Energy Economy
  • Article
  • 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.

  • Article
  • 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.

  • Video
  • 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.

  • Article
  • 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.

  • Article
  • 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.

  • Article
  • Apr 4 2023

Groundbreaking energy research that could lead to the first-of-its-kind deployment of carbon capture technology at a natural gas combined-cycle power plant is underway in Kentucky.

  • Article
  • Feb 22 2023

The Center for Applied Energy Research at the University of Kentucky is acting now to ensure the Commonwealth will be a national and international leader in the development of a booming critical minerals industry.

  • Video
  • Feb 8 2023

A U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center grant has provided the Center for Applied Energy Research with funding to expand its renowned cementitious materials research and development facility.

  • Article
  • Feb 7 2023

Kentucky Geological Survey geologist Marty Parris is leading a two-year project to measure methane emissions from orphaned oil and gas wells in Kentucky. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that contributes significantly to global warming.

  • Podcast
  • Jan 26 2023

The GEN-EV program teaches Kentucky students engineering and team-based skills while they work on an exciting project — building and racing an electric car.