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Videos from UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency, May 1-2, 2013  

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Facebook is building an energy efficient data center and pursing LEED Gold status.
Date: 01/22/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
Major car companies and well-funded startups — fueled by federal clean-energy funding and rapid improvement in lithium-ion batteries — are now producing electric vehicles that will soon be in showrooms.
Date: 01/21/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Transportation
Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science Steve Koonin speaks on sustainably managing the energy and resource strains on the world associated with population growth and industrialization.
Date: 01/21/2010
Type: Slides, Video
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Launches Four Partnership Projects to Move Solar Products to Commercial Scale
Date: 01/20/2010
Tags: ARRA, DOE, NREL, solar
Revolutionary material allows electrons to travel on its surface with no loss of energy, drastically improving computer chip efficiency and possibly replacing common silicon semiconductors.
Date: 01/20/2010
Type: News
Dow Chemical readies easy-to-install solar roofs.
Date: 01/20/2010
Type: News
NASA collaborates with Integrated Building Solutions (IBS) to enhance the energy efficiency of their buildings.
Date: 01/20/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Control Systems
UC Santa Cruz electrical engineering professor, Ali Shakouri, discusses how nanoscale thermoelectric devices can help the world meet the growing demand for energy.
Date: 01/20/2010
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Thermoelectrics
Robert Ayers, co-author of the book "Crossing the Energy Divide" discusses how inefficiently the American economy uses energy and how this might be improved.
Date: 01/19/2010
Type: Blog
A variety of companies have developed home energy management devices and web applications.
Date: 01/19/2010
Type: News

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