In the News

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.


Long-sought magnetic mechanism observed in exotic hybrid materials
via R&D Magazine
MIT researchers are part of a team unlocking the future of electronics.

Energy Entrepreneurs

Somerville's Grove Labs wants to revolutionize fresh food
via The Boston Globe
The startup lets you grow produce year-round, right from the comfort of your own home.

Around Campus

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.


MIT hosts debate on pros and cons of fossil-fuel divestment
via MIT News
Participants discuss a proposed elimination of oil, gas, and coal companies from endowment portfolio. 

Events

Pathways to Decarbonization in China and India: Evidence of Integrated Governance Solutions
Thursday, April 16th
12:00 PM, E19-319
Associate Professor Bruce Gilley of Portland State University will deliver remarks on how China and India will determine the future of the global climate. 


Undergraduate Energy Seminar Series: Energy Critical Elements - More Precious than Gold
Thursday, April 16, 2015
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, E19-319
If you are an undergraduate lookign to learn more about energy studies, join us for our first session of the Undergraduate Energy Seminar Series. Tonight's seminar will feature Robert L. Jaffe, Jane and Otto Morningstar Professor of Science in the MIT Physics Department. 

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