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

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PG&E study shows building automation systems for controlling lights actually work.
Date: 08/27/2009
Type: Blog
Sacramento utility to install smart meters, energy storage devices, and solar panel inverter systems to help manage power from rooftop solar panels.
Date: 11/03/2009
Type: News
As the world's second most populous country, India struggles to provide reliable electricity to everyone. For this reason, electric vehicle sales in India has greatly decreased.
Date: 01/04/2013
Type: Article
Utilities and third-party companies will have to develop a suite of applications to help customers monitor and manage their energy use.
Date: 11/19/2009
Type: News
GreenBeat 2010
The GreenBeat Innovation Competition is looking for the freshest, most promising ideas for making the power grid smarter, more efficient, or more potent. Application Deadline is October 21st!
Date: 10/11/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
Google Energy LLC applies to become an electricity marketer to help better manage energy supplies for its operations.
Date: 01/07/2010
Type: News
Google releases the application programing interface for Google PowerMeter, a tool to provide users with real time energy use and cost data.
Date: 03/03/2010
Type: Blog
Adopting environment- and community-friendly rules is essential if drilling operators don’t want to be shut down by regulation, says the International Energy Agency.
Date: 11/01/2012
Type: Article
The need for renewable energy storage is creating new market opportunities for the development of compressed air energy storage (CAES) as a solution for peak power supply and grid management.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Energy Storage, Utilities
California's utilities need to produce 20,000-plus megawatts of energy from renewable sources by 2020. Governor Brown wants at least 12,000 megawatts to be decentralized generation. Rooftop and ground-mounted solar will be one of the main technologies used to accomplish this goal.
Date: 06/11/2012
Type: Article

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