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

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TV and appliance standards, improved building codes, and utility programs are among some of the instruments California is using to increase energy efficiency and reduce energy use.
Date: 02/18/2010
Type: Article
Over two decades, LED-based SSL deployment could generate $120 billion in energy savings assuming products achieve forecasted performance objectives.
Date: 02/17/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Tags: DOE, LED, SSL
Flow batteries could present a low cost storage option for grid electricity, reducing the issue of the intermittency of renewables.
Date: 02/16/2010
Type: Blog
As the market for lithium ion batteries for electric vehicles is projected to grow rapidly, it remains to be seen which country takes the lead.
Date: 02/15/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Transportation
Even with financial incentives, a publicity campaign, and federal policies, homeowners are reluctant to take action to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
Date: 02/15/2010
Type: Blog
DuPont is expanding its solar business, from ramping up production capacity to the recent release of a new substrate material for thin films.
Date: 02/14/2010
Type: Blog
Fred Chong and Ricardo Bianchini discuss the importance of energy efficient servers and data centers.
Date: 02/10/2010
Type: News
As funding for research and development of clean energy technologies is necessary for the future of a clean energy economy, small businesses hold great promise and have been shown to have twice as many innovations per employee as large businesses.
Date: 02/10/2010
Type: Article
IBM is developing a highly efficient thin film solar cell using more abundant, cheaper elements than previously used.
Date: 02/10/2010
Type: News
Susan Sanderson discusses findings on the development, commercialization, and diffusion of solid state lighting (SSL) technology in a global context.
Date: 02/10/2010
Type: Slides, Video

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