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The head of the IEA stressed the importance of energy efficiency in solving the global energy issues, saying that energy efficiency can do more that all other solutions combined.
Date: 12/14/2009
Type: Blog
With a feed-in tariff solar energy policy, Germany has become the global leader in the implementation of solar energy. The country, which does does not have a climate ideally suited for solar power, has shown that what matters more than the solar climate is the government's energy policy.
Date: 12/12/2009
Type: Article
The National Renewable Energy Lab has created a new site that tracks economic activity in clean energy and publishes the data transparently.
Date: 12/10/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
A new report released, highlights the green economy that has emerged in California, partially attributed to the favorable policies towards energy efficiency.
Date: 12/09/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Economic Impact
In a speech today, President Obama outlined his plans for continued economic stimulus through creating clean jobs, retrofitting the national infrastructure and investing in energy efficiency.
Date: 12/08/2009
Type: News
The EPA to announce its official determination of the dangers greenhouse gases pose to human health and the environment. The findings could influence future regulation as well as President Obama's decisions as the upcoming climate conference in Copenhagen.
Date: 12/07/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Climate Change
A new report from Emerging Energy Research predicts a huge increase of utility-based photovoltaic generating capacity in the United States in the the coming years.
Date: 12/05/2009
Type: Blog
Using nickel as a catalyst rather than platinum could also mean less-expensive fuels cells.
Date: 12/04/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Conversion
Ford's new and improved gas powered Focus gets 62 miles per gallon and will be released in Europe this spring. \
Date: 12/03/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Transportation
NREL presents a new and potentially cheaper method for making electrochromic windows which can help reduce the energy use of buildings.
Date: 12/03/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings

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