MIT-led team finds that holistic optimization of electric power and hydrogen supply chain infrastructure is favorable for emission reductions and decreased infrastructure costs.
Sun will serve as faculty lead of the MIT Energy Initiative's new Future Energy Systems Center
Ferrovial is committing $5 million to support low-carbon energy and sustainable infrastructure research at MIT
Company to join MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Centers for Energy Storage and Mobility Systems.
Experts Are Divided on the Best Way for Automakers to Hit Fuel Efficiency Targets
Newsweek · September 14, 2021
John Heywood (Mechanical Engineering) comments on the role of hybrid vehicles in decarbonizing the automotive industry. “By making all of the standard gasoline engines hybrid, you get a roughly 30% improvement in fuel consumption,” he says.
MIT Scientists Report 'Major Advance' In Fusion Energy
Vice · September 10, 2021
"A future powered by fusion energy is closer than ever before," reports Vice on last week’s success test by the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center and spinout Commonwealth Fusion Systems of a key component of their fusion reactor: a magnet with a strength of 20 tesla.
Fusion gets closer with successful test of new kind of magnet at MIT start-up backed by Bill Gates
CNBC · September 8, 2021
On September 5, 2021, for the first time, a large high-temperature superconducting electromagnet was ramped up to a field strength of 20 tesla, the most powerful magnetic field of its kind ever created on Earth.
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