New sources of power generation will undoubtedly be needed to meet skyrocketing world energy demand. Penn State researchers are positioned to lead efforts to support a scalable, innovative, and clean energy portfolio that meets the world’s need for reliable energy sources while considering the economic, environmental, health and climate effects of energy generation. These technologies include, but are not limited to:

  • Biomass energy.
  • Coal utilization for fossil & renewable energy.
  • Global unconventional shales.
  • Solar photoconversion and Wind energy.