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Austin Energy inspects power lines using drones and imaging tech from India

IC²’s IIGP program matched Indian innovator with need in the US energy industry.  More

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New books from the IC² Institute: Open Innovation and Thirst for Power

New books from researchers and practitioners at the IC² Institute explore the elimination of barriers to innovation and the energy-water nexus.  More

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Thirst for Power: Energy, Water, and Human Survival

Although it is widely understood that energy and water are the world’s two most critical resources, their vital interconnections and vulnerabilities are less often recognized. This farsighted book offers a new, holistic way of thinking about energy and water — …  More

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Cold war brewing between Saudi Arabia and Texas: Barchas and Webber of ATI

Opinion by two Directors of the Austin Technology Incubator.  More

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The Cost of Water vs. the Cost of Energy

Writing in Texas CEO Magazine, Isaac Barchas, Mitch Jacobson, and Michael E. Webber offer their advice on where to bet and where to hedge in a world of changing price dynamics for water and energy in Texas.  More

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Overheard: Institute staff in the news

It’s been a busy week at the IC² Institute. Recently our experts have been consulted by the media on topics as diverse as energy export policy, oil and gas investment, and immigrant entrepreneurship.  More

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The Cost of Water vs. the Cost of Energy

The price dynamics of energy and water in Texas might be about to change. Historically, planners have assumed that the price of energy is volatile and trending up, while the price of water is stable and low. However, current trends …  More

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IC² Institute conference produces new book on Energy and Innovation

Energy and Innovation: Structural Change and Policy Implications is the latest title in the Purdue University Press International Series on Technology Policy and Innovation. Co-edited by IC² Institute Associate Director David Gibson, it is an outgrowth of the IC²-sponsored ICTPI …  More

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Energy and Innovation: Structural Change and Policy Implications

The move towards sustainable energy production and use is one of the most challenging and profound changes currently taking place in the world’s established and emerging economies. Energy and Innovation presents a series of informative case studies from Norway, the …  More

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Texas Wind Industry's Rapid Growth Creates New Challenges

In the past decade, Texas began to harness some of its abundant wind potential and, in the process, became an international wind energy leader. The state currently accounts for more than 25 percent of installed wind energy capacity in the …  More

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