CASE STUDY
Using informational videos to increase evaporative technology adoption

Providing better information and communication is needed to encourage stakeholder adoption of these technologies. This WCEC study compared two methods of communicating information: outreach videos and manufacturer websites.

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS
WCEC's Research Highlights | June 2018

Our yearly published research highlights document is here! Learn about some of our recent accomplishments, including our continued efforts to research and demonstrate key technologies and improve market conditions for increased adoption of energy efficient solutions.

AFFILIATES FORUM 2018
UC Davis Energy Combined event

On April 19, 2018, the UC Davis Energy and Efficiency Institute and its affiliated research centers hosted their first joint Affiliates Forum. Nearly 150 people attended, including current and potential affiliates, as well as current and potential collaborators at UC Davis and state and non-profit agencies. Download presentations, posters and program materials.

UC DAVIS ENERGY NEWS
Newsletter for the Energy and Efficiency Institute

June, 2018. The monthly UC Davis Energy newsletter covers the university's energy-related research, education and events. This month features UC Davis Graduates building new EE technical reference manuals, Solar Decathlon, Staff Seminar Series and more!

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WCEC Video: Retrofitting a Home with Aerosol Sealing
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Watch the aerosol sealing process in a home in Davis, CA.

WCEC SELECTED TO RECEIVE $2.2 MILLION AWARD TO ADVANCE SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES

Researchers will develop innovative additively-manufactured heat exchangers for Solar Thermal Power Generation
The University of California, Davis was selected to receive a $2.2 million dollar award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar technologies. UC Davis will advance concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) research and development. CSP concentrates incoming sunlight to heat that then generates electricity like a power plant.

AFFILIATES FORUM 2018
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On April 19, 2018, the UC Davis Energy and Efficiency Institute and its affiliated research centers (Western Cooling Efficiency Center, California Lighting Technology Center, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency) hosted their first joint Affiliates Forum...

CASE STUDY: THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE
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The accurate valuation of thermal energy storage devices is important for both resource adequacy planning and providing proper financial compensation for the service that they provide. Since system capacity values in electric power transactions...

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