Energy storage important to creating affordable, reliable, deeply decarbonized electricity systems

In deeply decarbonized energy systems utilizing high penetrations of variable renewable energy (VRE), energy storage is…

MIT expands research collaboration with Commonwealth Fusion Systems to build net energy fusion machine, SPARC

MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) will substantially expand its fusion energy research and education…

Engineers enlist AI to help scale up advanced solar cell manufacturing

Perovskites are a family of materials that are currently the leading contender to potentially replace today’s…

Finding the questions that guide MIT fusion research

“One of the things I learned was, doing good science isn’t so much about finding the…

Finding her way to fusion

“I catch myself startling people in public.” Zoe Fisher’s animated hands carry part of the conversation…

MIT Energy Initiative launches the Future Energy Systems Center

The MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) has launched a new research consortium — the Future Energy Systems…

Coupling power and hydrogen sector pathways to benefit decarbonization

Governments and companies worldwide are increasing their investments in hydrogen research and development, indicating a growing…

Professor Emeritus Ronald Probstein, world-renowned expert in fluid mechanics, dies at 93

Ronald Probstein, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, passed away at the age of 93 on Sept.…