EcoBlock co-PI and UC Berkeley professor Dan Kammen discusses how California’s recently drafted scoping plan for climate policy misses the mark on combatting climate change.
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.
EcoBlock co-PI and UC Berkeley professor Dan Kammen discusses the growing ubiquity of community microgrids in a recent Popular Science article published on April 13, 2022.
The Brisbane Library by Siegel & Strain Architects (EcoBlock Design/Construction team) is officially in the polls for the AIA San Francisco People’s Choice Design Awards. Cast your vote by Friday, April 15 at 5 pm PT.
EcoBlock PI and Energy team co-lead Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier participated in a California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) expert briefing on the role of community microgrids in California.
EcoBlock PI and Energy team co-lead Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier shares how the effects of climate change are affecting the aging power grid.
EcoBlock Project Manager Dr. Therese Peffer recently participated in a Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies symposium from March 24–26, 2022. Titled Bringing Digitalization Home: How Can Technology Address Housing Challenges?, the three-day event focused on digitalization and how it is spurring a fundamental change in the way housing is produced, marketed, sold, financed, managed, and lived in.
Microgrid Knowledge: The Oakland EcoBlock was selected as one of 22 microgrid projects to watch in 2022 in a Microgrid Knowledge feature piece published on January 11, 2022. The projects […]
EcoBlock Design/Construction team member Keith O’Hara visits electrification retrofits by Eco Performance Builders as part of their “12 Heat Pumps of Christmas” series.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approves PG&E’s proposal to expand eligibility requirements for community-proposed microgrids. The Oakland EcoBlock is featured as an example of how PG&E can collaborate on community resilience.