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$1.9M DOE award will allow Mines researchers to help develop efficient, affordable solar power plant technology

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 1, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines Department of Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Rob Braun and collaborators at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (lead institution), FlowServe, Sandia National Labs, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, have been awarded $1.9 million from the Energy Department’s SunShot Program to help accelerate the development of highly efficient and cost effective power plant technologies that allow solar thermal energy to be converted into electrical energy…  Read more….