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.
MITEI researchers Jacopo Buongiorno and Franz-Josef Ulm will begin working on the DOE-funded project on nuclear technology
Bruno Verdini, executive director of the MIT-Harvard Mexico Negotiation program, discusses his award-winning research on negotiating for mutual gains
Tokyo-based company will support research within MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Center for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage.
Bill Gates-led fund makes first ‘breakthrough’ investments
In an article for Greenwire on a Bill Gates-led fund for breakthrough energy storage technologies, reporter Christa Marshall cites both a MITEI study on the future of venture capitalism and a paper co-authored by MIT researcher William B. Bonvillian focusing on energy storage and lithium-ion batteries.
Global investment in wind and solar energy is outshining fossil fuels
The Wall Street Journal
In an article by reporter Russell Gold for the Wall Street Journal, MITEI Director of Research Francis O’Sullivan says renewable costs have fallen so far in the past few years that “wind and solar now represent the lowest-cost option for generating electricity."
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