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Scientific American Features Azevedo/Hittinger Piece

The article by Robert Fares highlights my recent work: “While there is no doubt that energy storage can help integrate renewable energy with the grid, a recent study by Eric Hittinger of the Rochester Institute of Technology and Inês Azevedo of Carnegie Mellon University indicates that bulk energy storage would most likely increase total U.S. […]

Which Vehicle Holds the Smallest Carbon Footprint?

A new study by Carnegie Mellon University researchers finds that in some regions of the United States electric vehicles have the smallest carbon footprint, but in other regions, hybrids do. Carnegie Mellon Professor of Engineering and Public Policy and Mechanical Engineering Jeremy Michalek, Associate Professor of Engineering and Public Policy Inês Azevedo and University Professor […]

Congratulations to Ivonne Peña

My former PhD student Dr. Ivonne Peña has just joined NREL where she will be working on issues related to the integration of wind and solar! Warm congratulations Ivonne! Ivonne Peña is currently an Electric Systems Modeler at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO. She is a part of the Transmission Grid […]

Congratulations to Russell Meyer

My former PhD student Dr. Russell Meyer, has just switched jobs and joined the NMR Group, based in Boston, as Quantitative Analyst doing energy efficiency program evaluation! Congratulations Russ!

Michalek, Hendrickson, Azevedo Highlighted in Torque News

A paper recently published by Jeremy Michalek, Chris Hendrickson, and Ines Azevedo, titled “Regional Variability and Uncertainty of Electric Vehicle Life Cycle CO2 Emissions across the United States” was recently featured in Torque News. The study shows that the all-electric Nissan LEAF emits less CO2 than the Toyota Prius Plug-in and the Chevrolet Volt.