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DOE earmarks $1.9M for midsize wind turbine tech

By / September 13, 2010

A vertical-axis turbine. (Credit: Clean Green Energy.) Three mid-size (200-500 kilowatts) wind energy technologies are getting a boost from the DOE. The agency announced today that Clean Green Energy, Northern Power Systems and Texas Tech University will each get $620,000 for first phase work on unique approaches to smaller-scale wind energy generation. Clean Green Energy…

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Kudos: Dickey named Texas Tech engineering dean

By / July 9, 2010

Congratulations go out to ACerS member Elizabeth Dickey for being tapped as the next dean of the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering at Texas Tech University. Dickey has been active in and is past chair of ACerS’ Basic Science Division. In a news release from Texas Tech, Provost Bob Smith said Dickey was…

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