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Institute for Energy Efficiency Executive Director Dan Colbert attends Washington DC discussion on the new energy economy hosted by Rep. Lois Capps.
Date: 09/16/2009
Type: News
The federal stimulus grant awarded to the Institute for Energy Efficiency will pay big dividends over the long-term by advancing new technologies that can be spun off as new companies.
Date: 10/05/2009
Type: News
In a speech today, President Obama outlined his plans for continued economic stimulus through creating clean jobs, retrofitting the national infrastructure and investing in energy efficiency.
Date: 12/08/2009
Type: News
The ARPA-E Summit showcased breakthrough clean-energy technologies and involved discussion on the need for financing and cohesive energy policy to bring these technologies to the mainstream.
Date: 03/03/2010
Type: Blog
Sacramento utility to install smart meters, energy storage devices, and solar panel inverter systems to help manage power from rooftop solar panels.
Date: 11/03/2009
Type: News
California is getting serious about distributed energy resources (DER), which include small utility-scale solar, bioenergy and wind generation, energy storage, energy efficiency, demand response and combined heat and power facilities.
Date: 02/03/2015
Type: News
Charlie Kolstad
Institute for Energy Efficiency group head comments on new McKinsey report
Date: 09/01/2009
Type: Blog
According to the Alliance Commission on National Energy Efficiency Policy, it's possible to double energy efficiency across the U.S. economy by 2030.
Date: 02/12/2013
Type: Article
The New York Times summarizes the energy and climate change chapter from the Economic Report of the President in seven key points. The report stresses the importance of energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Date: 03/19/2013
Type: Article
Electricity lines.
This opinion piece lays out the importance of consumer education in creating smart grid policy.
Date: 09/08/2010
Type: Article, Blog

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