University of California

Sanyo Partners with UCSD

Sanyo is partnering with the University of California at San Diego to research and develop the next generation of solar energy systems and energy management. Under the agreement, Sanyo and UC-San Diego will collaborate on multi-year, multi-disciplinary projects that fcus on renewable energy and energy storage research, development and education. Sanyo will also invest $3 million over three years to underwrite the collaborative research projects.

OpenADR Provides Common Language

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and its research partners, including start-up Akuacom, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Southern California Edison, have developed an open-source communications specification, OpenADR, which provides a common “language” for technology developed for the Smart Grid.