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
Electrification and improved indoor air quality
Energy- and water-efficient appliances
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Archinect: The Oakland EcoBlock project was highlighted as an example of community-led, residential retrofitting in an Archinect feature piece published on May 27, 2021. Read the full story here.
On April 28, EcoBlock PI and Energy team co-lead Sascha von Meier gave a talk on the Oakland EcoBlock project as part of UC Berkeley’s Science at Cal lecture series.
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