1. UW-Milwaukee: A wrench fends off injury, feeds the economy

    The gas meters that measure energy consumption in buildings pose as great a threat to workers who service them as downed power lines do to electric utility workers. Left in […]

  2. UW-Milwaukee: Building a better way to supply energy

    It wasn’t a natural disaster or high demand that caused an electrical blackout in the northeastern United States in summer 2003. A high-voltage power line in Ohio brushed against overgrown […]

  3. VIDEO: UWO, partners cut ribbon for Rosendale Dairy biodigester

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    Temperatures in the single digits didn’t faze University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and UW Oshkosh Foundation leaders and project partners from cutting the ribbon on a new, 1.4 megawatt biodigester at […]

  4. A CALS-trained teacher brings bioenergy research into high school classrooms

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    As students in Craig Kohn’s class at Waterford Union High School can tell you, you don’t need a grant or Ph.D. to do scientific research. A question and some curiosity […]

  5. Wisconsin’s “Brown Gold” Rush: Transforming manure to energy in America’s Dairyland

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    Earth’s petroleum stores are dwindling, but a Wisconsin project aims to produce energy from a resource that’s in little danger of running low: cow manure, or “brown gold.” The University […]

  6. UW-Milwaukee and Madison leverage advanced technology partnership with Johnson Controls

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    Johnson Controls, the world’s leading automotive battery supplier, is helping to position Wisconsin as a worldwide leader in energy storage. The company has endowed a professorship, built cutting-edge research labs […]

  7. UW-Stevens Point and Wisconsin biotech company land biofuels research grant

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    Promising biofuels research at a Wisconsin biotech company and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is getting a boost from a $224,292 National Science Foundation grant. C5.6 Technologies of Middleton, Wis., and […]

  8. UWO, partners break ground on biodigester at state’s largest dairy farm

    team of people shoveling in a field

    It will serve as both a renewable energy plant and a learning and research laboratory. It promises a more sustainable future for the state’s evolving dairy industry. And it will […]

  9. UW-Madison innovation institute to broaden palette of advanced materials

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    Sporting sleek cases, sensitive touch screens, and an ever-increasing array of features, today’s smartphones and tablets provide consumers unparalleled mobile computing capability. Yet, these and many other technologies are critically […]

  10. Providing industry solutions and high-impact student experiences

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    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Materials Science Center was one of several innovative programs featured at the fall meeting of the Materials Research Society in Boston, Mass. MRS is a […]