Minnesota's Legacy

Extraction of Solar Thermal Energy in Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
U of MN
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2020
Counties Affected
Statewide
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2017, Chp. 96, Sec. 2, Subd. 07a
Appropriation Language

$250,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to develop new solar particle receivers as a low-cost, high-efficiency, and clean technology to absorb, store, and utilize solar thermal energy. This appropriation is subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 116P.10. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2020, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Filippo
Last Name
Coletti
Organization Name
U of MN
Street Address
110 Union St SE
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55455
Phone
(650) 289-8216
Email
fcoletti@umn.edu