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Energy Initiatives

The objectives of the Energy Initiatives on campus are multi-faceted:

  • Improve and modernize the UTEP campus power infrastructure with renewable, Co-generation plants, hybrid electric vehicle, and Microgrid technology to lower operating costs and improve reliability
  • Establish a "Living Energy Laboratory on the UTEP campus for use in education and research purposes
  • Increase the quality of education and experience in energy systems or our undergraduate and graduate students to prepare them for academic and industry work face positions
  • Develop community outreach programs with local industry and strategic energy partnerships to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the El Paso region
  • Become a recognized university leader in Energy Systems education and research in the El Paso region, Texas and National scenes