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Various oil demand projections are looked at through different GDP, vehicle fuel efficiency, and energy productivity estimates.
Date: 06/01/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact
Implementing cool roofs on a national scale would be equivalent to energy savings from removing 20 million cars off the road for 20 years.
Date: 05/29/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Materials
Institute Director John Bowers is quoted about the energy saving benefits of microchips
Date: 05/14/2009
Type: Article, News
Technologies: Materials, Electronics
Some parallels exist between the solar industry and the early PC industry as companies are finding creative ways to produce the cells at lower cost.
Date: 03/23/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
A household can be put on a carbon diet, reducing 80% of energy emissions through energy efficiency.
Date: 03/01/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Modeling
Many energy efficiency opportunities are in the developing world, where policymakers have an opportunity to build a green, robust economy.
Date: 02/01/2009
Type: Article
Computer processes produce huge amounts of heat, which can be dissipated with the use of thermoelectric devices turn this waste heat into electricity.
Date: 01/26/2009
Type: Article
An overview of the processes of carbon capture and storage are given through an interactive map.
Date: 01/01/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Utilities
Energy efficiency is the cheapest, cleanest, and most effective energy resource at our disposal.
Date: 12/31/2008
Type: Article
80% of the cars in the US auto fleet drive less than 40 miles a day, which is the capacity of current in-vehicle battery technology. Converting some of these cars to plug-in electric vehicles is a big step towards energy independence.
Date: 12/01/2008
Type: Article
Technologies: Batteries

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