In the News

Oceanside energy frontiers
via The BBC
The BBC explores new horizons in wind power at sea with MIT’s Alex Slocum

A surprising contributor to climate change: concrete

Energy Entrepreneurs

MIT-developed bracelet Wristify wants to be your personal heating and cooling system
via the Boston Business Journal
Catching up with MIT Energy Minor '14 Sam Shames' start up.

Is This Ambri’s New Liquid-Metal Battery Materials Formula? - via GreenTechMedia

Around Campus

Utility of the Future Workshop
November 4 – 5
Cambridge, MA
Seeking to determine the future of the provision of electricity services, whether centralized or decentralized. Exploring alternative business models and transformative technologies under diverse regulatory and markets contexts and within the global framework of an increasingly decarbonized power sector.

Three MIT-led research teams win 2014 Department of Energy NEUP awards

Faculty Focus

Nanoscale work yields big results
via MIT Spectrum
Silvija Gradečak’s nanoscale work creates big-scale results that could transform energy production, storage, and lighting.

Charles Forsberg awarded Seaborg Medal by American Nuclear Society

Climate CoLab 2014

Crowds and Climate: From Ideas to Action
MIT Climate CoLab 2014 conference
Thursday Nov 6, 2014,
7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday Nov 7, 2014,
7:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Kresge Auditorium

Game Changers

Game Changers Explores A Cheaper, Cleaner, and More Secure National Energy System
New Stanford-MIT book puts focus on the need for energy innovation R&D.
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