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MIT’s contributions to energy innovation have led to technological breakthroughs and informed key public policies. In 2017, MITEI celebrated over a century of energy at MIT and 10 years since MITEI’s inception. These articles showcase the best of energy research, education, and outreach from MITEI's first 10 years.

Reducing risk in power generation planning

Why including non-carbon options is key

Quantum dot materials

Optimizing nanostructures for energy devices

Carbon-nanotube electrodes

Tailoring designs for energy storage, desalination

Energy Fellows, 2017–2018
Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) US initiative announces 2017 awardees
New chair of Energy Minor Oversight Committee envisions changes for Energy Studies Minor
Undergrads gain on-the-job experience in energy with MITEI member companies
Jennifer Rupp: Engineering ceramics for renewable energy and information applications
Jing Li: Applying economics to energy technology development and deployment
Making appliances—and energy grids—more efficient
Q&A with Low-Carbon Energy Center for Electric Power Systems Research co-directors
Q&A with Low-Carbon Energy Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems co-directors
Strong current of energy runs through MIT

Research, education, and student activities help create a robust community focused on fueling the world's future.

3Q: Robert Armstrong on 10 years of energy research at MIT

MIT Energy Initiative Director Robert Armstrong shares perspectives on past successes and ongoing and future energy projects at the Institute.

Iberdrola and MIT Energy Initiative announce $10.3 million collaboration to spur energy and environmental innovation
Q&A with Low-Carbon Energy Center for Energy Bioscience Research co-directors
Transparent, flexible solar cells combine organic materials, graphene electrodes
Students gain skills, insights working on Utility of the Future study
Q&A with Low-Carbon Energy Center for Fusion and Magnet Research co-directors
MITEI Director Robert Armstrong: Paris Agreement withdrawal constrains U.S. energy innovation leadership and global influence