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Videos from UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency, May 1-2, 2013  

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With a large amount of venture funding going into smart grid companies, there is a risk of over-inflating the industry. Fortunately, many of the smart grid technology companies are experienced and developed, like Google, IBM, Cisco, and Intel.
Date: 06/19/2009
Type: Blog
Various oil demand projections are looked at through different GDP, vehicle fuel efficiency, and energy productivity estimates.
Date: 06/01/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact
A highlight of this year’s summit was the Town-Hall Meeting where audience members engaged in a dialogue with a panel of three energy experts.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Carbon productivity has to be increased to maintain our lifestyle.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Economic Impact
A group of executives, entrepreneurs and energy aficionados gathered at the Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency to talk about one part of the U.S. economy that is booming: energy efficiency.
Date: 05/20/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
Cradle-to-cradle design is the idea of continually recycling old products into new ones to minimize waste and maximize efficiency.
Date: 05/12/2009
Type: Video
The economic downturn presents an opportunity for economic stimulus through investing in energy retrofits in buildings.
Date: 03/16/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
Edward Mazria was called before the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to give expert testimony on reducing energy consumption in buildings.
Date: 03/16/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
Large amounts of government spending is about to specifically fund energy efficiency.
Date: 02/25/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
Amory Lovins, chief scientist at the Rocky Mountain Institute, discusses how businesses can use energy efficiency to their advantage and how governments can encourage this process.
Date: 07/01/2008
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact

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