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One of the greatest challenges of our time lies in our ability to secure reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy for future generations. Ohio State is meeting the energy challenge head-on. The Ohio State University is dedicated to advancing education, research, and innovation for energy and the environment, emphasizing how those needs can be met sustainably. Stay up to date on energy, environment and sustainability news at Ohio State with our Faculty/Staff Newsletter and Student Newsletter.

Energy and Environment News

Ohio State’s enCORE an inspiration to budding 4-H environmentalists

06/21/17 – 4-H adviser Joe Boehm led two kindergartners and one second-grader, otherwise known as “Golden Explorers Cloverbuds,” to compete in a state-wide STEM focused competition earlier this month. Read more.

Widespread snowmelt in West Antarctica during unusually warm summer

06/15/17 – Strong El Niño played a major role in warming the air above the ice, researchers report. Read more.

A better, high-efficiency solar cell

06/09/17 – Engineers at The Ohio State University may have found a way to harness the sun in a more efficient, more affordable way that can grow with America’s energy needs. Read more.

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  • July 27, 2017

    July EPN Breakfast Club

    Plan to attend the July EPN Breakfast Club "Community Development in Energy Host Communities". Panel speakers will discuss the expansion of the oil and gas extraction and transmission industry in Ohio and how it affects local communities. Read more.

  • August 15, 2017

    Storm Outage Prediction, Preparedness and Response Workshop

    The workshop will highlight current practices, recent advances, continuing challenges, and ongoing research into the complex and critical areas of storm outage prediction, preparedness and response. Read more.

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