Schatz Energy Research Center

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Schatz Energy News

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

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
Blackout


Upcoming lectures & events

Next in the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series:

  • Thursday, November 14, Kevin Fingerman and Jerome Carman — Calculating the air quality and climate impacts of using forestry residues to generate electricity
  • Thursday, December 5, Laurie Richmond — Fishing community sustainability planning on the California north coast

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