COVID-19 Update
As a result of the ongoing spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), The University of Texas at Austin has transitioned all classes and non-essential operations to remote status. This includes the Energy Institute, but our mission of supporting energy research across the university continues. For the latest information, please see UT’s website below.
UT COVID-19 Information


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The Energy University

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The Full Cost of Electricity

An interdisciplinary initiative to identify and quantify the full-system cost of electric power generation and delivery – from the power plant to the wall socket – to inform public policy discourse with comprehensive, rigorous and impartial analysis.

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Energy Infrastructure of the Future

An in-depth, interdisciplinary study aimed at deepening the understanding of the costs and impacts associated with investment in the nation’s aging energy infrastructure.

Energy Education at The University of Texas at Austin

The Energy Institute works with schools and departments across campus to foster energy-related courses. The Institute manages the interdisciplinary Graduate Portfolio Program in Energy Studies; sponsors a weekly guest lecture series, the UT Energy Symposium; and hosts UT Energy Week, an annual gathering of energy experts.



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UT Austin's faculty and experts discuss top issues in energy.

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UT Energy Bulletin

A monthly e-newsletter recap of all things energy on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

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Find an Expert

Energy@UT has more than 300 energy experts contributing to world-class research.


UT Energy Symposium

This weekly class and public lecture series on Tuesdays during the fall/spring semesters features energy sector leaders and experts.

UT Energy Week

UT's annual student-led gathering for energy experts, executives and scholars. UT Energy Week 2020 took place February 17-21, 2020.

UT Prof. John Goodenough awarded 2019 Nobel Prize

John B. Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering, has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in chemistry for development of the lithium-ion battery.