UC Davis

One of the 21st century‚Äôs biggest challenges is transitioning to a sustainable energy future. The UC Davis Energy Institute combines research, education, and outreach programs in energy science, technology, management, and policy to help facilitate this transition and provide new energy solutions.

A special program within the UC Davis Office of Research, the Institute focuses and coordinates energy research and education across the campus and partners with other campus, state, national, and international centers and institutes in fostering new innovations, expanding public service, and informing decision making in government, industry, and other sectors.


To accelerate the transformation to a sustainable energy future by integrating basic and applied energy research across the spectrum from fundamental science to market entry, and training the next generation of engineering, scientific, and policy leaders.