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Getting U.S. to net-zero emissions by 2050 will take massive, but affordable, coordination

December 15, 2020 ・ Molly A. Seltzer

With a massive, nationwide effort the United States could reach net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050 using existing technology and at costs aligned with historical spending on energy, according to a study led by Princeton researchers. The new “Net-Zero…

Analysis shows carbon-slashing promise of new biofuel technology

July 12, 2017 ・ Suleman Din

Finding an alternative vehicle fuel poses a difficult challenge: it has to be relatively cheap and able to reduce carbon emissions.

Class Snapshot: ‘The Energy-Water Nexus’

January 24, 2013 ・ Nick DiUlio for the Princeton Environmental Institute

Instructors: Eric Larson, a research engineer with the Energy Systems Analysis Group of the Princeton Environmental Instituteand lecturer in chemical and biological engineering and inmechanical and aerospace engineering; Sankaran Sundaresan, professor of chemical and biological engineering; and Daniel Giammar, the…

PEI Faculty Awarded Andlinger Innovation Funds

September 23, 2012 ・ Holly Welles

The Andlinger Center recently awarded funding for two collaborative faculty research projects through the Andlinger Innovation Fund. Among the awardees where three PEI associated faculty members and one research engineer:  Alexander J. Smits (Eugene Higgins Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace…

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PEI’s Energy Systems Analysis Group Aims to Improve the World’s Energy Future

May 14, 2012 ・ Carol H. Peters and Holly P. Welles

One of the greatest challenges facing today’s policymakers is to find ways to meet the growing global demand for energy and to do so in more sustainable ways.