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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
UC Santa Barbara has teamed with the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) of Singapore to develop ultra-efficient nanoscale transistors.
Date: 10/12/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Electronics
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
Governor Schwarzenegger has signed legislation to create a feed-in tariff structure for small solar power generators in California.
Date: 10/12/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Billionaire George Soros announced he will be contributing $1B toward the development of clean energy technologies.
Date: 10/12/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
As data centers are becoming significant consumers of electricity, seeking data center efficiency is becoming a big deal.
Date: 10/11/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
The DOE sponsored Solar Decathlon challenges twenty student teams from universities in North America and Europe to design, build, and operate a solar powered house.
Date: 10/10/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings, Climate Change
As the Bangkok climate talks concluded with some progress, debate continues on whether a second commitment period to Kyoto is being negotiated or whether a new climate deal will replace Kyoto.
Date: 10/09/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Dow Chemical has unveiled low-cost, thin-film CIGS photovoltaic cells in a roofing shingle form.
Date: 10/07/2009

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