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Dr. Park's CNI proposal ranked top
Dr. Chan Seung Park’s proposal for the Carbon Emission Reduction from the Intelligent Operation of Campus Steam Plant with Natural Gas Fuel Quality Sensor (Gas Quality Sensor) Project was ranked top by the UC Global Climate Leadership Council (GCLC) leadership for funding of research proposals submitted through the UC Carbon…
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ESTAC 2019
2nd Annual WCGEC's Energy Storage Technolgies and Applications Conference
Over 150 people attended the 2nd Annual Winston Chung Global Energy Center's Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference held at Bourns Technology Center on April 11-12, 2019. The organizers planned technical discussions inclusive of faculty, researchers, regulators, technology developers, community leaders, and…
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ESTAC 2019
Poster Competition at 2nd Annual WCGEC's Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference
One of the highlights at the 2nd Annual Winston Chung Global Energy Center's Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference held at Bourns Technology Center on April 11-12, 2019 was the poster exhibition and competition. The poster sessions included the exhibition of posters from sixteen projects that was carried out by…
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natural gas
Dr. Park awarded $1.4M from CEC to Improve Natural Gas Energy Efficiency
Dr. Chan Seung Park, Research Engineer of WCGEC, was awarded $1,499,910 from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for his proposal entitled "Demonstration of Smart Combustion Technology using Natural Gas Fuel Quality Sensor." Over the next three years of the project, Park will be collaborating with Dr, Christopher Ryu at CSU…
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Mission

To advance solutions for today’s energy storage demands, while developing far-sighted energy storage, generation, and distribution research and energy-use strategies for tomorrow’s applications.

Vision

Bridging the gap between industry and academia, the center will address energy generation, storage, and distribution needs and issues contributing to the economic, social, and environmental health of communities around the world.

Goals

• Foster a premier academic environment of research and discovery in sustainable energy, with a focus on storage issues;
• Educate a diverse and distinguished engineering workforce that is dedicated to addressing global energy needs;
• Offer tools and training that will increase the capacity of public and private planners, architects, engineers, utilities and developers to design and build energy-efficient community projects;
• Build partnerships with global organizations and businesses to foster clean energy storage solutions; and
• Inspire leadership and community to take action to address energy storage issues in California and the world.

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