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Energy Conservation Office Receives Sustainability Award

The UC Davis Energy Conservation Office (ECO) was recognized by international sustainability ratings program BREEAM for its efficient energy usage. ECO is the first U.S. building to complete all three phases of BREEAM certification. [More]


Energy Graduate Students Share their Stories

Meet Meg, Ryan, and Kabian. We spoke with three of our students to learn why they chose the Energy Graduate Group and what their experience has been like. [More]

New Book on Electric Co-ops

UC Davis' Keith Taylor has a new book out on wind energy and electric co-ops. Through comparative case studies, he examines how regulatory and social forces are shaping this emerging energy sector. [More]

Welcome to Our New Affiliate - InPipe

InPipe Energy joined the UC Davis Center for Water-Energy Efficiency as its newest industry affiliate. InPipe focuses on sustainable generation of electricity from water infrastructure. [More

Power of Reusing Electric Vehicle Batteries 

TD World recently published an article on UC Davis' project to power commercial energy storage using retired EV batteries. This project is led by professor Jae Wan Park and his graduate students at the UC Davis Green Technology Laboratory. Read the article.

RFP Released for the Million LED Challenge 

A Request for Proposal was released for the Million LED Challenge to increase the purchase and installation of high-quality linear LED solutions in California buildings. The RFP is soliciting responses from manufacturers and distributors for linear LED lamps, LED retrofit kits and LED luminaires. [More]

Upcoming Events

August 19-20


New Fall UC Davis Class
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Hacking 4 Defense–Energy Edition