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Cree, the LED company best known for their $10 LED bulb, announced a 75W-equivalent, 1100 lumen model, priced at $24.
Date: 12/03/2013
Type: News
LED maker Cree on Tuesday is introducing a new consumer bulb that does away with the metal heat sink seen on most LED bulbs.
Date: 10/29/2014
Type: Article
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
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An editorial detailing the findings of the Institute's Technology Roundtable on concentrator photovoltaics has been published in the October 2013 issue of the IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics.
Date: 10/11/2013
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
As a sign of corn ethanol's growing maturity, ending direct U.S. support for ethanol production is under serious consideration.
Date: 07/14/2011
Type: Article
Technologies: General Information
Computer processes produce huge amounts of heat, which can be dissipated with the use of thermoelectric devices turn this waste heat into electricity.
Date: 01/26/2009
Type: Article
Implementing cool roofs on a national scale would be equivalent to energy savings from removing 20 million cars off the road for 20 years.
Date: 05/29/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Materials
Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory work to advance high performance thermoelectric devices which hold enormous potential for green energy production.
Date: 02/01/2010
Type: News
The smart, green power grid is coming - ready or not! But this creates a headache for engineers concerned with robustness and efficiency.
Date: 03/23/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Smart Grid
Engineers take embedded computing to new levels of precision through elaborate control systems in their quest for greater efficiency.
Date: 12/01/2007
Type: Article
Fluorine.
Contour Energy Systems will soon release fluorine batteries that have the potential to perform two to three times times more effectively than lithium batteries. The company has found a way to keep the energy density high while cranking up the power density.
Date: 09/20/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Batteries

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