News: Center for Energy Research

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.

Campus News | March 10, 2014
Venkat, a faculty member in electrical and computer engineering at UNLV since 1989, was named interim dean of the college in 2010.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | May 16, 2013

Five-year grant will enhance solar energy technology, address issues related to large-scale solar installations in arid desert lands.

solar arrays
Campus News | March 29, 2013

UNLV's Center for Energy Research will evaluate new photovoltaic systems to help the United States become more reliant on solar energy.

Solar panels installed on the UNLV Campus
UNLV History | January 7, 2013

Those solar panels along Flamingo Boulevard actually produce energy for UNLV while helping companies improve their technologies.

man stands by solar array
Research | November 16, 2010

The ideas of UNLV students are helping companies get closer to launching more viable alternative energy solutions.

solar array
Research | November 16, 2010

Manufacturers turn to UNLV for help bringing new renewable energy products to market and jobs to Nevada.

Bob Boehm stands next to solar array
People | September 3, 2010

Bob Boehm discusses how solar energy supports economic development and how he hopes Nevada's renewable energy program grows.

Engineering graduate poses by solar array
Research | September 3, 2010

Some of UNLV's brightest students are harnessing the power of the sun's rays to improve clean energy technology.

U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Business and Community | July 22, 2009
One Las Vegas neighborhood is cutting summertime energy bills in half thanks to a collaborative partnership between the UNLV Center for Energy Research, Pulte Homes, and NV Energy.
solar array
Research | July 22, 2009

UNLV is going big and thinking small as it moves to the forefront of solar energy research. The UNLV Center for Energy Research has installed the world’s most powerful solar energy generator while a UNLV chemist is working to expand solar cell technology.

Robert Boehm
Research | November 1, 2005

The 2002 Harry Reid Silver State Research Award winner works on harnessing the region’s natural resources to create sustainable energy technology.