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SDSC’s ‘Expanse’ Supercomputer Helps Researchers Better Understand the Sun’s Corona

January 15, 2021

As mandates prevented gatherings over the holiday season, crowds in Chile and Argentina donned masks and eye shields to view some a two-minute solar eclipse on December 14. A week before, researchers at PSI used SDSC’s Expanse supercomputer to see how closely they could simulate the event.

A Day in the Sun

March 31, 2016

…Day in the Sun Solar Chill project team hopes to inspire others at Clinton Global Initiative University Photo by Erika Johnson/University Communications. When UC San Diego undergraduate students Josh Hill, Victoria Santos and Alexander Han first became involved with the Solar Chill project, they never thought that they would one…

UC San Diego Selected as Energy Storage North America 2016 Innovation Award Winner

October 18, 2016

The campus was recognized for its innovation and leadership in energy storage, winning in the “Mobility” category for a project that combines the fastest electric vehicle charging technology, second-life battery energy storage and integration of solar energy.

What Will It Take for China to Reach Carbon Neutrality by 2060?

February 26, 2024

To become carbon neutral by 2060, as mandated by President Xi Jinping, China will have to build eight to 10 times more wind and solar power installations than existed in 2022.

Moving Perovskite Solar Cell Advancements From the Lab to the Manufacturing Floor

April 20, 2023

A team of researchers, led by MIT and including the University of California San Diego, has been selected to receive a $11.25M cost-shared award to establish a new research center that will advance the development of next-generation solar cells for commercial use.

Printed, Flexible and Rechargeable Battery Can Power Wearable Sensors

May 24, 2017

…be used to power everything from wearable sensors to solar cells and other kinds of electronics. The work appears in the April 19, 2017 issue of Advanced Energy Materials.

Nuvve and UC San Diego to Demonstrate Vehicle-to-Grid Technology Through Energy Commission Grant

June 14, 2017

…vehicles could be turned into virtual power plants, feeding energy back into the grid while connected to a charger? Thanks to a $7.9 million grant from the California Energy Commission, San Diego-based Nuvve Corporation will demonstrate how this technology could work on a large-scale with help from UC San Diego.

First Satellite to View Earth from Deep Space Set for Launch

February 5, 2015

…sun to measure the solar energy reflected back to space by Earth as well as the infrared radiation emitted by the planet is scheduled for launch Feb. 8 or 9. Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography proposed the scientific objectives and began designing the instrument payload for the mission nearly…

Scientists Design Energy-Carrying Particles Called ‘Topological Plexcitons’

June 9, 2016

Scientists at UC San Diego, MIT and Harvard University have engineered “topological plexcitons,” energy-carrying particles that could help make possible the design of new kinds of solar cells and miniaturized optical circuitry.

UC San Diego and UL Form Partnership to Support Innovations in Sustainable Energy Technology

May 28, 2015

UL LLC (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science organization, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of California, San Diego to help support developments in sustainable energy technology.

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