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Energy storage important to creating affordable, reliable, deeply-decarbonized electricity systems

MIT Energy Initiative report supports energy storage paired with renewable energy to achieve decarbonized electricity systems

Building consensus on concessions

MIT Energy Initiative leaders are helping to push the conversation on ending energy poverty—including at a recent online conference hosted by the government of Ghana.

MITEI 2021 Annual Research Conference addresses “Getting to net-zero by 2050”

Speakers call for rapid deployment of integrated strategies to meet global energy needs and mitigate climate change.

Investors awake to the risks of climate change

At the MIT Energy Initiative’s Fall Colloquium, finance executive Poppy Allonby laid out the current state of sustainability thinking among the investor class.

MIT Energy Initiative launches the Future Energy Systems Center

New MITEI consortium focuses on speeding the energy transition, engaging with industrial leaders, to deploy clean energy advances at scale

Using nature’s structures in wooden buildings

Tools for designing with forked tree branches

New England renewables + Canadian hydropower

A pathway to clean electricity in 2050

Chemical reactions for the energy transition

New insights reveal pathways to improvement

MIT-designed project achieves major advance toward fusion energy
MIT study provides suggestions for keeping classroom air fresh during Covid-19 pandemic
MITEI appoints Professor Christopher Knittel as deputy director for policy
Francesco Benedetti: Building communities, founding a startup with people in mind
Latifah Hamzah ’12: Creating sustainable solutions in Malaysia and beyond
Preparing global online learners for the clean energy transition
“Starting from space”: MITEI podcast interviews MIT Vice President for Research Maria Zuber
An energy storage solution like “soft-serve ice cream”

Researchers make the case for a slow-flowing, electrochemical compound as a cost-efficient, grid-scale battery backup for wind and solar

“Vigilant inclusion” central to combating climate change

Tenth annual U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium focuses on equity and justice in the clean energy transition

MIT Energy Initiative awards seven Seed Fund grants for early-stage energy research

Awards support research to improve the efficiency, scalability, and adoption of clean energy technologies

Coupling power and hydrogen sector pathways to benefit decarbonization goals

MIT-led team finds that holistic optimization of electric power and hydrogen supply chain infrastructure is favorable for emission reductions and decreased infrastructure costs.

Andy Sun announced as new Associate Professor of Operations Research and Statistics and the Iberdrola-Avangrid Professor of Electric Power Systems at MIT Sloan

Sun will serve as faculty lead of the MIT Energy Initiative's new Future Energy Systems Center