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Creating lasting solutions that address society’s energy opportunities and challenges

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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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A platform for UT Austin thought-leaders to express their views on topical energy issues.

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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

Access a comprehensive list of world-class expertise on a wide range of energy issues.


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Energy Journalism Fellowship

A yearlong hiatus for an energy journalist to work on a long-form energy project in proximity to UT Austin’s renowned energy experts.

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Energy Journalism Workshop

A two-day event for journalists covering energy and environmental issues to learn from some of the world’s leading energy researchers.

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UT Energy Week

An annual gathering for experts to explore vital energy issues, and a forum for faculty members and student researchers to showcase their work.