Energy Education

The Ohio State University emphasizes energy education by making students more aware of how energy affects their day-to-day lives and how they can influence change.

Ohio State students bring light to Haiti school with solar project

08/19/16 – Twelve Ohio State students and two advisers spent nine days in Fauge, Haiti, this spring to continue the installation of a 2.6 kW solar electric system at a grade school. The trip, the culmination of a service-learning class, not only gave students the technical experience of working with renewable energy, but also made them realize the benefits of education and of collaborating with peers from a different nation and culture. Read more.

Office of Energy and Environment Research Grant Recipients

02/02/16 – OEE has announced the 2016 Office of Energy and Environment Research Grant recipients, selected to receive funding support based on their interest in or pursuit of a worthwhile project in energy, environment or sustainability. Read more.

Nuclear Innovation Workshops Issue Final Report

12/07/15 – A national group of nuclear energy experts, including Ohio State University researchers, has issued a final report to the U.S. Department of Energy recommending changes to the industry.The report found that while the U.S. does not lack technical innovation in nuclear energy, there are barriers to the continued development and commercialization of new technologies. Read more.

EnCORE Solar House Available for Research, Tours

11/19/13 – The enCORE house, a student-designed and -built solar house entered in the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, has been rebuilt on campus for research, education, outreach purposes. Read more.