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The Institute completed phase one of it's project to convert ORV Pegasus to renewable power, with the acquisition of material for the wind turbine mount
The Institute offered it's services for implementing a 3/2 engineering program on the St. Croix campus of the University of the Virgin Islands
The Institute began phase one of the funding initiative for a Renewable Power Laboratory on St. Croix.
February 4, 2010
The Institute submitted a grant proposal to the National Science Foundation of the USA for a project to develop an ultra high efficiency wind turbine rotor.
The Institute submitted a grant proposal to the National Science Foundation of the USA for a project to develop a low temperature( 75oC - 125oC) Organic Rankine Cycle using a two component halo-carbon fluid, with an efficiency target 70% greater than current Organic Rankine Cycles(ORCs).
The Institute found a facility to house the St Croix Renewable Energy Laboratory, and is negotiating a lease..
The Institute submitted a grant proposal to VI-EPSCoR for a project to support the expansion of the UVI-St.Croix 3/2 Bs Eng program.
The Institute submitted a grant proposal to VIEPSCoR for a project to investigate the fate of domestic waste in the Lindberg Bay Watershed and Brewers Bay Extuary
The Institute submitted a grant proposal to the VI Energy Office to fund a feasibility study for a Wind Demonstration Farm at the University of the Virgin Islands
The Institute submitted a grant proposal to the VI Energy Office to fund the St. Croix Renewable Energy Laboratory.
The Institute submitted a grant proposal to the VI Energy Office to fund refurbishment of ORV Pegasus, including conversion of the research ship to renewable power.
March 4, 2016
March 4, 2010
The Institute completed an energy analysis of the US economy, identifying those changes required for conversion to carbon neutrality.
The Institute analyzed the EROEI of proton exfoilated, thin film, triple junction, 28% efficient PV panels.
The Institute analyzed the impact of conversion of all US housing to PassivHaus Standard.
The Institute analyzed the impact of conversion of all US industry to electrical power to the maximum extent possible.
The Institute modeled production of 3MmBbl/day of WindFuels using surplus renewable electric power.
The Institute completed a two year cruise of the Mediterranean Basin, including visits to Greece, Italy, Tunisia, Morocco, France, Spain, Portugal, Canaries, and Cape Verde Islands