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Nissan and EnerDel have supported research at Argonne National Lab to develop a new electrolyte for auto batteries.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
Smart grid systems gain support as pilot programs provide data about the reliability of these decentralized energy distribution grids.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
A new report found that energy efficiency investments could provide up to half of the greenhouse gas emission reductions needed to by 2050 to curb climate change.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Verizon and Qualcomm have announced a joint initiative to deliver a wireless monitoring system for the smart grid.
Date: 07/29/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
By investing $50 billion dollars a year in energy efficiency over the next ten years, the US could see $1.2 trillion dollars in energy savings.
Date: 07/29/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
By using concentrating sunlight, SHEC Energy has developed a high temperature solar application for residential electricity generation.
Date: 07/29/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
$3.2 billion dollars of stimulus money is allocated for improving energy efficiency and energy conservation practices.
Date: 07/29/2009
Type: News
The DOE has announced investing in projects for developing solar grid integration systems for utilities, businesses, ans homes.
Date: 07/29/2009
Type: News
In an effort to make electronic devices more efficient, the SOI Industry Consortium launched an initiative to encourage the use of manufacturing on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology instead of traditional bulk silicon, which has an energy saving of 30%.
Date: 07/28/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Electronics
The Department of Energy is issuing grants to build a battery infrastructure in the United States to prevent a dependence on foreign-made batteries in the coming decades.
Date: 07/27/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries

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