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Senator McCain spoke in Santa Barbara with a panel that included Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, UC Santa Barbara Dean of Engineering Matthew Tirrell and other energy experts.
Date: 06/30/2008
Type: News
Senator Schumer held a hearing to examine how energy efficiency programs can drastically reduce our dependence on foreign energy sources.
Date: 07/30/2008
Type: News
The US and China are exploring whether a top-down or bottom-up approach works best in growing an alternative energy industry. The US taking the bottom-up approach is focused on creating incentives for energy start-ups.
Date: 07/06/2009
Type: Blog
The head of research at GE speaks about his company’s aspirations in the smart grid and Battery market
Date: 07/21/2009
Type: Video
Installing feed-in tariffs for solar power, where small-scale solar producers can sell their power back to the grid, is gaining popularity in US cities. The policy, accepted by Germany more than a decade ago, has turned the country into a solar powerhouse.
Date: 07/22/2009
Type: Blog
The US must develop a diverse solution to the energy challenge through improved energy technologies and more energy efficiency.
Date: 07/28/2009
Type: Blog
Britain is looking to create up to four "smart grid cities" to test the widespread applications of smart grid energy technology.
Date: 08/03/2009
Type: News
US energy policy that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but ignores energy efficiency could result in a significant increase in natural habitat interference and land use.
Date: 08/26/2009
Type: Article
California politicians are approving legislation that would make the state the nation's leader in green energy policy. If signed into law, utilities would be required to get one-third of their power from renewable energy sources by 2020.
Date: 09/12/2009
Type: News
Institute for Energy Efficiency Global Advisory Board Member Arun Majumdar nominated to head the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.
Date: 09/18/2009
Type: News

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