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I.B.M. and a Saudi Arabian research institute are collaborating to develop a desalination plant powered by a new type of solar technology.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
MIT researchers say they have found a way to create batteries that can offer up to three times the energy density of current batteries, while being much lighter.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
The California Public Utilities Commission has given NREL approximately 3 million dollars to help stimulate their solar power infrastructure.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
The Green Grid consortium, together with several global government and industry organizations in the U.S., Europe and Japan, has nearly solved a problem that has plagued IT and data center managers for quite some time — how to monitor and measure energy use in data centers.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO, have made a yellow-green LED that could be combined with other colored LEDs to yield white light, potentially increasing efficiency by 20 percent.
Date: 04/12/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Tags: LED, NREL
A new report published by the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance highlights how energy efficiency measures, which have been slow to be adopted in the South, could create jobs, avoid additional power plant construction, and promote sustainability in the Southeastern United States.
Date: 04/12/2010
Type: Report
The smart grid will be more reliable and efficient than the current system in place, but its interconnectedness brings up some security issues that must be dealt with.
Date: 04/09/2010
Type: News
Components of the next-generation smart-energy grid could be hacked in order to change household power settings or to spoof communications with a utility's network, according to a study of three pilot implementations.
Date: 04/05/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
In this issue: the bright future of LED lighting, Amory Lovins visits UCSB, registration opens for the Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency, upcoming Energy Leadership lectures
Date: 04/05/2010
Type: News

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