UC Davis is the home of the vehicle of the future — the plug-in hybrid that combines the efficiencies of an electric vehicle for around-town use with the range of a gasoline engine for distance driving. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise file photo
Motion-sensitive lighting illuminates the walkways on the UC Davis Quad, saving the university big bucks in energy costs. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise file photo
Kathreen Fontecha shows off new, energy-efficient lighting solutions designed at the California Lighting Technology Center at UC Davis in November 2010. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise file photo
Daniel Sperling, director of the Institute for Transportation Studies at UCD and adviser to both the state and federal governments, has referred to UCD as the “premier university in the world for sustainable transportation.” Courtesy photo

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