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Ralph s. o'connor sustainable energy institute

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Offshore wind project headwinds threaten Biden's clean energy goals
Published Nov 6, 2023
Structural engineer Ben Schafer says that despite recent cancellation of two major projects, the future remains bright for offshore wind energy
Faculty honors
Yayuan Liu wins Packard Fellowship
Published Oct 17, 2023
The prestigious fellowship supports creative and innovative lines of research by early career scientists
Sustainable energy
JHU researchers join push for 100% renewable energy power grids
Published Sept 18, 2023
New Electric Power Innovation for a Carbon-free Society center will collaborate with international partners to decarbonize global energy sector
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Hopkins engineer named to MIT innovator list
Published Sept 15, 2023
Yayuan Liu recognized for her work creating carbon-capture devices
To reduce carbon emissions, just add water
Published Sept 5, 2023
A strategy developed by a team of Johns Hopkins researchers could lead to more efficient methods for converting carbon dioxide into valuable chemicals and fuels
Optica Women Scholars program honors undergraduate for work on solar cells
Published April 19, 2023
Whiting School junior Dana Kachman is one of 20 women worldwide to receive a $10,000 scholarship and access to professional development resources
New summer pre-college program focuses on sustainable energy engineering
Published Sept 27, 2022
Ralph O'Connor Sustainable Energy Institute launches a summer program for high school students
With Inflation Reduction Act, U.S. sees landmark action on climate change
Published Aug 12, 2022
Experts from the Ralph O'Connor Sustainable Energy Institute discuss the legislation's impact on renewable energy, carbon capture technology, and other approaches to environmental sustainability
Environmental scientist responds to SCOTUS ruling on the Clean Air Act
Published July 20, 2022
Benjamin Link, ROSEI managing director, discusses the political fallout from 'West Virginia v. EPA,' which limits the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate power plant emissions
Sustainable Energy Institute
Engineers aim to convert destructive CO2 to more useful form of carbon
Published Feb 17, 2022
Using the university's own emissions, they'll attempt to convert harmful carbon dioxide into pure carbon, which is useful in manufacturing, textiles, and biochar