By reflecting nearly all the light they can’t turn into electricity, they help pave the way for storing renewable energy as heat.
Energy & Environment
Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat
An international effort launches to determine best CO2 utilization technologies
Economic and environmental guidelines will support new industries and climate solutions.
Urgent climate action: How engineers are heeding IPCC’s call
Efforts are underway to reduce CO2, develop sustainable energy, and adapt to a warmer future.
U-M’s top-ranked Solar Car Team readies for race on Oregon Trail
The 2018 American Solar Challenge will be a real test for a young team.
Renovated nuclear reactor building opens as world-class labs
Inside the new Nuclear Engineering Labs, researchers in the nation’s top-ranked nuclear engineering program will focus on advancing nuclear security, nonproliferation, safety and energy.