energy

Renewable energy boosts

Team of researchers including the U’s Lincoln Davies, a professor and associate dean at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, examined the evolution of state renewable portfolio standards.


Clean energy for all

U to supply 50 percent of its electricity from carbon-free, renewable solar and geothermal energy sources, rises to the top of national rankings.


SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

The U joins national sustainable manufacturing alliance for recycling and remanufacturing.


IT’S GOOD TO SHUT THE HOOD

A pilot program in one building on campus is saving an estimated $2,000 in energy costs per month just by shutting fume hoods when not in use.


Red goes for green energy

The U ranked 8th in the nation–first in the Pac-12–for green power purchasing.


SUSTAINABLE U

From super efficient solar cell technology, to hydrogen fuel cells, to low-emissions coal, U scientists and engineers are pursuing a range of alternative energy solutions.


A Healthier U

Myths and facts about colonoscopies, vaccines for some cancers, goal setting through an app and more.