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The Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) may have developed a way to run air conditioners on sound waves, which if widely deployed could reduce US energy consumption by 13 percent.
Date: 03/01/2010
Type: Blog
Technologies: Energy Conversion
Federal funds could help 15 gigawatts of solar projects move forward.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
China plans to spend billions on research and on building nuclear and renewable energy plants as part of a plan to have clean energy account for 15 percent of total consumption.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are developing an approach to increase sunlight trapping using silicon nanowire arrays.
Date: 03/03/2010
Type: News
1366 Technologies hopes to cut the cost of solar with cheaper manufacturing.
Date: 03/04/2010
Type: News
More efficient solar cells may be possible through modeling after photosynthesis in plants.
Date: 03/04/2010
Type: News
The Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) will test it's concentrating pyramids that focus light onto solar cells on a new eco-friendly research building.
Date: 03/04/2010
Type: News
Whether or not legislation requiring energy storage passes, California will need approximately 4 GW of storage in order to reach its renewable energy goals.
Date: 03/05/2010
Type: Blog
Researchers at MIT announce a new breakthrough for producing electricity with carbon nanotubes.
Date: 03/08/2010
Type: Blog
Although it will take years for renewables to overtake existing energy sources, energy efficiency is one of many strategies to speed this transition.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: Blog

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