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EFRC News

01.27.14EFRC News

Harvesting the Sun's Energy Through Heat as Well as Light

New approach developed at MIT could generate power from sunlight efficiently and on demand. This work, featured in the Office of Science’s Stories of Discovery & Innovation, was supported in part by the Solid-State Solar Thermal Energy Conversion Center (S3TEC), an EFRC led by Gang Chen at MIT.

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12.30.13EFRC News

Observing the Sparks of Life

EFRC researchers isolate a photosynthetic complex — arguably the most important bit of organic chemistry on the planet — in its complete functioning state. This work, featured in the Office of Science’s Stories of Discovery & Innovation, was supported in part by the Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC), an EFRC led by Robert Blankenship at Washington University in St. Louis.


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09.27.13EFRC News

September 2013 EFRC Newsletter

The 9th edition of Frontiers in Energy ResearchExternal link, the EFRC Newsletter created by an editorial board of early career EFRC members, was published online on September 25, 2013.

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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

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 »

05.24.11DOE Announcement

Department of Energy Hosts Inaugural Energy Frontier Research Center Summit

On Wednesday, May 25, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu will welcome nearly 1,000 of America's top energy researchers to Washington, D.C. for the inaugural Science for the Nation's Energy Future: The Energy Frontier Research Centers Summit and Forum. Read More »

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