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At the NCE, we are focused on the nexus of Energy and Climate.  To achieve a higher level of competitiveness and to meet growing regulatory requirements business must continue to seek out innovative technologies and organizational strategies to reduce their energy consumption.  Programs undertaken by leading researchers at the National Center of Excellence include:

  • Life Cycle Modeling for Energy & Climate
  • Examining Electricity Reliability and Delivery Vulnerability
  • Designs of Energy Reduction Technologies & Materials for Buildings
  • Industrial Energy Reduction Strategies and Quantification Modeling
  • Regional Energy Modeling Incorporating Climate Change / UHI Impacts

Innovations include:

  • Solar Designs
  • Solar Thermal Technologies including Solar Absorption Cooling
  • Nano-particle Solar Designs
  • New Generation of Surface Materials