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July 2016

Modern Off-Grid Lighting Could Create 2 Million New Jobs in Developing World

Berkeley Lab study assesses employment impact of widespread conversion to solar-LED lighting in developing countries.

Many households in impoverished regions around the world are starting to shift away from inefficient and polluting fuel-based lighting—such as candles, firewood, and kerosene lanterns—to solar-LED systems. While this trend has tremendous environmental benefits, a new...

ETA Distinguished Lecture: Can Nuclear Power and Renewables Be Friends?

Michael Shellenberger, Founder and President of Environmental Progress, will present "Can Nuclear Power and Renewables Be Friends?" on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 12 noon in the Building 50 Auditorium.

New National Academies Report on Indoor Air Cites Berkeley Lab Research

The Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine have just released a report on the...

June 2016

Data Centers Continue to Proliferate While Their Energy Use Plateaus

Your Brain on Carbon Dioxide: Research Finds Low Levels of Indoor CO<sub>2</sub> Impair Thinking

Berkeley Lab’s Art Rosenfeld Recognized with Tang Prize for Sustainable Development

2016 ITRI-Rosenfeld Fellowship Winners Announced

Massive Trove of Battery and Molecule Data Released to Public

May 2016

ETA’s Lucas, KPIX News Test Car Seats for Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Water-Energy Nexus New Focus of Berkeley Lab Research

Remote Alaska Villages Get a Lifeline From Department of Energy

The Search for Smarter Water and Energy Strategies

April 2016

EAEI's Breunig in Start-up Accepted to the Bay Area NSF I-Corps

Roof Racks a Drag on Fuel Economy

Whole Foods Market to Transform San Francisco Store to Zero Net Energy

Berkeley Lab Projects Could Save California More Than $2 Billion Annually in Energy Costs

Energy Efficient Windows to Reach Market Quicker with New Tool

March 2016

ETA’s Srinivasan Goes to Washington

Will Automation Increase or Decrease Vehicle Energy Use?

ETA’s Srinivasan is Finalist for East Bay Innovation Award

Report Explains >90% of the 15-35% Range in Utility-Scale PV Capacity Factors

February 2016

Berkeley Lab Scientists Developing Paint-on Coating for Energy Efficient Windows

President Obama Honors Extraordinary Early-Career Scientists

January 2016

ETA’s Greenblatt Quoted in Mother Jones and Scientific American on Benefits of Driverless Cars

Researchers Pinpoint the Drivers for Low-Priced PV Systems in the United States

Berkeley Lab Launches New Projects for Grid Modernization

Technique Matters: A Different Way to Make a Cathode May Mean Better Batteries

Hilton Worldwide Achieves Superior Energy Performance Certification

Renewable Energy for State Renewable Portfolio Standards Yielded Sizable Benefits and Other Impacts in 2013

Lab Group to Lead Team Developing $13 Million Microgrid Project

DOE Announces Largest Energy Efficiency Standard in History

December 2015

Cool Roofs in China Offer Enhanced Benefits During Heat Waves

New Hybrid Electrolyte For Solid-State Lithium Batteries

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