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Energy Education
Energy Education - Hands-on Learning Experiences - Scholarships
Next Generation Energy Research
Next Generation Energy Research - In Pursuit of Biodiesel Fuels - Research Grants
Impactful Energy Research
Impactful Energy Research: Solving the Big Problems
Faculty Expertise
Faculty Experts: Many Areas of Specialized Expertise

Welcome to SIU Energy!

Read more about energy Academic Scholarships, Academic ProgramsResearch Grants, Research AreasPSM Energy, and Events.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Everyone at ACERC wishes you and yours a happy holiday season and all the best in the new year. Our offices will be closed from December 24, 2018 and will reopen on January 2, 2019.

Green Office SLEUTHs - Office Registration Open

A new program called Green Office SLEUTHs can help campus offices save energy and go green. Learn more...

Explore Academic Programs and Scholarships in Energy Engineering

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Using the MyEarth App

The world needs to transition to 100% renewable energy in order to maintain the planet for future generations. It may not happen at SIUC overnight, but it will happen, and we should all be working on it. In the meantime, reduce the amount of energy you use and reduce your carbon footprint. Get started now!

Take Control of Your Energy Future

Clean energy for all is one of the biggest challenges the world faces, and it requires everyone's participation and cooperation to get positive results. There is no time to waste. At SIU, we're making it our business to provide education, research, and opportunities for people to make the contributions they can towards a solution to this challenge. How can we help you?


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What is ACERC?

New to ACERC? Want to know what we do and where we stand on energy issues? Read our Frequently Asked Questions.

Energy Boost

In 2015, ACERC received a $4.6 million grant to boost advanced coal and energy education and research on campus. Read more about Energy Boost eventsgrants and scholarships.