EcoBlock leads are excited to take part in the Resilience Hubs Leadership Training Program in the coming months. Run by the Norcal Resilience Network, the 6-month training program aims to […]
2020 will surely be remembered for its challenges—but it also marks the beginning of new conversations and new hope.
EcoBlock Project Manager Therese Peffer recently participated on a panel in the 2020 EPIC Virtual Symposium: Plenary Panel: Transforming California’s Underserved Communities into Technology-Advanced Clean Energy CommunitiesIn 2016 the California […]
Check out this video recording of Chef Rachelle’s cooking demonstration on an induction stovetop, presented by Electrify Now: You can find the link to the recipe she demonstrated here. Check out […]
The EcoBlock Team is pleased to announce the selection of the Pilot EcoBlock site in Oakland’s Fruitvale District. This will be the first-of-its-kind block to demonstrate neighborhood-scale solutions to urban resilience, including energy and water efficiency, a communal solar-powered microgrid, and shared electric transportation.
Washington Post: EcoBlock PI Sascha von Meier talks briefly about the need for microgrid solutions to solve the energy problem California faces. Read the story
Berkeley News: EcoBlock Principal Investigator and CIEE Electrical Grid Director Sascha von Meier speaks to Berkeley News about the risks posed by the current energy grid and the EcoBlock project, a possible […]
The EcoBlock team presented at the National Planning Conference 2019 as an example of a net-zero community. https://www.planning.org/events/activity/9165416/
In an article for Scientific American magazine, Professor Daniel Kammen talks about the motivations and potential impacts of the Oakland Ecoblock.