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

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University centers harness brainpower and technology to stop wasting energy — conserve, baby, conserve!
Date: 01/16/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Control Systems
Two companies are working together to integrate smart meters, communications gear, networking and software so utilities could power down home systems by remote control, or they can let the homeowner decide which devices will shut down when the utility asks for it.
Date: 06/24/2009
Type: News
Researchers at UCLA are on their way to developing the first OLED display screens that can stretch, shrink and fold.
Date: 08/26/2011
Type: News
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Shape plays a fundamental role in the properties of a new high tech material developed by UCSB materials scientist Jonathan Berger.
Date: 04/10/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Materials
The first offshore wind project on the Great lakes moved a step closer to reality with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between GE Energy (GE) and the Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEED).
Date: 05/26/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Conversion
The UCSB Green Campus Program has published the Green Gaucho Newsletter for May, 2010. Contents include updates on UCSB's Energy Competition, the "Student Services Renewable Energy Initiative," the Internship for Credit program, and much more.
Date: 05/18/2010
Type: News
Clean Car Calculator
Andrew Revkin talks about our online tool for gauging the relative value of efficient cars
Date: 05/11/2012
Type: News
The hunt for supplies of lithium is underway in order to meet the demand for more hybrid and electric vehicles requiring lithium-ion batteries for energy storage.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: News
The ambitious Austin, TX-based Pecan Street project is piloting a number of green neighborhood technologies, but the real challenge will be getting these systems to talk to each other to reduce energy consumption and peak loads.
Date: 10/11/2011
Type: News
Flow batteries for forklifts, new proton exchange membranes and sodium-ion cathode structures, and other potential breakthroughs.
Date: 02/13/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries

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