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The California Energy Commission voted unanimously to impose energy efficiency standards on televisions, making California the first state to do so.
Date: 11/18/2009
Type: News
A team of Stanford researchers has determined why some transistors made of organic crystals don't perform well, yielding ideas about how to make them work better.
Date: 11/11/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Electronics
Touching on progress made in recent decades, this article highlights popular papers published in Nanotechnology in 2009.
Date: 10/29/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Electronics, Photonics
G24 Innovations' flexible thin film photovoltaics will be used to line backpacks and labtop bags which can be tapped to charge cell phones and other electronics.
Date: 10/14/2009
Type: News
UC Santa Barbara has teamed with the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) of Singapore to develop ultra-efficient nanoscale transistors.
Date: 10/12/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Electronics
Executive Order 13514 addresses energy efficiency in electronics, servers, and data centers and sets ambitious goals for energy efficiency in buildings for all federal agencies.
Date: 10/07/2009
Type: News
Google and Energy Inc. provide a free home energy management tool that does not require a smart meter.
Date: 10/06/2009
Type: News
Excitonics could provide us with faster computers and better communication speeds - but at this stage is only possible at very low temperatures. Researchers at UCSD have taken a step toward creating exciton-based devices operational at room temperatures.
Date: 10/01/2009
Type: News
computer clunker
Popular Science commentary on the Cash for Clunkers program suggest a Cash for Tech Clunkers program.
Date: 08/27/2009
Type: Blog
In an effort to make electronic devices more efficient, the SOI Industry Consortium launched an initiative to encourage the use of manufacturing on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology instead of traditional bulk silicon, which has an energy saving of 30%.
Date: 07/28/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Electronics

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