January 2, 2018

How the Wind Blows

From a gentle breeze to a full out gale, wind represents a clean and sustainable

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Nano Deposition System at UNLV December 1, 2017

Using Nanotechnology, Not Water, to Clean Solar Panels

Although solar panels might appear bright and shiny, in desert environments, where

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November 1, 2017

Collaborating Across the Continents

Many of the great environmental challenges - the availability of clean water, access

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October 24, 2017

Call for Collaborators: Industry and Institutions Working Together

Are you interested in solar energy generation, associated water use, and the

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Dissection team member explains brain cross section October 1, 2017

Walking in the Shoes of Scientists

For many high schoolers, the word science conjures up images of lab coats and petri

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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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