MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI)
Evaluating the risks of natural gas
October 21, 2013MIT researchers weigh natural gas development options and economic risks for small nations using Cyprus as a case study.
MITEI announces new leadership team
October 4, 2013Changes come after Ernest Moniz leaves to lead U.S. Department of Energy
Also labeled: Energy
Energy savings add up to success for Efficiency Forward
August 27, 2013
Students win with plan to integrate electric cars to grid
August 12, 2013MIT team takes first place in case competition tackling today’s energy challenges
MIT and UC Berkeley launch energy-efficiency research project
June 18, 2013The E2e Project aims to give decision-makers real-world evidence on the most cost-effective ways to reduce energy and emissions.
Robert C. Armstrong named director of MIT Energy Initiative
May 16, 2013Outgoing director Ernest Moniz confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Energy.
At MIT, Gov. Deval Patrick highlights clean-energy achievements
April 26, 2013Earth Day talk details Massachusetts’ accomplishments since the governor’s MIT speech five years ago, and outlines new goals.
Wind power — even without the wind
April 25, 2013Innovative storage system could enable offshore wind farms to deliver power whenever it’s needed.
Nine MIT faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 24, 2013Among 198 elected this year to the prestigious honorary society.
Also labeled: Awards, honors and fellowships, Biology, Brain and cognitive sciences, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Earth and atmospheric sciences, EdX, Electrical engineering and electronics, Engineering Systems, Faculty, Linguistics, Management, McGovern Institute, Philosophy, Physics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
MIT’s Ernest J. Moniz nominated Secretary of Energy
March 4, 2013President Obama’s pick is head of the MIT Energy Initiative and a former undersecretary of energy.
Important lessons learned outside the classroom
February 28, 2013MIT senior Jean Sack describes her experience with the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
Also labeled: Energy, Students, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
Reducing wasted energy in commercial buildings
February 5, 2013Much energy is wasted heating and cooling indoor spaces when no one or almost no one is present. Now, MIT researchers have used their own campus to demonstrate a means of measuring that energy/occupancy mismatch.
Renovation plans offer MIT opportunities to save energy, improve design
February 4, 2013Work aims to make the Institute more energy-efficient and to influence design standards in the construction industry.
Capturing energy from the sun
January 23, 2013MIT investigators are inspired by a deep-sea bacterium that is able to harvest tiny amounts of incoming solar energy with exquisite efficiency.
Michael Liebreich sees shift to cleaner energy as inevitable
January 17, 2013Chief executive officer of Bloomberg New Energy Finance says clean energy will eventually be the norm.
Smithsonian recognizes MIT research on water desalination technologySubscribe
January 9, 2013Magazine ranks nanoporous graphene as one of the top five surprising scientific milestones of 2012.