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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.

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.

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.

Mission

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

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Facilities and 2.5 Million square feet of space

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CAES News Demonstrating Success Through Collaboration

CAES hosts faculty roundtable with INL NS&T Associate Laboratory Director

CAES hosted a virtual roundtable on Monday, April 19 featuring a presentation by Jess Gehin, associate laboratory director for INL’s Nuclear ...
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 launches Energy Frontiers Challenge initiative

CAES launches Energy Frontiers Challenge initiative

Energy Frontiers Challenge is a new CAES initiative designed to accelerate energy innovation to solve the most pressing energy issues of our ...
Information session on Idaho I-Corps Ignite set for May 11

Idaho I-Corps Ignite is a 4- to 6-week program is geared toward faculty, research staff and graduates at higher education institutions throughout Idaho who are interested in entrepreneurship or commercializing their research. The program will deliver training, provide a network,...

Boise State University fares well in DOE competition

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the Class of 2020-21 winners of...

Energy Innovation Notes, Earth Day edition – April 22, 2021

Happy Earth Day from CAES!

Please find below announcements and amplification of current energy funding, innovation and...

CAES hosts faculty roundtable with INL NS&T Associate Laboratory Director

CAES hosted a virtual roundtable on Monday, April 19 featuring a presentation by Jess Gehin, associate laboratory director for INL’s Nuclear Science and Technology Directorate followed by lightning presentations by 12 faculty members from the CAES universities.

The slides are...

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 launches Energy Frontiers Challenge initiative

Energy Frontiers Challenge is a new CAES initiative designed to accelerate energy innovation to solve the most pressing energy issues of our time. The application period for 2021 has ended. Stay tuned for details on 2022. Proposals should detail the research, planning and investment required to develop...

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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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Submit abstracts for the 10th Anniversary Energy Policy Conference by May 10th. This virtual conference will cover "From Disruption to Megatrends" in energy Oct 14-15, 2021. https://t.co/G9CBcknjfE #energy @CAESEnergy https://t.co/bfYaeFLwpk
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