An engineering team led by an Illinois company has built a solar system that produces electricity and enough heat to potentially power a commercial oven or steam turbine.
Four teams of researchers in Illinois will receive millions of dollars in federal funding to advance projects in power electronics and converting forms of electricity, which is becoming increasingly necessary for a more efficient and distributed power grid.
A team of Midwestern researchers is hoping to devise a way to better align automated home energy management systems with what their users really want.
Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are exploring the potential for “self-healing” energy storage batteries that could respond to deterioration after wear and tear.
A team of researchers at a unique facility in downstate Illinois is working to answer questions around maintaining trust in the power grid, particularly when faced with cybersecurity threats.