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Renewable Energy Center

Renewable Energy for Nevada

Nevada has the ingredients — sun, wind, geothermal, biomass— to become one of the nation's leaders in renewable energy.

The University of Nevada, Reno is taking a leadership role with a number of renewable energy initiatives that promise to transform the economy of the state of Nevada and contribute to the revitalization of the national economy.

Our Research

We are organized around five working research groups. Learn more about our specific areas of expertise.

Support the Center

The Renewable Energy Center is actively looking to create industry partnerships. Supporting the Center financially allows us to purchase key equipment for our research and supports graduate students.

Giving to the Center

About the Center

Redfield Campus

Founded in 2007, the Renewable Energy Center is a collaborative research center with a focus on projects that can contribute to economic diversification and development of renewable technologies in Nevada. Learn more about us or find out how to support the center.

Education and Outreach

Students in a research lab

The University of Nevada, Reno offers interdisciplinary education programs in renewable energy, including both an undergraduate minor and an online graduate certificate. These programs are designed to appeal to students in both technical and policy-oriented fields.

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