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

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George Washington University and Onyx Solar have teamed up to create the Solar Walk.
Date: 10/14/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
UC Santa Cruz researchers have developed a novel device that uses only sunlight and wastewater to produce hydrogen gas and could provide a sustainable energy source while improving the efficiency of wastewater treatment.
Date: 10/11/2013
Type: Article
A new study by the NRDC shows that our greatest energy resource over the past 40 years has been energy efficiency.
Date: 10/10/2013
Type: Article
Check out these charts and stats showing how energy efficiency has positively impacted almost every aspect of our lives and the US economy.
Date: 10/08/2013
Type: Article
New research suggests graphene could enable highly efficient optical communication in chips for data centers and supercomputers.
Date: 10/07/2013
Type: Article
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
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
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
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
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

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