On January 20th, the Great Lakes Energy Institute hosted a Clean Energy Student Competition to provide experience in business pitches. 

1st Place: CrystalE

2nd Place: Greenlite Technologies

3rd Place: EnPower




Case Western Reserve University will lead a two-year energy storage research project, thanks to a $1.65 million grant from Ohio’s Federal Research Network (FRN).

The goal of the project is to create energy storage resources for use in the defense and aerospace industries. Case said in a news release that the grant is part of a statewide effort “to stimulate economic development and jobs.”

The grant also establishes a collaborative organization between several universities and industry members in the Great Lakes

The Medical Center Company Seeking President
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The Medical Center Company (MCCo) in Cleveland, OH, seeks an accomplished executive to be its next President. The President will lead, promote, and direct a comprehensive utility service delivery organization to nine Member non-profit institutions including Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), and University Hospitals of Cleveland (UH). MCCo produces and distributes steam and chilled water to its Members and also distributes electricity

$1.4 million ARPA-E grant aims to boost energy efficiency nationally

Case Western Reserve University researchers were awarded a $1.4 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to develop software to perform virtual energy audits of light commercial buildings.

In addition to audits, the computer program will enable a building owner to assess energy efficiency and elicit the most cost-effective

Felipe Gomez del Campo, a rising senior double majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering at Case Western Reserve University, was recognized by President Obama at the White House Emerging Global Entrepreneurs Event on May 11.

Case Western Reserve University engineers are making sensors that can be integrated into existing materials, transforming today’s homes and commercial buildings into energy-saving, tech-savvy “smart buildings.”

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but in the case of the 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, the picture is worth a thousand tweets. Lucky for us, GLEI’s Liza Reed was there, smart phone in hand, ready to share the spirit of the event with those who were unable to attend the summit.

The vision of the Great Lakes Energy Institute (GLEI) at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is to empower our faculty, students and partners to catalyze breakthroughs in energy sustainability that address the most pressing problems facing our world. Through coordinated research, development, and

The Great Lakes Energy Institute (GLEI) has a positive impact on the energy research in, and the economic and social fabric of, the community. We invite you to help continue this effort through support for the Great Lakes Energy Institute.


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