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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Winners of 2023 Geothermal Collegiate Competition

Leer en Español The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the winners of the 2023 Geothermal Collegiate Competition, an annual challenge that offers college students experience in the renewable energy industry and the chance to win cash prizes for developing real-world geothermal solutions. Team GeoTribe from the University of Oklahoma won … [continued]

Meiqi Yang, graduate student in civil and environmental engineering and one of the study’s lead authors, works on a string-based technology that extracts lithium salts from a brine solution. (Photo by Bumper DeJesus, via Princeton University)

Revolutionizing Lithium Production On A String

A vital component of the batteries at the heart of electric vehicles and grid energy storage, lithium is key to a clean energy future. But producing the silvery-white metal comes with significant environmental costs. Among them is the vast amount of land and time needed to extract lithium from briny … [continued]