MSI Principal Investigators are among the researchers chosen to receive grants from the Institute on the Environment’s Renewable Electricity for Minnesota’s Future program. The projects are cross-disciplinary and include partners from the private sector.
The following projects include MSI PIs. PI names are in bold. A complete list of the grant awardees can be found on the IonE website.
Grid interface for renewables, storage and green micro-grids
Project Partners: Analog Power Devices, Inc.; Cummins Power Generation; U.S. Naval Academy
Controlling wind plant power
Lian Shen (Mechanical Engineering; St. Anthony Falls Laboratory); Michele Guala; Jiarong Hong (Mechanical Engineering; St. Anthony Falls Laboratory); Jeffery Marr; Joseph Nichols; Peter Seiler (Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics; IonE Fellow)
Project Partners: Sandia National Laboratories; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; WindLogics
Pyrite iron disulfide: Low-cost solution for renewable electricity
Eray Aydil; Laura Gagliardi (Chemistry); Chris Leighton
Project Partners: tenK Solar Inc.; Physical Electronics Inc.