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05.05.16

Spring 2016 EFRC Newsletter

The 18th edition of Frontiers in Energy ResearchExternal link, the EFRC Newsletter created by an editorial board of early career EFRC members, was published online on May 5, 2016.
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03.17.16

5 Ways to Get Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Scientists are discovering new ways for solar panels to work on overcast days. This work, posted as a featured article on the Office of Science’s website, was supported in part by the following EFRCs: Light-Material Interactions in Energy Conversion (LMI) EFRC led by Ralph Nuzzo at the California Institute of Technology; Argonne-Northwestern Solar Energy Research Center (ANSER) EFRC led by Michael Wasielewski at Northwestern University; and the Center for Solar Fuels (UNC) led by Thomas Meyer at the University of North Carolina Read More »

01.11.16

Winter 2015 EFRC Newsletter

The 17th edition of Frontiers in Energy ResearchExternal link, the EFRC Newsletter created by an editorial board of early career EFRC members, was published online on January 11, 2016.
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EFRC Events

10.23.15

"Building the Dye-Sensitized Solar Fuel Device" Conference

On October 15-16, 2015 the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Solar Energy Research Center hosted its 6th annual conference titled “Building the Dye-Sensitized Solar Fuel Device.” The event highlighted work by the Center for Solar Fuels (UNC), Center for Excitonics (CE), and the Inorganometallic Catalyst Design Center (ICDC). More information about the event can be found hereExternal link.

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10.23.15

U.S.-France Science & Technology Workshop on Bioenergy

On October 1 – 2, 2015 the Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio) at Purdue University and Purdue’s Global Engineering Program co-hosted a free public workshop focused on scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st century energy economy in bioenergy. More information about the event can be found hereExternal link. Read More »

08.11.15

New Approaches to Full Spectrum Solar Energy Conversion

On September 3, 2015 from 8:30 – 10:30 am (PDT) the Light-Materials Interactions in Energy Conversion EFRC at Caltech University will host a free public webinar on “New Approaches to Full Spectrum Solar Energy Conversion”.pdf file (579KB).

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DOE Announcements

09.30.15

Poetry of Science Contest

Today the Office of Science announced the winners of the EFRC Poetry of Science ContestExternal link and the start of the People’s Choice VotingExternal link. The entry with the most votes from the public between September 30 to October 21, 2015 11:59 pm will be given the People’s Choice Award at the Principal Investigators’ Meeting on October 26. Be sure to vote for your favorites at http://www.energyfrontier.us/poetryExternal link. Read More »

06.18.14

DOE Awards $100 Million for Innovative Energy Research

Projects will help enable advances in energy production and use. Read More »

09.30.13

DOE to Award $100 Million for Energy Frontier Research Centers

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced a proposed $100 million in FY2014 funding for Energy Frontier Research Centers to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century energy economy. Research supported by this initiative will enable fundamental advances in energy production and use. Read More »

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