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Glowing reports of a different kind

CARLSBAD — The Presidential Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) on America’s Nuclear Future will soon visit southern New Mexico’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) as a model operation; WIPP is independently monitored for health and environmental safety by the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC) through New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy & the…
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Is biofuel the next industrial revolution?

LAS CRUCES: The green economy is quickly growing and New Mexico State University and the College of Engineering’s Institute for Energy & the Environment continue to fuel New Mexico’s instrumental role in the transformative green age. The next industrial revolution will center on production of renewable energy resources. This was one of the themes at…
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Engineering competition marks 20th year

This year marks the 20th anniversary of New Mexico State University’s International Environmental Design Contest, created to bring innovative technologies to the marketplace. More than 5,000 students have participated in the engineering challenge focused on evolving proprietary technologies covering complex environmental challenges related to energy, water and overall sustainability. The Institute for Energy & the…
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Electrifying experiences at the Institute

LAS CRUCES -New Mexico State Universi­ty faculty from the In­stitute for Energy & the Environment and the Col­lege of Engineering were awarded a $1 million De­partment of Energy grant to demonstrate a renewable energy-based microgrid in partnership with an electric utility com­pany. Al­gae-based biofuel will be tested and evalu­ated to fa­cilitate the microgrid electricity generation…
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Contest focuses on energy, environment

As part of the federal government’s stimulus bill, almost $39 billion is to be spent by the Department of Energy with an emphasis on developing clean, secure, energy technology through scientific research, commercial development, and infrastructure improvements. New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy and the Environment in the College of Engineering has for 19…
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