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  • Monday, July 19, 2021
  • ACEP, UAF Research Featured in Alaska Business Magazine

ACEP, the Solar Technologies Program, and the UAF Geophysical Institute were featured in the July issue of the Alaska Business Magazine. The story is titled Private sector leans on University for innovation, answers. 

Gwen Holdmann and Erin Whitney were quoted throughout the story which features ACEP's solar research and the partnerships the organization has developed and fostered.

The author, Danny Kreilkamp, said, "One of the most striking features about ACEP is the sheer number of partnerships they’ve been able to cultivate over what’s been a relatively brief existence. From countless state organizations to establishments like Stanford and the University of Washington, the Fairbanks institution is making waves on a national level. But their influence isn’t just limited to academic circles. Nor is it falling on deaf ears."

Read the full story at


Erin Whitney and Chris Pike hold a solar panel in the Energy Technology Facility. Photo by JR Ancheta.