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Projects to lower energy use by data centers and telecommunications systems recieve funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Date: 01/06/2010
Type: News
Tags: ARRA, DOE
With the new-found awareness of the potential of energy efficiency, 2010 promises to be a year of action. There are three key factors that get people to take action: incentives, funding and solutions that are proven to work.
Date: 01/06/2010
Type: Blog
A new book recently published by the National Academy of Sciences describes how existing energy efficiency technologies can help the US use less energy while maintaining economic growth.
Date: 01/05/2010
Type: Article
Researchers at South Dakota State University are working on a scanning probe microscope expected to play an important role in improving solar cell and LED efficiency.
Date: 01/05/2010
Type: News
Engineers find a new way to make nitride semiconductors more efficient, opening the door to more effective UV lasers and LEDs.
Date: 01/04/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
By replacing metal components in solar windows with non-metallic compounds, New Energy has achieved greater transparency for their product.
Date: 01/04/2010
Type: News
A British company is testing new chemistry that could boost the performance of batteries.
Date: 01/04/2010
Type: News
With first-year funding approved, Energy Secretary Chu's flagship program is getting underway.
Date: 12/23/2009
Type: Blog
SolarReserve uses molten salt to store energy in solar thermal plants.
Date: 12/23/2009
Type: News
Taking a look back at 2009, the author touches upon a variety of issues including energy and climate change policy, the clean tech industry, jobs, and renewable energy.
Date: 12/22/2009
Type: Article

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