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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
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
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
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
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
According to a NextGen Research study, solar demand is on pace to continue strong demand through 2013.
Date: 08/06/2009
Type: News
Cisco is increasingly investing in smart grid technology via a backdoor route, selling data center hardware to electric utilities.
Date: 08/07/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers is developing a new rating system for buildings that gives an energy efficiency grade between A and F.
Date: 08/09/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Modeling
Many European nations are investing heavily in green building, attempting to make a significant portion of structures carbon neutral.
Date: 08/10/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Materials, Modeling
GM announced that its expected plug-in hybrid vehicle can get 230 miles per gallon in city driving, much more efficient than traditional non-plug-in hybrids.
Date: 08/11/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Transportation

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