Electric Vehicles

Rocky Mountain Power comes to USU to celebrate a new partnership

Ribbon cutting with Rocky Mountain Power

Monday, May 14th marked a new partnership with Rocky Mountain power to provide Electric Vehicle chargers for public access. The chargers were installed earlier this year and have been in use by staff members prior to this official ceremony. In order to reduce load on the power grid, solar chargers are currently being used at the EVR facility and more will be installed through this partnership.

Electric Power Systems successfully tests batteries with NASA at USU BLAST Lab

The Utah Power Electronics Lab (UPEL) is pleased to announce the completion of a successful battery test with Electric Power Systems (EP Systems) and NASA. The test was performed in the USU BLAST lab, a facility jointly funded by USTAR and EPS, and recently retrofitted for battery testing. This test was performed on a battery pack designed for use in NASA’s X-57 manned aircraft, the first manned X-Plane in more than two decades.

Second Annual Meeting and Technology Showcase - September 2017

Featured Images for 2017 Select Showcase

The second annual SELECT meeting and technology showcase will be held on September 26-27, 2017