University of Colorado-Boulder

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Copper Is King, But It Is Time for a Metal Meritocracy

These Four Teams are Building a Better Copper (or Trying to Replace It) to Supercharge the Future of Energy For more than a century, copper has been the key material in electrical devices and wires, transporting electrons from sockets to smartphones and from batteries to electric vehicle motors. Copper dominated … [continued]

U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Competitions Heat Up: New Lithium Extraction Prize & Teams Advance…

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced the launch of the American-Made Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize. The prize was launched during today’s NextGen Geo, a live virtual event uniting geothermal industry professionals, geosciences students, and clean energy entrepreneurs for a series of panel discussions on hot topics related to geothermal and renewable … [continued]