2009-Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

2009

December 10, 2009

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Environmental Scholars To Attend Student Workshops Shadowing Copenhagen Conference

Copenhagen Delegation

Carnegie Mellon University's Vanessa Schweizer, Justin Parisi and Mike Blackhurst will attend a student workshop to discuss how universities can do their part to remedy the world's climate woes Dec. 13-14 at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. More »


November 24, 2009

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Receives Funding From Energy Department To Improve Energy Storage Technologies for Fragile U.S. Power Grid

Carnegie Mellon University's Jay Whitacre is the primary technical investigator for one of 16 awards from the U.S. Department of Energy in support of energy storage technologies that will allow for expanded integration of renewable energy resources for the U.S. power grid. More »


July 2009

Carnegie Mellon Today: The Last Word

Douglas King

Lately, a lot of friends and family have asked, "How is your job—are you starving for work?" See, I work in the green homebuilding world, and the slowdown in the housing sector is widely publicized. Although it's definitely true that the industry at large is struggling, my response to this question is enthusiastic and honest: "I'm doing great!" More »


June 9, 2009

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Engineering and Public Policy Researchers Unveil Groundbreaking Solutions for Energy-Efficient Lighting

A study by Carnegie Mellon University researchers argues that new lighting technologies can be a key player in the portfolio of strategies needed to promote energy efficiency and to help reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. More »


April 2009

Carnegie Mellon Today: The Green Chemist

The chemical industry is about 150 years old and, undeniably, it has brought the world enormous benefits. But sometimes there is a price. Unforeseen adverse health and environmental effects can show up decades after a chemical has been commercialized. Enter Carnegie Mellon's Terry Collins who is developing real-world solutions. More »


March 16, 2009

Press Release: $150K Starter Kit Grant

Rendell

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell presented Carnegie Mellon with $150,000 from Pennsylvania's Keystone Innovation Starter Kit program to recruit a faculty member in the area of modern energy systems and information technology. More »


Marh 11, 2009

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon's Marija Ilic Heads Electric Energy Systems Group Dedicated To Improving the Nation's Aging Power Grid

Smart Grid

Carnegie Mellon University's Marija Ilic is leading a team of researchers dedicated to powering up a new smart energy grid project for the future. More »


March 4, 2009

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon and APC by Schneider Electric Announce Three Fellowship Recipients in Data Center Efficiency Research

Three Carnegie Mellon University students will be awarded APC Fellowships for Data Center Efficiency Research during a program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, March 5 at the Collaborative Innovation Center at 4720 Forbes Ave. More »


March 3, 2009

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Study Finds Shopping Online Results in Less Environmental Impact

A new study by Carnegie Mellon University's Green Design Institute found that shopping online via Buy.com's e-commerce model reduces environmental impact with 35 percent less energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions than what is produced in the traditional retail shopping model. More »