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Prof. Michael Webber op-ed: Iranian deal may pave way to lift ban on crude oil exports

Aug. 25, 2015

The U.S. shale revolution, which has created a remarkable trajectory of increased oil production and decreased exports, also played a key role in getting Iran to the negotiating table...

Community solar projects could smooth relations between utilities and their customers

Aug. 25, 2015

New research from UT Austin suggests that community solar projects could help stabilize relations between electric utilities and customers...

Bureau of Economic Geology signs agreement with China to pursue historic carbon capture research

Aug. 25, 2015

Dr. Scott Tinker, director of UT Austin’s Bureau of Economic Geology, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with business and academic leaders from China...

UT Austin engineers enhance performance of smart windows

Aug. 25, 2015

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering have achieved advancements in electrochromic materials that could one day deliver smart windows capable of revealing light without transferring heat...

Energy Institute directors on NPR: lignite one of Texas’ well-kept secrets

Aug. 25, 2015

Energy Institute Director Dr. Tom Edgar and Assistant Director Dr. Fred Beach are prominently featured in a story on Texas’ lignite that aired recently on National Public Radio...

UT Austin partners with Japan on energy efficient data center

Aug. 25, 2015

UT Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), renowned for operating some of the world’s most powerful computing resources, can now lay claim as a leader in the use of renewable energy...