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An Inside Look At The World’s First LEED Platinum Winery

Posted on December 1st, 2010 by

Roger Boulton, a Professor at the Robert Mondavi Institute, at UC-Davis, takes The Daily Energy Report on a tour of the world’s first LEED Platinum[...]
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China Unveils Hydrogen Fuel Locomotive

Posted on December 1st, 2010 by

Duke Energy completes their second wind project out west and has set its Colorado wind farm under operation. Also, the DOE follows its own advice after Secretary Chu's address and sets two large supercomputers for energy research.
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Solar Maps Boost Solar Installations

Posted on November 30th, 2010 by

Solar maps are being installed for large cities across the nation. Also, the Nissan LEAF was awarded the 2011 European Car of the Year. Meanwhile, Secretary Chu encourages Americans to invest in cleaner energy and not take second place to other countries' energy programs.
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New Research for Harvesting Car Exhaust

Posted on November 29th, 2010 by

Scientists are studying ways to harvest car exhaust and turn it into electricity to reduce fuel consumption. Also, Japanese researchers are developing a plan to use desert sand from the Sahara to enhance solar energy harvesting.
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Ice Bear Energy Storage System Provides Relief To The Air Conditioning Industry

Posted on November 26th, 2010 by

Mr. Joe Desmond, EVP & Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer of Ice Energy, discusses how the Ice Bear can be a useful energy storage[...]
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Fidelis Energy to Construct Solar Farm in Spain

Posted on November 26th, 2010 by

Texas college conducts further research regarding industrial applications of using algae as a biofuel. Also, Duke Energy continues its holiday train tradition with solar panels and LED lights on their decorations.
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Nissan LEAF Falls Short on Mileage Promises

Posted on November 25th, 2010 by

The EPA has determined that the Nissan LEAF is not capable of driving the promised 100 miles on a single charge. In fact, given real time conditions, the mileage fell short significantly. Also, luxury car brands are now promoting their energy efficient vehicles to today's younger, environmentally conscious buyers.
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Western Cooling Efficiency Center at UC-Davis Best In Class

Posted on November 24th, 2010 by

Mark Modera, Director of the Western Cooling Efficiency Center at UC-Davis, discusses the different air conditioning solutions that his division is testing.
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GE Study: Wind Turbines Too Noisy for Comfort?

Posted on November 23rd, 2010 by

As wind turbines spring up along the nation, more and more residents are complaining about the noise level of their new neighbors. Wind farms don't really create much more noise than the average air conditioner or refrigerator, yet many people have claimed they cause a disturbance. What is it about the sound that is driving people crazy?
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Philadelphia Eagles Score Touchdown for Energy Efficiency

Posted on November 22nd, 2010 by

NFL team, Philadelphia Eagles, redesign stadium for self-generating renewable energy capabilities. Also, Maryland hockey team to install solar panels onto ice arena in one of the state's largest single rooftop solar installments.
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Chevrolet Volt Wins Green Car of the Year

Posted on November 19th, 2010 by

The Chevy Volt is not only the Motor Trend Car of the Year, but it has also raked in the award for Green Car of the Year. Also, the DOE has initiated five new smart grid projects to improve the nation's grid.
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Second Solar Farm Approved for Public Lands In Nevada

Posted on November 18th, 2010 by

Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, approved yet another solar project for public lands in the state of Nevada. Also, nations and researchers are skeptical about meeting 20% energy reduction targets by Cancun summit.
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Pennsylvania Governor Announces Sustainability Initiatives

Posted on November 17th, 2010 by

Pennsylvania Governor Announces Alternative Energy Agenda Governor Edward Rendell announced that his state will reduce its dependence on foreign oil by over a half-million gallons[...]
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University of Rhode Island Finding Ways To Harness Solar Energy From The Road

Posted on November 16th, 2010 by

Summer sun sizzles onto winding asphalt roads significantly increasing their temperatures. Researchers have identified four ways that hot roads can be used to harness solar power. Also, Spanish federal regulations are predicted to cripple the solar industry.
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IBM’s Smart Cities Challenge Begins

Posted on November 15th, 2010 by

IBM launches their largest philanthropic program for the year, a plan to assist 100 qualified worldwide cities in their efforts towards efficiency. Also, General Electric adds electronic cars to its fleet and Vu1 Corp. has created a new, innovative, and greener light bulb.