Sustainable Energy

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Using University of Michigan buildings as batteries

How a building's thermal energy can help the power grid accommodate more renewable energy sources.|Medium Read

‘Magic’ alloy could spur the next generation of solar cells

A new alloy could reduce the cost of high-efficiency solar cells called "concentrator photovoltaics."|Medium Read

Anna Stuhlmacher: Power to change the world

Anna Stuhlmacher, PhD in electrical engineering, is looking for ways to change the world through power and energy. |Short Read
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Kudos for smarter stormwater systems

Branko Kerkez’ article honored|Medium Read

Renovated nuclear reactor building opens as world-class labs

Inside the new Nuclear Engineering Labs, researchers in the nation's top-ranked nuclear engineering program will focus on advancing nuclear security, nonproliferation, safety and energy.|Medium Read
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Will President Obama’s clean energy legacy endure?

Obama has prioritized development of wind and solar in a number of ways, including installation on military bases. Mark Barteau offers a look at the future of energy policy post-Obama.|Long Read
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Toward safer, long-life nuclear reactors

Metal alloy design could raise radiation resistance by 100 times.|Medium Read
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U-M hosts symposium: The role of nuclear power in combating climate change

Michigan Energy Symposium explores nuclear role in clean energy future.|Medium Read
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Recycling nuclear waste: U-M helps test advanced reactor design

An advanced nuclear reactor under development by Hitachi could help solve the nuclear waste problem.|Medium Read