Solar Energy

Mines’ solar power output will dramatically increase starting this spring, with the installation of six new rooftop solar arrays and solar parking canopies in the Clear Creek Athletics Complex.
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Colorado School of Mines are applying a new technique to identify defects in silicon solar cells that
“Hybrid perovskite photovoltaics are one of the most promising new technologies and have made gains in champion cell performance at astronomical rates. However, stability remains a show-stopper for the technology,” said Angus Rockett, professor and head of the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department.
The U.S. Department of Energy competition challenged student teams from across the U.S. to design and model optimized energy systems for multi-building districts.
LiveLot team says app and system of cameras and computers could eliminate discharge of 84 tons of carbon dioxide per year
Colorado School of Mines has begun accepting applications for a new joint graduate program with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that will launch in the fall
A pair of Colorado School of Mines-led teams have been awarded more than $2 million by the U.S. Department of Energy for research that could lower the cost of solar electricity.Greg Jackson, professor
An international team led by Colorado School of Mines has been accepted to compete in the 2019 Solar Decathlon Africa in Morocco.Mines students will work hand in hand with students from Cadi Ayyad
Researchers from the Colorado School of Mines Chemistry Department and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory have developed a perovskite solar cell that retains its efficiency after 1,000 hours of
A first-of-its-kind graduate program in space resources will officially lift off at Colorado School of Mines this fall. Post-baccalaureate certificates, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees will be