Block by Block:
EcoBlock is creating a model for a block-scale community microgrid with in-home energy & water-efficient retrofits.
Solar PV on existing roof
Shared electric vehicle (EV) and EV charger
Distributed battery storage
Electric lines for distribution
Central battery storage
Insulation and improved thermal comfort
Shared electric scooters
Electrification and improved indoor air quality
Energy- and water-efficient appliances
Explore EcoBlock disciplines:
The EcoBlock senior advisor talks about the state of California’s grid alongside experts from UC Berkeley and The New York Times.
According to the EcoBlock co-PI and UC Berkeley professor, California can do more to strengthen the electric grid.
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