New venture launched by MIT will support “tough-tech” companies at work on transformative ideas that take time to commercialize.
Eskom’s unsustainable business model in need of proactive reform – Eberhard
In Engineering News, MITEI's Ignacio Perez-Arriaga discusses how changing patterns of electricity use are forcing global power utilities to rethink their "antiquated business models." The article cites examples from MITEI's Utility of the Future study.
How to avoid blackouts in hurricanes? Model power grids after the internet, says one expert.
PRI's The World
On PRI's "The World," MITEI director of research Francis O'Sullivan explains how microgrids can help make the electric grid more resilient against mass blackouts in future natural disasters like Hurricane Irma.
Incoming freshman refreshes Plasma Science and Fusion Center outreach tools.
Harry Brekelmans says Shell has significant commitment to renewable energy, carbon pricing.
Study explains conflicting results from other experiments, may lead to batteries with more energy per pound.