UC Davis Energy News – November 2020

The monthly UC Davis Energy newsletter covers the university's energy-related research, education and events. You can read current and past newsletters below or subscribe to have it sent to your inbox.

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Consumer Understanding of Lighting Metrics & Packaging

The California Lighting Technology Center conducted a survey to quantify consumer understanding of common lighting metrics and information typically found on product packaging. Results suggest that light output, energy consumed, and color temperature are the primary metrics consumers use when evaluating lamps. [Read More]

Podcast Explores Decarbonizing Energy

In a recent episode of Unfold, a UC Davis podcast, hosts talk with Professor Alissa Kendall about energy use, renewable energy, and decarbonizing technologies. [Listen]

Load Shifting at Wastewater Treatment Plants

The Center for Water-Energy Efficiency investigated a wastewater treatment plant in Santa Rosa, CA and its ability to serve as a demand resource on the wholesale energy market through the proxy demand resource program. Analysis showed that the facility was able to shift its energy load without impacting wastewater effluent quality and that the plant could save up to 4.8% in energy costs. [Read 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 priority application deadline is January 15. [Apply Now]

Join us on January 27th for a Virtual Energy Internship & Career Fair

Our third annual Fair is a great way to connect with UC Davis students alumni across all majors who are looking for opportunities to contribute to a clean energy future. [Find out More]

Upcoming Events

December 4, 2020
Dr. Anna Stefanopoulou, University of Michigan
December 8, 2020
Virtual Information Session on the UC Davis Energy Graduate Group
December 11, 2020
Energy Seminar
Alumni Panel
January 27, 2021
Energy Internship & Career Fair

Employment Opportunities

Research & Development Engineer 2
Western Cooling Efficiency Center
Program Assistant
Energy and Efficiency Institute