Jul. 19, 2018—Kelsey Hatzell studied the performance of a promising electrolyte for solid-state lithium batteries under real-world conditions.
Oct. 27, 2017—Are energy vampires lurking around your home or office, tricking you into using extra energy? Find out which electronics are the culprits.
Oct. 6, 2017—In celebration of Campus Sustainability Month, join SustainVU for several sustainability-themed events in October.
Jul. 21, 2017—A new energy harvesting system developed at Vanderbilt University can generate electrical current from the full range of human motions and is thin enough to embed in clothing.
Feb. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers who “MacGyvered” high-performance batteries from junkyard scraps are featured in a new webpage on energy research created by the Association of American Universities.
Nov. 2, 2016—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered how to make high-performance batteries using scraps of metal from the junkyard and household chemicals.
Jan. 8, 2016—The Paris Climate Agreement is the subject of a lecture by a Columbia University law professor and a roundtable discussion to be introduced by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos. Both events will be held at Vanderbilt Law School Jan. 13.
Apr. 19, 2013—Vanderbilt University will replace its coal-fired co-generation facility, converting it to burn natural gas to meet the power needs of the university and medical center.
Mar. 22, 2013—A leading energy law and land use expert will speak March 28 on “Natural Gas Fracturing, Federalism Debates and the Regulatory Divide.”
Nov. 1, 2012—Commissioner John R. Norris of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is the marquee speaker at the Southeast Clean Energy Transmission Summit Nov. 14 in Nashville.
Jun. 8, 2012—A collaborative wind-solar alternative energy project between Vanderbilt University’s mechanical engineering department and Nashville Metro Water Services has picked up speed with the installation of a modest 3kW wind turbine at the Love Circle site close to campus.
Nov. 11, 2011—“Gentlemen, we have run out of money. It’s time to start thinking.” This quote, attributed to the New Zealand physicist Ernest Rutherford, summarizes the main point of the presentation that the director of the newest federal research agency, the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E), gave on campus this week. The speaker was Arun Majumdar, the...