Society depends on critical infrastructures like the electricity grid, and ensuring that the power grid is able to recover rapidly from disruptions is vital.
In an effort to modernize and reimagine the United States' power grid, Penn State researchers have qualified for a highly selective, innovative competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
The Pennsylvania State Senate confirmed two appointments by Gov. Tom Wolf to Penn State's Board of Trustees, including Terry Pegula.
When she approached college, Carol Bailey felt like her future could go anywhere. She was creative yet also had a mind of an engineer, an interest further piqued by the professions of her father and sister.
The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) is hosting a Winter Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, in the Hosler Building. All faculty and staff in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences are invited to come to enjoy some holiday treats and visit with one another.
An intensive public debate is occurring in states with competitive electricity markets about the future of their existing nuclear generation plants. A team of Penn State researchers examined the set of studies that has been used in legislative discussions to provide evidence in support of subsidy programs.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences is conducting an Assessment of the Living, Learning, and Working Environment (ALLWE) in the college. Deadline to take survey is November 30, 2018.
Penn State researchers are working on new technology to capture CO2 before it gets into the atmosphere and either sequester it or use it to create new products.
Penn State scientists, policy experts, and physical plant managers are exploring how to navigate the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources so we can get the greatest value out of the green technologies that are becoming available.
The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program(PennTAP) and a team of undergraduates in energy engineering from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State visited BWP Bats LLC, a baseball bat manufacturer located in Brookville, Jefferson County.