Center for Advanced Energy Studies

Founded in 2006, the Center for Advanced Energy Studies is a public/private partnership comprised of Boise State University, the University of Idaho, Idaho State University, private industry, the Idaho National Laboratory, and the University of Wyoming. CAES integrates resources, capabilities and expertise to create new research capabilities, expand researcher-to-researcher collaborations, and enhance energy-related educational opportunities.

 

CAES Energy Consortium

University Partners

CAES affiliated institutions provide:

  • RESEARCH that delivers innovative, cost-effective and credible solutions that meet the demands of a carbon-constrained world.
  • EDUCATION that inspires the next generation of engineers, policy makers and the public to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
  • POLICY that facilitates an informed dialogue involving the scientific community, the public, and government; leading to energy policy at a regional, state and national level.
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From a broad energy perspective that includes fossil, renewable, alternative energy, environmental stewardship, energy policy studies, and a focus on the role of commercial nuclear power, CAES delivers innovative, cost-effective, credible energy research leading to sustainable technology-based economic development.  Major CAES initiatives include advanced materials, nuclear science and engineering, energy policy, carbon management, and bioenergy.

The CAES Laboratory is adjacent to the Idaho National Laboratory buildings on the Snake River.  The CAES facility is a state-of-the-art, 55,000 square foot lab dedicated in 2009.  It has a Gold certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System.