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Berkeley Rural Energy Group (BREG)

BREG has expanded to it's own full site! 

Visit breg.berkeley.edu for up-to-date information on BREG projects, members and activity.

Gang He

Position: 
Students
Research Interests: 
Gang He's work focuses on China’s energy and climate change policy, energy economics and energy modeling, integrating renewable energy, and cleaner utilization of coal.
Background: 
Gang He is pursuing his doctorate in the Energy and Resources Group at UC Berkeley and a graduate researcher at Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL). Previously, he was a research associate at Stanford University's Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD). He was with the World Resources Institute (WRI) as a Cynthia Helms Fellow. With his experiences both in US and China, he has been actively involved in the US-China collaboration on energy and climate change. Mr. He received an M.A. from Columbia University on Climate and Society and a B.S. from Peking University on Geography.

Virtual Electric Vehicle (EV) Test Drive

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Now is the time for a surge in EV education and ‘success stories’ from early adopters

In just six months, major automakers will initiate one of the greatest experiments in modern automotive history: the roll-out of the mainstream electrified vehicle (EV). Over 30 models of EV are expected by 2013. The Virtual EV Test Drive project addresses three major education-based barriers which confront a consumer’s decision to buy an EV:

Laura Schewel

Position: 
Students
Research Interests: 

Sustainable Transportation

Background: 

Before joining the Energy and Resources Group at UC Berkeley as a graduate student, Laura worked on vehicle electrification and sustainable transportation at the Rocky Mountain Institute and was an Energy Innovations Analyst at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Joachim Seel

Position: 
Students
Research Interests: 
  • PV cost analysis for Germany and the US
  • wind and solar energy policy
  • comparative study of renewable energy markets in Europe, China, US
Background: 
  • BA International Politics and History at the Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
  • Master of Public Policy, UC Berkeley '12
  • Master of Energy and Resources, UC Berkeley '12

Publications:

Master Thesis 2012: Making Photovoltaics competitive in the US - A comparison of German and US residential PV prices

Presentation with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2012: Why are prices for German residential PV system so much lower than in the US?

Web Profiles:

http://www.linkedin.com/in/joachimseel

http://emp.lbl.gov/staff/joachim-seel