Harnessing Energy

Harnessing Energy

Harnessing Energy

Sustainable Energy

Reducing Pollution and Increasing Energy Security

Energy plays a critical role in maintaining a clean environment and a healthy economy. As population growth and developing economies continue to drive global energy needs, Georgia Tech is focused on creating solutions to support more efficient energy generation and use.

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It's Gonna be a Bright, Sunshiny Day

Atlanta startup Quest Renewables helps power Atlanta’s new football stadium with technology developed at Georgia Tech.

People installing solar panels on the roof of a clinic in Haiti

Solar Power to the People

Twenty-three Georgia Tech students take "Progress & Service" to a health clinic in Haiti — and bring a lot of lessons home.

a laser

Powering Up Renewables

Researchers are developing energy storage innovations — and ways to integrate them into existing systems — that will make renewables less expensive and more reliable.

solar panels
Lowering the World’s Carbon Footprint

Not just wind and solar, but more accessible and affordable biomass, hydropower, and geothermal are in the sights of Tech researchers to reduce the use of fossil fuels and increase energy security.

Nuclear reactors
Fueling New Interest in Nuclear

Georgia Tech researchers are developing safer, more efficient methods for converting heat generated from nuclear reactions into clean, reliable, and affordable energy.

A power management and storage system
Creating Energy from Motion

A power management and storage system under development could dramatically improve the efficiency of triboelectric generators that harvest energy from human motions such as walking and running.