Tag: Light-emitting diode

Feb 18

California Sets World’s Strongest Energy Efficiency Standards for Small Directional Light Bulbs

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NRDC’s Noah Horowitz explains new light bulb energy efficiency standards in California that are expected to cut the state’s annual electricity bill by more than $400 million. The California Energy Commission (CEC) made history again today when it set minimum energy efficiency standards for small diameter directional light bulbs used for accent, spot and track …

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May 16

Solar Roads and Parking Lots

Can it happen? Our roads and parking lots covered with solar panels generating power everyday to power our world in a way that would mean the end of oil dependence? Well a couple from Idaho has had that grand vision and they have been working hard to make it a reality. Watch the video below …

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Oct 01

Can LED Lights Be Used for All Applications Now?

With California’s strict new guidelines for LED lighting, manufacturers are working to come up with lights that provide both energy savings and lighting quality. As they work to improve their technologies, we’re seeing LED lights that can be used for many, if not all, applications. That’s the word from Mike Watson, vice president of corporate marketing for the manufacturer …

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Apr 24

Energy Efficiency-Americans Are Concerned, but Not Acting on Saving Energy

Shelton Group Study Shows Decline in Energy-Efficient Product Purchases and Home Improvements Shelton Group, the nation’s leading marketing communications firm entirely focused in the sustainability and energy efficiency sectors, announced today that its latest Utility Pulse study shows that energy-saving habits have declined in the last three years. The national poll shows decreases in behaviors …

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Mar 06

Pew Report Finds That U.S. Companies Held $1.6 Billion Trade Surplus in Clean Energy Trade with China in 2011

The United States and China traded more than $8.5 billion worth of clean energy goods and services in 2011, the latest year for which data are available. According to a report released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts, U.S. companies enjoyed a $1.63 billion sales advantage over their Chinese counterparts. The report, Advantage America: The …

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