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Microgrid solar array with engineers

We are seeking a technician or engineer to join our team and contribute to our clean and renewable energy research and development activities. Applications are due Wednesday, January 8…full article

The Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe provided critical community services during Northern California’s power shutoff, thanks to its fully integrated solar+storage microgrid…full article

Men sit near an array of generators

In partnership with the International Finance Corporation, we recently completed the first global report that describes the status of backup generator (BUGS) use in economically developing countries…full article


Our projects in the news

REASONS to be CHEERFUL | 12/7/19
Power struggle: In the haze of the California wildfires, a Native American tribe’s independent electricity grid saved the day. Is a new model for energy in America rising from the ashes?

MICROGRID KNOWLEDGE | 11/12/19
Airport Microgrid in Northern California Looks to Create Replicable Model

MICROGRID KNOWLEDGE | 11/11/19
Life Won Thanks to the Blue Lake Rancheria Microgrid

ETH ZURICH | 11/6/19
Understanding the Scale of Back-up Generation in the Developing World

POPULAR SCIENCE | 10/21/19
How microgrids could protect California from blackouts during fire season

NORTH COAST JOURNAL | 10/17/19
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Check back in January for our spring Sustainable Futures Speaker Series lineup!

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