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With a little more fundamental research, Gallium Nitride LEDs could spark a lighting revolution, reducing lighting electricity use by 75%.
Date: 07/22/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
The electric vehicle company, Zenn, is investing heavily in the battery company EEStor, who promises to drastically improved ultracapacitor battery in 2010.
Date: 07/21/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
President Obama has proposed investing in a national high-speed rail infrastructure in ten population dense regions in the US.
Date: 07/21/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Transportation
The head of research at GE speaks about his company’s aspirations in the smart grid and Battery market
Date: 07/21/2009
Type: Video
Energy efficient renovation continues to show growth, as consumers continue to invest in long term energy saving despite the current recession.
Date: 07/21/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
The solar economy has potential for job creation, but not as much potential as similar industry in developing countries. US solar manufacturers will employ more automated machinery in factory processes due to high labor costs in the US.
Date: 07/20/2009
Type: Blog
The dropping price of silicon coupled with increased demand is causing many solar manufacturers to expand to handle the heightened demand.
Date: 07/20/2009
Type: News
By installing solar power generation, improving the efficiency of appliances, and green retrofitting, a home can become a net zero energy building, producing more power than it consumes.
Date: 07/20/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Modeling
As the demand for batteries is expected to rise dramatically, many start-ups hope to gain potential market share of the battery economy.
Date: 07/20/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
The price per watt of solar energy is becoming competitive with fossil fuels as the global capacity for solar generation rises.
Date: 07/18/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics

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