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.
On May 13, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom released the 2022-23 May Revision to the Governor’s Budget which proposes $301 billion in total spending, including an additional $9.5 billion for climate change.
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.
Join EcoBlock PI and Energy team co-lead Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier and experts from General Electric, Heliogen, and Commonwealth Fusion Systems in their panel discussion, “Breakthrough Technologies Redefining Our Energy Future,” at the 2022 Milken Institute Global Conference on May 3.
Join EcoBlock PI and Energy team co-lead Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier and experts from Marin Clean Energy, Mynt Systems, Smarter Grid Solutions, and Schneider Electric in their panel discussion on “Optimizing Smart Buildings and the Grid” at the USGBC Smart Building Summit on May 12 at 10:40 am PT!
2022 Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change (BECC) Conference: Call for Abstracts Extended to April 19
Abstract submissions for the 2022 Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change (BECC) Conference have been extended to April 19!
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.
Save the date for the Microgrid 2022 Conference: Microgrids as Climate Heroes! This year’s event will focus on how microgrids keep power flowing during climate disasters while fostering cleaner, cheaper, and more equitable energy.