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The Department of Energy has the task of allocating more than $4 billion among hundreds of utilities for smart grid implementation. The federal grants aim to modernize the nations aging electricity grid.
Date: 09/18/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
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As part of a larger NSF grant, the University of Arkansas will receive $8.7M over five years to establish two new research centers on campus: the Green Renewable Energy Efficient Nanoplasmonic Solar Cells Center and the Vertically Integrated Center for Transformative Energy Research.
Date: 10/05/2010
Type: News
Technologies: General Information
UC Santa Barbara is ranked 10th on Sierra Magazine's list of the greenest universities & colleges in the United States.
Date: 08/16/2013
Production and Storage Solutions Group Head Guillermo Bazan made a break through in reducing the reaction time and increasing the average molecular weight of organic polymer solar cells.
Date: 10/18/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
An interdisciplinary team of UCSB students has taken a top prize at the 2013 Better Building Case Competition, part of President Obama's Better Buildings Initiative. Several Institute faculty and graduate students were involved with this team.
Date: 03/22/2013
Type: News
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
Researchers at UCLA have found a way to improve computer performance, memory, and make computers 10 to 1000 times more energy efficient by using electric voltage instead of flowing current.
Date: 01/15/2013
Type: Article
Galen Stucky, an Institute faculty member, was the lead player in a UCSB research team to win a $1.6 million federal grant to further explore and develop a more user-friendly alternate to the lithium ion batteries.
Date: 12/06/2012
Institute for Energy Efficiency Director John E. Bowers is the first scholar appointed to the Fred Kavli Chair in Nanotechnology.
Date: 07/15/2009
Type: News

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