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The Department of Energy collects appliance data in order to evaluate their energy efficiency.
Date: 01/12/2010
Type: News
Dmitri Talapin presents on his research with nanoparticle self-assembly into super-lattices.
Date: 04/29/2010
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Materials
Smart grid systems gain support as pilot programs provide data about the reliability of these decentralized energy distribution grids.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
As electric cars are expected to enter the mass market next year and as charging stations are being built, public utilities and private companies debate who will be allowed to sell electricity to these vehicles.
Date: 10/12/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Transportation
Adding a coating of graphene or carbon nanotubes is showing promise for improving the energy density of traditional ultracapacitors and may have applications for the lithium-ion battery market as well.
Date: 10/06/2011
Type: News
Washington, DC
Despite urgent calls from the White House and members of Congress this year about the need for more energy R&D, government funding for energy research is expected to stagnate in 2011 and possibly even decrease in 2012.
Date: 12/09/2010
Type: Article
Americold storage
Digital Lumens' LED Lighting Systems--which save up to 90 percent of lighting energy--have been installed in Americold facilities in three states.The fixtures also reduce AC and chiller power consumption in cold storage warehouses by 20-40 percent by eliminating heat transfer to chilled food.
Date: 03/29/2011
Type: Article
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
There is more momentum behind energy efficiency then there has been in three decades.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
ArrayPower announces new "sequenced inverter" that may cut costs associated with solar power by up to 10%.
Date: 01/31/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
To help alleviate the problems of high cost and low availability of cellular network access in remote rural areas, researchers at the MOMENT Lab of UC Santa Barbara have developed alternative solutions for high-quality local cellular network services.
Date: 11/21/2013
Type: News
Technologies: Communication
Tags: networks, UCSB

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