With the ability to capture and repurpose energy and water, the Jess S. Jackson Sustainable Winery could become the first building at any university to be certified Net Zero Energy.
UC Davis’s West Village development was recently featured in the journal Planning Theory & Practice as a leading example of green neighborhood development.
When wood from cleared forests is used to produce bioenergy, the climate impacts are more dire than if the wood is used for lumber, UC Davis researchers say.
After a decade of research, a UC Davis professor creates the first high-solid anaerobic digester for commercial use.
A group of chemists at the University of California at Davis may have found yet something even more effective than silicon for solar, something simple and basic: silver.
A $646,661 state grant to UC Davis will be used to develop better forecasting models for Tehachapi wind farms, making life easier for grid operators.
UC Davis researchers win a grant to develop and implement a tool for forecasting big, sudden shifts in wind speed, which can cause havoc for grid operators.
Maurice J. Gallagher Jr. Hall on the UC Davis campus gains LEED-Platinum designation, in part because it uses 30 percent less energy than the typical building.
Already home to uber-green facilities, UC Davis says it will now build the world’s first “self-sustainable, zero-carbon teaching and research facility.”
UC Davis has achieved its third LEED Platinum certification, for a complex that houses the UC Davis Conference Center and Maurice J. Gallagher Jr. Hall.