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In a speech today, President Obama outlined his plans for continued economic stimulus through creating clean jobs, retrofitting the national infrastructure and investing in energy efficiency.
Date: 12/08/2009
Type: News
A new report released, highlights the green economy that has emerged in California, partially attributed to the favorable policies towards energy efficiency.
Date: 12/09/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Economic Impact
The National Renewable Energy Lab has created a new site that tracks economic activity in clean energy and publishes the data transparently.
Date: 12/10/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Economic Impact
A new book recently published by the National Academy of Sciences describes how existing energy efficiency technologies can help the US use less energy while maintaining economic growth.
Date: 01/05/2010
Type: Article
With the new-found awareness of the potential of energy efficiency, 2010 promises to be a year of action. There are three key factors that get people to take action: incentives, funding and solutions that are proven to work.
Date: 01/06/2010
Type: Blog
Projects to lower energy use by data centers and telecommunications systems recieve funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Date: 01/06/2010
Type: News
Tags: ARRA, DOE
The Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change discusses progress made in the past year including ARRA, fuel economy standards for automobiles, appliance efficiency standards, and the greenhouse gas emissions inventory rule.
Date: 01/11/2010
Type: News
International leaders discuss the status of renewable energy in their countries as well as future goals at the World Future Energy Summit.
Date: 01/18/2010
Type: News
Energy efficiency improvements to your home can also reduce your tax liability through ARRA.
Date: 01/19/2010
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact
Robert Ayers, co-author of the book "Crossing the Energy Divide" discusses how inefficiently the American economy uses energy and how this might be improved.
Date: 01/19/2010
Type: Blog

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