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Videos from UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency, May 1-2, 2013  

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Co-sponsored by the Institute for Energy Efficiency, Game Changer: Unconventional Gas & Oil and the Energy Landscape brought together experts to discuss how to manage the controversial method of hydraulic fracturing.
Date: 03/13/2014
Type: News
California is getting serious about distributed energy resources (DER), which include small utility-scale solar, bioenergy and wind generation, energy storage, energy efficiency, demand response and combined heat and power facilities.
Date: 02/03/2015
Type: News
New research looks at how moral suasion compares to monetary rewards.
Date: 02/05/2015
Type: Article
California regulators are intensifying efforts to wring every possible electron out of common household devices.
Date: 03/16/2015
Type: News
“What would our energy system look like if the move to a low-carbon society wasn’t left to governments and big energy companies but was instead led by civil society?” – asks Dr. Stephen Hall, a Research Fellow in energy economics and policy at the University of Leeds (UK).
Date: 03/30/2015
Type: Article
Low-carbon leadership has not only paid dividends for California’s environment and citizens, but it has also transformed and strengthened the state’s economy.
Date: 04/03/2015
Type: News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 128 businesses and organizations with the Energy Star’s Partner of the Year award for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment.
Date: 04/07/2015
Type: News
The energy market in the United States is undergoing a dramatic transformation, driven by technological advancement, market dynamics, and better policies and laws—none of which was possible a decade ago.
Date: 04/16/2015
Type: News
Congress on Tuesday passed a bill focused on improving energy efficiency in buildings and water heaters, a move celebrated by both parties for breaking longstanding partisan gridlock.
Date: 04/24/2015
Type: News
Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order dramatically ramping up this state’s already ambitious program aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions, saying it was critical to address “an ever-growing threat” posed by global warming to the state’s economy and well-being.
Date: 04/29/2015
Type: News

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