Who We Are
CIEE is a dedicated group of experts working to define, plan, and manage public-interest energy research. Based in the University of California, CIEE puts 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.
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.
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Read: Our Changing Climate 2012 »
Transmission Research & Technology
These two comprehensive reports are a compilation of results from public interest research projects conducted to advance the development and effective transfer of new technologies to modernize the electric power transmission system. Modernizing the Grid: Research to Improve Infrastructure, Operations, and Planning »
Technology Transfer Project Final Report, Review Draft »
ARPA-E Grid Award
The US Department of Energy had awarded three years of electric grid stability research funding to CIEE and its collaborators at i4Energy. Learn more »
The Nimble Distribution Grid: Challenges & Vision
CIEE's Co-Director of Electric Grid Research, Sascha von-Meier, will present a keynote at the ACM e-Energy Conference, May 23 in Berkeley. Learn more »The Real Reasons We Must Have a Smart Grid
Merwin Brown, CIEE's Co-Director of Electric Grid Research, presents his compelling case for a smarter grid May 22nd at the IEEE PES banquet in San Francisco. Learn more »i4Energy Seminar Series
Cosponsored by CIEE and CITRIS, this weekly event features interdisciplinary experts. This week: Design for Change Lab: Sustainability and the Dynamics of Rapid Change, May 10. Learn more »7th Annual, 2013 BECC Conference,
The premier event focused on understanding individual and organizational behavior and decision-making related to energy, climate change, and sustainability, returns this year to Sacramento, CA. Learn more »