October 6, 2008

US-India energy research collaboration unveiled

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley are collaborating with Indian universities, companies and government agencies to develop renewable energy technologies and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The Berkeley-India Joint Leadership on Energy and Environment (BIJLEE) will support basic science and engineering, new technology development and policies to promote sustainable energy. Initial work will focus on energy-efficient buildings, electricity systems, energy analysis, energy conversion and storage, information technology, forestry and renewable energy.

Investor Purnendu Chatterjee has contributed $2 million to the collaboration to endow two chairs at UC Berkeley's College of Engineering.

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