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UT Helps Design 3-D-Printed Sustainable Building Powered by a Vehicle

AMIE, Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy

The AMIE unveiling took place at ORNL as the kickoff to the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Industry Day. Both the building and vehicle were built using the additive manufacturing process of 3-D printing.

The College of Architecture and Design joined project leader Oak Ridge National Laboratory and close to 20 industry partners Wednesday, September 23, to unveil a 3-D-printed building and vehicle that produce and share energy.

The shared energy system—Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy, or AMIE—demonstrates the integration of generating, using, and storing electrical power. Both the building and vehicle were built using the additive manufacturing process of 3-D printing.

The unveiling took place at ORNL as the kickoff to the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Industry Day.

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