September 14, 2017

2017 Summer REX Program

The Summer Research Experience (REX) wrapped up a successful inaugural program in

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High Voltage-Shutterstock.com September 1, 2017

Mighty Microgrids: Improving Grid Power Quality

Although the U.S. electric grid is an engineering marvel with more than 9,200

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How Technicians Record Data After the App - Scotty Strachan August 15, 2017

Issue 05, August 2017 Newsletter

In this issue of the NEXUS Newsletter you will read about how our NEXUS scientists

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Copper Mountain Solar 1 Sempra Renewables, LLC August 1, 2017

Diverting the Drip

Arrays of solar panels in the Nevada desert don’t just block the Sun’s rays from

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Overview Hydraulics Lab UNR July 3, 2017

From Waste Heat to Essential Electricity

In every water delivery system throughout the United States, pressure-reducing

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June 1, 2017

Future-Proofing the Power Grid

Renewable energy might be an essential addition to the nation's energy portfolio but

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May 1, 2017

Boosting the Efficiency of Concentrated Solar Power Systems

Concentrated solar power (CSP) systems represent one of two major technologies of

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Graduate Students 2017 Solar Nexus Annual Meeting April 25, 2017

Graduate Student Research Shines at the Solar Nexus Annual Meeting

Behind every good research project lays a talented graduate student and at the 2017

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March 1, 2017

Doing the Books on Solar Power in Nevada

Solar power has the potential to supply a sustainable and clean source of energy to

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Lake Mead National Recreation Area February 15, 2017

Issue 04, February 2017 Newsletter

Electricity generated from solar energy has the potential to help meet the energy

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February 1, 2017

Shining a Light on Solar

While the sun shines almost daily in Nevada, many students don't appreciate the

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December 1, 2016

Water Solar Symbiosis

Solar power plants need water, but where the sun shines the most in the U.S., water

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November 15, 2016

Issue 03, November 2016 Newsletter

Energy efficiency is a central issue in the Nevada Governor's New Energy Industry

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November 1, 2016

Taming the Data Explosion

Each day hundreds, if not thousands, of NEXUS sensors record climate and

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October 3, 2016

Clean and Dry: Water-Free Cooling for Solar Energy

Concentrating solar power (CSP) plants provide a clean and sustainable form of

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September 7, 2016

Training ‘Solar Savvy’ Teachers

Nevada school students enjoy sunny skies and 'electricity on tap' on a daily basis,

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August 2, 2016

Issue 02, August 2016 Newsletter

While sunshine is abundant in Nevada, water is a scarce resource. In this issue of

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