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

Projects

  • Transportation Energy & Climate Analysis

    The Transportation Energy and Climate Analysis project examines strategies — both technology options and public policies — for addressing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the sector.

    Transportation Energy & Climate Analysis

    The Transportation Energy and Climate Analysis project examines strategies — both technology options and public policies — for addressing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the sector.

  • University of Michigan Battery Lab

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

  • Fastest Path to Zero

    The Fastest Path to Zero Initiative was founded in 2019 when the University of Michigan Energy Institute and the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences partnered to form a cross-campus team of interdisciplinary experts to tackle difficult research questions about how policymakers, researchers, and communities can work together to meet ambitious climate goals in Michigan and across the nation.

    Fastest Path to Zero

    The Fastest Path to Zero Initiative was founded in 2019 when the University of Michigan Energy Institute and the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences partnered to form a cross-campus team of interdisciplinary experts to tackle difficult research questions about how policymakers, researchers, and communities can work together to meet ambitious climate goals in Michigan and across the nation.

News

  • Conference on Transportation, Economics, Energy and the Environment (TE3)

    09/16/19

    This year’s Conference on Transportation, Economics, Energy and the Environment (TE3), to be held on Friday, October 18, 2019, will examine the electrification of transportation worldwide, highlighting developments in the United States and China.

  • As Electric School Buses Roll, the Energy Institute Will Analyze the Data

    09/12/19

    The State of Michigan today hosted a rollout ceremony for the first of 17 all-electric school buses that will soon start serving children across the state. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and representatives of the seven school districts to receive the buses were on hand for the event along with Liesl Clark,…

  • Energy Leaders & Luminaries Seminar Series

    09/11/19

    Jennifer Rumsey, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer at Cummins, Inc., will visit campus on September 13 to discuss how industry applies innovation with impact to create the most advanced technologies and products that directly improve climate change and air quality.

  • Energy in the News: Friday, August 2

    08/02/19

    According to new research from Steve Skerlos, pulling carbon dioxide out of the air using a technology called “direct air capture,” or DAC, will not be the silver bullet for curbing climate change that some hoped it would be.  Don’t miss Ellen Hughes-Cromwick’s latest energy economics briefing where she reviews…

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Faculty in the News

John DeCicco

In its anti-regulatory zeal, the Trump administration is moving to weaken vehicle fuel efficiency standards so much that even U.S. carmakers are balking, writes Energy Institute Research Professor, John DeCicco in an opinion in Yale Environment 360.

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