Department of Energy

  1. September 25, 2023

    University part of federal DOE grant to diversify physics

    U-M is among three universities that have received a $1.125 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to recruit students of diverse backgrounds into the field of physics.

  2. April 25, 2023

    U-M’s renewable energy zoning initiative expands to six states

    An expanded renewable energy zoning database from U-M helps simplify matchmaking between renewable energy developers and communities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

  3. July 18, 2022

    College of Engineering awarded $5.1M to advance nuclear energy

    The College of Engineering’s Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences has received $5.1 million for three projects to advance nuclear technology.

  4. December 1, 2021

    $3.4M to turn up the heat at solar-thermal plants

    The U.S. Department of Energy is providing $3.4 million to a pair of U-M projects that are working to improve heat-trapping materials for solar thermal energy.

  5. November 15, 2018

    $1.6M funds solar cell windows, high-temperature solar power

    Electricity-generating windows and high-temperature solar power are the aims of two new U-M projects, funded with $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Energy.

  6. October 3, 2018

    U-M project gets $2M to help perfect algae as diesel fuel

    With $2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, U-M researchers aim to make the long-touted promise of algae as a biofuel source for diesel engines into a reality.