Purdue forges clean-energy partnership with University of West Indies, U.S. State Department

Purdue faculty, including Bill Hutzel, associate professor of mechanical engineering technology, will work with the University of the West Indies and Partners of the Americas to foster clean energy deployment across the Caribbean and Central America.

Building on expertise at the two universities, the project will develop a solar energy demonstration site at UWI's St. Augustine campus in Trinidad and Tobago. The U.S. State Department's Regional Environmental Office in San Jose, Costa Rica, and the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs are funding the 18-month effort.

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