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As funding for research and development of clean energy technologies is necessary for the future of a clean energy economy, small businesses hold great promise and have been shown to have twice as many innovations per employee as large businesses.
Date: 02/10/2010
Type: Article
A look at how solar trackers are exploiting motion control and automation technology to boost energy production
Date: 02/08/2010
Type: Article
What are OLED's? Why aren't we seeing them in the market? This article provides a background of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and discusses barriers and competition.
Date: 02/01/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Tags: LED, OLED
President Barack Obama discusses clean energy in his State of the Union address on Wednesday, January 27, 2010.
Date: 01/28/2010
Type: Article
As water heating is the third largest expense in U.S. homes, solar water heaters can significantly reduce costs especially following California's recent launch of a cash rebate program.
Date: 01/28/2010
Type: Article
Solid-state lighting holds the promise of huge energy savings and long-lasting light sources. But before it comes to market, the products, like LED lights, have to get better, cheaper and easier to make.
Date: 01/27/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Tags: ARRA, DOE, LED
There is great potential to reduce energy consumption and minimize its total cost by using existing technologies—and without changing the everyday habits of consumers.
Date: 01/26/2010
Type: Article
Investment in new transmission lines would eliminate electricity congestion that costs the US billions per year, promote clean energy generation, and create thousands of jobs.
Date: 01/25/2010
Type: Article
Fred Chong, Director of the Greenscale computing research group at IEE discusses the energy wasted by computers when they are not in use.
Date: 01/07/2010
Type: Article
Solar tech developers have been busy outdoing each other in breaking records for cell and panel efficiencies. Why is it important and how do these players stack up against each other?
Date: 01/07/2010
Type: Article

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