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  • NEPTUNE Program Review at UC Davis

    Date: November 1-3, 2016
    Location: University of California, Davis
    Event Type: Invitation Only
    Description: The Naval Enterprise Partnership Teaming with Universities for National Excellence (NEPTUNE) is a pilot program of the U.S. Office of Naval Research providing multi-million dollar funding to six universities (Arizona State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Purdue, The Naval Academy, The Naval Postgraduate School, and UC Davis) to conduct energy research and train military personnel. Approximately seventy-five people, with representatives from all six NEPTUNE universities, attended the event where student veterans and researchers presented updates on their projects and engaged with key faculty, university leadership, and government and industry energy leaders.
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  • Policy Fellow Workshop #3: Ensuring High Performance Buildings through a Skilled Workforce

    Date: August 18, 2016
    Location: University of California, Davis
    Event Type: Invitation Only
    Description: The UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center (EEC) and former Senior Policy Fellow Nancy Skinner organized three workshops between April and August 2016 on key energy topics. This workshop brought together stakeholders and experts, including policy makers, regulators, academics, labor representatives, utilities, and workforce advocates, to explore how to organize an industry-led coalition that directly aligns workforce initiatives and funding with specific requirements to meet the SB 350 energy mandates.
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  • Policy Fellow Workshop #2: Integrating Transportation and Electricity to Reduce Carbon Impact

    Date: July 27, 2016
    Location: Berkeley, CA
    Event Type: Invitation Only
    Description: The UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center (EEC) and former Senior Policy Fellow Nancy Skinner organized three workshops between April and August 2016 on key energy topics. This workshop brought together thirty stakeholders and experts, including representatives from automakers, regulatory agencies, electric vehicle charging firms, academics, energy storage firms, distributed energy firms, energy service providers, Investor-Owned Utilities, the Independent System Operator, and academic researchers, to explore and identify key areas that may need to be pursued to ensure a low to no carbon electricity system.
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  • Policy Fellow Workshop #1: Using Data to Cut Building Energy & Increase Building Energy Efficiency

    Date: April 18, 2016
    Location: San Francisco, CA
    Event Type: Invitation Only
    Description: The UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center (EEC) and former Senior Policy Fellow Nancy Skinner organized three workshops between April and August 2016 on key energy topics. This workshop brought together thirty stakeholders and experts, including commercial property managers, building operators, brokers, energy service providers, building efficiency experts, and policy makers, to explore key issues around data, building energy use, and building energy efficiency.
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  • Smart Schools Symposium: Energy Retrofits & New Funding Options

    Date: September 5, 2013
    Location: University of California, Davis
    Event Type: Invitation Only
    Description: The UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center, California Lighting Technology Center, Western Cooling Efficiency Center, and Greenwise Joint Venture partnered to present this one-day symposium on proven best practices for lighting and HVAC updates. Representatives from K-12 schools across Northern California engaged in technology and financing workshops, “ask the expert” discussions, and a “vendor match” session for companies and schools interested in partnering on demonstration projects. School leaders also presented case studies on cost-effective retrofit projects already completed or underway.
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  • Retrofitting Corporate Campuses

    Date: November 8-9, 2011
    Location: University of California, Davis
    Event Type: Invitation Only
    Description: This forum addressed the particular needs, goals, and challenges of corporate campuses. It provided an opportunity for stakeholders, including facility managers, policy makers, and researchers, to share strategies and solutions for increasing energy efficiency on corporate campuses.
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  • Addressing California’s Water-Energy Challenges

    Date: June 15, 2011
    Location:Los Angeles, CA
    Event Type: Invitation Only
    Description: UC Davis, in partnership with the Southern California Leadership Council, and with sponsorship from Southern California Gas Company and San Diego Gas & Electric, convened and facilitated an executive roundtable discussions between key stakeholders to address California’s water-energy efficiency nexus.
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  • The Roots of Energy Efficiency

    Date: October, 2008; April, 2009; June, 2010
    Location: Various Locations
    Event Type: Open
    Description: The UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center, in partnership with Chevron, presented a series of three forums exploring California’s rich past—and promising future—as a global innovator of energy-efficient technologies and policies.
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  • The Rosenfeld Symposium

    Date: March 9, 2010
    Location: University of California, Davis
    Event Type: Invitation Only
    Description: The UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center honored one of its greatest mentors and advisors, Arthur H. Rosenfeld. Nicknamed appropriately “The Father of Energy Efficiency,” Art created a legacy of technology, policy, and people in California, the nation, and the world.
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