UC Davis Energy News – November 2023

UC Davis Researchers Shine at CalFlexHub Symposium On November 3, the California Load Flexibility Research and Development Hub (CalFlexHub) held its second annual (and first in-person) symposium, bringing together experts from various sectors to discuss how highly dynamic electricity prices and load flexibility technologies can help California achieve its grid decarbonization goals. Among the distinguished […]

Prioritizing People: Ethical Imperatives in Energy Research

The field of energy research has made remarkable strides, ushering in innovative technologies and policies that shape our future. But beneath the progress lies an ethical responsibility that cannot be overlooked: protecting the people who participate in this research.

GEM Workshop Unearths Treasure Trove of Ideas

On November 2, UC Davis hosted the fifth Global Energy Managers (GEM) Workshop, bringing together facility managers, students, and faculty from around the world to discuss energy management, carbon reduction strategies, and community engagement.

UC Davis Energy News – October 2023

We’re thrilled to kick off the fall quarter with boundless energy and enthusiasm here at UC Davis Energy Graduate Group! As we kick off a new academic year, we’re looking forward to embracing fresh opportunities, collaborative initiatives, and exciting projects together.

Energy Waste in Empty Buildings and How to Reduce It

Office vacancy rates in the United States recently surpassed 20 percent for the first time in decades. Even where offices are leased, they are underutilized. Attendance is significantly reduced and many buildings that were once bustling five days a week might now be largely empty much of the time. Yet, despite this reduced occupancy, the energy consumption in these buildings remains surprisingly high.

EEI Brings Industrial Decarbonization Concepts to India Conference

EEI Faculty Director, Kelly Kissock, participated in a global conference of clean energy leaders in Goa, India. Kelly presented at a panel on international cooperation for a resilient and decarbonized building sector, in which he shared insights on California’s net-zero energy Title 24 building energy-efficiency code.

Student Job Opening: Graphic Design // Creative Specialist

Motivated to tell stories through visual communications? The Energy and Efficiency Institute (EEI) at the University of California, Davis, is seeking a graphic designer/creative specialist student to put their design skills to work assisting EEI’s Creative Specialist. Guided by EEI’s Creative Specialist, this position requires a student with a desire and motivation to learn and […]