The University of Texas at Austin has created a digital replica of its campus, displaying what both past and predicted energy consumption would look like across different buildings.
The Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the HyVelocity Hub will be one of seven U.S. regional hubs to receive funding to accelerate the commercial-scale deployment of low-cost, clean hydrogen. UT Austin is the lead academic institution for the effort, which represents a broad coalition of industry and community partners.
Funding just awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) will lay the groundwork for a new regional innovation engine in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico, helping to bridge the gaps between research, entrepreneurship, and job creation in that region.
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The Energy Institute is supporting the momentum behind hydrogen energy through research, partnerships, and education. Read more about the recent HyVelocity Hub announcement and stay up-to-date on hydrogen news at UT Austin.
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The University of Texas at Austin has released an unbiased assessment of the data and events of the February 2021 winter storm blackouts.
A new online interactive dashboard enables users to understand the costs and impacts of major supplies and demands of energy through the year 2050 across the U.S.
H2@Scale brings hydrogen industry leaders together in Texas to design, build, and operate the first dedicated renewable hydrogen network.