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Startup Soraa says its second- generation LEDs will be brighter and more efficient than conventional LEDs, setting a new record in performance.
Date: 02/21/2013
Type: Article
Sun Catalytix is making a new type of flow battery that could store hours’ worth of energy on the grid.
Date: 09/30/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Batteries
California-based Simbol Materials plans to extract Lithium and other valuable elements from the brine used by Geothermal plants, just as the demand for Lithium is expected to soar due to future increase in electric cars.
Date: 11/16/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Materials
Battery startup Primus Power's newly designed flow batteries could make grid scale energy storage cheaper.
Date: 06/07/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
States are opting to back big energy efficiency programs to reduce electricity demand and cut greenhouse-gas emissions. Total spending on energy efficiency programs is expected to rise from $3.1 billion in 2008 to $7-$12 billion in 2020.
Date: 10/22/2009
Type: News
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
Light Emitting Diode (LED) technologies are a more favorable alternative to conventional lighting sources.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
A recent study by New York City's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability found that most energy intensive large buildings typically use three to five times more energy than least energy intensive buildings. NYC large buildings account for 45% of the city's carbon emissions.
Date: 08/06/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings

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