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

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Sandia scientists successfully test a machine that creates fuel from carbon dioxide.
Date: 11/23/2009
Type: News
Areas hard-hit by the U.S. automakers' slump are pitching themselves to green technology firms. Workers and machines that used to crank out cars are now making parts for solar and wind power plants.
Date: 11/23/2009
Type: News
A recent report predicted the price of solar electricity to drop by 50% this year due to a combination of government backing and market stabilization.
Date: 11/23/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Discovery by a UCSD professor and graduate student may lead to smaller batteries with more power and run time.
Date: 11/22/2009
Type: News
Beacon Power Corp. to build a 20-megawatt flywheel energy-storage facility in New York.
Date: 11/19/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Flywheels, Energy Storage
Utilities and third-party companies will have to develop a suite of applications to help customers monitor and manage their energy use.
Date: 11/19/2009
Type: News
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
The EU has agreed on energy standards including renewable energy for new buildings and has also established new labeling rules to rank the energy efficiency of products such as refrigerators, windows, and doors.
Date: 11/18/2009
Type: News
The White House is considering implementation of a two-year, $23 billion "Home Star" program to encourage homeowners to undertake weatherization projects such as adding air sealing, insulation and energy-saving light bulbs.
Date: 11/17/2009
Type: News
An $11 million grant from the Department of Energy will help Honeywell and SCE install smart grid technology in California.
Date: 11/17/2009
Type: News

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