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California regulators are intensifying efforts to wring every possible electron out of common household devices.
Date: 03/16/2015
Type: News
The IEA pegged carbon dioxide emissions for 2014 at 32.3 billion metric tons — essentially the same volume as 2013, even as the global economy grew at a rate of about 3 percent.
Date: 03/13/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Private investment in energy-efficient buildings renovation must increase five-fold by 2030, according to a group set up by the European Commission and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Finance Initiative.
Date: 03/13/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
New direct participation program, auction mechanisms could transform the state’s demand-side grid potential.
Date: 03/11/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
In its annual ranking of leading graduate and professional programs, U.S. News & World Report magazine has rated two of UC Santa Barbara’s programs among the top 10 in the nation. UCSB’s Materials program was ranked No. 2 and the Chemical Engineering program ranks No. 9.
Date: 03/10/2015
Type: Article
WegoWise has joined forces with Elevate Energy and New Ecology to bring energy efficiency projects to low-income housing in seven states.
Date: 03/10/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
Studies indicate that advanced sensors and controls have the potential to reduce the energy consumption of buildings by 20-30 percent.
Date: 03/02/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
In partnership with the Société d'Exploitation de la Tour Eiffel, UGE International Ltd. has installed two on-site wind turbines at the Eiffel Tower as part of a high-profile renovation and upgrade to the first floor of the monument.
Date: 02/25/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Storage
India has committed to 266 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy in the next five years and promises to generate 1 million jobs by meeting its target of installing 100 GW of solar energy by 2022.
Date: 02/24/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
At this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the big theme was the "Internet of things" -- the idea that everything in the human environment could be equipped with sensors and processors that can exchange data.
Date: 02/23/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Storage

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