About Us

The San Diego State University Center for Energy Sustainability, located in the heart of California's Imperial Valley, America's epicenter for renewable energy production, promotes excellence in renewable energy research, education and training. Through its emphasis on synergistic public and private sector partnerships, the Center fosters cutting-edge renewable energy research, provides academic and professional education relevant to California's energy future, and contributes to the social and economic development of the Imperial Valley.


Solar-Thermal power plant
The Valley's first commercial scale Solar-Thermal power plant.

5 MegaWatt community solar project
The first project of its kind in the Imperial Valley.

Renewable Energy Training and Education Grant
This grant is allowing us to develop training and education for the Valley's burgeoning renewable energy industry.

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