The most used energy sources today are based on resources that will not be naturally renewed at the pace at which these are currently being consumed. Therefore, there is an urgent need to develop new materials and technologies that will enable society to convert to renewable energy sources.
We recognise our responsibility to work towards meeting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy. We aim at improving the performance of energy applications while at the same time reducing their cost to address the energy challenge, which has an indirect impact on the developments addressing all other societal challenges. At INL, this is done by:
- Advanced fundamental understanding of micro- and nano-structured energy materials
- Developing and designing novel materials for energy applications,
- Designing and prototyping new energy devices.