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A major Smart Meter company, eMeter, has acquired more funding to meet the rise in smart grid product demand.
Date: 07/22/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
BioSolar developed an absolute moisture barrier, which can significantly aid the production of durable, thin-film solar cells.
Date: 07/22/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Researchers have found a new material that emits bright white light, using nanofiber DNA strands coated with a fluorescent dye.
Date: 07/22/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
With a little more fundamental research, Gallium Nitride LEDs could spark a lighting revolution, reducing lighting electricity use by 75%.
Date: 07/22/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
The electric vehicle company, Zenn, is investing heavily in the battery company EEStor, who promises to drastically improved ultracapacitor battery in 2010.
Date: 07/21/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
President Obama has proposed investing in a national high-speed rail infrastructure in ten population dense regions in the US.
Date: 07/21/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Transportation
Energy efficient renovation continues to show growth, as consumers continue to invest in long term energy saving despite the current recession.
Date: 07/21/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
The dropping price of silicon coupled with increased demand is causing many solar manufacturers to expand to handle the heightened demand.
Date: 07/20/2009
Type: News
As the demand for batteries is expected to rise dramatically, many start-ups hope to gain potential market share of the battery economy.
Date: 07/20/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission attempted to accelerate development of a reliable smart grid by setting priorities for work on development of standards for the technology.
Date: 07/17/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid

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