Research Priorities - Energy
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  • Feb 5 2024

Researchers from UK's Center for Applied Energy Research are exploring a new way to utilize CO2 to improve the performance of cement and concrete, seeking more environmentally friendly solutions.

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  • Jan 18 2024

The University of Kentucky has been selected to serve as a regional convenor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) national EnergyTech University Prize competition.

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  • Jan 9 2024

Researchers at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) and the Department of Chemistry have received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to advance their innovative biofuels research.

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  • Jan 3 2024

UK's Center for Applied Energy Research is uniquely positioned to research ways to make the Commonwealth a potential source of graphite thanks to its world-renowned scientists and experts on carbon materials.

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  • Nov 20 2023

If you’re frying a turkey this Thanksgiving you can drop off used cooking oil for free at Redwood Cooperative School, located at 166 Crestwood Drive in Lexington. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24.

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  • Sep 28 2023

A multi-institutional collaboration led by UK researchers was one of 37 teams to receive National Science Foundation funding as part of the Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) program.

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  • Sep 14 2023

Three researchers at the University of Kentucky have launched an ambitious new startup company they hope will build upon Kentucky’s proud energy legacy.

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  • Sep 1 2023

Researchers at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) have developed a method to turn Kentucky waste coal into valuable carbon products.

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  • Aug 16 2023

The Kentucky Statewide EPSCoR Committee, the governing body of the state’s National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program voted to adopt the Kentucky Science & Technology Plan: Vision 2030.

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  • Jun 12 2023

Established by a Kentucky Senate Joint Resolution (SJR 79) during the 2023 regular session, the workgroup is led by Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet.