Topic: Solar power

UT, Japan Collaborate on Energy Efficient Data Center

Aug. 11, 2015
UT Austin and Japan Collaboration on Energy Efficient Data Center

Partnering with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), which acts as a Japanese government agency, UT Austin will begin using alternative energy sources to power some of its high-performance computers.


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Race is On for Best Solar Car of 2014

July 10, 2014

Beginning Monday, July 14, the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin will host the nation's two biggest collegiate solar car races the Formula Sun Grand Prix and the American Solar Challenge.

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New UT Energy Poll Shows Voters Prefer Obama's Energy Platform

Oct. 16, 2012

As the 2012 presidential election draws near, more voters say they prefer the energy policies espoused by President Barack Obama than Gov. Mitt Romney's energy platform, according to the latest University of Texas at Austin Energy Poll results released today.

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Discovery of a 'Dark State' Could Mean a Brighter Future for Solar Energy

Dec. 15, 2011

The efficiency of conventional solar cells could be significantly increased, according to new research on the mechanisms of solar energy conversion led by chemist Xiaoyang Zhu at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Here comes the sun

July 12, 2011
Solar panels at the J. J. Pickle Research Campus.

A new solar power system generating energy at the Pickle Research Campus is significant for its size and location and that it's an innovative teaching tool.

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