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Vendors and local utilities may help the growth of green data centers by providing incentives and rebates and promoting energy efficient products.
Date: 11/13/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Data Centers
The "new energy" economy rolls forward even as hopes for an international deal to combat climate change at Copenhagen shift into reverse.
Date: 11/13/2009
Type: Article
Martin Fischer, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University and Director of the Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE), discusses the importance of establishing value based metrics and best practices for accurate evaluation of building performance.
Date: 11/11/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Buildings
A team of Stanford researchers has determined why some transistors made of organic crystals don't perform well, yielding ideas about how to make them work better.
Date: 11/11/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Electronics
Konarka Technologies and Arch Aluminum & Glass plan to pilot a project that creates a solar wall that could eventually be integrated into building design.
Date: 11/10/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Indian company Moser Baer Photovoltaic announced plans to invest $5 billion in it's manufacturing facilities over 10 years.
Date: 11/10/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
A material containing electroluminescent liquid crystals could be used to make new kinds of OLED and LCD displays.
Date: 11/09/2009
Type: News
Tags: LED, OLED, photons
As emissions reductions estimates and methodologies regarding Smart Grid use vary widely, the EPA suggests a clearinghouse could be created for such data.
Date: 11/06/2009
Type: Article
Nanowire anodes could let lithium-ion batteries in cars and laptops run twice as long.
Date: 11/06/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries, Energy Storage
Ausra sells planned CA solar farm to First Solar, resulting in the cancellation of Ausra’s contract to provide 177 megawatts to PG&E- a setback in the utility’s efforts to meet state-mandated renewable-energy targets.
Date: 11/05/2009
Type: News

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