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Videos from UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency, May 1-2, 2013  

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The DRPs are in. Now comes the hard part: building DERs into business-as-usual for the grid.
Date: 07/07/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Utilities
The White House Better Buildings Challenge has already saved participants over $1 billion in the first two years of the ten year program. The success of this challenge shows the new trend in energy efficiency that is not only government-mandated, but also market-driven.
Date: 06/12/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
A revolution is occurring in the lighting aisle: long-lasting, energy-saving light bulbs that cost more than $25 each when introduced years ago can now be found for $5 or less. While LEDs may currently fill just a few percent of America's screw-based sockets, that's about to change dramatically.
Date: 06/09/2015
Type: Blog
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
President Obama on Thursday signed into law a measure that is intended to improve energy efficiency in buildings and stop efficiency rules for certain water heaters.
Date: 05/01/2015
Type: News
Tags: energy, policy
Today’s renewable energy technologies won’t save us. So what will?
Date: 11/20/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Climate Change
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
One of Maine’s top wildlife advocacy groups says there’s plenty of room in the state to accommodate animal habitat and wind energy development.
Date: 12/05/2013
Type: News
Technologies: Utilities
Tags: energy, Maine
With the complexity of future smart grids and the integration challenges posed by renewables, a deeper understanding of the grid’s dynamic network interactions as well as the control of those interactions is increasingly important.
Date: 11/15/2013
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
Tags: energy, power, UCSB
Predicting what the energy landscape will look like in 20 years.
Date: 11/11/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Batteries, Economic Impact
Tags: energy
In most facilities, changing a light bulb is a pretty simple task. However, in a hospital, even minor tasks can be complicated.
Date: 11/07/2013
Type: Article

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