Who We Are
CIEE is a dedicated group of experts who define, conduct, and manage public-interest energy research. Based in the University of California, CIEE puts its experts and other leading researchers to work on energy challenges, yielding new ideas and technologies to meet California’s pace-setting energy goals.
Browse our Library to see the breadth and depth of CIEE's research projects, like these featured here.
A Review of Energy Reduction Competitions: What Have We Learned
This innovative report reviews a representative selection of completed and ongoing energy reduction competitions and uses the lessons learned to provide best practice guidance on the design, implementation, and evaluation of future programs.
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2012 California Vulnerability and Adaptation Study
Browse results from this expansive climate change study managed by CIEE. Involving over 120 researchers, these reports give planners, public-health officials, land-use managers, and others the research-backed basis they need to develop strategies to adapt to the impacts of climate change.
Learn More About the Study »Read: Our Changing Climate 2012 »
DOE's Moniz: Research on Behavior Essential
U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz gave a lively keynote at BECC's 8th Annual conference in Washington, DC. Speaking to the importance of behavioral research, Moniz offered, "I have never seen a credible solution to our climate change challenge without a major demand-side contribution." Learn more »
UC Annual Report on Sustainable Practices
The UC Office of the President has framed its 2013 annual report on sustainability plans and progress with a new goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025. View full report »
CIEE is pleased to contribute to the University's bold initiative. Read more about our efforts »
ARPA-E grid project
The US Department of Energy awarded three years of electric grid stability research funding to CIEE and its collaborators at i4Energy. Learn more about the project »
Philomathia Forum on Energy & Environment
The Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute's (BECI) annual Philomathia Forum will focus on contemporary issues concerning international climate and energy policy and research with an eye toward solutions. Learn more »
9th Annual, 2015 BECC Conference,
The premier event focused on understanding individual and organizational behavior and decision-making related to energy, climate change, and sustainability, returns to Sacramento, CA. Learn more »