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Large amounts of government spending is about to specifically fund energy efficiency.
Date: 02/25/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
Infinite Power Solutions has increased the capacity of its thin-film battery. The device can be combined with micro-harvesting technologies that capture ambient vibrations to capture small amounts of energy.
Date: 03/12/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
Edward Mazria was called before the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to give expert testimony on reducing energy consumption in buildings.
Date: 03/16/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
By connecting the grid to a wireless network that updates current price and source of energy once every few minutes, an energy start-up hopes to reduce energy consumption and enable large-scale renewable energy use.
Date: 03/31/2009
Type: News
Institute Newsletter Issue One. In This Issue: Research Insights - Controlling Smart Grids, Feature Article - Energy Efficiency is THE leading Solution, Faculty News - Mishra elected to NAE
Date: 04/01/2009
Type: News
Many IT companies are now building data centers in cool climates, then using the outside air to partially cool the servers instead of energy inefficient air conditioning.
Date: 04/09/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
Intel is creating the compilers that work with many-core processors, which significantly reduce a computers energy use.
Date: 04/21/2009
Type: News
An extremely energy efficiency processor chip for cell phones and mp3 players has been developed by a group at UC Davis.
Date: 04/24/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Electronics

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