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EFRC News

05.27.14EFRC News

Getting More Electricity out of Solar Cells

New MIT model can guide design of solar cells that produce less waste heat, more useful current. This work, featured in the Office of Science’s Stories of Discovery & Innovation, was supported in part by the Center for Excitonics (CE), an EFRC led by Marc Baldo at MIT.
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04.30.14EFRC News

April 2014 EFRC Newsletter

The 11th edition of Frontiers in Energy ResearchExternal link, the EFRC Newsletter created by an editorial board of early career EFRC members, was published online on April 30, 2014.
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04.30.14EFRC News

Squaring the Circle in Biofuels?

Researchers produce a new type of plant fiber that supports normal growth while easing the difficulties of conversion to fuel. This work, featured in the Office of Science’s Stories of Discovery & Innovation, was supported in part by the Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio), an EFRC led by Maureen McCann at Purdue University.
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EFRC Events

02.07.14EFRC Event

2014 Princeton CEFRC Summer School on Combustion

The Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center at Princeton University will host a summer school on Combustion from June 22-27, 2014. Read More »

03.11.13EFRC Event

Princeton-CEFRC Summer Program on Combustion: 2013 Session

The Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center at Princeton University will host a summer program on Combustion. Read More »

03.07.13EFRC Event

“Approaches to Ultrahigh Efficiency Solar Energy Conversion” Webinar

The Light-Materials Interactions in Energy Conversion EFRC at Caltech University hosted a free public webinar on “Approaches to Ultrahigh Efficiency Solar Energy Conversion”. Read More »

DOE Announcements

06.18.14DOE Announcement

DOE Awards $100 Million for Innovative Energy Research

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

09.30.13DOE Announcement

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 »

07.10.13DOE Announcement

People’s Choice Voting for the Ten Hundred and One Word Challenge

The Ten Hundred and One Word ChallengeExternal link invited the 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers to represent their science in images, cartoons, photos, words and original paintings, but any descriptions or words could only use the 1000 most commonly used words in the English language, with the addition of one word important to each of the EFRCs and the mission of DOE: energy. Read More »

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