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CAES is a research, education, and innovation consortium consisting of the Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory and the public research universities of Idaho: Boise State University, Idaho State University, and University of Idaho. CAES harnesses the power of collaboration, closely integrating the universities and national laboratory to solve critical energy challenges while providing workforce training opportunities and encouraging economic development in communities throughout the region. CAES accomplishes this through cutting-edge research and programming that pair university students with INL researchers and industry partners.

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A Better Energy Future

Our vision is to create a better energy future through collaboration that inspires energy leadership, ignites technology innovation, and catalyzes global impact.

Vision

A Better Energy Future

Our vision is to create a better energy future through collaboration that inspires energy leadership, ignites technology innovation, and catalyzes global impact.

Mission

Collaboration Inspiring Innovation and Impact

CAES is the collaboration that inspires innovation and impact by leveraging our collective capabilities to empower students, researchers, faculty, and industry to accelerate energy solutions.

Collaboration Inspiring Innovation and Impact

CAES is the collaboration that inspires innovation and impact by leveraging our collective capabilities to empower students, researchers, faculty, and industry to accelerate energy solutions.

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Through collaboration, CAES member organizations leverage the following collective assets:

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Construction set to start on new addition at CAES: NuScale control room simulator

Construction set to start on new addition at CAES: NuScale control room simulator

Construction of a state-of-the-art NuScale power plant control room simulator is set to start Monday, April 5, at CAES. Its installation is the ...
CAES to host virtual open house on new Energy Frontiers Challenge initiative

CAES to host virtual open house on new Energy Frontiers Challenge initiative

CAES is holding a virtual open house on the inaugural call for its Energy Frontiers Challenge at 9:30am MT on Tuesday, April 13. Energy ...

CAES Energy Policy Institute to host virtual discussion on National Environmental Policy Act

The National Environmental Policy Act is the focus of the next installment of the  virtual Power Talks series hosted by the CAES Energy Policy ...
Construction set to start on new addition at CAES: NuScale control room simulator

Construction of a state-of-the-art NuScale power plant control room simulator is set to start Monday, April 5, at CAES.
Its installation is the result of a $285k Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) award in FY19 to a University of Idaho-led project, Multi Universities SMR Simulators: NuScale. Rich...

CAES to host virtual open house on new Energy Frontiers Challenge initiative

CAES is holding a virtual open house on the inaugural call for its Energy Frontiers Challenge at 9:30am MT on Tuesday, April 13.
Energy Frontiers Challenge is a new CAES initiative designed to accelerate energy innovation to solve the most pressing energy issues of our time. Proposals will be accepted...

CAES Energy Policy Institute to host virtual discussion on National Environmental Policy Act

The National Environmental Policy Act is the focus of the next installment of the  virtual Power Talks series hosted by the CAES Energy Policy Institute at Boise State University. The event is set for 11:30 am Wednesday and features University of Wyoming’s Temple Stoellinger.

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CAES Currents virtual event features US Rep Mike Simpson

CAES is hosting a panel discussion on the potential impact and opportunities of changes in national energy policy on Idaho, the region and the nation. Set for April 27 at 3:30pm MT, CAES Currents: Insights on Energy features panelists Brianne Miller, who is INL Government Affairs Director; Idaho Power...

Recipients of CAES Collaboration Funds announced

CAES building shot.jpg?fit=scale&fm=pjpg&h=200&ixlib=php 3.3 Center for Advanced Energy Studies - HomepageCAES is pleased to announce the recipients of CAES Collaboration Program Development...

New webinar series from Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear explores carbon-free choices

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – What does it mean to be carbon-free? This central question will be explored in a new Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) webinar series, “Shaping our Carbon-Free Future,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. MST on March 2.

The webinar will examine the magnitude of the carbon-free...

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 CAES is founded on three pillars. Research, Education, and Innovation. Our work provides a collaborative environment where cutting-edge research, education, and innovation can flourish in these key areas of focus.

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Craig Rieger is one of 20 researchers from Idaho National Laboratory the 4th cohort of the CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program. He is collaborating with University of Idaho Professor Rick Sheldon. Details: https://caesenergy.org/item/caes-summer-visiting-faculty-program/

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Craig Rieger is one of 20 researchers from @INL in the 4th cohort of the CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program. He is collaborating with @uidaho Professor Rick Sheldon. Details: https://t.co/OIb6DxCquz https://t.co/LrEoZE57p4
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Join us for a discussion on energy April 27 featuring @CongMikeSimpson, @NARUC President Paul Kjellander, @NEI VP John Kotek, @idahopower VP Jeff Malmen, @IdahoFallsPower GM Bear Prairie and @INL's Brianne Miller. @EPI_Energy's Kathy Araujo is moderator. https://t.co/VjcjnImtKm
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Binghui Li is one of 20 researchers from Idaho National Laboratory in the 4th cohort of the CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program. He is collaborating with Boise State University Professor Yang Lu. Details: https://caesenergy.org/item/caes-summer-visiting-faculty-program/

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