will play a lead role in the MOU, linking academic and research initiatives of the two institutions around key energy issues.



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Dr. Zia Salami, EPIC Associate, Boosts Power Reliability with Real-Time Communication

May 14, 2013

A test case for an innovative new way to flag electrical problems in power plant generators is underway now thanks to the work of EPIC Associate Dr. Zia Salami.  Collaborating closely with long-time EPIC partner Duke Energy, Dr.



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U.S. Women in Nuclear Sets June 14 Deadline for 2013 Conference Scholarships

May 13, 2013

Eligible students interested in attending the 2013 U.S. Women in Nuclear "Creating Value Through Change" conference may apply until June 14 for sponsored funding assistance to cover conference registration costs and hotel accommodations for three nights.  The conference will be held July 21-24 in Chicago, IL.  Review application materials for more conference and US WIN information.

 

 

 



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IEEE Power and Engineering Society Announces June 30 "Scholarship Plus" Deadline

May 8, 2013

The IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative provides multi-year scholarships and career experience opportunities to qualifying undergraduates in the U.S. and Canada seeking electrical engineering degrees.



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