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Energy efficiency features are becoming standard in new home construction due to increasing demand and eco-consciousness.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
Southern California Edison receives an award in recognition of its leadership in energy efficiency through the promotion of ENERGY STAR appliances and electronics and other programs that help customers save energy.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
Obama promotes green jobs and discusses the Home Star program which will provide rebates for homeowners to pursue energy efficiency home upgrades.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
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 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
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

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