Topic: Energy

Here Comes the Sun-Powered Home

June 2, 2015
Solar Decathlon 2015 Nexushaus team

A team of UT students is on track — rain and shine — to finish constructing a solar-powered home for an elite international competition this fall. See how the academically diverse group is pooling talents from across campus to put the finishing touches on the project. 

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Political Ideology Drives Opinions on Key Energy Issues

April 29, 2015

Partisan politics are polarizing Americans’ views of several controversial energy issues, including the Keystone XL pipeline and hydraulic fracturing, according to the latest version of the UT Austin Energy Poll.

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Powering the Future: Why UT Is The Energy University

April 14, 2015
oil derrick in the foreground with wind turbines in the background

We expect energy to be ever-present, but it has to come from somewhere. Learn how UT researchers working in energy-related fields will help keep energy flowing into the future.

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Raise the (Solar) Roof: Students Building Solar Home

Feb. 23, 2015
Raise the (Solar) Roof: Students Building Solar Home

UT students were selected to design a solar-powered home for a U.S. Department of Energy competition. "Nexushaus" will address broad sustainability and affordability issues, and it's only one of the solar projects powered by Longhorns.

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UT Austin Advances Connections with Mexico through Agreement with National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Feb. 16, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin has greatly enhanced its academic ties with Latin America, signing three agreements with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). These agreements, focused on student exchanges and collaborative research, strengthen a long-standing strategic relationship between UT Austin and Mexico.

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