Research Projects

Climate Positive Energy funds research in sustainable energy across disciplines at the University of Toronto. Learn more about our funded projects and researchers through the stories on the right. 

Climate Positive Energy Announces Commercialization and Knowledge Mobilization Grant Recipients

Climate Positive Energy is supporting research that assists the University, Canada and the world in reaching their Net-Zero 2050 emissions goals, funding 8 new projects...

Watch: Climate Positive Energy in season premiere of Groundbreakers

Self-driving vehicles. Renewable energy storage. Advanced materials and molecules. Experts at the University of Toronto are leading the way in all three areas – and...

CPE Wraps Up Research Day 2022

On Wednesday, August 17, Climate Positive Energy hosted its inaugural Research Day project showcase and student awards event. We were pleased to welcome more than 120...

CPE Research on “Active” Colour-Changing, Energy-Saving Windows Published in Scientific Journal

Image: Pierre Chatel via Unsplash A research team led by CPE member Dr. Benjamin Higgins has developed a groundbreaking material that uses oil and coloured water to change...

CPE Member’s Start-up Raises $10M to Develop Emission-Free, Low-Cost Hydrogen

As the world looks to quickly decarbonize transportation and industry, hydrogen demand is expected to increase dramatically, from $130B today to $2.5T in 2025, according to...

Climate Positive Energy Undergraduate Summer Researchers

CPE is excited to support ten undergraduate summer researchers working on clean energy and climate related projects. Meet them here! Amelie Desroches UTM's Department of...

Rising Stars in Clean Energy Post-doctoral Fellows

CPE is excited to fund our first annual cohort of post-doctoral researchers, tackling research related to Just Transitions, Carbon and Measuring, Modelling and Markets....

Climate Positive Energy Graduate Student Researchers

CPE is excited to fund our first annual cohort of graduate student researchers, tackling research related to Just Transitions, Carbon and Measuring, Modelling and Markets....

Climate Positive Energy & Climate Positive Campus Funded Projects 

The Climate Positive Energy research initiative and U of T’s Climate Positive Campus are supporting research that assists the University in reaching its net-negative 2050...