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To help alleviate the problems of high cost and low availability of cellular network access in remote rural areas, researchers at the MOMENT Lab of UC Santa Barbara have developed alternative solutions for high-quality local cellular network services.
Date: 11/21/2013
Type: News
Technologies: Communication
Tags: networks, UCSB
Bringing solar power to developing countries is a function of financing the projects, ensuring sufficient revenue to periodically replace batteries, and promoting energy efficiency, as costs will skyrocket if communities use the electricity to power inefficient appliances.
Date: 10/28/2009
Type: Blog
The US and China announce plans for a $150 million joint clean energy research center.
Date: 11/17/2009
Type: Blog
Power-hungry data centers -- despite adopting virtualization and power management techniques -- only seem to be consuming more energy than ever, judging from some of the talks at the Uptime Symposium 2010, held this week in New York.
Date: 05/21/2010
Type: News
As utilities face challenges in implementing smart grids, this article discusses a framework to help utilities evaluate, plan, and deploy smart grid information technologies.
Date: 03/11/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Launches Four Partnership Projects to Move Solar Products to Commercial Scale
Date: 01/20/2010
Tags: ARRA, DOE, NREL, solar
DOE seal.
For the first time in decades, the DOE is enforcing energy-efficiency standards for products like refrigerators and light bulbs; the paltry fines, however, may not be enough to make corporations shape up.
Date: 09/15/2010
Type: News
Sandia scientists successfully test a machine that creates fuel from carbon dioxide.
Date: 11/23/2009
Type: News
Democrats will turn the focus to energy efficiency standards and incentive programs this week with hearings in the Senate and House energy panels.
Date: 03/08/2010
Type: News
clouds
Integrating cloud computing with demand response is a growing trend. This week, Lockheed Martin integrated its demand response technology with a cloud-based smart meter platform and EnerNOC announced it is turning to Salesforce.com’s cloud to keep track of its demand response customers.
Date: 03/07/2011
Type: Blog

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