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  • Leading Change

    Leading Change

    Outlet Full Name: Energy Services Today
    News Date: March/April 2020
    “In April 2006, the University of California-Davis (UC Davis) became the first institution of higher learning in the nation to form academic research center exclusively dedicated to energy efficiency.”

  • Know the Facts About Alcohol and Climate Change

    Know the Facts about Alcohol and Climate Change

    Outlet Full Name: New York Times (NYT)
    News Date: 02/19/2020
    “The more concentrated they are, the less impact they have,” Alissa Kendall, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University…

  • The Supercool Materials That Send Heat to Space

    The Supercool Materials That Send Heat to Space

    Outlet Full Name: Scientific American
    News Date: 02/17/2020
    Paints, plastics and even wood can be engineered to stay cool in direct sunlight—but their role in displacing power-hungry air conditioners remains unclear.

  • Designing the Most Effective Heat Exchanger

    Designing the Most Effective Heat Exchanger

    Outlet Full Name: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    News Date: 02/11/2020
    High-temperature heat exchangers could reduce the amount of fuel needed to power many industrial processes, reducing costs and improving energy efficiency along the way. But first, researchers need to find the best way to ...

  • New ‘reverse solar panel’ generates power at night by radiating heat into space

    New ‘reverse solar panel’ generates power at night by radiating heat into space

    Outlet Full Name: Digital Trends
    News Date: 02/04/2020
    For obvious reasons, today’s sun-powered solar cells don’t work at night. But researchers from the University of California, Davis believe that they may have come up with a solution.

  • A researcher designed 'anti-solar' panels that generate electricity in the dark of night

    A researcher designed ‘anti-solar’ panels that generate electricity in the dark of night

    Outlet Full Name: CNN
    News Date: 02/05/2020
    Solar panels, true to their name, don’t technically work at night. But a California researcher claims he’s found a way to keep them generating power long after the sun sets.