Topic: solar energy

Mary Blankenship peers into Scienta
People | September 16, 2021
UNLV undergrad Mary Blankenship blends public policy, science, and economics into a cocktail for successful global change.
unlv solar decathlon team during construction
Campus News | April 20, 2021
Multidisciplinary student team overcame 2020 pandemic obstacles and competition delays to win first in the operations and presentation categories, and second place for innovation and energy.
a student wearing a face mask, hard hat and safety vest operates a table saw
Business and Community | March 26, 2021
After pandemic delays, about 50 students on Team Las Vegas gear up for UNLV's third showdown in the international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition.
A glass exterior wall faces a wood-lined hallway opposite an interior wall covered in plant life.
Business and Community | April 30, 2019
Solar Decathlon team finishing design work on Mojave Bloom house before a year of construction.
conceptual image of Team Las Vegas' 2020 Solar Decathlon home entry
Business and Community | February 5, 2019
Students will build sustainable home of healing for military veterans as they compete against international teams in U.S. Department of Energy contest.
UNLV engineering students
Campus News | December 27, 2017
News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.
Campus News | October 14, 2017
International competition wraps up today; Team Las Vegas places second in engineering contest, following earlier wins of first in innovation and second for architecture.
Campus News | October 13, 2017
Overall competition winner to be announced on Saturday.
A self-sufficient home sits in the desert.
Campus News | October 9, 2017
Voting for the Solar Decathlon People's Choice Award is open, and UNLV's team needs your support.
construction site
Campus News | August 24, 2017
UNLV team readying its aging-in-place home for the prestigious Solar Decathlon competition.
Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System facility
Research | November 8, 2016
Director of UNLV's Center for Energy Research Robert Boehm helps make serious improvements that cut down on desert solar power plant's use of water.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Campus News | October 12, 2013
DesertSol also ties for third place in the engineering contest and was the top performing home by an American team in the prestigious international competition.