News & Research

Outright Bans Can Sometimes Be a Good Way to Fight Climate Change

The Economist

Cites research conducted by Erin Mansur and coauthors Stephen Holland and Andrew Yates, which found that a ban on the production of gas-fueled cars can be an efficient way to...

Demand Grows for Student-Led Impact Investment Funds

Financial Times

Quotes John McKinley, executive director of the Center for Business, Government & Society, Kurt Buchbinder T’21, and highlights the Tuck ESG Fund and Tuck Social Venture Fund.

Asian Comfort Food Next for Plant-Based Meat Entrepreneur Who Is Putting His Beliefs into Practice

South China Morning Post

A feature story about Karana, a plant-based meat company co-founded by Blair Crichton T’18.

How REsurety Is De-risking Renewable Energy


A feature story about REsurety, led by CEO Lee Taylor T’10.

2020 Best & Brightest MBAs: Kevin Yuan, Dartmouth College (Tuck)

Poets & Quants

Highlights Kevin Yuan T’20 in a preview of Poets & Quants’ forthcoming Best & Brightest MBAs list for the class of 2020.

Home Energy Reports: Still the ‘Biggest, Baddest Way’ to Drive Customer Behavior

Utility Dive

Highlights research by Praveen Kopalle which found that the most effective way to get consumers to reduce their electricity consumption during peak power periods is to alert them of the...

Want to Keep Our Graduates in New England? Build a Robust Offshore Wind Industry


April Salas, executive director of the Revers Center for Energy, champions offshore wind as a way to retain more college graduates in New England.

New Biomass Plant Will Increase Dartmouth’s Sustainability

Dartmouth News

The project marks a major step in the institution’s commitment to renewable energy.

The Power of Disruption

Oil & Energy Online

Features April Salas, executive director of the Revers Center for Energy, in an article about her keynote address at the Southern New England Energy Conference. “Over the next 25 years, disruption...

College offers seminar series on energy

The Dartmouth

Dartmouth community members interested in energy will now have access to a new seminar series revolving around energy use in society.

Dartmouth and Hanover pledge renewable energy goals

The Dartmouth

The College and Hanover community set significant goals to transition towards renewable energy sources this past year. Director of sustainability Rosi Kerr ’98 said that the College continues to emphasize a...

Student Creates ‘Green2Go’ Food Takeout Program

The Dartmouth

Madison Sabol D’18 and Alexandra Sclafani D’18 encourage diners in ’53 Commons to choose renewable food containers for takeout items.

Uber for Energy

Dartmouth Engineer Magazine

Two new Thayer School professors seek to revolutionize the energy grid by turning it into a sharing platform.

Solar’s Future Is So Bright… But Clouds Are In The Forecast


Last week, President Donald Trump announced that the United States will be pulling out of the Paris climate accord. The move comes as a blow to alternative energy advocates who...

President Hanlon Signs Letter in Support of Paris Climate Accord

The Dartmouth

“Colleges and universities must speak out on this pressing issue,” says Hanlon.

Director Named to Lead Arthur L. Irving Institute

The Dartmouth

Elizabeth Wilson is an internationally known scholar of energy systems, law, and policy.

Sustainability Task Force Releases Recommendations in Inaugural Report

The Dartmouth

Quotes April Salas, executive director of the Revers Center for Energy, in an article about the recommendations made by Dartmouth’s Sustainability Task Force in its first annual report. Salas...

Do Electric Vehicles Help the Environment?

Democrat & Chronicle

Cites the paper “Are There Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles? The Importance of Local Factors,” co-authored by Erin Mansur, the Revers Professor of Business Administration, in an article about...

Here are 5 Texas-sized ideas for Energy Secretary Rick Perry

Dan Reicher D’78

Author of this opinion piece, Dan Reicher D’78, is currently the executive director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University. Prior to this role he...

College recognized for sustainability initiatives

Alex Fredman

Last week,, a Texas-based energy consulting firm, ranked Dartmouth 10th in its Green Universities Report. The report listed 25 universities and colleges in the U.S. that “actively prioritize...

Panel Discussion on Energy, the Environment, and the Trump Administration

The Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society

On January 20, Dartmouth held a discussion of the implications of the Trump administration for energy and environmental issues. The discussion included faculty from the Arts and Sciences, Thayer School of...

Dartmouth Hosts Trump Inauguration Week Panel to Discuss Global Affairs

An endless and inextricable conflict in the Middle East, growing opposition to global free trade policies and increasing assertiveness from China and Russia — add to the United States’ many foreign...

Dan Reicher D’79 on Energy and Society

Dartmouth News

On October 14, Dan Reicher ’79 gave the first lecture as part of a series sponsored by the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society. Reicher talked about the relationship between...

College Chooses Design Firm for Irving Energy Institute

Charlotte Albright, Dartmouth News

The Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society will be housed in a new building on the west end of campus, between the Tuck School of Business and Thayer...

Student’s TED Talk: Renewable Energy From Chicken Fat and Feathers

Charlotte Albright, Dartmouth News

Anela Arifi ’20 has designed a system to make and store energy from chicken fat and feathers. She recently gave a TED Talk about her project in San Francisco.

Search Begins for Inaugural Irving Institute Director

Charlotte Albright, Dartmouth News

"The founding director of the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society will play a key role in determining its future," says Robert Hansen, Norman W. Martin 1925 Professor of...

Sustainable Energy — Without the Hot Air

David MacKay

Addressing the sustainable energy crisis in an objective manner, this enlightening book analyzes the relevant numbers and organizes a plan for change on both a personal level and an international...

The Wide Lens: A New Strategy for Innovation

Ron Adner, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Wide lens, written by Tuck professor of strategy, Ron Adner, explores the reasons why some great innovators succeed where others do not. In this book, Adner identifies blind spots that...

Dan Reicher ’78 Gives First Irving Energy Institute Lecture

Charlotte Albright, Dartmouth News

The alumnus outlines some of the paths and obstacles to a more energy-efficient future.

The Quest

Daniel Yergin

The Quest tells the inside stories, tackles the tough questions, and reveals surprising insights about coal, electricity, and natural gas. He explains how climate change became a great issue and...

Are electric cars greener? Depends on where you live.

Joshua Graff Zivin, Matthew Kotchen and Erin Mansur

Erin Mansur, Revers Professor of Business Administration at Tuck, joins fellow research associates at the National Bureau of Economic Research to examine the effects of increasing electrical demand of clean...

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Brenden Epps

Dartmouth engineering professor Brenden Epps discusses his research in wind and hydrokinetic energy extraction and marine propulsion.

Visions of an Age When Oil Isn’t King

Dwight Garner

Dartmouth College’s New Energy Institute Hosts First Event

Rob Wolfe, Valley News

Dartmouth College’s newest initiative in sustainability research kicked off on Friday afternoon with an earnest discussion on the betterment of global energy — and a question about accountability.