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Solar Fuels Conference Comes to Campus

June 15, 2017

Solar Fuels Conference Comes to Campus Despite progress in the renewable energy sector, U.S. researchers brace for a 70 percent cut in federal support Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications More than 300 researchers from around the world will travel to UC San Diego next month for an international…

Engineer Receives Award From Energy Department to Advance Concentrating Solar Power Research

June 12, 2018

…the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to develop technology that can advance next-generation concentrating solar power (CSP) systems. The project is aimed at developing an ultra-sensitive infrared camera that can rapidly measure and monitor heat transfer in CSP plant materials and assess their performance over decades of…

New and Improved Solar Variability Model in High Demand

September 26, 2012

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have released a new, more accurate version of a software program that allows power grid managers and solar power plant developers to easily model fluctuations in solar power output caused by changes in the cloud cover.

Open Trade Saves Countries Billions in Solar Panel Production

October 26, 2022

A globalized, open trade supply chain saved countries an estimated $67 billion in solar panel production costs, reveals a new study published in the Oct. 26 issues of the journal Nature. The savings alone for the United States amounted to $24 billion.

Engineers Receive SunShot Grant to Develop Less Costly, More Efficient Solar Collectors

July 28, 2016

University of California San Diego electrical and computer engineering professor Boubacar Kante will lead a three-year, $2.5 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative aimed at making solar energy systems cost-competitive with traditional energy sources.

Campus Awarded First LEED Platinum Certification for Charles David Keeling Apartments

May 1, 2012

…have been Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum certified––a first for any structure on campus, and a first for any residential housing building in the entire University of California system. “This is a great achievement that reflects UC San Diego’s broad goal of becoming one of the most…

Nanoengineer Receives Award from Energy Department to Advance Solar Power Technologies

July 14, 2017

…has received an award from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to lead a new project aimed at advancing research in solar photovoltaic technologies. The project will focus on developing a high resolution tool that can detect moisture in photovoltaic modules and predict how it will affect the modules’…

Illuminating Energy Innovation and Initiatives

August 23, 2012

Illuminating Energy Innovation and Initiatives Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications New Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla recently went on a behind-the-scenes tour to see what makes UC San Diego one of the nation’s greenest universities. The tour was part of the Making Connections plan to introduce the Chancellor to…

New Method Makes Better Predictions of Material Properties Using Low Quality Data

January 14, 2021

By combining large amounts of low-fidelity data with smaller quantities of high-fidelity data, nanoengineers at UC San Diego have developed a machine learning method to more accurately predict the properties of new materials including, for the first time, disordered materials.

UC San Diego Students to Compete in Sustainability Decathlon

July 7, 2022

Students on the Triton Solar Decathlon team meet to start planning their affordable, sustainable accessory dwelling unit. Photos courtesy of Triton Solar Decathlon team. UC San Diego Students to Compete in Sustainability Decathlon They’ll design and build a sustainable, affordable ADU With the affordable housing crisis reaching a fever pitch…

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