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  • Hot Weather Strains the Grid. Here’s How We Could Fix That

    Outlet Full Name: grist
    News Date: 07/30/2018
    Feature: “When there’s a shortage of electricity, the prices go up, but customers are mostly still paying the same price they would at any other time,” explained James Bushnell, an energy economist and the ...

  • UCD Solar Decathlon team receives awards, accolades

    Outlet Full Name: Davis Enterprise
    News Date: 07/20/2018
    Feature: The UC Davis Solar Decathlon team in June received the Excellence in Structural Engineering Award from the Structural Engineers Association of Central California…

  • Trump Says Environmental Regulations Tank the Economy. California is Proving him Wrong

    Outlet Full Name: BuzzFeed
    News Date: 07/14/2018
    Feature: the carbon intensity of the economy,” said Jim Bushnell, an economist at the University of California, Davis. “The reduction in carbon…

  • UC Launches Million Light Bulb Challenge

    Outlet Full Name: Davis Enterprise
    News Date: 07/06/2018
    Feature: The University of California is spearheading a statewide effort to advance the purchase of 1 million high-quality, energy-efficient light bulbs for campus buildings and residences across the state….

  • This Process is a Game Changer for Building an Efficient Home

    Outlet Full Name: Build with Matt Risinger
    News Date: 06/08/2018
    Feature: This video features AeroBarrier, an innovate envelope sealing technology that simultaneously measures and seals building envelope air leeks. AeroBarrier was invented by our current interim faculty director, Dr. Mark Modera, ...

  • NEPTUNE Challenge Applies Hacking for Defense to DOD’s Energy Issues

    Outlet Full Name: Naval Postgraduate School
    News Date: 06/04/2018
    News Text: “This workshop really focused on trying to identify the true problem, who you’re solving it for, and how you can best move quickly to move out a solution in a short ...

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  • July 31, 2018

    Hot Weather Strains the Grid. Here’s How We Could Fix That

    Outlet Full Name: grist
    News Date: 07/30/2018
    Feature: “When there’s a shortage of electricity, the prices go up, but customers are mostly still paying the same price they would at any other time,” explained James Bushnell, an energy economist and the ...

  • July 20, 2018

    UCD Solar Decathlon team receives awards, accolades

    Outlet Full Name: Davis Enterprise
    News Date: 07/20/2018
    Feature: The UC Davis Solar Decathlon team in June received the Excellence in Structural Engineering Award from the Structural Engineers Association of Central California…

  • July 14, 2018

    Trump Says Environmental Regulations Tank the Economy. California is Proving him Wrong

    Outlet Full Name: BuzzFeed
    News Date: 07/14/2018
    Feature: the carbon intensity of the economy,” said Jim Bushnell, an economist at the University of California, Davis. “The reduction in carbon…

  • July 6, 2018

    UC Launches Million Light Bulb Challenge

    Outlet Full Name: Davis Enterprise
    News Date: 07/06/2018
    Feature: The University of California is spearheading a statewide effort to advance the purchase of 1 million high-quality, energy-efficient light bulbs for campus buildings and residences across the state….

  • June 14, 2018

    This Process is a Game Changer for Building an Efficient Home

    Outlet Full Name: Build with Matt Risinger
    News Date: 06/08/2018
    Feature: This video features AeroBarrier, an innovate envelope sealing technology that simultaneously measures and seals building envelope air leeks. AeroBarrier was invented by our current interim faculty director, Dr. Mark Modera, ...

  • June 6, 2018

    NEPTUNE Challenge Applies Hacking for Defense to DOD’s Energy Issues

    Outlet Full Name: Naval Postgraduate School
    News Date: 06/04/2018
    News Text: “This workshop really focused on trying to identify the true problem, who you’re solving it for, and how you can best move quickly to move out a solution in a short ...

