The SCE&G Energy Innovation Center is receiving an ENR 2015 Global Best Projects Award from the Engineering News-Record. The competition identifies and honors outstanding design and construction efforts.
Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) announced the winners of its 2015 Energy Security Prize, awarding a total of $175,000 to companies whose innovations are poised to advance American energy security.
The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Clemson University will partner to share resources and capabilities in the operation and development of testing facilities.
A state-of-the-art facility that will play a central role in shaping America’s energy future.
In 2009 the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy awarded a $45 million grant – the largest single grant by the US DOE for wind power – to Clemson University. The purpose of the grant was to design, build and operate a facility capable of full-scale, highly accelerated testing of next-generation wind turbine drive-train technology. The facility is the world’s most advanced energy systems testing and research center.
The Zucker Family Graduate Education Center will foster collaboration and innovation in a place where students, university faculty and staff, and private industry will interact on a daily basis. The latest industries, from composite materials and energy systems to advanced computing and microscopy, will engage in public-private partnerships to accelerate innovations to market.
Companies can interface with the SCE&G Energy Innovation Center through Research, Equipment and Campus partnerships. Industry has direct access to state-of-the-art facilities, researchers and students and opportunities to lease office space to engage further with Clemson. The SCE&G Energy Innovation Center provides a great deal of exposure to a wide variety of industry and a launch point for business development and relationship-building activities.