Brookhaven National Laboratory, one of 12 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories vested in energy efficiency and renewable energy research and development, has announced it will take part in a pioneering effort to make its research facilities and expertise more readily available to private companies trying to move newly developed technologies from the drawing board to the marketplace.
Google's philanthropic arm, Google.org, has released a study that delves into the impact of clean-energy innovation on both the nation’s financial health and its job sector.
Imagine a world-wide system where the "lit" half of the world is always powering the "dark" half of the world.
In this world everyone has power. No more power shortages, no more roaming power outages, no more need to burn coal (50% of greenhouse gases). Less need for fossil fuels and less dependency upon foreign oil. Much less pollution.
As more studies increasingly show that energy independence and climate change will play a major role in the future of national security, some believe the U.S.
Sealing up homes and offices saves energy and is mostly a good thing, except when the air inside is full of CO2 with no good place to go, which is where the eSense Fresh Air Indicator from CO2Meter.com enters the picture.
The latest Smart Grid Study from the Lexington Institute (pdf) reveals both the integral role new technology plays in moving the U.S. towards energy efficiency, and how, once again, national policy and commercial interests are essential in smart grid implementation.