Electrically switchable system could continuously separate gases without the need for moving parts or wasted space.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy environment carbon greenhouse-gases emissions research school-of-engineering mit-energy-initiative-mitei chemical-engineering
MIT-Commonwealth Fusion Systems demonstration of new superconducting cable is a key step on the high-field path to compact fusion.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: energy industry superconductors research renewable-energy school-of-engineering global faculty collaboration nuclear-science-and-engineering magnets alternative-energy plasma-science-and-fusion-center fusion cern
Seven studies describe progress thus far and challenges ahead for a revolutionary zero-emissions power source.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: physics energy industry research renewable-energy school-of-engineering nuclear-science-and-engineering alternative-energy plasma-science-and-fusion-center fusion nuclear-power-and-reactors
MIT researchers reveal inadequacies in current battery models.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: energy research wind batteries laboratory-for-information-and-decision-systems-lids mit-energy-initiative energy-storage mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing
Everactive provides an industrial “internet of things” platform built on its battery-free sensors.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: internet-of-things energy startups electronics manufacturing data research batteries school-of-engineering innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie alumniae computer-science-and-technology energy-storage electrical-engineering-computer-sciences-eecs
Undergraduates Aljazzy Alahmadi, Andrea Garcia, and Quynh Nguyen are sustaining the nuclear science and engineering research mission from around the world.
Aug. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: energy covid-19 pandemic research students school-of-engineering school-of-science global computer-science-and-technology undergraduate materials-science-and-engineering nuclear-science-and-engineering undergraduate-research-opportunities-program-urop nuclear-power-and-reactors
“Our mission here is to save humanity from extinction due to climate change,” says MIT professor.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy carbon carbon-dioxide global-warming greenhouse-gases emissions research renewable-energy mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering 3-questions alternative-energy energy-storage
Multidisciplinary team uses metal organic frameworks to extract radioactive krypton from fuel-reprocessing gasses.
July 24, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: energy emissions research school-of-engineering collaboration national-science-foundation-nsf materials-science-and-engineering dmse nuclear-science-and-engineering department-of-energy-doe nuclear-power-and-reactors
As the air cleared after lockdowns, solar installations in Delhi produced 8 percent more power, study shows.
July 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy solar covid-19 pollution pandemic policy india research mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering technology-and-society photovoltaics
How energy-intensive economies can survive and thrive as the globe ramps up climate action.
July 15, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: climate-change energy environment economics policy carbon-dioxide greenhouse-gases russia emissions research technology-and-society mit-energy-initiative alternative-energy joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change
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