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Feb 2 2017 | Posted In: News
"The Opinion|Commentary section of The Wall Street Journal highlights the results from Lam, Branstetter and Azevedo work published in ERL on China's wind electricity:
Jan 17 2017 | Posted In: News
Ines was recently invited to join the Executive Editorial Board of the journal Environmental Research Letters. Environmental Research Letters covers all of environmental science, providing a coherent and integrated approach including research articles, perspectives and review articles.
Oct 5 2016 | Posted In: News
Nathaniel Horner and Inês Azevedo, with Arman Shehabi of LBNL, reviewed dozens of studies on the “indirect” energy effects of information and communication technology (ICT) services like e-commerce and telework.  Though ICT has compelling energy savings potential, uncertainty in implementation...
Jul 11 2016 | Posted In: News
Stephanie's dissertation was titled "Evaluating the Economic, Environmental and Policy Impacts of Ethanol as a Transportation Fuel in Pennsylvania."
Jul 6 2016 | Posted In: News
Nathaniel's dissertation was titled "Powering the Information Age: Metrics, Social Cost Optimization Strategies, and Indirect Effects Related to Data Center Energy Use."
Jun 28 2016 | Posted In: News
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in collaboration with experts at Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, and Northwestern, today released our latest analysis of electricity used by data centers in the US. Surprisingly, electricity use in data centers has been roughly flat since the financial crisis with...
May 30 2016 | Posted In: News
Inês Azevedo provided a Colloquium titled "Understanding the Uncertainties in Consequences of Climate Change for the United States Power Sector Infrastructure when Considering a Realistic Mitigation Pace and Adaptation Needs" at ETH Zurich's Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science on the...
Apr 27 2016 | Posted In: News
Dr. Inês Azevedo, Associate Professor of Engineering and Public Policy, Co-Director, Climate and Energy Decision Making Center, Carnegie Mellon University provides an "Andy Talk" (20 minutes or less) on Energy Pathways, Policies, and Decisions during Carnegie Mellon's Energy Week 2016. https://...
Feb 17 2016 | Posted In: Media, Video
Energy Bite is a weekly 90 second radio program where listeners can learn about energy innovation opportunities and challenges related to every day life. Inês was featured in episodes 138 and 139. Listen to the first of the series, at left. All of the sessions are available at https://energybite....
Oct 25 2015 | Posted In: News
Over 30 CEDM affiliates presented or moderated at the 33rd Annual USAEE conference, including Inês Azevedo and her students. Four out of the thirteen posters accepted to the conference were from Inês' students. She moderated the session on Electric Vehicles: Studies on Pollution, Consumers, and...
Oct 21 2015 | Posted In: News
Pictured left to right: Julian Lamy, Ines Azevedo, Alan Jenn, Ledran Lesic
Sep 1 2015 | Posted In: Media
"What are the options? How do we build a decarbonized world? Ines Azevedo studies both the logistics and repercussions of energy systems. She looks beyond the solutions themselves to examine the results, in terms of policy feasibility, consumer behavior and total carbon emissions. To her, it is...
Aug 21 2015 | Posted In: Media
From the article: "According to a new lifecycle analysis by a team at Carnegie Mellon University, a battery electric vehicle (BEV) powered with natural gas-based electricity achieves around an average 40% lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction when compared to a conventional gasoline...