11 Nov '11, 8pm

Kansans Save $2.3 Million in Energy Challenge

With the Materials Project, researchers can use supercomputers to characterize properties of inorganic compounds, including their stability, voltage, capacity, and oxidation state, which had previously not been possible. The results are then organized into a database that gives all researchers at DOE's national labs free access. The database currently contains properties of more than 15,000 inorganic compounds, and hundreds compounds are added every day. Already, scientists are using the tool to work with several companies interested in making stronger, corrosion-resistant lightweight aluminum alloys, which could make it possible to produce lighter-weight vehicles and airplanes. Scientists have also successfully applied the tool for prediction and discovery of materials used for clean energy technologies, including lithium-ion batteries, hydrogen storage, thermoelectrics, ...

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Keystone XL: Victory Today, Clean Energy Tomorrow via @ecopolitology

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ecopolitology.org 11 Nov '11, 4pm

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AF: Using hw to save energy in #ARM Cortex-M MCUbased sensing apps-> after exams theres a lot to read

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eetimes.com 11 Nov '11, 12pm

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BT's Smart Meter Project Saves £13M per Year in Energy Costs

BT's Smart Meter Project Saves £13M per Year in...

greenbiz.com 10 Nov '11, 10am

BT says it will save £13 million (US$20.7 million) a year and shave 5 percent off its carbon footprint by fitting more tha...

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greenbuildingadvisor.com 11 Nov '11, 10am

Annual furnace tune-ups save energy. To debunk this myth, Blasnik quotes several studies, including one from Oak Ridge Nat...

TSMC to teach water recycling: The firm purport...

eetimes.com 11 Nov '11, 9pm

SAN FRANCISCO--Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer TSMC is doing its bit for corporate responsibility this week by hostin...

How to Use Tax Deductions to Build the Case for Energy Efficiency

How to Use Tax Deductions to Build the Case for...

greenbiz.com 10 Nov '11, 12pm

Tax strategy. Sometimes it's a part of the business that just doesn't receive the respect it deserves. However, for compan...

The Next 25 Years in Energy

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spectrum.ieee.org 11 Nov '11, 11pm

The latest annual energy outlook by the International Atomic Energy Agency , though not radically different from earlier e...

How electric vehicles can give a boost to local clean energy

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grist.org 12 Nov '11, 2pm

John Farrell is an Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) senior researcher specializing in energy policy developments t...

Recruiting Energy Customers to Use More

green.blogs.nytimes.com 07 Nov '11, 4pm

As I wrote in Saturday’s paper, the growth of wind energy in the Pacific Northwest has sometimes resulted in more electric...

Lime Energy: Delivering Energy Efficiency: Filed under: Energy News

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altenergystocks.com 07 Nov '11, 5pm

The high upfront cost of efficient buildings (and efficiency in general) is more than offset by the significant long term ...

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earth911.com 11 Nov '11, 1pm

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grist.org 09 Nov '11, 12am

Image: Power Up America Cross-posted from the Center for American Progress . The Occupy Wall Street protests are focusing ...

Energy Forecast: Fracking in China, Nuclear Unc...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 09 Nov '11, 4pm

“Growth, prosperity and rising population will inevitably push up energy needs over the coming decades. But we cannot cont...