i4Energy advances information technology to achieve dramatic improvements in the performance of our energy grid, the energy efficiency of buildings and homes, and the soundness of our decision making and actions in using energy.

We foster multi-disciplinary research projects to create smart sensors, robust data management, and advanced controls — the integrated IT infrastructure that is critical to intelligent, agile, responsive, and sustainable energy generation, transmission, distribution, and end use by all of us.

To carry out this mission, i4Energy is creating a close and interactive community of experts from our founding institutions, industry, and government, all focused on research that will catalyze and accelerate innovation. By employing IT in transformational ways, i4Energy aims to achieve remarkable savings in the nation’s energy supply, cleaner and more sustainable energy, and higher-quality service for energy users.