PULLMAN, Wash. – An exhibit of Washington State University’s entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 will open to the public at 4:30 p.m. today, Jan. 30, on the ground floor of Carpenter Hall. Team members will answer questions and refreshments will be served.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University chemists have created new materials that pave the way for the development of inexpensive solar cells. Their work has been recognized as one of the most influential studies published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry in 2016.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative cooperative award to improve the performance and lower the cost of solar materials for the multibillion dollar industry.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Kerry Hipps, Washington State University chair and distinguished professor of chemistry, has been elected one of 10 new fellows of the American Vacuum Society (AVS). He joins Thomas Dickinson, Regents professor of physics, as the second AVS fellow at WSU.
Solar pioneers who have been feeding electricity into the Northwest power grid have until July 31 to apply for retroactive incentives under the state’s newest alternative-energy law. The law provides a payment of 15 cents for every kilowatt-hour of electricity that backyard producers have sent into the grid. “This finally makes solar a viable investment […]
A group of WSU students enrolled in architecture, construction management, interior design and engineering programs are disassembling their homemade solar home for its trip on flatbed trucks to Washington D.C. Set to depart Friday, Sept. 23, the home will be on display as part of a solar village—part of the national Department of Energy’s Solar […]
Legislature and WSU lead state to broad development of wind and solar energy Hailed as the most progressive renewable energy legislation passed in the United States, two energy bills took effect this summer after earlier approval by the Washington State Legislature. The next step is making renewable energy available, affordable and understandable to the public. […]
A group of Washington State University engineering and architecture students are beginning construction on a solar home that will become part of the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition in Washington, D.C., this October. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project will be held at noon on March 31 in the Thermal Fluids Laboratory on the […]