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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
computer clunker
Popular Science commentary on the Cash for Clunkers program suggest a Cash for Tech Clunkers program.
Date: 08/27/2009
Type: Blog
Charlie Kolstad
Institute for Energy Efficiency group head comments on new McKinsey report
Date: 09/01/2009
Type: Blog
The New York Times summarizes the energy and climate change chapter from the Economic Report of the President in seven key points. The report stresses the importance of energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Date: 03/19/2013
Type: Article
Though the capital required and investement opportunity in energy efficiency varies dramatically by sector and region, there are paths to cutting energy demand and greenhouse gas emission, while generating attractive returns.
Date: 07/01/2008
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact
Electricity lines.
This opinion piece lays out the importance of consumer education in creating smart grid policy.
Date: 09/08/2010
Type: Article, Blog
India announces a $1 clean energy tax per ton of coal and a 5 percent import tax reduction on renewable energy in order to boost cleantech investments.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: Blog
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh affirm their countries' commitment to building a clean energy economy that will drive investment, job creation, and economic growth.
Date: 11/25/2009
Type: News
According to a recent study of 25 LEED commercial projects, buildings that invest heavily in energy efficiency performed better than those that focused on other aspects of the LEED certification.
Date: 10/28/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Modeling, Economic Impact
Energy could become as abundant as information has become with technological efficiency, demand response utilities, and consumer adaptation.
Date: 07/16/2009
Type: Article
Technologies: Economic Impact

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