In the News

Hillary's solar plan: 'Ambitious' but 'doable'
via The Washington Examiner
MITEI Director of Research and Analysis Francis O'Sullivan talks to the Washington Examiner about Clinton's newly unveiled climate strategy


Could next-gen reactors spark revival in nuclear power?
via National Geographic
Tech titans like Bill Gates are helping fund a new generation of commercial nuclear reactors, some likely in China, as a solution to climate change


Where is solar power headed?
via Phys.org
A look at the future of solar, with input from MITEI's latest study

Faculty Focus

Colette Heald awarded AGU James Macelwane medal
via MIT News
Professor in civil and environmental engineering and earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences will be honored at an awards ceremony in December

Energy Innovators

Boston's Ecovent snags $6.9M for wireless climate-control tech
via Xconomy
MIT startup is optimizing the energy efficiency of home temperature control


MIT stealth spinout Pi charges up wireless power competition
via Xconomy
Researchers at MIT are working towards the future of wireless power through a variety of startups

Events

Modeling Urban Sustainability: Energy, Daylight, and Walkability

Monday, August 17 - Friday, August 21, 2015

New one week course for design professionals. Aimed at architects, urban planners, consultants, city managers and others, this first-of-its-kind course from MIT Architecture will teach participants the power of new modeling software to aid in sustainable urban design. Open to the public, registration required. 

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