NEXTRANS Hosts Solar Power Initiative Meeting
July 28, 2009
The NEXTRANS Center, in collaboration with the Discovery Park Energy Center, hosted a Solar Power Initiative Exploratory Meeting at Purdue University on July 24, 2009. This meeting aimed to evaluate the possibility of utilizing solar power to provide electricity for lighting of major highway intersections.
The meeting was chaired by Leigh Morris, Deputy Commissioner, Toll Road Oversight, Indiana Department of Transportation and Chairman of the Board, Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority. Participants included representatives from the State of Indiana; Duke Energy; NIPSCO; Indianapolis Power & Light; Inovateus Solar LLC; Indiana and Michigan Power; Indiana Economic Development Corporation; Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), Federal Highway Administration, Indiana Division; Purdue University; Discovery Park; the Joint Transportation Research Program (JTRP); and the NEXTRANS Center.
April 30, 2013
On April 22, a group of faculty and students from Martin University (NEXTRANS Center partner institution) visited the NEXTRANS Center at Purdue and Discovery Park.Read Full Story
April 5, 2013
US Rep. Larry Buschon from Indiana's 8th district visited the Center on April 2, 2013. He learned about the Center and experienced the Driving Center Laboratory. Photo: from left - Larry Buschon, Srinivas Peeta, Rick Evans.Read Full Story