Schatz Energy Research Center

Our current research

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

Researchers and Commissioner Douglas stand together on steps

Our offshore wind research team presented at two events held earlier this month in San Francisco: the Pacific Rim Offshore Wind conference and the California Energy Commission’s IEPR Commissioner Workshop on Offshore Wind…full article

Two people measure the efficiency of a solar water pump

We have an opening for a Research Assistant or Engineering Technician to work in our off-grid solar and lighting laboratory and assist with administrative and research tasks for our off-grid energy access team…full article

Upcoming lectures & events

Sustainable Futures Speaker Series

Each semester, we present 8-10 visiting speakers, in collaboration with the Environment & Community department at HSU. Upcoming next:

  • October 17, Jen Marlow and Michael Gerace — Re-Locate: the sustainability of addressing climate displacement through ally-based strategies
  • October 24, Regenerative Agriculture — farming to enhance ecosystem services and sequester carbon
  • Peruse the Fall 2019 schedule…

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