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Global energy adventures

Global energy adventures

Energy Studies Minor ’15 grad Cecilio Aponte’s solar summer in India

August 4, 2015Read more
Urgent action needed on climate change, say Nobel laureates

Urgent action needed on climate change, say Nobel laureates

MITEI Deputy Director Robert Stoner takes part in a panel on the future of energy at the Indian Institute of Technology Alumni Global Leadership Conference

July 31, 2015Read more
Wearable tech improves comfort by influencing perceived body temperature

Wearable tech improves comfort by influencing perceived body temperature

MIT startup Embr Labs translates personal temperature regulation into energy savings

July 31, 2015Read more
How to look for a few good catalysts

How to look for a few good catalysts

New research shows non-wetting surfaces promote chemical reaction rates

July 31, 2015Read more
There may be 500,000,000 solar panels on US roofs with Hillary Clinton at  
helm

There may be 500,000,000 solar panels on US roofs with Hillary Clinton at helm

Clinton aims for 700% increase in solar capacity by 2020

July 30, 2015Read more
MIT idea: Reward solar generation instead of installation

MIT idea: Reward solar generation instead of installation

Incentives for solar generation, rather than installation, could drive the market faster

July 30, 2015Read more
The carbon-tax shell game

The carbon-tax shell game

MIT economist Robert Pindyck quoted in evaluation of the cons of carbon tax policy

July 29, 2015Read more
High school students blend engineering, art, and science

High school students blend engineering, art, and science

Students in the Edgerton Center's Engineering Design Workshop will soon unveil their STEAM-infused projects

July 29, 2015Read more
Former weapons system engineers raise $6.9M for learning home air vents

Former weapons system engineers raise $6.9M for learning home air vents

Ecovent, an MIT spinoff company, says it already has $1 million in preorders

July 29, 2015Read more
Making the new silicon

Making the new silicon

Gallium nitride electronics could drastically cut energy usage in data centers, consumer devices

July 29, 2015Read more