Bloomberg Green: EcoBlock Energy team co-lead and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab research scientist Rich Brown discusses the future of microgrids and securing equitable access to clean energy in a Bloomberg Green feature piece published on February 18, 2021.
“Low income neighborhoods tend to have more pollution, and the capital required to go solar or buy a battery is just too high. […] There’s an equity issue. EcoBlock could be a model for how you could collectively take a neighborhood and make it more resilient, and do it cost effectively.”
The National Institute is the premier event for college faculty, students, and technical professionals aspiring to improve their knowledge and application of high-performance building operations. This year’s theme is “Less Carbon, More Action! Strategies for Buildings & Technician Education.”