Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER)

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    2540 Research Park Drive

    40511 Lexington

    United States

Organization profile

Organization profile

Staffed by more than 100 chemists, geologists and engineers, CAER is internationally recognized for research in fields including algae for CO2 clean up, ash management, automotive catalysis, biodiesel, biomass, carbon materials (including nanotube synthesis and applications), catalysis (including Fischer-Tropsch), coal cleaning, concrete and cement (low energy), emissions control in utilities, energy policy, fuels research, hydrogen, materials characterization, petroleum processing and plant optimization. The center is funded by state, industry and federal agencies.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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