Topical Tag: Energy

The Magazine

Could the next car you buy be your last?

For better or worse, car ownership has been as American as apple pie for the past century, but that chapter may soon be coming to a close—particularly in cities—as new technology continues to transform how we get around.

Events

Lecture Series

Holding Fossil Fuel Companies Liable for Climate Change Harms in California

Law, Science, and Justice - Keynote Remarks by Bill McKibben

1.25.2018

Union of Concerned Scientists and the UCLA School of Law Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment invite you to a stimulating conversation exploring whether and how the fossil fuel industry can be held liable for the harms climate change is inflicting on communities. Opening Reception with Refreshments at 5:15 p.m. PST. Panel Begins at 6:00 p.m....



People

CCEP

Christian Blanco

Researcher

Anderson School of Management

Ted Loch-Temzelides

Visiting Researcher, IoES

Professor of Economics and a Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies Scholar at Rice University

Rhianna Williams

Documentarian / Ethnographer

California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA

Erik Porse, PhD

Visiting Assistant Researcher

CCSC

Projects

An EPIC Challenge: Accelerating the Deployment of Advanced Energy Communities

In 2016, the California Energy Commission (CEC) awarded an Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) grant to UCLA to accelerate the deployment of Advanced Energy Communities (AECs). In partnership with the County of Los Angeles, the Southern California Regional Energy Network (SoCalREN), The Energy Coalition, Day One and LACI, the UCLA team has developed an innovative...

In the News

Awards

12.18.2017

Rajit Gadh named by IESA one of the “50 most influential Indians in Energy Storage and Micro-grids”

The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) named IoES Faculty member and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Rajit Gadh as one of the “50 most influential Indians in Energy Storage and Micro-grids.”


Headline

11.27.2017

A simple but seldom-used tactic to prevent wildfires: Turn off the power grid when winds pick up

The LA Times featured Alex Hall (IoES faculty member) and a reference to a study where he helped mapped Santa Ana wind corridors.


Headline

6.23.2017

Will China Become a Leader in Clean Energy?

China’s leaders have a self-interest above all else to champion clean energy because of the high costs it has paid and continues to pay for the pollution caused during its economic boom, said Alex Wang, professor of law at UCLA.