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A quick cheat sheet to Solar Decathlon stars

October 5th, 2009 · 10 Comments

Simply put, it is hard to exaggerate the reasons for enthusiasm about the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon. This is a truly Energy COOL ten day period in DC, with literally 100s (1000s?) of truly impressive people from universities around the world having a chance to show off their innovative approaches to solving real problems […]

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Tags: Energy · energy cool · solar · solar decathlon · Solar Energy

Setting a leadership path: Obama Executive Order on Federal Energy

October 5th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Somewhat hidden to most Americans (on purpose), the Bush Administration’s Executive Order 13423 was perhaps the best energy-related action taken by George W Bush. It set meaningful energy efficiency targets and created paths for more effective energy management across the federal government. Today, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order that builds on 13423 and […]

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