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

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Following the lead of the Large Hadron Collider, companies and research groups are focusing on ways to integrate high efficiency cables made of superconductive filaments into a smart grid.
Date: 06/17/2010
Type: Article, News
With the help of its local utility, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will launch a three-year energy efficiency project , "MIT Efficiency Forward," that will trim electricity use 15 percent and save the university $50 million.
Date: 05/26/2010
Type: News
Dr. Arthur H. Rosenfeld, former commissioner of the California Energy Commission, says that legislation and standards created since the 1973 oil embargo have led to drastic energy savings, but much more can be done.
Date: 04/17/2010
Type: Article
Dow Chemical has unveiled low-cost, thin-film CIGS photovoltaic cells in a roofing shingle form.
Date: 10/07/2009
Center for Energy Efficient Materials (CEEM), has been officially launched
Date: 08/27/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Materials
Many European nations are investing heavily in green building, attempting to make a significant portion of structures carbon neutral.
Date: 08/10/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Materials, Modeling
Recently, there has been a boom in green building materials like insulation and energy efficient windows.
Date: 06/30/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Materials
An energy start-up wants to install energy efficiency improvements in a building and share the energy savings with the building owner.
Date: 06/09/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Materials, Modeling
Using thin film technology, flexible solar panels could be made into small panels, then applied to a roof like shingles.
Date: 06/08/2009
Type: News
Implementing cool roofs on a national scale would be equivalent to energy savings from removing 20 million cars off the road for 20 years.
Date: 05/29/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Materials

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