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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

The future of energy: An interview with Aurora Edington

Energy Fellow Aurora Edington discusses energy storage systems, grid optimization and policy's role in energy issues.

Podcast: Negative carbon emissions

John Deutch of MIT and Arun Majumdar of Stanford University discuss potential technology and policy pathways for negative emissions, and the importance of focusing on gigatonne-scale solutions.

U.S. Department of Energy to fund Energy Frontier Research Center at MIT

MIT Center for Enhanced Nanofluidic Transport part of DOE initiative to advance basic science research for a transforming energy landscape

3Q: Bringing solar materials from the lab to the world

Giovanni Azzellino, an Eni-MIT Energy Fellow, discusses the applications and challenges of his research, which focuses on using graphene to create electrodes for thin-film photovoltaics.

3Q: Passive buildings rise in popularity and necessity

Katrin Klingenberg, the co-founder and executive director of Passive House Institute US, discusses her design philosophy and how passive buildings can support the low-carbon energy movement.

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

3Q: “Winning together” in natural resources negotiation and leadership

Bruno Verdini, executive director of the MIT-Harvard Mexico Negotiation program, discusses his award-winning research on negotiating for mutual gains

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