In 2008, Americans across the country voted for change. That change included transforming our century-old dependence on fossil fuels. Central to this makeover was the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
The following university entities are involved in developing solar and renewable energy technologies as well as facilitating their increased implementation:
- AzRISE at University of Arizona: www.arizona.edu/...azrise
AzRISE (Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy) creates multi-disciplinary partnerships integrating research, economics, public policy and education.
- Lightworks at Arizona State University: asulightworks.com
ASU Lightworks is an umbrella organization of laboratories, departments, research centers and individual researchers with a focus on various forms of alternative energy sources, primarily solar, bioenergy and energy storage.
- SES at Northern Arizona University: ses.nau.edu
The Sustainable Energy Solutions (SES) Group provides society with broadly educated energy experts and new technologies, and helps shape energy decision-making in both the private and public sectors while increasing the public's energy literacy.