Tag Archives: Southwest Technology Development Institute

NMSU shifts focus to energy delivery

Southwest Technology Development Institute (SWTDI), founded at New Mexico State University in 1977, led the way in photo-voltaic research. But that’s so 20th century.

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NMSU engineers install photovoltaic power system and data acquisition system

Photovoltaic power systems can be found at homes, businesses and other universities, but the new photovoltaic systems at New Mexico State University’s Southwest Technology Development Institute (SWTDI) are unique.

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SWTDI receives photovoltaic program support

The Southwest Technology Development Institute (SWTDI) received the second of what will be three annual contract awards to operate the Southwest Region Photovoltaic Experiment Station (SWRES) at NMSU.

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NMSU does ‘dirty bomb’ exercise

The Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center on July 17, 2008 sponsored a Dirty Bomb Full Scale Exercise to “train the trainers” and address first responder preparedness for such a scenario.

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Solar society honors John Wiles

John Wiles, program manager for the Southwest Technology Development Institute which is part of the NMSU College of Engineering Institute for Energy and the Environment, was recently elected to be a Fellow of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES).

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NMSU to help develop solar codes and standards board

The NMSU College of Engineering Southwest Technology Development Institute (SWTDI) has been awarded a five-year, $4.2 million contract from the U.S. Department of Energy to implement and lead a new codes and standards working group, known as the Solar America Board for Codes and Standards (Solar ABCs).

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NMSU to help Albuquerque Sunport with solar heat and power

The state of New Mexico Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department has awarded $330,000 to the NMSU College of Engineering Institute on Energy and the Environment’s Southwest Technology Development Institute to developing a solar combined heat and power system for the city of Albuquerque Sunport.

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NMSU harvests forces of nature

By New Mexico State University Las Cruces Sun-News New Mexico State University’s Southwest Technology Development Institute, part of the Institute for Energy and the Environment in the College of Engineering, is working on several energy projects using renewable solar and wind sources on the NMSU campus, within the city of Las Cruces and at Fort…
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NMSU solar research institute receives $4.2 million award

New Mexico State University’s Southwest Technology Development Institute (SWTDI) has been awarded a $4.2 million, five-year contract to conduct research aiding the U.S. Department of Energy’s new Solar America Initiative.

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IEE takes lead in renewable energy with solar-powered structure on NMSU campus

New Mexico State University’s Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE) and College of Engineering are finalizing the design of a solar-powered or photovoltaic (PV) parking structure targeted for construction on the main NMSU campus in Las Cruces in early 2007.

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