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The Center for Energy Initiatives is an AIChE Industrial Technology Group devoted to the development, design and efficient use of energy by chemical engineers and related professionals. Members of AIChE’s divisions and forums are involved in creating content that covers a wide variety of topics, including petroleum, wind, hydrogen, nuclear, solar, and biofuels.

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CEP Battery Energy Storage Special Section Available for Download. Covering the economic, environmental, and social drivers motivating the adoption of grid-level energy storage, and more!

An IDEAL Path to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Learn about how the IDEAL Path concept aims to give an equal opportunity to all who wish to join the chemical engineering community. Learn more.

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Each issue of CEP is packed with practical information you can apply to current and future projects. AIChE members have complete access to all issues online.

It’s hard to imagine that organic wastes such as manure and decomposing food could be used to fuel an engine. But, new technologies and clever engineering have made this a reality. This special section details what it takes to transform these feedstocks first into biogas and then into RNG.