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Washington State University researchers used super-high pressures to create a compact, never-before-seen material capable of storing vast amounts of energy.
Date: 07/05/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries, Energy Storage
New, high-energy batteries that can withstand harsh environments developed using nanotube-based supercapacitors at Rice University.
Date: 08/23/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Storage
Energy experts are attempting to employ superconducting transmission lines to make the smart grid super efficient with stimulus funding.
Date: 08/18/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid
Thomas Friedman explains how green technologies will become more and more profitable in the future as the scarcity of resources and global population increases.
Date: 03/12/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Conversion
The Clean Energy Ministerial has launched the Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership to catalyze efficiency improvements in commercial buildings and industrial facilities.
Date: 07/21/2010
Type: News
Lockheed and Barclays plan to invest $650 million to upgrade older buildings in the Miami and Sacramento areas
Date: 09/22/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings
TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity, has joined the Terabit Optical Ethernet Center (TOEC) research center as its newest affiliate member. TOEC is a part of the Institute for Energy Efficiency at UC Santa Barbara.
Date: 09/25/2013
Type: News
Held on Friday, March 4, 2011 in UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion, the 2011 fair brought together over 140 students from across Santa Barbara County competing for over $4,000 in prizes as well as advancement to the California State Science Fair.
Date: 04/14/2011
Type: News
An article from UK's The Guardian highlights the barriers to encouraging energy efficiency behaviors in consumers.
Date: 02/01/2012
Type: News
Tags: behavior
University centers harness brainpower and technology to stop wasting energy — conserve, baby, conserve!
Date: 01/16/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Control Systems

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