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

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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
Cisco Systems is partnering with a German utility to create a cleaner, more efficient electrical smart grid.
Date: 10/05/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
The federal stimulus grant awarded to the Institute for Energy Efficiency will pay big dividends over the long-term by advancing new technologies that can be spun off as new companies.
Date: 10/05/2009
Type: News
Dutch start-up Lemnis Lighting announced it is going to begin selling it's residential 5-watt LED light bulb, that produces the equivalent light of a 60-watt incandescent bulb and saves an estimated $280 over it's 25 year lifespan.
Date: 10/02/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Cleantech has passed biotech and IT as the top venture capital investment category in the world.
Date: 10/02/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
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
The California Public Utilities Commission approved a $3.1 billion energy efficiency budget for California utilities, the largest commitment ever made by a state to energy efficiency.
Date: 10/01/2009
Type: News
Both the EPA and the Senate propose to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from the nations largest stationary sources.
Date: 09/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Exelon is the latest utility to leave the US Chamber of Commerce over opposition to the Chamber's negative stance on the Waxman-Markey climate change bill.
Date: 09/29/2009
Type: Blog, News

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