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This week's newsletter is a special edition featuring the newly released 
Energy Futures, Spring 2020. Your regular MITEI newsletter will return next week.

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Energy Futures
MIT ENERGY INITIATIVE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SPRING 2020
The spring issue of Energy Futures is here! Published by MITEI twice annually, the magazine includes updates on research results and energy-related activities across the Institute.

Check out the articles below—and be sure to visit our site for the full issue. You can also read this issue as an interactive flipbook.

UPDATES ON THE MIT ENERGY INITIATIVE

In a letter to readers, MITEI Director Robert Armstrong highlights MITEI's latest initiatives and events and discusses the MIT community’s camaraderie in action as we weather the Covid-19 pandemic together. "Our daily operations may look different, but MITEI remains committed to developing the solutions that will decarbonize our global energy systems and address climate change," he says.

RESEARCH REPORTS

Transportation policymaking in Chinese cities: A new framework for learning from each other

A new approach to CO2 capture: Effective treatment for both exhaust and ambient air 

Solar photovoltaics: The benefits outweigh the costs

FOCUS ON RESEARCHERS

Open SESAME: Meet the team of postdocs working to expand MITEI's novel energy assessment tool
 

EDUCATION

Energy economics class inspires students to pursue clean energy careers

Energy alumni: Where are they now?

Energy undergrad named 2020 Rhodes Scholar

Nestor Sepulveda: Zeroing in on decarbonization

STARTUPS

Swift Solar: Startup with MITEI roots develops lightweight solar panels

Khethworks: Startup deploys solar-powered pumps to help irrigate crops all year long

E25Bio, a startup with Tata Center ties, produces rapid tests for
Covid-19
PERSPECTIVES

3 Questions: Emre Gençer on hydrogen in the energy system
EVENTS

MIT Climate Symposium: Deep cuts in greenhouse emissions are tough but doable, experts say

Read the full issue
BONUS: WHAT TO LISTEN TO

New podcast: A decade in energy 

MITEI

John Reilly (Sloan School of Management, Joint Program) talks with Lisa Jacobson, the president of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, and Ethan Zindler, the head of the Americas team at BloombergNEF, about developments in energy over the past decade.

Now you can engage with us on Lyceum, a new app that makes it easy to discover great educational podcasts and chat with other podcast listeners. Download the app and search for MIT Energy Initiative. We'll see you there.

Listen.


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