An "all of the above" approach to sustainable powerEnergy independence. Cleaner air and water. Reducing the human element in climate change. There are many reasons to advance solar, wind and nuclear technologies. At Michigan, we believe it’s going to take an “all of the above” approach to replace fossil energy with emissions-free sources. Michigan engineers are developing ways to make solar cells cheaper and more efficient, as well as exploring other methods of converting sunlight into electricity and chemical fuels. Our nationally renowned nuclear engineering department covers everything from assessing and improving reactor safety to advanced reactor designs. And our chemical, materials and electrical engineers are developing new technologies to store energy--needed for transportation as well the renewable grid.
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