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China plans to spend billions on research and on building nuclear and renewable energy plants as part of a plan to have clean energy account for 15 percent of total consumption.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
Federal funds could help 15 gigawatts of solar projects move forward.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
The Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) may have developed a way to run air conditioners on sound waves, which if widely deployed could reduce US energy consumption by 13 percent.
Date: 03/01/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Energy Conversion
Thermoelectrics can convert waste heat into electricity, presenting an enormous potential for energy efficiency improvements as nearly half the energy cosumed by the US is dissipated as waste heat.
Date: 03/01/2010
Type: Blog
A new law will double the cap on how much energy customers can sell back to utilities.
Date: 02/26/2010
Type: News
The California Energy Commission has unveiled a $90m Clean Energy Manufacturing Program to assist clean energy companies in the state.
Date: 02/25/2010
Type: News
Bloom Energy's new fuel cell system can run on a variety of fuels and is said to cut carbon dioxide emissions in half compared to conventional power sources.
Date: 02/25/2010
Type: News
Tags: fuel cell
Global Solar Energy is the first company to exceed 13 percent efficiency of thin film solar power modules.
Date: 02/25/2010
Type: News
Applied materials makes the equipment needed to produce the biggest solar panels in the world.
Date: 02/23/2010
Type: Article
An enormous utility-scale solar thermal project scheduled to be built in California this year receives loan guarantees from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Date: 02/22/2010
Type: News

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