The Center for Energy and Water Sustainability is a private-public partnership with founding members Noble Energy, Inc., Colorado State University and the Colorado Water Institute. Initial funding for the consortium has been provided by Noble Energy and CSU.
Noble Energy, founded in 1932, is a leading independent energy company with a diverse portfolio of high-quality assets, a track record of success and a sound strategy for the future. Noble Energy’s broad-based operations include the exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas in the U.S. and internationally. Committed to superior performance and returns, Noble Energy measure success in the value they deliver to their investors, business partners and employees.
Colorado State University
Colorado State University (CSU) is one of our nation’s leading research universities with world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, and environmental science. It was founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, six years before the Colorado Territory became a state.
Last year, CSU awarded degrees to 5,800 graduates, and this year, it attracted more than $300 million in research funding. Colorado State is a land-grant institution and a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Extensive.
Colorado Water institute
The Colorado Water Institute (CWI), an affiliate of Colorado State University, exists for the express purpose of focusing the water expertise of higher education on the evolving water concerns and problems being faced by Colorado citizens. The mission of the Colorado Water Institute is to connect all of Colorado’s higher education expertise to the research and education needs of Colorado water managers and users.