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A household can be put on a carbon diet, reducing 80% of energy emissions through energy efficiency.
Date: 03/01/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Modeling
Applied materials makes the equipment needed to produce the biggest solar panels in the world.
Date: 02/23/2010
Type: Article
California will require utilities to pay consumers for generating more solar and wind power than they use and will boost the payoff for certain solar facilities. The laws take effect Jan 1.
Date: 10/13/2009
Type: News
Seattle
The City of Seattle has launched a formal benchmarking program to measure and track the energy efficiency of its commercial buildings by using the EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager program.
Date: 05/11/2011
Type: Article
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
The Department of Energy announced it is awarding $155 million in funding for energy efficiency projects across the country.
Date: 11/03/2009
Type: News
Recovery Act money awarded to 41 industrial energy efficiency projects throughout the country.
Date: 11/03/2009
Type: News
This funding will support improvements in concentrating solar power systems, components, and thermal energy storage to accelerate the market-readiness of this renewable energy technology.
Date: 05/07/2010
Type: News
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
Infrared imagery in online maps lets homeowners see their energy efficiency.
Date: 07/09/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings

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