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9H Research Foundation

Energy Competition


Energy Competition

9H Research Foundation Energy Competition

9H Research Foundation has teamed up with the School of Energy Resources (SER) to offer a $4,000 research energy competition.

Students entered in the competition will spend the spring semester developing an energy project on a designated topic addressing a critical energy need. The competition will be judged at the end of the semester for a cash prize by a panel of UW energy experts.



Declare participation in competition: January 21, 2022

Concept papers due: April 15, 2022

Winner selection and awards: May 15, 2022


First Place: $2,000

Second Place: $1,500

Third Place: $500

2022 Competition Topic

This year's topics is a techno-economic analysis of different routes for hydrogen production in Wyoming through either underground coal gasification or hydrogen from solar. 



Competition Entry and Rules

1. To enter, email the School of Energy Resources with your intentions to compete at 

2. Teams must be comprised of 2 members

3. The competition is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of any major




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For any inquiries, pelase contact the Director of Research at the School of Energy Resources:

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