Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

We research and develop technologies that enable energy efficiency and support the application of renewable energy and low-carbon technologies.

The global demand for energy continues to grow. The industrial sector is one of the largest consumers of energy, yet energy efficiency can be an afterthought among manufacturers under the daily pressures of fulfilling customer orders.

Our team works closely with industry partners, government agencies, utilities, and other research centers to develop new energy systems, applications, and products.

Research Areas

Building- and process-energy systems and analytics

Life-cycle engineering, management, and assessment

Alternative and renewable fuels and power systems

Smart grid technologies for monitoring and control

Consumer regulation and system behavior

Microgrid technologies, integration, and controls