SF Chronicle: EcoBlock co-PI Dan Kammen describes the relationship between combating COVID-19 and climate change in a San Francisco Chronicle opinion piece published April 22, 2020. “Globally, scientists are coming to many of the same conclusions for how we can stave off the worst of the climate crisis: Cut off the source of the problem and put in place the solutions we need to safeguard our society and rebuild with a more just and equitable framework.” EcoBlock is just one of many solutions.
A Fruitvale Microgrid Could Inspire Resiliency if Approved
The future of renewable energy may lie in microgrids—but what does it actually take to implement one? From navigating utility regulations to weathering the effects of COVID-19, the EcoBlock research team reflects on the complexities of executing the pilot microgrid project.