CEI | Center for Energy Initiatives

The Center for Energy Initiatives is an AIChE Industrial Technology Group devoted to the development, design and efficient use of energy by chemical engineers and related professionals. Members of AIChE’s divisions and forums are involved in creating content that covers a wide variety of topics, including petroleum, wind, hydrogen, nuclear, solar, and biofuels.

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CEP Battery Energy Storage Special Section Available for Download. Covering the economic, environmental, and social drivers motivating the adoption of grid-level energy storage, and more!

An IDEAL Path to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Learn about how the IDEAL Path concept aims to give an equal opportunity to all who wish to join the chemical engineering community. Learn more.

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Donations made toward the Center for Energy Initiatives help engineers and scientists to network, cross-fertilize and integrate ideas to advance energy efforts across the board. Choose the best way to give

CEP Magazine

An AIChE Publication

Each issue of CEP is packed with practical information you can apply to current and future projects. AIChE members have complete access to all issues online.

CEP: July 2021

Latest Issue

The ubiquity of plastics and the lack of easy and cheap recycling techniques have resulted in waste plastics accumulating in landfills and encroaching on the environment. The current, linear paradigm of produce, consume, and discard is in need of a complete overhaul.