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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.
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...
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...