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

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Google Energy LLC applies to become an electricity marketer to help better manage energy supplies for its operations.
Date: 01/07/2010
Type: News
Frustrated with the lack of recent breakthroughs in solar thermal technology, Google has decided to devote research resources to the area. The company is aiming to lower the production costs by a factor of at least two, but may have underestimated the technology's complexity.
Date: 09/28/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Google's green energy czar announced plans for the company to invest heavily in new mirror technology for solar thermal pants to reduce the cost by a quarter or more.
Date: 09/10/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Google spends lots of money on electricity use in their data centers, so they invest heavily making their data centers more efficient.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Data Centers
A group of executives, entrepreneurs and energy aficionados gathered at the Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency to talk about one part of the U.S. economy that is booming: energy efficiency.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
The electricity delivery system is outdated and far behind similar technologies in other industries. The smart grid can digitize the energy infrastructure the way credit cards have digitized the personal monetary exchange system.
Date: 03/03/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Smart Grid

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