August 14, 2020

energy

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. February 7, 2017

    Electricity costs likely to surge in new ways in a warming world

    Climate change is likely to increase U.S. electricity costs over the next century by billions of dollars more than economists previously forecast, according to a new study involving a U-M researcher.

  9. April 27, 2015

    Flying environmentally friendly skies can save energy

    Flying in a plane is not only safer than driving a car, it’s also better for the environment, says a U-M researcher.

  10. February 20, 2015

    Draft U-M report analyzes policy options for Michigan fracking

    U-M researchers have released a detailed draft analysis of policy options for hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas and oil extraction process commonly known as fracking.