is widely recognized that the environmental impact from energy
production and waste is a threat to a sustainable future. The
Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (CEERE) has
as its mission to explore, develop, and promote economical solutions
to the complex relationship between energy and the environment.
To this end, CEERE utilizes a model comprised of: Research, Programs,
Policy, Planning, and Information Transfer.
activities are an important basis for technology development and
knowledge transfer. Located at a major northeast University, our
research capabilities extend beyond modern laboratories and classrooms.
Many of our activities involve private sector partners, State
and Federal agencies, and our local community. While we dedicate
many of our resources to medium and long term research initiatives,
spin off and contract activities with short term deliverables
make up a significant part of our project activity. Our research
laboratories provide training and experience for scientists and
engineers of the 21ST century.
center is a major hub of Federal and State programs servicing
the energy and production capacity of all major industries. Technology
development, testing, assessment, and verification programs run
from our laboratories provide real world solutions for implementing
energy efficiency and environmental quality improvement.
Capacity to develop useful planning and policy models requires
the ability to ask the right questions. Application of state of
the art science and engineering are combined with a keen understanding
of local, state, and regional issues. It also requires knowledge
of the past and a vision for the future. Our approach combines
these key components, resulting in workable consensus building
platforms.Effective communication is the key to delivering results
that make a difference. The Center is committed to publicly promoting
all of our activities to maximize knowledge transfer and change