Energy Overview

An abundance of cheap, fossil energy has made the modern economy possible. Today's challenge is retrofitting global energy infrastructure with renewables—making the transition to a clean energy economy. The dilemmas posed by this transition are novel, multidisciplinary and wickedly complex. They also present immense opportunity.

Our Community

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Jeff Howard
Environmental Analyst, Office of Climate Change at CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
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Chris Lotspeich
Director of Sustainability Services at Celtic Energy
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Programs & Research

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Coalition for Green Capital Consulting Projects
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies (SEEDS)
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Joint Degree Leadership Development Series
Intrapreneurship & Systems Change
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Our Stories

National guidebook maps the way toward ‘tipping points’ in solar adoption
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Microsoft’s Carbon Fee: Going Beyond Carbon Neutral
In 2012, Microsoft developed a company-wide carbon tax. It turned out to make great business sense.
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The Big Pivot
A Conversation with Andrew Winston at Sustainable Brands 2014
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Recent Events

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Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration in Electricity
Sep 26, 2018
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On campus
A Conversation with Christiana Figueres
Sep 21, 2018
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