  • May 14, 2018

    Why California rooftop solar requirement is not the right move for green energy

    Outlet Full Name: Sacramento Bee Online
    News Date: 05/10/2018
    News Text: Op-ed by James Bushnell, director of the Energy Economics Program at the University of California, Davis.

  • May 3, 2018

    The New Energy Majors: Wind and Solar College Degrees

    Outlet Full Name: Wall Street Journal Online
    News Date: 05/02/2018
    News Text: …The University of California, Davis last fall launched its Energy Graduate Group, in which students work toward a master’s or doctorate degree with energy specialties, after repeatedly hearing from potential employers looking for ...

  • February 13, 2018

    The Solar Decathlon Competition Showcases Cutting-Edge Home Designs, But Will it Give us the Next High-Tech Home?

    Outlet Full Name: Archinect
    News Date: 02/08/2018
    News Text: … OUR H2OUSE from UC Davis was a response to the terrible drought facing California and used various forms of data visualization and user interface design to ...

  • January 12, 2018

    Water Conservation Led to Reduced Energy Use and Less Pollution

    Outlet Full Name: Los Angeles Times Online
    News Date: 01/12/2018
    News Text: … In a new report published Thursday in Environmental Research Letters, a team from UC Davis found that in addition to saving 524,000 million gallons of water over the mandate period, ...

  • January 2, 2018

    Utility-Scale Installations Can Avoid Using Farmland, Study Says

    Outlet Full Name: Yale Environment 360
    News Date: 12/27/2017
    News Text: …at underused spaces,” said Rebecca R. Hernandez, an assistant professor at UC Davis and co-author of the study. “This paper provides…

  • December 28, 2017

    Non-traditional Sites Identified for Future Solar Farms

    Outlet Full Name: Feedstuffs Online
    News Date: 12/20/2017
    News Text: … In a study published in Environmental Science & Technology, researchers at the University of California’s Riverside and Davis campuses explored…

  • December 28, 2017

    Unconventional Solar Panel Siting Saves Agricultural Land While Providing Plenty Of Power

    Outlet Full Name: CleanTechnica
    News Date: 12/20/2017
    News Text: … conflict with farmland or protected areas,” said Rebecca R. Hernandez, assistant professor of earth system science and ecology at UC Davis. ….

  • December 4, 2017

    Energy Graduate Group Welcomes Inaugural Class

    Outlet Full Name: UC Davis College of Engineering Progress Magazine
    News Date: 12/04/2017
    News Text: “THE UC DAVIS ENERGY GRADUATE GROUP welcomed its first class of graduate students last fall. Building on the university’s rich expertise in sustainable energy systems, the 16-student cohort will conduct interdisciplinary ...

  • November 22, 2017

    Should the Social Cost of Carbon Be Higher?

    Outlet Full Name: Scientific American Online
    News Date: 11/22/2017
    News Text:..that out,” said Frances Moore, an environmental economics expert at the University of California, Davis, and lead author…

  • November 4, 2017

    Does ‘Winter Blend’ Lower Gas Prices?

    Outlet Full Name: KXTV-TV Online
    News Date: 10/31/2017
    News Text:..does not mean savings at the pump. James Bushnell, economics professor at University of California, Davis, said there…

  • October 12, 2017

    Innovation to Save Money, Water and Power

    Outlet Full Name: Orange County Register Online
    News Date: 10/12/2017
    News Text:..efficiency. Over the next three years, we’re working with the UC Davis Center for Water and Energy Efficiency to optimize our energy use…

  • October 9, 2017

    UC Davis Students Design Home of the Future

    Outlet Full Name: KCRA3
    News Date: 10/09/2017
    News Text:..That’s what the UC Davis Solar Decathlon team is in the process of doing. The 15-member team is presenting their home, dubbed “Our H2Ouse”, to thousands of people in Denver for a month-long competition, the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon…

  • October 5, 2017

    This House Made of Drought-Felled Wood is a Water-Saving Wonder

    Outlet Full Name: Inhabitat
    News Date: 10/05/2017
    News Text:..California’s extreme droughts are so dire that students at UC Davis have designed an impressive solar-powered home built out of drought-felled timber and installed with various state-of-the-art water conservation features geared towards California residents…

  • September 30, 2017

    Ghana’s Mandela Fellows Urged to Impart Knowledge to Society

    Outlet Full Name: Ghana News Agency
    News Date: 09/30/2017
    News Text:..He said three of Ghana’s fellows participated in the Public Management Energy Policy Institute at the University of California. Mr. Quiroz said in addition to leadership training, the Energy Institute focus its academic sessions ...

