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Apr
27
2016

Mines, indigenous cultures discuss sustainable energy

Colorado School of Mines Department of Mining Engineering Professor Masami Nakagawa recently brought together two indigenous cultures from the United States and Bolivia to discuss development of natural resources. The Navajo Nation is a sovereign News
Jan
21
2016

Mines to study geothermal energy possibilities for southwest Colorado town

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 21, 2016 – Colorado School of Mines, the Colorado Geological Survey and the Colorado Energy Office are partnering on a site-specific economic analysis of low-temperature direct-use geothermal energy for the town of Rico, located Press Release
Oct
15
2015

Gaining Steam

A steady, reliable, enormous, practically inexhaustible, carbon-free source of electric power, one capable of producing three times the wattage the United States generates each year, is right under our feet. Or more accurately, way under our feet, News
Sep
01
2015

Mines receives $1.5M DOE grant for geothermal research

Colorado School of Mines Civil and Environment Professor Tzahi Cath has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Geothermal Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy to study membrane distillation desalination of impaired water using News
Apr
27
2015

Senior design teams work with local coop to design food hub

Imagine a 10,000-square-foot “food hub” that would allow Golden residents access to local foods from Front Range farmers. Eileen Regan, an active member of Golden Farming Cooperative (GoFarm), asked Mines senior design students in the College of News
Oct
23
2014

Colorado Fuel Cell Center hosts GFC demonstration

The Colorado School of Mines Colorado Fuel Cell Center hosted the first public demonstration of IEP Technology’s Geothermic Fuel Cell™ (GFC) Oct. 23. This first-ever GFC will enable production of unconventional hydrocarbons, such as oil shale, in an News
Oct
16
2014

Graduate students place 1st in geothermal challenge

Graduate students Travis Brown (Hydrology) and Kamran Bakhsh (Mining Engineering) received first place as the winning team in the 2014 Geothermal Case Study Challenge, sponsored by the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable News
Aug
13
2014

Sustainability and the subsurface world

This story appears in the 2014-15 issue of Mines' research magazine, "Energy & the Earth." For those of us residing on the planet’s surface, the term “shale” evokes visions of flaking layers of rock you can all but peel away by hand. Oil and gas News
Mar
13
2013

Game changer: Hybrid energy for mines

In an effort to develop energy self-reliance for mining operations, Colorado School of Mines Mining Engineering Professor Masami Nakagawa is leading a feasibility study for solar-wind hybrid power generation for the fourth largest silver mine in the News

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