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

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The economic downturn presents an opportunity for economic stimulus through investing in energy retrofits in buildings.
Date: 03/16/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
A number of lenders are now offering mortgages deal for people who borrow money to make their homes more energy efficient.
Date: 08/24/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
The green job market is growing at a much faster rate than the overall economy and receiving a large amount of venture capital dollars.
Date: 07/22/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Economic Impact
In a speech today, President Obama outlined his plans for continued economic stimulus through creating clean jobs, retrofitting the national infrastructure and investing in energy efficiency.
Date: 12/08/2009
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
Charlie Kolstad
Institute for Energy Efficiency group head comments on new McKinsey report
Date: 09/01/2009
Type: Blog
The New York Times summarizes the energy and climate change chapter from the Economic Report of the President in seven key points. The report stresses the importance of energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Date: 03/19/2013
Type: Article
Though the capital required and investement opportunity in energy efficiency varies dramatically by sector and region, there are paths to cutting energy demand and greenhouse gas emission, while generating attractive returns.
Date: 07/01/2008
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact
Electricity lines.
This opinion piece lays out the importance of consumer education in creating smart grid policy.
Date: 09/08/2010
Type: Article, Blog
India announces a $1 clean energy tax per ton of coal and a 5 percent import tax reduction on renewable energy in order to boost cleantech investments.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: Blog

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