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To keep the U.S. electrical grid running smoothly, power plants must continuously adjust their output to match customer demand. Researchers at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) and Idaho National Laboratory, hope to help solve these challenges by turning subsurface earth into a dynamic energy storage system.

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Energy-Water Nexus Idaho National LaboratoryUniversity of IdahoUniversity of Wyoming

After conducting her graduate research from the CAES facility, University of Idaho’s Emma Redfoot is headed to microreactor startup Oklo, Inc. for a six-month fellowship. Before departing, Redfoot spoke to Rachel Davis about her passion for nuclear energy, environmentalism, and how millennials view the changing face of energy.   

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Nuclear EnergyProfessional Highlights University of Idaho

Argonne National Laboratory hosted the ninth annual Modeling, Experimentation and Validation summer school in late July. It drew 48 nuclear engineering students from seven countries, including Idaho National Laboratory Graduate Fellow and University of Idaho graduate student Stephen Hancock. Hancock was joined by fellow Vandals Jordan Argyle and Kelley Verner.

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Nuclear EnergyProfessional Highlights Idaho National LaboratoryUniversity of Idaho

Recently, the CAES Microscopy and Characterization Suite played host to Naval Academy Researcher Liz Ghetto. Her visit was the first time a U.S. military academy had made use of CAES' unique analytical capabilities.

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Nuclear Energy Boise State UniversityIdaho National LaboratoryIdaho State UniversityUniversity of Idaho

Before departing for a research fellowship at Los Alamos National Laboratory, CAES graduate research assistant Seth Dustin spoke to our Rachel Davis about his unique career path into chemical engineering, his time at the University of Idaho, and the value of CAES.

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Nuclear EnergyProfessional Highlights Idaho National LaboratoryUniversity of Idaho