The CAER administered Ky NSF EPSCoR program is featured in this video about a cyberinfrastructure system to monitor, analyze, model, and forecast the consequences of environmental changes in freshwater ecosystems. http://uknow.uky.edu/content/second-video-kentucky-epscor-series-features-voeis-project.
Steve Hampson of the University of Kentucky, West Kentucky Community & Technical College President Dr. Barbara Veazey, Paducah Junior College Board of Trustees member Ken Wheeler, and Buz Smith of the Department of Energy examine a DOE Paducah Site groundwater model exhibit created by the UK College of Design at the WKCTC Emerging Technology Center.
A demonstration scale photobioreactor (PBR) is being operated and expanded at Duke Energy’s East Bend Station located in Union, KY. The PBR converts the CO2 in flue gas to algal biomass, via photosynthesis.
The biomass is then periodically harvested to supply feedstock for upgrading into value added products. The low energy harvesting system recycles water and unused nutrients. Partners include: KY Department of Energy Development and Independence; US-China Clean Energy Research Center-Advanced Coal Technology Consortia; ENN Group; and Pittsburgh State University.
August 1, 2013 15:11 by Alice
Swagelok Indiana representatives Mike Sallee and Tim Shine gave a hands-on seminar for the UK Center for Applied Energy Research's Biofuels and Environmental Catalysis research group. The presentation was very informative and discussed proper usage, specifications, economical techniques and most importantly safety practices when using their products. The talk also highlighted common misuses and the information was well received.