Rensselaer

Research

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Energy Platforms

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Our primary research focus at CFES is on renewable energy technologies and technologies that offer improvement in energy efficiency and conservation. We are currently working in the following areas.

  • Photovoltaic and Thermo-photovoltaic
  • Thermal Energy Conversion
  • Wind Turbine Performance Enhancements
  • Fuel Cell Testing & Characterization
  • Energy Storage Technologies
  • Advanced Lighting Technologies
  • Distributed Generation (DG), Smart Grid, and Microgrid
  • Intelligent Building Architectures
  • Bioenergy