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

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Institute for Energy Efficiency
Awarded to six incoming graduate students pursuing research in energy efficiency.
Date: 09/16/2013
Type: News
The Obama Administration is moving forward with limiting greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants by enacting the first federal carbon limits on the nation's power companies.
Date: 09/19/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Utilities
Animated infographic from MIT Technology Review showing how flexible, efficient solar cells will make solar power cheaper.
Date: 09/20/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
A new report from the ACEEE ranks America's 34 largest cities on what they are doing to save energy and costs in 5 key areas.
Date: 09/20/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: General Information
Galen Stucky
UC Santa Barbara professor Galen D. Stucky has been named a 2013 Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Date: 09/24/2013
TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity, has joined the Terabit Optical Ethernet Center (TOEC) research center as its newest affiliate member. TOEC is a part of the Institute for Energy Efficiency at UC Santa Barbara.
Date: 09/25/2013
Type: News
A strong showing from global solar photovoltaic (PV) installations, coupled with a sharp fall in new wind capacity, has led to solar growth outpacing wind this year – for the first time ever.
Date: 09/27/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
Sun Catalytix is making a new type of flow battery that could store hours’ worth of energy on the grid.
Date: 09/30/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Batteries
John Bowers
In his talk, "The Promise of Silicon Photonics," Bowers, Director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency, discussed the evolution of silicon photonics and what the future holds for this technology. A full video recording of his talk will be available online soon.
Date: 10/04/2013
Type: News
New research suggests graphene could enable highly efficient optical communication in chips for data centers and supercomputers.
Date: 10/07/2013
Type: Article

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