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Hallo window tint in an office-before and after

Self-tinting electrochromic glass windows eliminate need for window coverings

By Faye Oney / May 2, 2017

We have smartphones, smart homes, and now—smart windows. Kinestral Technologies recently introduced Halio, a glass window product that uses electrochromic technology to tint on command.

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Jülich ceramic fuel cell sets world record with 70,000 hours of continuous service

By April Gocha / December 9, 2015

Researchers at Forschungszentrum Jülich research center in Germany have set a world record for the longest continually-running solid oxide fuel cell, a major achievement for fuel cells everywhere.

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ARPA-E looking for $100M in new energy proposals

By / March 3, 2010

Today is the last day of ARPA-E’s first big public event – the Energy Innovation Summit. Yesterday, DOE Secretary Steven Chu used the conference to announce that ARPA-E is allocating an additional $100 million in stimulus funds, “to accelerate innovation in green technology, increase America’s competitiveness and create new jobs.” This is the third round…

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Friday funding facts – II: Smart Grid demo projects

By / December 4, 2009

Expect to see the DOE, the EPA and other federal agencies make some major announcements next week to coincide with the big Copenhagen conference. The DOE, for example, just issued a news advisory that it will be holding a news conference that will include a fascinating group that includes Secretary Chu, Under Secretary of Commerce…

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U.S. lagging on green technology?

By / August 3, 2009

What nation is leading the race for clean energy? According to an opinion piece in today’s Washington Post by two luminaries in the business world, John Doerr (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers) and Jeffrey Immelt (GE), the answer is China. “China’s commitment to developing clean energy technologies and markets is breathtaking. Consider: Chinese cars are…

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