Month: February 2017

Tonto Creek Solar Install Opportunity!

QESSTers, don’t miss the opportunity to learn some hands-on skills on PV Installation this Spring Break! With the goal in mind of doing a complete, grid-tied system in the summer at Tonto Creek Camp, QESST scholars are working to build a PV battery demo system over spring break. We are currently working on figuring out […]


Scholar Industry Meeting: NREL

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work at NREL? Would you like to know how you can get to work with them? This Thursday at 9AM MST we will have our next Scholar/Industry Meeting with Sarah Kurtz, and Linda Lung, both scientists from NREL. This will be a Zoom Conference (check the […]


Scholar Industry Meeting: APS Solar Operation tour

Courtesy of General Manager Bradley Albert, on February 10th from 1-3pm more than 15 QESST Students, from ASU and UofA, visited the headquarters of the biggest utility company in Arizona. GM Albert gave a detailed explanation of how the energy portfolio works at state and SW region levels, and showed us the daily challenges the […]


Scholar Industry Meeting: Prism Solar tour in Tucson

Jose Castillo-Aguilella and Paul Hauser, from Prism Solar, entertained 12 QESST students from ASU and Tucson this past February 2nd of 2017. Prism Solar produces bifacial modules with glass-on-glass technology. During the meeting, they gave an excellent overview on how the silicon market has changed over the last decade and how their company, as a […]