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…

Solar-powered desalination device wins MIT $100K competition

The winner of this year’s MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition is commercializing a new water desalination technology.…

MIT Climate “Plug-In” highlights first year of progress on MIT’s climate plan

In a combined in-person and virtual event on Monday, members of the three working groups established…

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…

Material designed to improve power plant efficiency wins 2022 Water Innovation Prize

The winner of this year’s Water Innovation Prize is a company commercializing a material that could…

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…

MIT announces five flagship projects in first-ever Climate Grand Challenges competition

MIT today announced the five flagship projects selected in its first-ever Climate Grand Challenges competition. These…

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…

MIT Energy Conference focuses on climate’s toughest challenges

This year’s MIT Energy Conference, the largest student-led event of its kind, included keynote talks and…

Q&A: Climate Grand Challenges finalists on new pathways to decarbonizing industry

Note: This is the third article in a four-part interview series highlighting the work of the…