Category: Project Announcements

EcoBlock Celebrates Filipino American History Month

The EcoBlock team commemorates Filipino American History Month, which honors the achievements and celebrates the rich culture of the Filipinx and Filipino American communities, and the larger Filipinx diaspora.

2020 in Review

2020 will surely be remembered for its challenges—but it also marks the beginning of new conversations and new hope.

EcoBlock Project Overview

coBlock Principal Investigator (PI) and CIEE Electric Grid Director Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier provides a brief overview of the Oakland EcoBlock project.

Black Lives Matter

The EcoBlock team supports Black Lives Matter and pledges to focus on greater racial equity and inclusivity. We recognize there can be no climate justice without racial justice.

Project Announcement: Pilot Block Selection

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.