In the News

Balancing Costs and Competition
via The New York Times
MITEI Director of Research and Analysis Francis O'Sullivan speaks to the New York Times about how renewables stack up against fossil fuels.

The $5 billion race to build a better battery
via Bloomberg
Young companies staked by big backers are challenging fossil fuels with new ways to hold sun and wind power in the $50 billion energy storage market.

MIT solar flair will provide impetus to rural Karnataka
via Bangalore Mirror
MIT has roped in city-based Selco Foundation to run pilot project to ultimately benefit Karnataka.

Energy Entrepreneurs

This tiny trackpad fits on a fingernail
via Smithsonian Magazine
MIT researchers have invented an energy-efficient trackpad that fits on your thumbnail.

Around Campus

3 Questions: Amanda Giang on controlling mercury pollution in India and China
via MIT News
MIT graduate student studies how a new U.N. treaty could affect mercury emissions from coal power plants in Asia. 

Fostering U.S.-Russia energy innovation
via MIT News
Skoltech Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage brings together researchers from MIT and two Russian institutes to develop advanced batteries and fuel cells.


Future of Solar Energy Study Release in D.C.
Tuesday, May 5th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join us as we release an in-depth study on the future of solar energy at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Center for Excitonics Seminar
Tuesday, May 12
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, 36-428
Professor Tamar Seideman of Northwestern University's Department of Chemistry will give a seminar on excitonics. Open to the general public. 

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