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A group of executives, entrepreneurs and energy aficionados gathered at the Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency to talk about one part of the U.S. economy that is booming: energy efficiency.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
In an effort to make retooling a data center for improved energy efficiency easier, Emerson Network Power and Sun Microsystems have pair pair their products and services.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
Researchers at the Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) and the Freiburg Materials Research Center (FMF) attain an efficiency of 2 percent for organic solar cells.
Date: 02/02/2010
Type: News
SunPower is the market leader in the California Solar Initiative, but looks to diversify by offering scalable 1MW distributed installations.
Date: 05/14/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
The California start-up SunRun is selling solar energy to consumers in a unique way. The company installs solar panels on a home and then agrees to sell the electricity to the home for a fixed long-term rate. This enables consumers to utilize solar power without the upfront capital.
Date: 09/17/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
The solar manufacturing company Suntech Power announced making a multicrystalline silicon panel that convers 15.6 percent of light into electricity, a new world record for efficiency.
Date: 08/19/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
The solar manufacturer Suntech announced achieving a record efficiency for its multi-crystalline silicon photovoltaic module. The previous record had also been set by Suntech a month ago.
Date: 09/23/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Strategies Unlimited
According to The Market for High-Brightness LEDs in Lighting Applications report, revenues for LEDs in lighting applications, which includes both replacement lamps and luminaires, are expected to have a CAGR of 30% and reach a total value of $13 billion by 2017.
Date: 01/27/2014
Type: News
Washington State University researchers used super-high pressures to create a compact, never-before-seen material capable of storing vast amounts of energy.
Date: 07/05/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries, Energy Storage
New, high-energy batteries that can withstand harsh environments developed using nanotube-based supercapacitors at Rice University.
Date: 08/23/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Storage

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