Jim Williams has been promoted to Full Professor

USFCA's ESM program is proud to announce that Dr. James ("Jim") H. Williams has received tenure and has been promoted to full Professor. He joined the MS in Energy Systems Management program in 2017, our inaugural year of instruction. As a founding faculty member in the program, Jim has been critical in establishing our program's …

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ESM Marin County Hike

First and second year students from the ESM program were recently marshaled by ESMProgram Director and Trail Leader for the day, Fred Willington, on an expedition hike in MarinCounty just north of San Francisco. About twenty hikers gathered on a gray and misty Saturdaymorning at the Rock Spring Trailhead in Mount Tamalpais State Park, and …

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FULBRIGHT PROGRAM

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international academic exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Since its inception in 1946, over 400,000 Fulbrighters from the United States and 165 countries have studied, taught, and conducted research in each other's countries while promoting international understanding and collaboration as participants and alumni.  During their grants, Fulbrighters meet, …

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Energy systems are rapidly transforming. As a result, jobs in the renewable energy sector are among the fastest growing in the U.S. The Master’s in Energy Systems Management equips students for positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors promoting a sustainable, low carbon future with alternatives like solar and wind power.We invite you to …

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Promoting Microgrid Development in California: State of the Policy

"Promoting Microgrid Development in California: State of the Policy" was held on on July 14 at 12:00pm PDT. The webinar was hosted by Rehana Aziz, MS in Energy Systems Management second year student and Fulbright Scholar. Our webinar panelists included: Paul De Martini | Managing Partner, Newport Consulting Peter Asmus | Research Director, Guidehouse Insights …

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Future of the EV Market in the United States

"Future of the Electric Vehicle Market in the US", was held on July 31, 2020 at 1:30p.m. PDT. The event was moderated by Energy Systems Management second year student Maaz Haider. The three panelists for the speaker series session included: Francesca Wahl | Charging Policy Manager, Business Development and Public Policy Team, TeslaObrie Hostetter | …

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Review of California’s 2020 Draft Transportation Electrification Framework

The speaker series event discussing California's draft Transportation Electrification Framework (TEF), was held on June 9th, 2020 and 01:00 PM. The panel was moderated by Govinda Hira, second year student at the Energy Systems Management Program and a Fulbright scholar. The panelists for the session included: Melodee Blackn | Senior Policy Advisor | Southern California …

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What does COVID-19 Mean For The Clean Energy Transition?

The Energy Systems Management program held its first webinar on COVID-19 and its impact on the clean energy transition. Please see the recording here. Read more about our three panelists: Michael Colvin | Director, California Energy Program, Environmental Defense Fund Michael Colvin is the Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, California Energy Program at Environmental …

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ESM’s Chris Greacen leads World Bank project to provide power to hospitals in Haiti, Nigeria, and Yemen

We are minimizing the use of diesel generators. Diesel fuel supply lines in many of the World Bank client countries are strained even during normal times, and are expected to worsen under pandemic conditions. Hospitals with diesel generators also often find it difficult to pay for diesel fuel even when it is available. Because COVID19 …

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