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2015

Apr 8 2015 | Posted In: Media
"AMERICA NEEDS BILLIONS to fix its crumbling, crappy roads. But no one's got that kind of money and the Highway Trust Fund - Uncle Sam's primary means for paying for road construction and repairs - teeters on insolvency. That's because it's funded largely by a federal fuel tax that's been parked at...
Mar 23 2015 | Posted In: Media
In this short essay, they discuss the potential benefits of expanding the scope of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2). A link to the article is available here.
Mar 18 2015 | Posted In: News
"Bulk energy storage is generally considered an important contributor for the transition toward a more flexible and sustainable electricity system. Although economically valuable, storage is not fundamentally a "green" technology. Hittinger and Azevedo model the economic and emissions effects of...
Mar 18 2015 | Posted In: Media, Video
To transition to sustainable energy systems, we need to look at technology, policy, innovation, and people, says Engineering and Public Policy Associate Professor Inês Azevedo. In this video, she discusses how she researches each of these aspects to help us successfully move to sustainable energy...
Mar 18 2015
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering have found that an increased adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) would result in reduced consumption of gasoline and consequently a decrease in gasoline tax revenue that currently supports infrastructure development and...
Feb 21 2015 | Posted In: Media
Jornali, a major Portuguese newspaper, named Ines Azevedo one of the top immigants they would like to see return to the country.
Jan 21 2015 | Posted In: Media, Video
Azevedo was recently featured in a video explaining some of the recent research with Kyle Siler-Evans, Granger Morgan, and Jay Apt, addressing the question: "Are you REALLY saving the environment investing in a wind farm or solar power plant?" Learn more about CMU's Engineering and Public Policy...

2014

Stanford Energy Resources Engineering Professor Inês M.L. Azevedo co-authors a report from the U.S. National Academy of Sciences on the topic of Recuding Fuel Consumption and Greenhouse Gases for Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks. 

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