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.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) decision is among a series of recent climate measures aimed at decarbonizing California’s building sector and is expected to save ratepayers approximately $164 million per year.
According to the EcoBlock PI, grid modernization is not a matter of if, but when.
Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier offers pragmatic advice on averting rolling blackouts in a recent SF Chronicle article.
Member onboarding for the Oakland EcoBlock Community Association nears completion! As of June 2022, 14 homeowners representing 25 units have signed the Membership Agreement and officially joined the Association.
EcoBlock PI and Energy team co-lead Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier joined industry experts at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)’s inaugural Smart Building Summit to discuss the role of smart building technologies in advancing decarbonization and the challenges of integrating renewable energy resources with the electric grid.
The number of home microgrid communities is picking up, spurred by natural disasters, increasing energy prices, and a desire to combat climate change. Horton World Solutions (HWS) plans to construct 200,000 homes with microgrids based on an innovative zinc-ion battery design.
Save the date for the 2022 Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change (BECC) Conference! BECC 2022 will take place from November 13-16 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC, with a pre-conference virtual component on November 9.
How can technology address the climate crisis? Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier, EcoBlock PI and Energy team co-lead, weighs in on the transformative potential of solar microgrids to tackle climate mitigation and adaptation in a recent article by the Wall Street Journal.