An applied research program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, SEDAC draws from the expertise of University of Illinois faculty, staff, and students to conduct cutting-edge research on energy efficiency and sustainability. Research is conducted in close consultation with community partners, addressing questions that have emerged from SEDAC's energy efficiency project experience. Check out our research page and explore a few research highlights below.

Research Posts

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The Emerging Hydrogen Economy and the Quest for Faster Horses

By Dr. Tim Lindsey From Faster Horses to Model Ts: Shortcomings of Today’s Energy System Legend has it that when […]

Energy Efficiency Workforce: Lessons Learned from Past Crises

Growing the Energy Efficiency Workforce Research Series In Illinois, nearly 10,000 energy efficiency jobs have been lost since the beginning […]

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Building a Resilient Energy Efficiency Workforce

The economic effects of the pandemic have devastated many job sectors, including the energy efficiency sector. In Illinois, there are […]