Friday, August 3, 2018

Week Ending August 3

Lab news releases earned the following coverage:

Peter Larsen (ETA) is quoted in a Daily Cal story on tools he helped develop to estimate grid interruption costs. (Aug. 3)

Forester Daily News, North American Clean Energy, and EnvironmentGuru covered a Lab release on the Plug & Play DER Challenge. (Aug. 2)

The Lab or Lab staff appeared in the following media:

Michael Wehner (CRD) is quoted in stories in the San Francisco Chronicle, Axios, The Guardian, Common Dreams, and The Weather Network on the connection between climate change and California’s fire season.

The Fresno Bee and Energy Manager Today covered a report written by Anand R. Gopal (ETA) and Julia Szinai on EVs and the grid. (Aug. 3)

ThinkProgress cited a Lab report on vehicle-to-grid technology. (Aug. 3)

NGT News cited a Lab report on renewable energy supply. (Aug. 3)

A Reuters report on Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum’s plans for stricter vehicle emissions mentions that she researched greenhouse gas emissions when she was at the Lab. (Aug. 2), Eurasia Review,, and Canada News Media wrote about a study led by the University of British Columbia and involving the Lab (Patrick Shih [EGSB]) that found that bacteria can go extinct. (July 31)

The Lab’s Heat Island Group was cited in an opinion piece in on San Luis Obispo’s efforts to address climate change. (July 31)

The Lab’s MyGreenCar app is mentioned in an NRDC blog post on buying a greener car. (July 31)

Mary Ann Piette (ETA) is cited in an article in Grist on how hot weather strains the grid. (July 30)

A Lab study on air conditioners is cited in an opinion piece by two Harvard researchers published in The Hill on the environmental impacts of AC. (July 30)

Saul Perlmutter and his Supernova Cosmology Project are mentioned in an story on dark energy. (July 27)