With about 350 days of sunlight a year, UArizona is uniquely suited to pioneer alternative energy, energy/water systems and energy policy research solutions to meet current and future environmental challenges.
To promote sustainable solutions for marginalized communities in Arizona, the Indigenous Food, Energy & Water Security and Sovereignty (Indige-FEWSS) program partnered with Sixth-World Solutions, and together they received funding from AIR for a project that brings solar-nanofiltration systems to homes on Navajo Nation.
Dr. Karletta Chief received the University Distinguished Outreach Faculty Award for 2021, an honor that recognizes faculty who demonstrate outstanding commitment to outreach for the common good of the state and the nation.
WilliamBorkan is an Indige-FEWSS trainee and Master's student in the School of Environmental Sciences. Borkan competed in the 2021 Virtual Earth Week EnVision contest and placed 2nd among all graduate student participants for his presentation on Comparing Uranium Transport Through Two Different Porous Media.
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation recently received an award of up to $300,000 from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to support the U.S. technology innovators competing in the Department of Energy’s American-Made Challenges program.
On a chilly December morning in northern Arizona, near the town of Page, Nicole Horseherder stood beside a barbed-wire fence, waiting for the smokestacks of the Navajo Generating Station to fall. The coal-fired power plant, just a mile away, towered against the backdrop of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and a cloudless blue sky.