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Empowering an energy transformation

The transition to a sustainable energy system will be “large, complex and messy,” even though it is necessary and inevitable. ASU researchers are helping to guide the process in positive ways.

NextPotential turns greenhouse gas into natural gas

An ASU student startup called NextPotential aims to change the energy game with its carbon recycling technology.

Students clean wastewater with bacteria

A team of students has developed technology that uses bacteria to clean wastewater. In the process, it produces hydrogen gas, a renewable energy resource.

Student’s energy powers research, athletics

Natasa Vulic works to improve the efficiency of solar cells to meet the growing energy demand, as well as using her own tireless energy to run up to 90 miles a week on ASU's cross-country team.

Sustainable bioreactor

For a long-term energy solution, we need to mimic nature. ASU scientists have developed a bioreactor that uses photosynthesis to grow cyanobacteria for biofuel.

ASU Discovers: Harnessing the sun

Enough solar energy reaches the Earth to meet our demand for electricity many times over. ASU scientists are working to provide sustainable and affordable solar power.

ASU and USAID helping rural Guyana out of the dark

About 1.5 billion people around the world live without electricity. The VOCTEC program, funded by USAID and led by ASU, aims to change that.

From wastewater to renewable energy

A team of ASU grad students is working with the Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation to clean up the environment while creating clean, renewable energy.

Powered by poo

A team of engineering students have found a way to make use of dog poo while saving money and benefiting the environment.

Algae Biomass Summit 2011

Algae as a renewable fuel? Scientists, industry and policy-makers met Minneapolis to discuss ways to make it happen.

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