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 21

    09/21/18

    Engineering, LSA faculty to pursue battery breakthroughs as part of nationwide battery initiative U-M Energy Institute, feat. Don Siegel, Jeff Sakamoto, Adam Matzger, and Melanie Sanford Five University of Michigan faculty will be part of the second five-year phase of the Joint Center for Energy Storage (JCESR) research, an ambitious…

  • Engineering, LSA faculty to pursue battery breakthroughs as part of nationwide battery initiative

    09/20/18

    Five University of Michigan faculty will be part of the second five-year phase of the Joint Center for Energy Storage (JCESR) research, an ambitious Department of Energy project aimed at breaking the scientific barriers to realizing next-generation batteries. DOE will fund JCESR up to $120 million over the five-year renewal…

  • 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…

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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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