About the Institute
The Institute for Energy Efficiency is an interdisciplinary research institute dedicated to developing technological solutions that will forever change how energy is produced, used, and managed. The Institute’s cutting-edge research activities leverage the considerable expertise of U.C. Santa Barbara’s highly acclaimed faculty, scientists, engineers and researchers, including five Nobel Laureates. By fostering collaborations, sponsoring research, and expediting the commercialization of new technologies, the Institute strives to deliver significant advances in energy efficiency in the near term.
The Institute for Energy Efficiency runs a wide variety of programs and initiatives–including the Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency–that advance its mission of advancing energy efficiency technologies.
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