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He has been a driving force in making the state a global leader in efficiency. This week, the 83-year-old nuclear physicist will leave his post on the California Energy Commission.
Date: 01/11/2010
Type: News
Cradle-to-cradle design is the idea of continually recycling old products into new ones to minimize waste and maximize efficiency.
Date: 05/12/2009
Type: Video
Will the world's energy problems be solved in a manner similar to the way that Apple changed computers?
Date: 08/30/2011
Type: News
Technologies: General Information
Photo credit: The New York Times.
The lower costs that can result from energy-efficiency improvements (e.g. better fuel economy, utility bill savings, etc.) can paradoxically encourage consumers to use more energy. This rebound effect can cause a net increase in energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
Date: 03/07/2011
Type: Article
CNBC Techtopia video
Three local tech CEOs talk on CNBC's power lunch clip about about why Santa Barbara is a great place for tech businesses; one asset is UCSB's strong engineering program.
Date: 11/18/2010
Type: Video
Technologies: General Information
Welcome to the 2011 Santa Barbara Summit on Energy Efficiency, featuring Henry Yang, Gene Lucas, & John Bowers
Date: 05/25/2011
Type: Video
Technologies: General Information
Tags: education
Gloomy investment banker.
At the Renewable Energy Finance Forum in San Francisco, investment bankers were bullish on the energy efficient market, saying that's where the money is.
Date: 09/30/2010
Type: Blog
This video highlights home energy gateways, smart appliances and charging stations that might soon be coming to the States.
Date: 10/22/2010
Type: Video
Technologies: General Information
Venture capitalists are shifting their clean technology investment strategy to focus less on high-risk technologies and more on ideas that could have faster payoffs.
Date: 08/11/2011
Type: Article
The United States and the European Union open high-level talks on creating a clean energy economy.
Date: 11/04/2009
Type: News

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