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Strategic Plan Objective 5: Build Regional Innovation Capacity and Advance Decision-Making in Energy

FOSTER impactful capacity-building of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) through strong partnerships, inspired leadership, and innovative ideas

  • Advance energy decision-making and regional innovation systems through effective advising, research, training and collaborative engagement of the Energy Policy Institute
  • Advance the research portfolio and influence of the Energy Efficiency Research Institute to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of energy resources
  • Support and market the ongoing contributions of the Technical Assistance Program, as well as the MACs lab in Idaho Falls
  • Build the cyber-security research and education portfolios
  • Identify and lead opportunities in areas of strategic CAES focus, including the Energy-Water Nexus, Advanced Manufacturing, Nuclear Science and Technology, and Innovative Energy Systems