The demand for economically and environmentally-sound energy solutions is urgent and global.

Projects

  • University of Michigan Energy Survey

    A collaboration between the Energy Institute (and Institute for Social Research, the U-M Energy Survey is a rigorously designed, highly objective survey of Americans’ attitudes about energy.

    University of Michigan Energy Survey

    A collaboration between the Energy Institute (and Institute for Social Research, the U-M Energy Survey is a rigorously designed, highly objective survey of Americans’ attitudes about energy.

  • University of Michigan Battery Lab

    The Battery Fabrication and Characterization User Facility enables industry and university researchers to develop cheaper and longer lasting nergy-storage devices in the heart of the U.S. auto industry.

    University of Michigan Battery Lab

    The Battery Fabrication and Characterization User Facility enables industry and university researchers to develop cheaper and longer lasting nergy-storage devices in the heart of the U.S. auto industry.

  • Global CO2 Initiative

    As global CO2 emissions continue to accelerate, a diverse set of solutions is critical to reduce, reverse and remove carbon dioxide emissions to prevent further atmospheric warming.

    Global CO2 Initiative

    As global CO2 emissions continue to accelerate, a diverse set of solutions is critical to reduce, reverse and remove carbon dioxide emissions to prevent further atmospheric warming.

News

  • Energy in the News: Friday, September 14

    09/14/18

    – “A Review on Energy, Environmental, and Sustainability Implications of Connected and Automated Vehicles” was accepted by Environmental Science and Technology last week, featuring Ming Xu. – This week’s Energy Economics Briefing: Shining a Light on Coal Consumption. Learn more about the briefings, and sign up to receive them each…

  • Energy in the News: Friday, September 7

    09/07/18

    Got grant or publication news you’d like to share? Send it our way. –Lots of DOE News this week: Andre Boehman, Brad Cardinale and Levi Thompson have together received a $2 million DOE award for an algae-to-fuels and cleaner combustion project. Andre’s put together a detailed project summary you can…

  • Energy in the News: Friday, August 31

    08/31/18

    -Announcement: Click here to check out this LG Chem startup innovation competition for new battery technologies and business models. -Congratulations to Don Siegel for his receipt of the Secretary of Energy’s Achievement Award for his work on the JCESR project! -Greg Keoleian is a co-author of “Global carbon intensity of…

  • JCESR, Don Siegel receive Secretary of Energy’s Achievement Award

    08/31/18

    The U.S. Secretary of Energy’s office has awarded the Secretary of Energy’s Achievement Award to the Scientific and Operational Leadership team for the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR).

    Twenty-nine individuals across multiple JCESR institutions were named as recipients of the award. The Department of Energy (DOE) bestows this award upon DOE employees or contractors who attain significant achievements on behalf of the Department.

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Faculty in the News

Barry Rabe

What if U.S. fuel economy standards went away? Ensia, feat. John DeCicco On March 15, 2017, U.S. president Donald Trump addressed carmakers at a newly constructed test track for self-driving cars and other mobility technology, the American Center for Mobility, in Willow Run, Michigan. “We’re going to work on the…

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