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Course Seeks to Educate World about Sustainable Food and Energy Issues

February 21, 2013

…about Sustainable Food and Energy Issues Solar panels in Spain, Credit: Wikimedia A free online course is being developed at UC San Diego to educate students and anyone else around the world with a computer and an internet connection about the challenges and potential solutions for meeting the global demands…

A Power Player for San Diego

April 5, 2018

…for the Center for Energy Research: “With these partnerships, we learn practical lessons and can demonstrate how these things will operate in the real world.” Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications UC San Diego’s Center for Energy Research, which helped to develop the innovative power grid that allows the…

Cleaning Solar Panels Often Not Worth the Cost, Engineers at UC San Diego Find

August 1, 2013

Don’t hire someone to wash your dirty solar panels. That’s the conclusion of a study recently conducted by a team of engineers at the University of California, San Diego. Their findings were published in the July 25 online issue of Solar Energy.

Space Shuttle Data Helps Researchers Develop Better Model for Forecasting Solar Power Production

November 8, 2011

…the shadows they create, impact power output in California’s solar grid.

UC San Diego Energy Leader to Help Develop Sustainable Resources on the Island of Lāna’i

May 16, 2013

The University of California, San Diego and Lānaʻi Resorts, LLC, announced today that Byron Washom, director of Strategic Energy Initiatives at UC San Diego, will lead a new initiative to transform the Hawaiian island of Lānaʻi into a model for sustainable energy.

Perovskite Material With Superlattice Structure Might Surpass Efficiency of a ‘Perfect’ Solar Cell

August 10, 2022

A perovskite solar cell developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego brings researchers closer to breaking the ceiling on solar cell efficiency, suggests a study published Aug. 10 in Nature.

UC San Diego’s Path to Carbon Neutrality

October 13, 2016

Solar panels can be found atop many buildings and parking structures throughout the UC San Diego campus. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications UC San Diego’s Path to Carbon Neutrality Known for being one of the greenest universities in the nation, UC San Diego has been committed to sustainability…

UC San Diego Recognized for Efforts to Keep San Diego Skyline Clean and Clear

October 29, 2014

The University of California, San Diego today announced that it has received an APCD-IEA Blue Sky Leadership Award. Created by the San Diego County Air Pollution Control District and the Industrial Environmental Association, the annual awards recognize three companies or organizations that have made positive contributions to the regional environment…

Watching Atoms Move in Hybrid Perovskite Crystals Reveals Clues to Improving Solar Cells

November 21, 2017

…hybrid perovskites could shed light on developing low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells. Using X-ray beams and lasers, a team of researchers led by the University of California San Diego discovered how the movement of ions in hybrid perovskites causes certain regions within the material to become better solar cells than other…

Reaching for the Sky

March 7, 2013

…will be equipped with solar photovoltaic panels. Recently, the university also unveiled a vegetative roof, atop Revelle College’s LEED Platinum-certified Charles David Keeling apartments. In addition, more than a dozen wireless sensors that determine the optimal times to gain and expend energy are now poised on UC San Diego rooftops.…

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