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In this Issue: News on the Institute's new CLiCC project, improved processing tolerance of organic photonics, CEEM highlights, and more.
Date: 12/05/2014
By reflecting sunlight and transmitting heat through the Earth's atmosphere, Standford's passive radiator system can cool without any electricity.
Date: 12/01/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
Today’s renewable energy technologies won’t save us. So what will?
Date: 11/20/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Climate Change
Buildings must emit radically less CO2 during construction and occupation. This often leads to the assumption that we should be delivering ‘Zero-Carbon Buildings’. However, this is the wrong target for buildings, radical energy efficiency is the right target for buildings.
Date: 10/31/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
LED maker Cree on Tuesday is introducing a new consumer bulb that does away with the metal heat sink seen on most LED bulbs.
Date: 10/29/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
A new HVDC line will let Europe store more wind energy in Norway’s hydropower system
Date: 10/28/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Energy Storage
Representatives from all 10 UC Campuses, 3 National Labs, and ANR collaborated to discuss how to reach the UC President's 2025 Carbon Neutrality Goal.
Date: 10/27/2014
Lockheed Martin Corp. on Wednesday said its engineers had made a breakthrough in the race to build a nuclear fusion reactor.
Date: 10/23/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Energy Conversion
Jigar Shah invented the concept of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) while at SunEdison, profoundly impacting the growth of the solar industry.
Date: 10/23/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact
Alphabet Energy has designed a generator that uses no fuel. Instead, it uses racks of thermoelectric modules to convert the waste heat from industrial machines into electricity.
Date: 10/22/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Thermoelectrics

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