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January 21, 2015

Are you REALLY saving the environment investing in a wind farm or solar power plant?

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Carnegie Mellon University's Inês Azevedo summarizes a paper developed with fellow researchers Kyle Siler-Evans, M. Granger Morgan, and Jay Apt that explores regional and technological aspects of this question. Watch video »


January 18, 2015

Pennsylvania needs and can afford a shale gas severance tax

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
CMU Ph.D. candidates Parth Vaishnav and Nathaniel Horner with CMU's Lee G. Branstetter, professor of economics and public policy, explore how the Pennsylvania economy will react to a shale gas severance tax that imparts no damage to the natural-gas industry. Read more »


January 5, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Alumni Make Forbes 30 Under 30 List for 2015 in Energy

Forbes
Three Alumni from Carnegie Mellon University have made the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Energy for 2015. Hahna Alexander (E'12) and Matthew James Stanton (E'12) of Sole Power, with their energy-harvesting shoe insert, and Abe Othman (CS'12) of Building Robotics, a software-based system to help make buildings more energy efficient. Read more »


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