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Obama’s Better Buildings Program Celebrates First Year

Obama’s Better Buildings Program Celebrates First Year 
Earthtechling, Randy Woods – June 27, 2013

In its first year, President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge has signed up 7,700 participants that have reduced energy use by 2.5 percent on average.

SMA Talks Residential

SMA Talks Residential 
Staff – June 27, 2013

Bates Marshall of SMA talks about its most recent product, Sunny Boy TL-US, and why the transformer-less string inverter puts them at the front of the pack.

Siemens Financing Arm Finds Energy and Infrastructure Market Niche

Siemens Financing Arm Finds Energy and Infrastructure Market Niche 
Breaking Energy, Conway Irwin – June 27, 2013

“There’s a lot of money looking for opportunities that offer higher returns, and energy and infrastructure tend to offer that.”

CPV: Amonix Founder Speaks, Blames VCs, Laments Lack of Supply Chain

CPV: Amonix Founder Speaks, Blames VCs, Laments Lack of Supply Chain 
Eric Wesoff – June 27, 2013

Amonix claims 30-megawatt Alamosa CPV plant has a 99.6 percent availability.

Solar Grows as Part of the Connected Home Offering

Solar Grows as Part of the Connected Home Offering 
Katherine Tweed – June 27, 2013

Alarm.com teams up with One Block Off the Grid.

Bankrupt, Bought-Out EV Maker Coda Tries Energy Storage

Bankrupt, Bought-Out EV Maker Coda Tries Energy Storage 
Jeff St. John – June 27, 2013

A bankrupt EV startup repurposes for the grid.

Microsoft Says ‘Computational Demand Response’ Could Lower Data Center Emissions 99%

Microsoft Says ‘Computational Demand Response’ Could Lower Data Center Emissions 99% 
Stephen Lacey – June 27, 2013

Could math be the key to data center intelligence?

Silicon: The Element of Desire

Silicon: The Element of Desire 
Joseph McCabe – June 27, 2013

A riff on the meaning of silicon, inspired by Michael Pollan’s book, The Botany of Desire

Sol Voltaics: GaAs Nanowires for Solar Cells Get $6M

Sol Voltaics: GaAs Nanowires for Solar Cells Get $6M 
Eric Wesoff – June 27, 2013

New solar technologies and innovation from Sweden

A Whole New Way of Thinking About Geothermal

A Whole New Way of Thinking About Geothermal 
Herman K. Trabish – June 27, 2013

It’s baseload, but it can also make the grid work for wind and solar.