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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.

AZ = Algae (AzCATI)

This video highlights AzCATI facilities and services and shows how the center is expanding to provide even greater capabilities.

Jazzy circumnavigator

Steve Limpert is an ASU student who plays the trumpet and studies electrical engineering. As a recipient of the Circumnavigator's Club Award, he will travel to 6 countries to research organic solar cells.

The state of solar

Arizona has more sunny days per year than any other state in the U.S. so why isn't the state completely powered by solar electricity?

Microbes for bioenergy

Bruce Rittman, director of the Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, talks about the center’s work in managing microbial communities to provide services to society.

Converting sunlight into electricity

ASU graduate students and researchers are creating organic solar cells to make electricity using sunlight.

Green fuel

ASU researchers are optimizing tiny, photosynthetic bacteria to produce a sustainable, high-yield fuel that can be used in conventional engines.