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  • InPipe Energy Becomes an Affiliate of the UC Davis Center for Water-Energy Efficiency

    July 26, 2019

    July 11, 2019 – UC Davis’ Center for Water-Energy Efficiency (CWEE) is delighted to introduce their newest affiliate, InPipe Energy. Dedicated to generating low cost, clean electricity from existing water pipelines, InPipe will join CWEE’s efforts to advance water management solutions for the integrated savings of water and energy resources. Funds from InPipe’s commitment will ...

  • UC Davis Awarded Third BREEAM Certification

    July 26, 2019

    On July 16, the University of California, Davis Energy Conservation Office was officially recognized for its sustainability achievements with a BREEAM certification and plaque. The Energy Conservation Office, or ECO, is the first US building to complete all three parts of the BREEAM certification. This new achievement adds to UC Davis’ accomplishments in building sustainability ...

  • Be Like the Mays: Switch to LEDs with the UC Million LED Challenge

    March 18, 2019

    UC Students, Staff, Faculty and Alumni Can Purchase High-Quality, Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs at a Great Price UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May and his wife, LeShelle, recently switched the light bulbs in the Chancellor’s Residence to LEDs as part of the University of California Million LED Challenge. The University of California is spearheading a statewide effort to ...

  • UC Davis Seeks Faculty Director to Lead the Energy and Efficiency Institute

    December 21, 2018

    UC Davis Seeks Faculty Director to Lead the Energy and Efficiency Institute The University of California, Davis, seeks a recognized leader in energy-efficiency technologies, engineering and policy to lead the UC Davis Energy and Efficiency Institute as faculty director at the Associate or Full Professor rank. The director will hold the Chevron Chair in Energy Efficiency. To ...

  • UC Davis Selected to Receive $2.2 Million Award to Advance Solar Technologies

    October 30, 2018

    Researchers will develop innovative additively-manufactured heat exchangers for Solar Thermal Power Generation The University of California, Davis was selected to receive a $2.2 million dollar award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar technologies. UC Davis will advance concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) research and development. CSP concentrates incoming sunlight to heat that then generates ...

  • Make the Switch to Energy Efficiency

    October 5, 2018

    Almost everything we do requires energy, from turning on our lights, to cooking our food, and getting us from place to place. Much of this energy produces greenhouse gases that congregate in the upper atmosphere and result in global warming. One of the easiest ways to reduce energy consumption and resulting greenhouse gas emissions is ...

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