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2017

Mar 28 2017 | Posted In: News
Today we are launching our Power Sector Carbon Index! Check it out at https://emissionsindex.org! The Power Sector Carbon Index provides an estimate of the carbon dioxide (CO2) intensity of the U.S. power sector using publicly available data sources. Carbon intensity is measured in pounds of CO2 ...
Mar 28 2017 | Posted In: News
Our paper ‘Known unknowns: indirect energy effects of information and communication technology’ selected by our Editors to feature in the Highlights of 2016 collection from Environmental Research Letters (ERL): erl.iop.org/highlights-2016! Congratulations to Nathaniel Horner, and Arman Sehabi, who...
Mar 14 2017 | Posted In: News
Engineering and Public Policy graduate student Brian Sergi talks about his research on public perceptions of energy and specifically how providing information about the different effects of energy consumption affects the way people care and think about energy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
Feb 22 2017 | Posted In: News
Congratulations Long! More information on the IEEE-USA Congressional Fellowship can be found at: http://www.ieeeusa.org/policy/govfel/congfel.asp
Feb 17 2017 | Posted In: News
Azevedo named to the Department of Energy Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee Inês Azevedo will provide technical and programmatic advice to the Energy Secretary about the Department of Energy's hydrogen research.
Feb 5 2017 | Posted In: News
$360 Billion Investment in Green Energy: Will It Take China’s ‘Green Leap Forward’ to Success? Read more: http://en.yibada.com/articles/191756/20170205/360-billion-investment-green-energy-will-take-china-green-leap-forward-success.htm#ixzz4YaAVss00
Feb 2 2017 | Posted In: News
"The Opinion|Commentary section of The Wall Street Journal highlights the results from Lam, Branstetter and Azevedo work published in ERL on China's wind electricity: https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-green-leap-forward-in-china-what-a-load-of-biomass-1486081133
Jan 17 2017 | Posted In: News
Ines was recently invited to join the Executive Editorial Board of the journal Environmental Research Letters. Environmental Research Letters covers all of environmental science, providing a coherent and integrated approach including research articles, perspectives and review articles.

2016

Oct 5 2016 | Posted In: News
Nathaniel Horner and Inês Azevedo, with Arman Shehabi of LBNL, reviewed dozens of studies on the “indirect” energy effects of information and communication technology (ICT) services like e-commerce and telework.  Though ICT has compelling energy savings potential, uncertainty in implementation...
Jul 11 2016 | Posted In: News
Stephanie's dissertation was titled "Evaluating the Economic, Environmental and Policy Impacts of Ethanol as a Transportation Fuel in Pennsylvania."
Jul 6 2016 | Posted In: News
Nathaniel's dissertation was titled "Powering the Information Age: Metrics, Social Cost Optimization Strategies, and Indirect Effects Related to Data Center Energy Use."
Jun 28 2016 | Posted In: News
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in collaboration with experts at Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, and Northwestern, today released our latest analysis of electricity used by data centers in the US. Surprisingly, electricity use in data centers has been roughly flat since the financial crisis with...

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