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UC researchers from eight campuses and three national labs are conducting collaborative research to solve the state's most pressing issues.
Date: 08/06/2009
Type: News
An interdisciplinary team of UCSB students has taken a top prize at the 2013 Better Building Case Competition, part of President Obama's Better Buildings Initiative. Several Institute faculty and graduate students were involved with this team.
Date: 03/22/2013
Type: News
Production and Storage Solutions Group Head Guillermo Bazan made a break through in reducing the reaction time and increasing the average molecular weight of organic polymer solar cells.
Date: 10/18/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Solar/Photovoltaics
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As part of a larger NSF grant, the University of Arkansas will receive $8.7M over five years to establish two new research centers on campus: the Green Renewable Energy Efficient Nanoplasmonic Solar Cells Center and the Vertically Integrated Center for Transformative Energy Research.
Date: 10/05/2010
Type: News
Technologies: General Information
The Department of Energy has the task of allocating more than $4 billion among hundreds of utilities for smart grid implementation. The federal grants aim to modernize the nations aging electricity grid.
Date: 09/18/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu emphasized energy efficiency as the biggest tool to combat climate change in a speech given at the climate conference in Copenhagen.
Date: 12/15/2009
Type: News
The solar market in the United States could grow significantly over the next few years with government incentives and lower prices.
Date: 02/08/2010
Type: News
Tags: ARRA, solar
Smart grid policy standards got some attention during the final hours of the Copenhagen climate conference with representation from smart grid companies speaking to delegates.
Date: 12/17/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change, Smart Grid
Two to four gigawatts of new energy storage development is feasible over the next five years, according to a new study.
Date: 02/08/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Storage

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