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According to several solar-industry experts, the solar industry has been underestimated by the federal government and not given sufficient incentives.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
In an effort to make retooling a data center for improved energy efficiency easier, Emerson Network Power and Sun Microsystems have pair pair their products and services.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Data Centers
Smart grids have the potential to usurer in a distributed electricity grid, but must learn from the mistakes of cities that have already attempted to do this.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: Blog
GE’s Juan de Bedout gives a tour of the smart grid system from generation to distribution to consumption. The smart grid would allow large appliances to only run during off-peak times when electricity is the cheapest.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: Video
Technologies: Smart Grid
The cap-and-trade program in the climate and energy bill could lessen the impact of climate change by increasing efficiencies.
Date: 07/31/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Rep. Ed Markey discusses the Cash for Clunkers program, which aims to create economic stimulus by having consumers trade in gas guzzlers for more energy efficient models.
Date: 07/31/2009
Type: Blog
In a comprehensive report, McKinsey & Company outlines the large potential energy savings for energy efficiency upgrades.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: Article
Nissan and EnerDel have supported research at Argonne National Lab to develop a new electrolyte for auto batteries.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
Smart grid systems gain support as pilot programs provide data about the reliability of these decentralized energy distribution grids.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
A new report found that energy efficiency investments could provide up to half of the greenhouse gas emission reductions needed to by 2050 to curb climate change.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change

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