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

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A collection of more than 80 American companies including Walmart, Alcoa and Coca-Cola have agreed to a White House-led plan to combat climate change, the Obama administration said Monday, as the president ramps up his climate plan.
Date: 10/20/2015
Type: News
On Tuesday, the Advanced Energy Economy Institute released a report that calls for California regulators to consider entirely new ways for its major utilities to invest in and operate a distributed energy resource-rich grid, and how to get paid for it.
Date: 08/11/2015
Type: News
New research showing dismal results for energy efficiency in homes highlights the need for performance-based measures.
Date: 07/08/2015
Type: Article
One of the administration’s most ambitious initiatives for controlling toxic emissions was stopped in its tracks by the Supreme Court.
Date: 06/29/2015
Type: Article
California lawmakers have passed a dozen ambitious environmental and energy bills setting high goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and petroleum use, and creating new standards for energy efficiency.
Date: 06/04/2015
Type: News
The Hawaiian legislature just passed a new bill to set a goal to get 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources in the state by 2045.
Date: 05/07/2015
Type: News
President Obama on Thursday signed into law a measure that is intended to improve energy efficiency in buildings and stop efficiency rules for certain water heaters.
Date: 05/01/2015
Type: News
Tags: energy, policy
Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order dramatically ramping up this state’s already ambitious program aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions, saying it was critical to address “an ever-growing threat” posed by global warming to the state’s economy and well-being.
Date: 04/29/2015
Type: News
Congress on Tuesday passed a bill focused on improving energy efficiency in buildings and water heaters, a move celebrated by both parties for breaking longstanding partisan gridlock.
Date: 04/24/2015
Type: News
The energy market in the United States is undergoing a dramatic transformation, driven by technological advancement, market dynamics, and better policies and laws—none of which was possible a decade ago.
Date: 04/16/2015
Type: News

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