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, October 12

    10/12/18

    – Registration for the 2018 Conference on Transportation, Economics, Energy, and the Environment closes October 18! Register here. – A new CLOSUP report finds that almost 90% of Americans support increasing use of solar energy in their state, including 87% of Republicans. -Congratulations to NERS alum Rita Baranwal, who has…

  • Energy in the News: Friday, October 5

    10/05/18

    – Barry Rabe discusses his book Can We Price Carbon? Moderated by John Milewski. October, 2018. -This week’s Energy Economics Briefing: China New Energy. Learn more about the briefings, and sign up to receive them each week, here. University of Michigan president sets sights on net carbon neutrality MLive While the University…

  • Energy in the News: Friday, September 28

    09/28/18

    Americans’ concern about effect of energy use on environment reaches five-year, record high U-M Energy Survey As the saying goes, the more things change, the more things stay the same. Both are certainly the case when it comes to the University of Michigan Energy Survey’s latest data from summer 2018….

  • SAFE Vehicles Proposed Rule: U-M faculty comment for EPA Dearborn hearing

    09/28/18

    On September 25, the Trump administration held public hearings in Dearborn, Michigan on their Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Proposed Rule, which would weaken Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards after 2020. What follows are comments prepared for the hearing by five University of Michigan faculty. These comments represent…

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Faculty in the News

Joe Trumpey

A straw-built “off-the-grid” building at the University of Michigan debuted Sunday at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens during UM’s annual fall harvest event.

UM professor Joe Trumpey first constructed a straw-built home for himself in Grass Lake more than a decade ago.

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