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Low-Carbon Energy Centers

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Evaluating battery revenues for offshore wind farms using advanced modeling
Two research projects receive funding to advance technologies that avoid carbon emissions

Asegun Henry, Paul Barton, and Matěj Peč will lead research supported by MITEI’s Center for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage

Assessing the value of battery energy storage in future power grids with increasing integration of wind and solar energy generation
Pathways for sustainable personal transportation

MITEI report identifies need for technological innovations, policies, and behavioral changes

Chemistry bonds ”quirky” researchers in hard-working Surendranath Lab
ExxonMobil renews support for MIT Energy Initiative’s low-carbon research

Company to join MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Centers for Energy Storage and Mobility Systems.

MIT and Eni renew collaboration on low-carbon energy research and technologies
MITEI launches online energy classes to meet global needs
Observing hydrogen’s effects in metal

Microscopy technique could help researchers design safer reactor vessels or hydrogen storage tanks.

Indonesian company INALUM collaborates with MIT Energy Initiative as a member to advance low-carbon energy technologies

INALUM will support research through MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Center for Materials in Energy and Extreme Environments

MIT Energy Initiative study reports on the future of nuclear energy

Findings suggest new policy models and cost-cutting technologies could help nuclear play vital role in climate solutions

Buongiorno and Ulm to collaborate on $1.9M DOE grant to accelerate advanced nuclear technology development

MITEI researchers Jacopo Buongiorno and Franz-Josef Ulm will begin working on the DOE-funded project on nuclear technology

Kristala Prather: Advancing energy-efficient biochemistry and training tomorrow’s scientists and engineers
Maximizing innovation for an energy sector in flux

Decarbonization, digitization, and decentralization were focal points at the MIT Energy Initiative’s Annual Research Conference.

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
MQDC collaborates with MIT Energy Initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the property sector
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.

NSE’s Jacopo Buongiorno named 2017 Fellow of American Nuclear Society