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  • 10/19/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, October 19

    -Congratulations to Rosina Bierbaum, who will be serving as a senior advisor to the Global Commission on Adaptation, a 17-country climate solutions organization led by the UN’s Ban Ki Moon, Bill Gates, and Kristalina Georgieva of the World Bank. Learn more here. Energy Economics Weekly Briefing by Ellen Hughes-Cromwick: Energy…

  • 10/12/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, October 12

    – 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…

  • 10/05/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, October 5

    – 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…

  • 09/28/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, September 28

    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….

  • 09/28/18

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

    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…

  • 09/21/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, September 21

    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…

  • 09/20/18

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

    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…

  • 09/14/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, September 14

    – “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…

  • 09/07/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, September 7

    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…

  • 08/31/18

    Energy in the News: Friday, August 31

    -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…