Research Priorities - Energy
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  • May 20 2020

“Even as we are doing everything that we can to protect the ones we love during the coronavirus, these grants will enable Kentuckians to make better choices that will save them money and lead to a more sustainable energy future,” Gov. Beshear said.

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  • Apr 7 2020

The award is given in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

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  • Jan 30 2020

The UK Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) have announced a new program to advance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in KY’s schools.

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  • Jan 21 2020

Cement production is the world’s second largest source of carbon dioxide emissions. CAER received a two-year, $1.3 million grant to develop extremely durable belite-based cement that is low-energy consuming and low-carbon dioxide releasing.

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  • Dec 19 2019

The Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) at UK recently began work on a major research project to investigate the unconventional oil and gas potential of the Rogersville Shale formation in Eastern Kentucky and other related formations.

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  • Oct 22 2019

The EnVision Forum, held at Kroger Field, gathered more than 150 governmental, policy, industry and other leaders involved in the country’s energy sector.

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  • Oct 3 2019

A multidisciplinary UK team will provide unique graduate educational opportunities in food, energy and water systems, thanks to a new grant.

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  • Sep 9 2019

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) has received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy to improve efficiency and reliability at existing and future coal-fired power plants.

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  • May 16 2019

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) is one of eight entities to be selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to receive federal funds for research and development in "Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational Technologies" to address challenges and knowledge gaps associated with reducing the cost of carbon capture.

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  • Jan 14 2019

With funds from DOE, DOD and NSF, Jim Hower and Jack Groppo are locating and evaluating rare earth elements and processing coal-based materials, alongside industry and university partners.