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A race to clean energy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1709758053654{margin-bottom: 50px !important;}"] The UW’s Clean Energy Institute is speeding the development of next-generation technology and supporting the experts who will create it. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1709768478880{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 10px !important;}"]By Jamie Swenson | Photos by Dennis Wise | UW Magazine, March 2024[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1709836835749{margin-top: 10px !important;margin-bottom: 20px !important;}"]As Hurricane Maria tore through Arecibo, Puerto Rico, in 2017, Miguel González-Montijo hunkered down at home with his family. They were no strangers to hurricanes. Just two weeks earlier, a Category 5 Hurricane Irma had skirted the island, demolishing homes, causing floods and knocking out power for more than a million people. And now Maria, with wind...