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Join Us Remotely for Our Spring Seminar Series

Every Friday this spring we will be hosting our Energy Bites seminar series via Zoom. Each seminar will have 2 short presentation "bites" over the lunch hour (12pm to 1pm PST). We hope you can join us remotely and check out some of our latest research. Bring your lunch and connect with our students, staff, and faculty. Our first seminar is Friday, April 3. [More]

Lighting Center & Partners Receive $5M+ to Expand Electrical Training Programs

The US Department of Labor awarded $5M+ to the California Lighting Technology Center and its partners to support the expansion of electrical training programs across California and Nevada. This four-year funding will be used to develop a Smart Cities apprenticeship track that includes advanced electrical training on a variety of topics. [More]

Institute Featured in New Magazine 

The Energy and Efficiency Institute was featured in Energy Services Today, a quarterly magazine for the energy services industry. The article highlights the history of the Institute and a few of our more recent collaborative projects, including West Village and the Global Energy Managers Workshop. [Read the article]

New Solar Tracking Lighting System Installed

The California Lighting Technology Center installed and is evaluating a new solar tracking lighting system at its facility. The system captures and leads sun rays through the property–deep into the building and far away from windows. Project partners include the California Energy Commission, Sonoma Clean Power Authority, and Frontier Energy Inc. [More]

Now Accepting Applications to our Energy Graduate Group

The UC Davis Energy Graduate Group offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Energy Systems. Students take relevant coursework from across the UC Davis campus and conduct interdisciplinary research to address pressing energy challenges. The general application deadline is tomorrow (April 1)! Apply Now

Upcoming Events

June 22-23, 2020
Energy Audit Bootcamp
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April 1, 2020
General Deadline for UC Davis Energy Graduate Group
Apply Now - M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees in Energy Systems

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