VideosThe Scott Institute has produced a series of brief videos to educate the public and policymakers about key energy innovation issues.
Additionally, as part of CMU's iTunesU collection, we are bringing together video resources on topics related to energy innovation.
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Are you REALLY saving the environment investing in a wind farm or solar power plant?
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 »
Video: Rebound Effect
CMU's Inês Azevedo explains and analyzes the impact of the rebound effect for each of the 50 states, and makes recommendations for policymakers. Watch video »
Energy Storage and Conversion: The Next Generation
Carnegie Mellon University Professor Jay Whitacre provides an overview of the importance of energy storage and conversion technologies, as well as next-generation devices being developed at CMU:
You can help
The Scott Institute will soon release a policymaker guide that discusses actions U.S. policymakers at the national, state and local level can take to support development of these technologies.
The public can both encourage these actions and support the development of next-generation technologies like these at universities throughout the country. Find out what is happening with energy storage in your community »
Are You REALLY Saving the Environment with Your Hybrid or Plug-in Car?
Carnegie Mellon University Professor Jeremy Michalek describes his recent research analyzing the potential cost and greenhouse gas savings of hybrid and electric vehicles under different driving conditions.