A guy fiddling with some sort of technological device that looks like a tube full of flameSustainable solutions, such as the use of solar panels in powering the Campus Recreation Center and Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, reduce reliance on traditional energy sources on Georgia Tech's campus.

Energy and sustainable infrastructure is one of Georgia Tech's Core Research Areas. Research on energy policy, conservation, and alternative sources occur in every college at Georgia Tech. In practice, Georgia Tech uses efficient systems, demand management, and a Smart Energy Campus initiative that collects data from energy utility systems all over campus. (More about on-campus practices from the Office of Campus Sustainability.)

Georgia Tech also houses numerous research centers dedicated to the development of alternative energy, including: