A Research Award from the Department of Energy entitled, “Solar Energy / Energy Storage Discharge Models and Analysis of Regional Electricity Utility Usage Based on Interval Data” was awarded to the SDSU Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) directed by Prof. Asfaw Beyene with assistance from Prof. Joaquin Camacho. The award includes $25K as a supplement to existing energy efficiency activities of the IAC. The goal of the research project is to increase the number of solar energy and energy storage installations onto Southern California manufacturing facilities. The project is lead by MSME student Andrew Benedict-Phillip with assistance from MSME Nicholas Bonse, BSME Daniela Cantor (IAC Lead Student) and MSME Helena Rodriguez-Fernandez.
Dr. Beyene and Dr. Camacho receive award from Department of Energy