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Results of homes undergoing retrofits are presented at the BuildingEnergy Conference in Boston, revealing energy savings of up to 70 percent.
Date: 03/12/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings
India announces a $1 clean energy tax per ton of coal and a 5 percent import tax reduction on renewable energy in order to boost cleantech investments.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: Blog
Xtreme power will employ a "chemical capacitor" battery technology, said to be more efficient and cost effective than lithium ion batteries, to store energy produced by a planned wind farm on Oahu, Hawaii.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: Blog
Tags: battery, DOE, wind
Although it will take years for renewables to overtake existing energy sources, energy efficiency is one of many strategies to speed this transition.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: Blog
Researchers at MIT announce a new breakthrough for producing electricity with carbon nanotubes.
Date: 03/08/2010
Type: Blog
Whether or not legislation requiring energy storage passes, California will need approximately 4 GW of storage in order to reach its renewable energy goals.
Date: 03/05/2010
Type: Blog
The ARPA-E Summit showcased breakthrough clean-energy technologies and involved discussion on the need for financing and cohesive energy policy to bring these technologies to the mainstream.
Date: 03/03/2010
Type: Blog
Google releases the application programing interface for Google PowerMeter, a tool to provide users with real time energy use and cost data.
Date: 03/03/2010
Type: Blog
The Department of Energy's ARPA-E will distribute $100 million for research on energy efficient building technologies and smart grid concepts.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: Blog
The Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy lobbies for transmission expansion costs to be allocated to states consumers that directly benefit as a result.
Date: 03/01/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Utilities

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