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Join the Scott Institute for the EnergyTech University Prize (EnergyTech UP) Explore Event, a regional showcase sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Technology Transitions. Registration deadline is January 31, 2022. 

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The Power Sector Carbon Index, which is a partnership with Mitsubishi Power, is an initiative of the Scott Institute created to track the progress of the United States’ transition to cleaner electricity generation.

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Paulina Jaramillo a current Energy Fellow in the department of Engineering and Public Policy. She is a founding member of the Open Energy Outlook and the co-director of the Green Design Institute.


Over the coming decades the world must make fundamental transformations in how energy is used and produced.
That’s where we come in.

At the Scott Institute for Energy Innovation,

We address the world’s most pressing energy challenges by enabling collaborative research, strategic partnerships, policy outreach, entrepreneurship and education.

We support impactful work that strives to optimize resources and reduce environmental consequences associated with energy production and use. We understand that energy and social equity issues are deeply interconnected, and society can benefit with improved energy access.

We seek to encourage the development of breakthrough technologies that will accelerate the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon energy future.

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Upcoming Events

 Jan 25, 2022

Exploring EVs, Electrification and Policy Priorities in the Transportation Sector

The Block Center for Technology and Society and the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation are partnering to host an important conversation on national decarbonization strategies.

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Feb 4, 2022

Virtual Seminar - Karthish Manthiram

Join the CMU Scott Institute for Energy Innovation and Pitt Swanson School of Engineering for a seminar featuring Karthish Manthiram.

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Feb 24, 2022


Virtual DOE EnergyTech University Prize (UP) Explore Event

Join the Scott Institute with the Department of Energy for the EnergyTech UP Explore Event, a competition pitch event for students in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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