Doing it in the dark saves energy

A couple of stories I’ve worked on recently includes an energy conservation contest between students at UC campuses, and UC Santa Barbara won with the help of a catchy “Gauchos Do It In the Dark” slogan. The contest is one way UC is trying to mobilize its campuses to cut greenhouse gas emissions and be carbon neutral by 2025.

UC Solar working to revolutionize sun power

My latest story for UC: Someday, solar power will provide all the energy homes and buildings need for electricity, heat and cooling. Scientists at UC Solar, a multicampus research institute based at UC Merced, are helping to make that day come true. Read more at the UC Research website. Read other stuff I’ve written.