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Powering the north coast with clean, local energy

Today, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved a Memorandum of Understanding for the Redwood Coast Airport Renewable Energy Microgrid. Key partners for this project include the County of Humboldt...

Call for applications: summer 2019 student research assistants

We have openings for up to four Student Research Assistants (SRAs) to work on a range of projects this summer. These three-month positions are expected to start on or near May 13, 2019. (The eventual number of...

Energy access and off-grid solar in Uganda: final project report

To better address the energy needs of off-grid communities, we must understand how households choose, and are enabled to purchase, solar energy products. From 2015-2017, with support from the United Nations...

EPIC Symposium 2019: a field report

I presented at the California Energy Commission’s EPIC Symposium in Sacramento last Tuesday. The conference gathered energy policy and technology professionals from across California, with a thousand...

New California offshore wind report from the American Jobs Project

The American Jobs Project released a report today on California’s developing offshore wind energy sector. The Schatz Center’s offshore wind team provided technical review comments on a pre...

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