Resources : Energy Conservation, Efficiency, & Storage

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Clean Energy for Texas

National Geographic Magazine Energy Conservation

U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Tips on Saving Energy & Money at Home

Wikipedia Energy conservation, Energy efficiency

Wikipedia Energy Audit

All members of the University of Iowa community can contribute to energy conservation. Informed faculty, staff and students know that energy conservation has multiple benefits – saving energy, money, and the environment.

Home Energy Saver The first web-based do-it-yourself energy audit tool

Energy Conservation: Starting At Home

Texas State Energy Conservation Office Using Energy Efficiently

Clean Energy Resource Teams Energy Efficiency

Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

As the state energy office, SECO partners with Texas consumers, businesses, educators and local governments to reduce energy costs and maximize efficiency.

Energy Costs and Conservation Facts earth911.com

Renewable Energy Lesson Plans infinitepower.org

Alliance to Save Energy – Promoting Energy Efficiency World Wide

Landscaping for Energy Conservation tamu.edu

Wikipedia Xeriscaping, Energy-efficient landscaping

U.S. Department of Energy energysavers.gov

Combined Heat and Power - TSTC Emerging Technology

Texas Combined Heat & Power Initiative (TXCHPI)

Wikipedia Cogeneration

Wikipedia Pumped-storage hydroelectricity

Wikipedia World energy resources and consumption

Wikipedia Renewable energy usage diagram

The Gulf Coast Clean Energy Application Center encourages the deployment of combined heat and power, waste heat recovery, and district clean energy technologies in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas through educating prospective end-users and policymakers and through providing project support.

Wikipedia Green vehicle

Wikipedia Bloom Box – The Bloom Energy Server (commonly referred to as the Bloom Box) is a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) made by Bloom Energy, of Sunnyvale, California, that uses liquid or gaseous hydrocarbons (such as gasoline, diesel or propane produced from fossil or bio sources) to generate electricity on the site where it will be used.

The Precourt Energy Efficiency Center @ Stanford University

UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center @ University of California, Davis

Buildings Energy Efficiency – researchers in building technologies work closely with industry to develop efficient technologies for buildings that increase energy efficiency, and improve the comfort, health and safety of building occupants – Environmental Energy Technologies Division, E.O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy energy efficiency links

Energy Efficiency in the South is a recent report by a team of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Duke University's Nicholas Institute that uses state-of-the-art economic modeling to evaluate the potential impact of energy efficiency policies on Southern states. The energy efficiency policies examined by the research team fall into three broad categories: residential, commercial and industrial. The report also includes state profiles for each state in the region (including the District of Columbia) and the economic and employment impacts of energy efficiency for each individual state.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies · NREL Newsroom

The Energy Systems Laboratory (ESL) is a division of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station and a member of the Texas A&M University System. The lab focuses on energy-related research, energy efficiency, and emissions reduction.

Wikipedia Grid energy storage, Intermittent energy source

Wikipedia Energy storage, Thermal energy storage, Supercapacitor, Flywheel energy storage

Sandia National Laboratories Energy storage systems research

Michigan State University battery and supercapacitor research

Secretary Chu Announces $130 Million for Advanced Research Projects – ARPA-E's 4th round of funding focuses on rare earth alternatives and breakthroughs in biofuels, thermal storage, grid controls, and solar power electronics – April 20, 2011

Vehicle Technologies Program Energy Storage U.S. Department of Energy

Energy Storage Technology Overview Flywheels, Cranking Batteries, Electrochemical Capacitors, SMES, Compressed Air, Pumped Hydro storage, Stationary, Flow Batteries

Pike Research Cleantech Market Intelligence Energy Storage Technology Markets

Parabolic Trough Thermal Energy Storage Technology One advantage of parabolic trough power plants is their potential for storing solar thermal energy to use during non-solar periods and to dispatch when it's needed most – National Renewable Energy Laboratory

General Electric Energy Storage

University of Colorado at Boulder Electrical Grid and Energy Storage Research Group

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – major discovery from MIT primed to unleash solar revolution – scientists mimic essence of plants' energy storage system

Wikipedia Compressed air energy storage

Wikipedia Smart Grid – a form of electricity network using digital technology. A smart grid delivers electricity from suppliers to consumers using two-way digital communications to control appliances at consumers' homes; this could save energy, reduce costs and increase reliability and transparency

Wikipedia Flow battery, Pumped-storage hydroelectricity

Wikipedia Superconducting magnetic energy storage(SMES) systems store energy in the magnetic field created by the flow of direct current in a superconducting coil which has been cryogenically cooled to a temperature below its superconducting critical temperature

Wikipedia Hydrogen storage, Underground hydrogen storage