1. May 21, 2024

    Grants address PFAS pollution, wave energy, and road durability

    The Graham Sustainability Institute has awarded three new sustainability catalyst grants to support novel research projects, beginning this summer, that address vexing sustainability challenges.

  2. May 15, 2024

    $15M to fund U-M, Los Alamos National Laboratory collaboration

    A five-year, $15 million award will fund a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory and U-M to address critical challenges.

  3. January 11, 2024

    Study shows EV cost-competitiveness varies by area

    Is it actually cheaper to own an electric vehicle instead of a gas vehicle? It depends. U-M researchers say where you live matters.

  4. October 17, 2023

    Grant for consortium led by U-M boosts energy, battery work

    A statewide consortium led by U-M’s Economic Growth Institute has received $4.9 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to create the foundation for energy storage and battery manufacturing.

  5. October 11, 2021

    $6.8M project seeks to develop cow-inspired biodigesters

    A $6.8 million effort led by U-M intends to crank up the efficiency of how we convert organic solid waste from trash and wastewater into methane, a pipeline-ready renewable fuel.

  6. July 16, 2021

    Central Power Plant expansion cleaning, testing begins July 19

    Central Power Plant personnel and contractors will begin cleaning and testing new equipment starting July 19. The process is expected to last up to two weeks, and may generate temporary noise and visible steam at the ground level.

  7. March 18, 2021

    Carbon neutrality commission submits final report and recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality has submitted its final report and recommendations for U-M to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across all three campuses.

  8. December 17, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission releases draft recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, has released its preliminary draft recommendations for public comment through Jan. 26.

  9. December 2, 2020

    University, community partners tackle energy insecurity

    A new U-M-led project will work with residents of 200 low- and moderate-income households in three Detroit neighborhoods to improve home energy efficiency and to lower monthly utility bills.

  10. May 12, 2020

    Research group looks to encourage energy conservation

    Buildings accounted for 98.5 percent of total Ann Arbor campus energy use during fiscal year 2019, and one U-M research team has been exploring ways to better enable energy efficiency projects in existing buildings.