End-use electrification and its impact on distribution systems

In what ways will utilities need to upgrade the electric distribution grid to accommodate electrified loads, and what will those upgrades cost? Our study focuses on the PG&E service area in Northern California, which serves 4.8 million electricity customers and is subject to aggressive targets for both EV adoption and electrification of residential space and […]

Sustainable Systems Science for Accelerating Clean Energy Transitions and Climate Solutions

Location: 1605 Tilia Street, Suite 100, Davis, CA Watch Video The next few years are critical. Immediate and deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are necessary across all sectors or limiting warming to 1.5 °C will be beyond reach.  Sustainable systems science provides a useful framework and tools to characterize mobility, buildings, food, and other […]

Wild Energy Seminar: April 12th, 2023

April 12, 2023  |  2:10PM-3:30PM The Future is Bright: Opportunities for Solar Energy Dual Land Uses to Provide Ecosystem Services and Meet Sustainable Development Goals A guest seminar from valued research partners at Argonne National Laboratory Location: Plant and Environmental Sciences Building 3001 Time: 2:10pm – 3:30pm Join Us

Energy Graduate Group Virtual Information Session

Thursday, December 16, 2021  |  2pm – 3:30pm PST UC Davis’ Energy Graduate Group (EGG) is designed to meet the world’s growing need for highly qualified, thoughtful and dedicated leaders in sustainable energy systems. EGG offers MS and PhD degrees in Energy Systems in two tracks of study: Energy Science & Technology and Energy Policy & Management. Students take […]

Global Energy Manager’s Workshop 2021 (Online)

On October 19-20, 2021, UC Davis will host the third Global Energy Managers Workshop, where facility managers, students, and faculty from around the world will meet to share and learn about energy-saving, cost management, and carbon reduction strategies. This year’s event will be online via Zoom. We have an exciting agenda and hope you can participate. Watch Videos and See Presentations

Energy Audit Bootcamp – Online Training

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Date: June 28-29, 2021 Location: Online Description: Pacific Gas & Electric will be hosting a 2-day online workshop where attendees will develop energy auditing skills. The instructor, Ryan Stroupe, will provide an overview of building technologies with an emphasis on distinguishing older, inefficient equipment from newer efficient systems. In-class exercises and mock-audit activities will allow […]

UC Davis Give Day

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Date: April 16-17, 2021 Location: Online Description: Each year, UC Davis hosts Give Day – a campus-wide online fundraising event that gives everyone a chance to come together to support their favorite programs. By giving to our Energy Innovation Fund you will help advance sustainable energy solutions and train the next generation of energy leaders. […]