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

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Many auto companies have plug-in electric vehicles set to be sold in the coming years, but few cities are investing in electric charging stations.
Date: 08/06/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries, Transportation
A $2.4 billion stimulus for a domestic battery infrastructure was announced to research future energy technologies and to aid the economically battered US manufacturing regions.
Date: 08/06/2009
Type: News
The Department of Energy awarded $377 million in funding for 46 Energy Frontier Research Centers across the country, including $19 million to UCSB, to accelerate scientific breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century economy.
Date: 08/06/2009
Type: News
UC researchers from eight campuses and three national labs are conducting collaborative research to solve the state's most pressing issues.
Date: 08/06/2009
Type: News
To reduce the energy used by commercial buildings, the International Code Council has launched the International Green Construction Code initiative, which models code for new and existing buildings.
Date: 08/05/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Modeling
More utilities are seeking funding from the Department of Energy to begin implementing a smart grid to make consumers more aware of the energy they use.
Date: 08/05/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
An Electric Power Research Institute report shows that a portfolio of energy technologies could simultaneously slow carbon emissions while limiting increases in the cost of electricity.
Date: 08/04/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Britain is looking to create up to four "smart grid cities" to test the widespread applications of smart grid energy technology.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: News
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
The cap-and-trade program in the climate and energy bill could lessen the impact of climate change by increasing efficiencies.
Date: 07/31/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change

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