How a student’s good idea cut water use and saved $23 million

When Karen Andrade came to UC Berkeley, she was surprised to discover how challenging it was for outside organizations to partner with students and faculty on research projects. She came up with the idea of Science Shop to fill the gap.

Energy smack down! Campuses compete to save electricity

Nine UC undergraduate campuses are going head to head as part of a national contest to conserve energy.

carbon dioxide injection well

One-two punch could make western U.S. carbon-negative

Combining biomass electricity production with carbon capture could enable power generators to store more carbon than they emit.

‘Frontiers of Innovation’ program seeds multidisciplinary projects

Program will help launch seven major projects focused on advancing strategic research goals.

UC making big moves toward carbon neutrality

Greenhouse gases emissions down to 1990 levels and major steps are initiated to ramp up renewable energy use.

Solar, water research proposals receive UC grants

Awards totaling an anticipated $5 million will fuel intercampus research into a sustainable future for the state and nation.

Rewritable paper

Chemists fabricate novel rewritable paper

An attractive alternate to regular paper, technology helps address increasing problems in environment and resource sustainability.

Undergrads earn bronze medal in bioengineering competition

iGEM team worked to engineer a microbe to produce biofuel from cellulose.

UC Riverside’s Solar Array: From zero to 60

Campus is lauded for its 3 megawatt solar farm, currently the largest in the University of California system.

UC Irvine boosts on-site solar power production fourfold

Campus will add 11,700 panels to three parking structure roofs.

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