Electric Grid

Oct
01
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Using waste products to generate electricity deals with two problems.  Join us to hear about the entrepreneurial activities going on in this space.  Moderated by Ian Stines.

Mar
05
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling a whole new level of innovation and functionality in just about every sector, including energy.  Come learn about innovation occurring in Michigan and technology developers that are leading the charge.

Moderator:  Josh Brugeman

 

 

Feb
24
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

An exciting look at how Germany is transforming its energy system from fossil and nuclear to renewables dominance - the Energy Institute and Erb Institute are welcoming Dr. Frank Behrendt, Chair for Energy Process Engineering and Conversion Technologies for Renewable Energies at the Berlin Institute of Technology (Technische Universität Berlin). 

Mar
25
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

While much as been written on shale extraction policy in the US, coverage of shale politics and policy in Europe is less well known.

Nov
07
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

The Erb Institute C-Suite Speaker Series brings CEOs and nonprofit leaders to campus to share sustainability strategies and to demonstrate how these strategies help their organization to manage ris

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Renewable Portfolio Standards- the percentage of a given energy portfolio made up of renewable power sources- are a contentious issue in many states. In this blog entry, University of Michigan researcher Jeremiah Johnson describes his new study, which will describe in detail the various costs and benefits of adding more renewables to Michigan’s energy mix.

A collaboration between the University of Michigan Energy Institute (UMEI) and Institute for Social Research (ISR), the U-M Energy Survey provides a ongoing, rigorously designed and nationally representative survey of Americans' attitudes about energy. As a quarterly rider appended to ISR’s world-renowned Surveys of Consumers Attitudes (SCA), the survey is designed to elicit consumer perceptions of the affordability, reliability and environmental impacts of energy. 

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