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

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The spice and seasoning company now generates more energy than it consumes. McCormick & Company built a solar array, and it reduced its energy consumption by installing many building upgrades. The company added energy efficient lighting and a HVAC system, among others.
Date: 04/17/2012
Type: Article
Soraa thinks it can make LEDs cheap enough to replace regular bulbs. The company was founded by Institute faculty Dr. Shuji Nakamura, Dr. Steven DenBaars, and Dr. James Speck.
Date: 04/05/2012
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Tags: LED
Startup Soraa thinks its new LED bulbs are efficient enough to replace regular bulbs.
Date: 02/16/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
A Denver-based inventor aims to eliminate the use of kerosene for lighting in developing countries with his solar-charged light bulb.
Date: 01/25/2012
Type: News
A new generation of photovoltaic streetlamps was debuted at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, which promise 98% efficiency in converting stored energy to light.
Date: 01/13/2012
Type: News
Greentech Media features the Santa Barbara area's leadership in energy efficiency technology, mentioning Institute faculty members Shuji Nakamura and Umesh Mishra: Nakamura for his LED research and Umesh Mishtra for his startup company Transphorm.
Date: 01/06/2012
Type: News
London's iconic Tower Bridge will be retrofitted with LED lights that save 40% on energy for illumination and have the ability to change color and intensity.
Date: 11/14/2011
Type: News
An advance in gallium nitride LEDs boosts the efficiency at which they produce ultraviolet light, with promising applications for chemical, biological, aerospace, military and medical technologies.
Date: 10/31/2011
Type: News
Nth Degree Technologies is exploring the use of gallium nitride 'ink' to print flexible, paper-like LED lighting sheets.
Date: 10/28/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Scientists at Sandia National Labs have developed a diode laser with lighting quality comparable to incadescents and the new lights could compete with LEDs once cost competitive.
Date: 10/26/2011
Type: News

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