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An article from UK's The Guardian highlights the barriers to encouraging energy efficiency behaviors in consumers.
Date: 02/01/2012
Type: News
Tags: behavior
The prominent environmental group praised Google for renewable energy purchases and climate change goals while criticizing Apple's lack of progress in green IT efforts.
Date: 02/08/2012
Type: News
Two to four gigawatts of new energy storage development is feasible over the next five years, according to a new study.
Date: 02/08/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Storage
Solar Reserve completes construction of its 540-foot, 110 megawatt concentrated solar power plant in Tonopah, Nevada.
Date: 02/09/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Startup Soraa thinks its new LED bulbs are efficient enough to replace regular bulbs.
Date: 02/16/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
A new study from Energy & Environmental Science suggests that solar panels may cost only half as much to produce by the end of the decade.
Date: 02/23/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Aquion Energy
Aquion Energy hopes to bring electricity to developing nations across the globe without using the grid.
Date: 02/28/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
Institute for Energy Efficiency faculty member Dan Morse leads the development of a high-power, nanostructured battery with extraordinary capabilities.
Date: 02/28/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
Institute faculty member, Steven Denbaars is elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Date: 02/28/2012
Type: News
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UC Santa Barbara’s Institute for Energy Efficiency and the Kavli Foundation announce a Report that identifies four issues that must be addressed to improve data center energy efficiency through strategic partnerships between academia and industry.
Date: 03/08/2012
Type: News, Report

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