Energy efficiency

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January 24, 2011

Nationwide, efforts to drive greater energy-efficiency through codes, alliances and improved design tools are shaping expanded opportunities for electrical product sales.

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January 19, 2011

Duke Energy and China-based ENN Group announced an agreement to collaborate on the development of technologies to help build greener cities in China and the United States.

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January 12, 2011

Through diligence and effective collaboration with NSTAR, MIT has exceeded the first-year energy savings goal of its energy conservation and efficiency initiative by 30 percent.

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January 11, 2011

Major investments by technology companies are leading indicators: smart grid and efficiency improvements will have a big impact on future electric supply, even bigger than renewable generation.  

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December 30, 2010

The California Energy Commission has approved $724,998 for energy research projects involving making high-tech windows more efficient and creating an analysis for energy storage technology.

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December 28, 2010

Comprehensive efforts by information technology (IT) departments in schools are underway to increase efficiency and reduce energy cost. How can IT scale up and "green up" at the same time?

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December 21, 2010

Many sustainable school buildings are experiencing significant energy savings—and will continue to for the life of the structure.

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December 6, 2010

During a live online chat at the White House last week, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that 24 projects are receiving a total of $21 million in technical assistance to dramatically reduce the energy used in their commercial buildings. 

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November 23, 2010

Renewable energy makes it possible for education institutions to significantly reduce or even offset their carbon footprints, control their electricity bills, help develop a market for renewable technologies, make a public commitment to sustainability, and hedge against rising fossil fuel prices.