  • September 12, 2017

    UC Davis Tests Ways to Keep Cows Cool

    Outlet Full Name: Daily Democrat
    News Date: 09/07/2017
    News Text:..Engineering Manager at the Western Cooling Efficiency Center Theresa Pistochini and UC Davis Department of Animal Science Professor Cassandra Tucker are working with graduate students to find more energy efficient technologies to keep heat-stressed cows cooler…

  • September 7, 2017

    How To Cool Your Cow: Researchers Test New Methods To Protect Cows From Heat

    Outlet Full Name: Capital Public Radio – Online
    News Date: 09/07/2017
    News Text:..waves, dairy farms use a lot water and energy to keep their cows cool. UC Davis researchers are trying out new techniques that use…

  • September 6, 2017

    UC Davis Researchers Looking to Keep Cows Cooler

    Outlet Full Name: KQVR-TV Online
    News Date: 09/06/2017
    News Text:.. trying to help farmers make the best use of water that they are going to spray,” said Cassandra Tucker, a professor at UC Davis. …

  • September 6, 2017

    Keeping Cows Cool with Less Water and Energy

    Outlet Full Name: Central Valley Business Times
    News Date: 09/06/2017
    News Text:..Some good news for Central Valley dairy farmers is being developed at the University of California, Davis – how to keep cows cooler using less water and less energy…

  • September 6, 2017

    UC Davis Finding Ways to Cool Cows

    Outlet Full Name: abc10.com
    News Date: 09/06/2017

     

     

  • September 5, 2017

    Study: Behaviors Need to Change if Calif. Wants to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 80 percent by 2050

    Outlet Full Name: Capital Public Radio
    News Date: 09/05/2017
    News Text:…A UC Davis study suggests California’s plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050 won’t happen under current policies…

  • September 1, 2017

    5 Critical Concepts for Sustainable Solar Energy

    Outlet Full Name: UC Davis News
    News Date: 09/01/2017
    News Text:..a study led by University of California, Davis, ecologists helps clarify the benefits, trade-offs and interactions between renewable energy systems and the environment…

  • August 31, 2017

    Save Water, Save Energy, Save California

    Outlet Full Name: Los Angeles Times Online
    News Date: 08/31/2017
    News Text:… In fact, the decline in water use during the drought also produced energy savings – more in the summer of 2015 than all the energy efficiency programs offered by every utility in the state, ...

  • July 11, 2017

    Debate Rages Over California Cap-and-Trade Deal, Concessions to Big Oil

    Outlet Full Name: The Mercury News
    News Date: 07/11/2017
    News Text:…Overall, I find it really encouraging that they went the route of a separate bill targeting local pollutants,” said Professor James Bushnell, a UC Davis economics professor and former research director ...

  • July 9, 2017

    Jerry Brown, a Global Climate Leader, Fights to Reach Deal at Home

    Outlet Full Name: BBC
    News Date: 07/09/2017
    News Text:…There’s a tension between those two perspectives,” said James Bushnell, a UC Davis economics professor who previously led research at the

  • June 29, 2017

    Why are Californian Solar Firms Paying to Give Away Power?

