September 16, 2019

energy

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. February 12, 2015

    University to receive $8.5M for renewed virtual reactor project

    The College of Engineering will receive $8.5 million to continue a major role in a $121.5 million collaborative project to develop a virtual nuclear reactor.

  8. October 9, 2014

    Campus labs cut energy, avoid $1.5 million in costs

    Sustainable lab practices in all campus laboratories have resulted in an estimated 10 percent energy reduction and an avoidance of $1.5 million in energy costs for U-M.

  9. October 15, 2013

    ‘Open innovation’ battery lab established at U-M with Ford, MEDC

    A unique $8 million battery lab at the University of Michigan will enable industry and university researchers to collaborate on developing cheaper and longer lasting energy-storage devices in the heart of the U.S. auto industry.