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Can we escape our car-centric world?

March 29, 2019

The American dream of suburban home ownership and the freedom to roam...

Cockrell School of Engineering issues Texas Engineer magazine

Feb. 27, 2019

As one of the top-ranked engineering schools in the country, UT’s Cockrell School of Engineering is recognized worldwide...

Public vs. Private: the debate over Puerto Rico’s new electric grid rages on

Feb. 27, 2019

Eliván Martínez Mercado, an investigative journalist based in Puerto Rico and a 2019 UT Energy Journalism Fellow, is working on a new book...

Corals could shed light on impact of climate change

Feb. 27, 2019

While climate change is suspected to be weakening and killing corals around the world, new research from UT Austin has found...

Self-driving shuttles hit the road in DOE pilot program

Feb. 27, 2019

A fleet of electric, self-driving vehicles now shuttle passengers around a cluster of museums and parks in Columbus, Ohio...

From East Texas to the Future of Energy

Feb. 27, 2019

Energy Institute Research Associate Joshua Rhodes was the featured guest on a recent Texas Energy Lab Radio podcast...

UT Energy Week Shed Light on Vital Energy Issues

Feb. 25, 2019

About 600 people joined energy experts representing a variety of perspectives gathered on the UT Austin campus Feb. 4 – 8, 2019 to explore a wide range of pressing energy issues facing society.

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....

5th annual UT Energy Week scheduled for February 4 – 8

Dec. 19, 2018

Scott W. Tinker, Director of UT’s Bureau of Economic Geology, will deliver the keynote address during UT Energy Week 2019...