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School of Energy Resources
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1000 E. University Ave.
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Laramie, WY 82071
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Energy Education   |   Energy Research   |   Energy Outreach

The School of Energy Resources (SER) at the University of Wyoming (UW) was created in 2006 to enhance the university's energy-related education, research and outreach.  SER directs and integrates cutting-edge energy research and academic programs at UW and bridges academics and industry through targeted outreach programs. Learn more


Wyoming Integrated Test Center Breaks Ground

April 28, 2016 -- State and industry leaders eye $21 million facility as link to a low-carbon future for coal. READ MORE

Summary and Analysis of the Paris Agreement

December 14, 2015 -- Carbon Management Institute (CMI) Director Kipp Coddington provides and overview and analysis of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. Read Summary and Analysis here.

UW Experts Analyze EPA Clean Power Plan

August 3, 2015 -- Kipp Coddington, director of the Carbon Management Institute (CMI) in UW’s School of Energy Resources, and Rob Godby, associate professor and director of UW’s Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy (CEEPP), have analyzed the potential impacts of the new EPA regulations -- for the United States and Wyoming, the nation’s No. 1 coal producer. Their conclusions are available at the links below.

Click here to read Rob Godby of CEEPP's report.

Click here to read Kipp Coddington of CMI's report.

Recent Reports

"The Impact of the Coal Economy on Wyoming", Godby, R., Coupal, R., Taylor, D., Considine, T., Read Summary Report, Download 185-page Full Report

"Wyoming School Facilities Department Future Revenue Streams and Department Expenditure Needs: 2017-2022"

"Meeting Global Carbon Reduction Goals - A Technology Driven Climate Paradigm"

Energy Education

Earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Energy Resource Management & Development with four different concentration options.  Learn more

Energy Research

SER funds a wide-range of energy-related research projects. Learn about SER's Centers of Excellence conducting pioneering energy research. Learn more

Energy Outreach

SER hosts a variety of energy-focused conferences, workshops and speaker series events year round. Learn more


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UW, INL Researchers Study Pulling Rare Earth Elements from Industrial Waters

June 3, 2016 — University of Wyoming researchers have joined colleagues from the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to study the potential for retrieving rare earth elements from water produced in oil and gas production and geothermal projects.

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UW Selected as Part of $20 Million Energy Coalition

May 27, 2016 — The University of Wyoming has been selected by the National Energy Technology Laboratory -- part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory system -- to be part of a prestigious nationwide energy coalition to investigate the future of fossil energy.

UW to Host Renewable Energy Summit June 12-14

March 29, 2016 — The status of and prospects for further wind and solar energy development will be explored in a Renewable Energy Summit June 12-14 at the University of Wyoming.

UW to Host Symposium on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

March 28, 2016 — People interested in learning about the opportunities and constraints concerning the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drones, are invited to a symposium at the University of Wyoming.

UW-Led Habitat Restoration Workshop April 19-20 in Casper

March 16, 2016 — Advancements and challenges in Wyoming’s efforts to conserve wildlife habitat, while promoting natural resource production, will be explored in a workshop in Casper next month.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet March 11

March 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, March 11, at the BP Collaboration Center in the Energy Innovation Center on the UW campus.

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New Interactive Tool Offers Wyoming Oil and Gas Data

February 24, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) is making available to the public a new Interactive Data Platform (IDP), a Web-based, interactive mapping application designed to expedite access to publicly available oil and gas data for Wyoming.

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U.S. Energy Secretary Appoints UW’s Coddington to National Coal Council

January 20, 2016 — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has appointed the director of the University of Wyoming’s Carbon Management Institute to serve as a member of the National Coal Council, a federal advisory group that provides recommendations and guidance on policy issues pertaining to coal.

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NCAR to Install New Supercomputer at Wyoming Center

January 11, 2016 — University of Wyoming researchers will have a new, powerful computational tool with the installation of a new supercomputer at the National Center for Atmospheric Research-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) in Cheyenne.

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Solar Array Offsets Electricity Costs at UW Building

December 14, 2015 — A solar array atop the University of Wyoming’s Energy Innovation Center is offsetting some of the building’s electricity costs.

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