Colorado State University

Powering a world of better energy.

Energy Institute 2014 Seed Grants Awarded

The Powerhouse Energy Campus Grand Opening Event - April 17, 2014.

Energy Institute Member Highlight: The Center for the New Energy Economy

Learn more about Green Initiatives at Colorado State University and Earth Week 2014 activities

Interested in helping support the Powerhouse Energy Campus? Donor opportunities are available.

The Energy Institute serves as a nucleus of research, education, and outreach for the faculty, staff, and students of Colorado State University.

Continued access to clean, reliable and abundant energy is central to almost every major challenge the world faces today. 

Colorado State University has long recognized the crucial role energy plays around the globe and pioneered research in this area – from developing better combustion engines that emit fewer pollutants to testing new smart grid technologies.

Today, more than 160 faculty members across CSU are developing new technologies, exploring the economics, environmental, and sociological impacts of energy use, and proposing energy policy solutions.

CSU created the Energy Institute in 2013 to consolidate its vast energy research under one organization. Through its 13 affiliated centers, the Institute aims to increase collaboration with industry and governmental partners to solve real-world energy problems and create new research and educational opportunities for CSU faculty and students.

The Energy Institute is headquartered at CSU’s new Powerhouse Energy Campus on North College in Fort Collins. 

 

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Energy Institute Member Organizations

Center for Agricultural Energy Center for Energy and Behavior Center for Energy Development and Health Center for Energy Water Sustainability Center for Laser Sensing and Diagnostics Center for Next Generation Photovoltaics Center for the New Energy Economy Electric Power Systems Laboratory Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory Industrial Assessment Center Institute for the Built Environment Rotordynamics and Vibration Laboratory Sustainable Biofuels Development Center