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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
The Navy is retrofitting the lighting at two bases in California, in what is being called possibly the largest lighting retrofit in Naval history.
Date: 02/24/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Tags: LED
Bloom Energy's fuel cells have been purchased by large companies and are said to generate electricity for 8 to 10 cents per kilowatt-hour.
Date: 02/24/2010
Type: Blog
Applied materials makes the equipment needed to produce the biggest solar panels in the world.
Date: 02/23/2010
Type: Article
Isentropic Energy’s pumped-heat electrical energy storage could disrupt the large-scale electrical energy storage market
Date: 02/23/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Energy Storage

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