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AVOB's Energy Viewer software
GreenTech Pastures summarizes two new power management software options: Energy Viewer Express and Surveyor.
Date: 10/04/2010
Type: Blog
UCSB professors to create the Sustainable Chemical Network to track the health and environmental impacts of new substances.
Date: 04/11/2014
Type: News
Technologies: General Information
Panel
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Energy Efficiency, Game Changer: Unconventional Gas & Oil and the Energy Landscape brought together experts to discuss how to manage the controversial method of hydraulic fracturing.
Date: 03/13/2014
Type: News
This post details the many ways in which energy is wasted by industries in the U.S.--and what can happen when they turn that waste into an energy source.
Date: 08/09/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: General Information
Moon
The Ontario government has asked nickel-mining company XStrada to operate its mines at night in order to minimize peak energy demand during the day. The government is providing incentives through price structures that discount off-peak energy.
Date: 09/26/2010
Type: News
Kids giving thumbs-up.
Building the next-generation of energy-focused entrepreneurs will require a whole generation of inspired, science-focused kids who think energy tech is "cool." Federal agencies including the DOE and the White House are pushing energy literacy and education in the hopes of upping that "cool" factor.
Date: 10/18/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: General Information
CFL
New labels for light bulb packaging will arrive in 2011 with the emphasis on Lumens instead of Watts as the measure of brightness. The effort will help in the marketing and comparison of CFLs and LEDs to the old incandescent bulbs that are being phased out.
Date: 09/28/2010
Type: Blog
Map of U.S.
A new scorecard indicates that the top 10 energy-efficient states voted Democratic in the last presidential election. The bottom 10 voted Republican.
Date: 10/25/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: General Information
Institute for Energy Efficiency logo
In this issue: Institute announces 2010-2011 graduate fellowships; Institute welcomes new staff members; revolutionary Intel chip uses light to send data; Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency -- 2010 videos and 2011 dates; upcoming seminars.
Date: 10/06/2010
Type: News
Technologies: General Information
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh affirm their countries' commitment to building a clean energy economy that will drive investment, job creation, and economic growth.
Date: 11/25/2009
Type: News

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