Jay Apt-Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Jay AptJay Apt

Professor, Tepper School of Business and Department of Engineering & Public Policy

Co-Director, Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center

When to call:  Apt's work is focused on low-carbon electric power generation, security and reliability of the electric power system, energy storage, electric vehicles, transmission and distribution.

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In the U.S., pollution from power plants is responsible for 10,000 – 50,000 premature deaths every year—but the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center (CEIC), the largest interdisciplinary center in the world, is on the case. Jay Apt, Co-Director of the CEIC, discusses the integration of renewable energy sources into the electric power system.


Jay Apt is a professor of technology at CMU's Tepper School of Business and Engineering and Public Policy. He is also the director of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Apt discusses his research about markets for electric power, security and reliability of the electric power system, and low carbon dioxide generation — including renewable energy sources.



Jay Apt is one of the many faculty experts at Carnegie Mellon University contributing to the work of the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation. Apt discusses what electricity supply will look like in the 21st century.