    Outlet Full Name: BBC
    News Date: 06/29/2017
    News Text:…advantage of the situation, says economist James Bushnell, a professor at UC Davis. What are the proposals to fix this? One option…

  • June 29, 2017

    Students Design Cutting-Edge Solar Home

    Outlet Full Name: Comstock’s Online
    News Date: 06/28/2017
    News TextStudents at UC Davis are building a house. Not just any house, but a solar-powered house, one with the potential to be as affordable as…

  • June 23, 2017

    Net-Zero Homes Grew Record 33 percent in 2016, Says Report

    Outlet Full Name: Curbed NY
    News Date: 06/20/2017
    News Text:..the largest single-family project (350 units, in design) are both at the University of California Davis’s West Village,…

  • June 23, 2017

    Tesla’s China Plan Bolsters Prospects in Biggest Market for EVs

    Outlet Full Name: Bloomberg News Online
    News Date: 06/20/2017
    News Text:…“Tesla has Elon Musk, who is the Steve Jobs of EVs,” said Wang Yunshi, director of the China Center for Energy and Transportation at the University of California, Davis. … ...

  • June 22, 2017

    Ghana’s Mandela Washington Fellows Depart for the United States

    Outlet Full Name: Modern Ghana
    News Date: 06/22/2017
    News Text:…will participate in thePublic Management Energy Policy Institute at the University of California, Davis. In addition to…

  • June 9, 2017

    What Leaving the Paris Climate Deal Means for Business

    Outlet Full Name: Associated Press News
    News Date: 06/09/2017
    News Text: …Amy Myers Jaffe of the University of California, Davis, said if the U.S. funds research into so-called clean-coal technology like carbon capture it could create an export market for U.S. coal and ...

  • June 7, 2017

    UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition Final Awards Ceremony

    Outlet Full Name: Comstock’s – Online
    News Date: 06/07/2017
    News Text: The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s held their 17th annual Big Bang! Business Competition on May 25. …

  • June 6, 2017

    Brown Looks to Lure Chinese Electric Car Companies

    Outlet Full Name: Capital Public Radio – Online
    News Date: 06/06/2017
    News Text: … Yunshi Wang directs the China Center for Energy and Transportation at UC Davis, and he happened to be on our high-speed rail train…

  • June 5, 2017

    California Politics Updates: Gov. Jerry Brown goes to China to affirm Climate Change Alliance

    Outlet Full Name: Los Angeles Times Online
    News Date: 06/05/2017
    News Text: … For the state to reach its environmental goals, “California and the world will need the cost of batteries and electric vehicles to come down,” said Yunshi Wang, director ...

  • June 1, 2017

    Can California go 100 Percent Green by 2045?

    Outlet Full Name: Good Day Sacramento Online
    News Date: 06/01/2017
    News Text: …possible if we are willing to incur the cost to get us there,” said UC Davis Economist James Bushnell. He studies the state’s…

  • May 31, 2017

    These UC Davis Students are using Science to Change Food Waste Forever

    Outlet Full Name: UPROXX
    News Date: 05/31/2017
    News Text: … Students at UC Davis decided to tackle this problem head on. At the Food Science and Technology Department of the university, Dr. Edward Spang put out a notice for students to form a ...

  • May 31, 2017

    CA to Press on Despite Trump’s Paris Climate Pact Decision

    Outlet Full Name: KCRA-TV Online
    News Date: 05/31/2017
    News Text: …but that others can learn from our work,” said Benjamin Finkelor with UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center. Finkelor said UC…

  • May 23, 2017

    Big Oil is Betting on Plastics. It May be a Risky Bet.

    Outlet Full Name:  The Wall Street Journal
    News Date: 05/23/2017
    News Text: …Amy Myers Jaffe of the University of California, Davis, said if the U.S. funds research into so-called clean-coal technology like carbon capture it could create an export market for U.S. coal ...

  • May 10, 2017

    Not Just for Drinking: Winery Waste Finds New Uses

    Outlet Full Name: KGO-TV
    News Date: 05/10/2017
    News Text: … Chris Simmons is a biological systems engineer and assistant professor at University of California, Davis. His lab is studying how food-processing…