Report: Storage for spent nuclear fuel more crucial than ever
April 26, 2011Japanese nuclear crisis adds to the urgency of dealing with radioactive used fuel, and may raise cost of new plants, MIT study says
Energy Initiative announces new seed grant awards
April 20, 2011More than $2 million awarded to 14 projects
Department of Energy launches startup-friendly program
March 29, 2011At MIT, Energy Secretary Chu announces ‘Next Top Energy Innovator’ program, and White House officials tout commitment to helping startups.
Energy Conference spotlights military's green energy
March 22, 2011Student-led event featured assessments of non-fossil energy's future from leaders in industry, defense and research
In the World: Turning old oil into new mileage
February 24, 2011Brazilian waste pickers gain an inexpensive way to fuel their vehicles using leftover cooking oil.
Electrifying transportation: Devil is in the details
January 24, 2011MIT symposium finds electric vehicle technology capabilities are way ahead of policy and infrastructure needs.
MIT Efficiency Forward exceeds electricity reduction goal
January 11, 2011All-day forum at MIT promotes regional energy-efficiency objectives
Frost-free planes: back to the drawing board
December 22, 2010Research from MIT and GE demonstrates that a proposed passive solution for preventing ice on wings won’t work — but suggests an alternative.
A step toward fusion power
December 2, 2010MIT advance could help remove contaminants that slow fusion reactions, and may bring practical fusion power plants a bit closer to reality.
Chiang, Lester appointed to DOE energy advisory committee
November 15, 2010Professors will provide advice and expertise on clean-energy issues under the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
A greener way to grow carbon nanotubes
November 10, 2010Study suggests new way for manufacturers to minimize environmental impact of carbon nanotube production