Call for Proposals: Economics of Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

Dec. 2, 2021
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Wyoming issued a call for proposals on CCUS economics and policy.
Hydrogen infrastructure in Texas

H2@Scale Project Launched in Texas

Sept. 15, 2020

From the Center for Electromechanics at UT Austin: 

Energy Institute launches new UT-wide research effort; seeks proposals for interdisciplinary, innovative energy solutions

Aug. 21, 2019
New call for proposals to support interdisciplinary projects aligned with our core focus: Fueling a Sustainable Energy Transition

UT energy experts weigh in on PG&E bankruptcy filing

Feb. 14, 2019
Joshua Rhodes and Todd Davidson assess the fallout California’s largest utility faces from $30 billion in liability claims related to wildfires sparked by its electric system....

The state of the US solar industry: 5 questions answered

Feb. 14, 2018
Five answers to the state of the solar industry in light of Trump’s imposition on solar panels from abroad.

How China is Reinventing its Energy Economy

Feb. 14, 2018
China’s thirst for energy is rising. But to save its cities from suffocating pollution, leaders are looking to carbon-free energy sources and electric vehicles.

Nuclear and wind power estimated to have lowest levelized CO2 emissions

Nov. 7, 2017
Using data from the Energy Institute’s 2016 Full Cost of Electricity Study, we estimate the levelized carbon intensity for 12 different fuel and technology combinations...

Electricity generated from wind estimated to overtake coal in ERCOT in 2019

Oct. 27, 2017
Recently announced coal-fired power plant retirements and planned wind capacity additions will likely mean the total annual amount of electricity produced by wind in Texas’ wholesale will surpass...

Wind capacity is estimated to overtake coal capacity in ERCOT given recent retirement announcements and planned additions

Oct. 13, 2017
New coal retirements announced by Luminant (Big Brown and Sandow plants) means ERCOT will soon lose significant coal generation capacity. At the same time, wind capacity is expected to increase by nearly...

To Drive or Not to Drive?

Oct. 11, 2017
With the popularity of ridesharing services growing, more consumers are wondering whether hailing a ride on an app can offer a viable and affordable alternative to owning a car.