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Innovation that surpasses every hurdle

Innovation that surpasses every hurdle

An interview with Robert Armstrong, Director of the MIT Energy Initiative.

July 31, 2015Read more
Can Wristify work as a personal air conditioner?

Can Wristify work as a personal air conditioner?

MIT startup regulates body temps with a bracelet that can heat or cool the wearer

August 18, 2015Read more
Paying for solar power

Paying for solar power

SolarCity's massive new manufacturing plant in Buffalo, New York, reflects a booming demand for solar power. MITEI Director Robert Armstrong weighs in on whether or not it's sustainable

August 17, 2015Read more
How wind and solar will blow up power markets

How wind and solar will blow up power markets

Ben Paulos cites the MITEI Future of Solar Energy study in an essay on why the main zero-carbon energy sources are not compatible with conventional market design

August 12, 2015Read more
The city-state returns

The city-state returns

The power to solve wide-ranging issues like climate change may soon be in the hands of cities

August 9, 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
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
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