The MIT Energy Initiative’s energy education and research efforts are the focus of a new CNBC series on sustainable energy. Go to 4:50 in the video for the MIT portion of the segment, or watch the entire segment to see other international sustainable energy efforts.
A new type of electrical cell developed at MIT may replace the lithium-ion battery design. The improvement is especially important, reports The Economist, as auto companieslook to advance electric vehicles.
September 7: Professor Linda Nazar of the University of Waterloo discusses design and strategy for future energy storage technologies, and the eventual move from the Lithium-ion battery into the realm of electrochemical energy storage systems. Learn more and RSVP.
September 9: Dr. Cherry Murray, of the Dept. of Energy, will deliver a talk in the Kirsch Auditorium at the 2016 Hoyt C. Hottel Lecture, organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering. Learn more and RSVP.