Training the Next Generation of Nuclear Engineers at City College

March 7, 2011 | News

The United States is building its first new reactors in decades, but we may lack the human capital to keep even the current fleet running. How can we develop the workforce we need to meet an increasing demand for nuclear energy?

CUNY Energy Institute Seeks Proposals for Electricity Storage Research Seed Grants

January 3, 2011 | News

The Energy Institute is currently soliciting applications to fund approximately ten (10) two-year projects focusing on ‘Electricity Storage Research’, a key element of the Institute’s programs to enable wider deployment of renewable, but intermittent, energy sources and more efficient use of electricity generation, transmission, and distribution capacity.

Energy Department Awards CUNY Energy Institute $4.6 Million

December 16, 2010 | News

The CUNY Energy Institute, based at The City College of New York (CCNY), was awarded two grants totaling $4.6 million over three years in the latest round of funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E).

Institute wins state grant for 2 projects

April 16, 2010 | News

NYS support includes award to help drive the growth of hybrid electric vehicles.

Super Battery

February 5, 2010 | News

The Institute puts its energy into one of the world’s most compelling scientific quests: The race to develop a battery that can power a high-rise building. We’re not talking about double-A’s here.