Schatz Energy Research Center

Category - Public health

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Energy needs for covid-19 clinics

Among the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to provide testing in regions with little to no access to an electrical grid. The most common approach for COVID-19 diagnostic testing involves collecting...

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Three questions for Deepti Chatti

Dr. Deepti Chatti joined the Schatz Energy Research Center this fall as a faculty associate, and is an Assistant Professor in Humboldt State’s Environmental Studies department. Maia: What is the role of social...

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The dirty footprint of the broken grid

DOWNLOAD THE REPORT Between 1-2 billion people live without reliable access to an electrical grid. Homes and businesses in these communities suffer outages that last from hundreds to thousands of hours each year —...

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