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Clean Energy at CMU

Innovation and thought leadership, from our campus to the world.

102% campus power is green; 23leed certified; 12 EPA GreenPower university; gold sustainability rating1951 air pollution control association moved to the mellon institute; 2012 scott institute for energy innovation founded; 2016 1st annual energy week; 2022 scott institute executive directory becomes DOE executive.
CMU Green Energy Data. 102% of campus power is green power. 23 LEED certified gold & silver buildings. #12 EPA Green Power University. Gold sustainability rating. 1951 Air Pollution Control Association moved to the Mellon Institute. 2012 Scott Institute for Energy Founded. 2016 1st annual energy week. 2022 Scott Institute executive director becomes DOE executive.

Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation

CMU's Scott Institute addresses the world’s most pressing energy challenges by enabling collaborative research, strategic partnerships, policy outreach, entrepreneurship and education.

The Scott Institute is uniquely suited for these challenges with our many research centers and long-standing faculty expertise in technology, policy, integrated systems and behavioral science.

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"Clean energy means a more sustainable future. CMU has long supported sustainability activities through our education and research – and in practice on our own campus."

Farnam Jahanian 

Global Clean Energy Action Forum logo. CEM13/MI-7 USA 2022CMU was a proud sponsor, with the Department of Energy, in hosting the Global Clean Energy Action Forum in Pittsburgh, September, 2022. 

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