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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 ACERC, 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?

Energy Boost Scholarships

DEADLINE MARCH 31! ACERC offers scholarships for undergraduates entering the Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes program, and graduate students entering the PSM Energy program. Read more.

SIU Energy Day April 5

SIU researchers are tackling the big energy challenges of our time. Come hear about some of the latest reserch, and hear a talk from our distinguished keynote. Read more.

Coming in Spring 2017

You can become an Energy Ambassador!  Read more.

Resources

You can stay up to date on news and headlines on our blog or Twitter feed. Or, become a member (no obligation) and get a weekly email. See below for links to additional information about ACERC and Energy Boost.

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.