April 10, 2021

energy

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. March 30, 2020

    COVID-19 pandemic disrupts U-M research projects far and wide

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a wide variety of U-M research projects are feeling the effects. Here are just a few of those individual researchers who have been affected.

  6. February 17, 2020

    Tips for extending the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries

    U-M researchers developed a list of nine best practices for lithium-ion battery lifetime extension after examining academic papers and manufacturers’ user manuals and customer-support websites.

  7. February 12, 2020

    U-M’s Ann Arbor, Dearborn campuses competing in energy contest

    U-M’s Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses are competing in the DTE Energy E-Challenge Competition for Colleges and Universities, with $50,000 in scholarship money on the line.

  8. April 9, 2019

    Schlissel discusses complexity of carbon neutrality goals

    President Mark Schlissel answered questions and listened to community members’ concerns Tuesday regarding the university’s effort to achieve carbon neutrality.

  9. February 8, 2019

    How air conditioners could advance a renewable power grid

    A $2.9 million federal grant will help researchers at U-M determine if strategic control of air conditioners could improve the overall efficiency and reliability of the power grid.

  10. April 11, 2018

    Access to energy-efficient lighting varies with poverty levels

    Energy-efficient lightbulbs are more expensive and less available in high-poverty urban areas than in more affluent locations, according to a new U-M study.