Read about the reemergence of SRM style motors, and their performance compared to induction motors controlled by a VFD. DOWNLOAD PDF

Watch as Richard from This Old House learns about WCEC's Aerosol Envelope sealing technology in a house. WATCH NOW

November, 2018. This month features research on classroom ventilation, Global Smart City tour, UC Davis' new Emerging Energy Professionals Program, latest seminar series webcast and more!

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.

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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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