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September 2015

Five unexpected states that are growing renewable energy in the U.S.

via Forbes

MITEI Director of Research and Analysis Frank O'Sullivan talks with Forbes about states looking to maximize their solar potential

Setting the course for energy technology research

via MIT News

At MIT, Department of Energy's Lynn Orr lays out priorities for developing advanced energy systems
 

A day in the sun

via MIT News

MIT Solar Day brings the MIT community together to preview the coming decades of solar energy



 

Government of India taps MIT expertise for energy solutions

via the Tata Center

Minister Piyush Goyal says of India's ambitious electrification goals: "We will make it happen."

A 2015 Energy Studies Minor grad brings MIT energy expertise to D.C. 

"If anything is going to change, it has to be because individual people are interested in it and are willing to change."


A week of celebration and inspiration — Boston-style 

At Solve, MIT will host gathering of leaders to spur action on world problems
 

 

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MIT sees solar salvation in electricity-generating buildings

via BostInno 

That's just one of the innovations that was on display at Solar Day

 

Are we a step closer to nuclear fusion?

via The Huffington Post

Researchers at MIT are bringing fusion closer to reality


 

How Boeing could turn airplane noise Into power

via Popular Mechanics

All those ear-splitting roars are going to waste


 

Meet the woman who runs the fastest growing cleantech startup hub on the east coast

via Forbes

Emily Reichert is the CEO of Greentown Labs, based in Somerville, MA

Dennis Whyte named head of Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

via MIT News

Whyte succeeds Richard Lester as NSE department head
 

Ruben Juanes named director of Pierce Laboratory

via MIT News

The Pierce Lab pushes the frontiers of infrastructure science and engineering by addressing fundamental issues critical to society and the environment

SMART electronics research

via MIT News

Eugene Fitzgerald pursues new models for innovation in electronics as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology

Urban Studies and Planning welcomes four new faculty for 2015-2016

via MIT News

From public health to environmental policy and planning, diverse new perspectives add to a top-ranked department

How to make large 2-D sheets

via MIT News

MIT-led team developed method for scaling up production of thin electronic materials

 

Bubble, bubble ... boiling on the double

via MIT News

New analysis of textured surfaces could lead to more efficient, and less dangerous, power plants

 

Carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) at a crossroads

via Global CCS Institute

CCS is a critical technology if we want to meet long-term climate goals
 

Study shows that climate policy focused on local impact is most effective for Americans

via MIT School of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences

David Konisky (PhD '06) spoke on campus about his research on how Americans perceive energy and climate issues
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