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Texas A&M Energy Institute Announces 2023-2024 Distinguished Lecture Series in Energy

The Texas A&M Energy Institute is proud to announce its 2023-2024 Distinguished Lecture Series in Energy schedule, which includes prominent energy leaders from across many energy disciplines and topics. Running from August 2023 through March 2024, this cohort of experts will present the latest innovations, concepts, and topics and will be sure to spark thoughts […]

Breakthrough Supply Chains: New Book by Iakovou and Co-Authors

Professor Eleftherios “Lefteris” Iakovou, a Professor of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, and co-authors Christopher Gopal, Gene Tyndall, Wolfgang Partsch have published a book entitled “Breakthrough Supply Chains: How Companies and Nations Can Thrive and Prosper in an Uncertain World.” This book is A timely guide to rethinking and reinventing supply chains with breakthrough thinking […]

Xie and Collaborators Receive IEEE PES Technical Committee Prize Paper Award

Professor Le Xie, the Texas A&M Energy Institute’s Associate Director for Energy Digitization, along with Tong Huang, an Assistant Professor at San Diego State University, and Sicun Gao, an Assistant Professor the University of California San Diego, have been named the recipients of one of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power & […]

Energy Institute Part of $140M Consortium to Electrify Process Heating

In the global pursuit of a more sustainable future, combating the effects of greenhouse gas emissions from heat produced by industrial processes has taken center stage. Texas A&M University has been named a key partner in a $140 million institute to advance heating processes with a five-year, $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of […]

Can crypto offer scalable demand flexibility?

Cryptocurrency transactions may be costing more than just transaction fees. The electricity used for these transactions is more than what some countries, like Argentina and Australia, use in an entire year. Published estimates of the total global electricity usage for cryptocurrency assets such as Bitcoin are between 120 and 240 billion kilowatt-hours per year, according […]