UK Center for Applied Energy research partners with Hazard in effort to improve rural power generation

By Dave Melanson Special to KyForward The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) has received a $1.6 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to develop an innovative partnership in Hazard, Kentucky, that could serve as a model for future energy projects in rural Eastern Kentucky communities. DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) funded the project, which...

UK gets $3 million to develop carbon-capture technology for coal-burning power plants

By Marybeth McAlister Special to KyForward   The National Energy Technology Laboratory, part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy, has selected the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research for the three-year, $3 million project to develop carbon-capture technology for new and used coal-burning power plants.   The announcement today comes on the...