UT researchers accelerate energy tech and policy innovations through ambitious seed grant program
Seventeen interdisciplinary research teams received funding to kickstart innovations that will reduce the impact of fossil fuels on the environment.
Learn about the projects


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The Energy University

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Fueling a Sustainable Energy Transition

The Energy Institute is supporting a series of interdisciplinary projects to advance the most promising global energy transition research at UT, comprising 53 faculty members and researchers from nine schools across the university.

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Energy Infrastructure of the Future

A multi-year, interdisciplinary study with a new interactive tool that supports a better 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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Energy Tradeoffs Discussions

Conversations with scholars and experts whose work addresses the difficult tradeoffs associated with the green energy transition.

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


UT Energy Week

Save the Date for UT Energy Week 2022, to be held March 1 – 3, 2022.

UT Energy Symposium

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

Energy@UT Insights

Independent perspectives, analysis, and opinions from UT scholars and affiliated experts

2020 Summer Energy Talks

A special 4-part series in July and August: one-on-one conversations with experts about how energy affects our lives and economy.