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Programmers and hardware designers look for energy efficiency solutions as data center energy use continues to climb.
Date: 09/11/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
Google's green energy czar announced plans for the company to invest heavily in new mirror technology for solar thermal pants to reduce the cost by a quarter or more.
Date: 09/10/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will be receiving $1.8 million in stimulus funding to improve the HVAC efficiencies in government buildings.
Date: 09/10/2009
Type: News
Technologies: HVAC
Innovalight announced achieving an 18% efficiency on solar inks, liquid-like silicon cells that can be printed on a wafer. The results were verified by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Date: 09/09/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Nanosolar revealed their thin-film photovoltaic cell technology today, which was claimed to be more efficient and less expensive than the First Solar's cells. The company also announced $4.1 billion in orders for the panels.
Date: 09/09/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Even as the state of California invests heavily in renewable energy technologies, state officials believe that the most greenhouse gas reductions will come from energy efficiency.
Date: 09/09/2009
Type: News
LED lighting has improved significantly over the past few decades. As the price continues to drop and the quality continues to increase, LED lighting is becoming more practical for consumer use.
Date: 09/08/2009
Type: Article
As renewables become a larger scale of energy production, many utilities still do not have a way to accommodate for distributed generation.
Date: 09/08/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Utilities
The Chinese government made an agreement with First Solar to build the world's largest photovoltaic power plant in Mongolia, to be part of a 11.95-GW renewable energy park.
Date: 09/08/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researcher Evan Mills explains how the US could save billions of dollars a year by maximizing the energy efficiency of commercial buildings.
Date: 09/06/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Control Systems

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