UCLA researchers part of team awarded $9 million to provide local renewable energy to San Gabriel Valley residents

September 9, 2020

UCLA’s California Center for Sustainable Communities (CCSC) is part of a research team that was awarded a $9 million California Energy Commission grant for the development of an innovative renewable energy access project in the San Gabriel Valley.

The Bassett-Avocado Advanced Energy Community Project will provide local renewable energy and shared economic benefits to Angelenos living in disadvantaged communities. 

Photo Source: UCLA Institute of the Environment & Sustainability

“This project has the potential to show how under served communities, including renters, can participate in the energy transition toward renewable electricity,” said Stephanie Pincetl, director of CCSC at the UCLA Institute of Environment and Sustainability (IoES).

Read more on the IoES website.