Keweenaw Research Center

A live Webcam shot of the KRC's solar panels Monday afternoon. Note the snow.

Amping Up Solar in the Snowy North

Solar farms are a no-brainer in warm and sunny places, but what about in northern climes, where snow is measured in feet, and can cover and even shut down the panels? Michigan Technological University’s Keweenaw Research Center is now part of a two-year study that will help answer that question.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

Michigan Tech's all-electric snowmobile entry in the 2011 Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Green Snow Machines Converge On UP’s Michigan Tech

Seventeen green machines are coming to the snow-white Upper Michigan March 5-10 for the 13th annual SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge, held at Michigan Technological University’s Keweenaw Research Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

Dallas Smolarek tests the properties of parts in the Denso Student Design Center at the Keweenaw Research Center.

Denso Student Design Center Expands Horizons Of Michigan Tech Engineering Students

When Dallas Smolarek started working in the Denso Design Center at the Keweenaw Research Center, she was afraid to use a wrench. Now she’s a skilled mechanic.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

The home of Michigan Tech's solar energy research

Michigan Tech Gets First Solar Energy Research Center

The Keweenaw Research Center will dedicate Michigan Technological University’s first facility devoted to solar energy research on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 9 a.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2011

The Kettering team going over clean snowmobile engineering

Kettering Competing In Clean Snowmobile Challenge

Kettering University in Flint is among the universities competing at the 2011 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge at the Keweenaw Research Center north of Hancock March 7-12.