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University centers harness brainpower and technology to stop wasting energy — conserve, baby, conserve!
Date: 01/16/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Control Systems
An overview of the processes of carbon capture and storage are given through an interactive map.
Date: 01/01/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Utilities
Energy efficiency is the cheapest, cleanest, and most effective energy resource at our disposal.
Date: 12/31/2008
Type: Article
80% of the cars in the US auto fleet drive less than 40 miles a day, which is the capacity of current in-vehicle battery technology. Converting some of these cars to plug-in electric vehicles is a big step towards energy independence.
Date: 12/01/2008
Type: Article
Technologies: Batteries
The rapid growth of the IT sector requires a huge amount of electricity, causing a growing percentage of carbon emissions, but the internet can also be used as a tool to abate carbon emissions.
Date: 10/01/2008
Type: Article
A wedge in the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere can be created by using a variety of strategies to cut emissions.
Date: 08/14/2008
Type: News
Senator Schumer held a hearing to examine how energy efficiency programs can drastically reduce our dependence on foreign energy sources.
Date: 07/30/2008
Type: News
Amory Lovins, chief scientist at the Rocky Mountain Institute, discusses how businesses can use energy efficiency to their advantage and how governments can encourage this process.
Date: 07/01/2008
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact
Though the capital required and investement opportunity in energy efficiency varies dramatically by sector and region, there are paths to cutting energy demand and greenhouse gas emission, while generating attractive returns.
Date: 07/01/2008
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact

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