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 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.

  • 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, February 8

    02/08/19

    Today at 3:30, don’t miss Shelie Miller’s EWRE seminar: Future Scenario Modeling to Evaluate the Environmental Impacts of New Technology Or if nuclear is more your style, check out today’s visitor from LLNL at 4 PM. Congratulations to faculty affiliates Alec Gallimore and Sharon Glotzer, both elected to the National…

  • University launches Commission on Carbon Neutrality

    02/04/19

    The University of Michigan has taken an important step toward its goal of carbon neutrality with the selection of the core team that will recommend how to get there, as well as develop scalable and transferable strategies that can be used by other institutions and larger communities to achieve the…

  • Energy in the News: Friday, February 1

    02/01/19

    A note from from Anna: To build connections among us, the Energy Institute is launching a series of focused and informal faculty presentations on Thursdays from 3:30-5:00 PM. The theme for the next month is on battery needs for accelerating and decarbonizing emobility. I hope your teaching schedule and other…

  • Anna Stefanopoulou talks cold EV batteries in Wired

    01/30/19

    “Batteries are like humans,” says Anna Stefanopoulou, director of the University of Michigan’s Energy Institute. They prefer the same sort of temperature range that people do. Anything below 40 or above 115 degrees Fahrenheit and they’re not going to deliver their peak performance. They like to be around 60 to…

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Faculty in the News

Andre Boehman

Boehman asked students whether it would have been better to fill up early that bone-chilling morning, or in the warmer afternoon, and why. The answer is the morning, he said, when the gasoline’s density was about 3.6 percent higher.

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