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$10 Cree LED Bulb Now Energy Star Certified

Earlier this year, EarthTechling reported on a breakthrough in the LED lighting industry. The Cree LED burst onto the scene with a long-lasting, energy-efficient option available for just under $10, a barrier that no competitor had been able to break.… Read More
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How Can The Smart Grid Save You $500 A Year?

Research shows that nearly 50 percent of consumers have heard the term “smart grid” before, but how many of us really know what it means? More importantly, how many of us know how accelerating the transition to a smarter grid… Read More
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UK’s Green Deal Retrofit Program Off To Rocky Start

Five months ago, the UK government launched the Green Deal retrofit scheme, a program designed to help business and home owners to employ more green technologies in their properties. Details of the program seem incredibly attractive: install energy-efficient technology with… Read More
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Gravity-Powered Light Works Anytime, Anywhere

arthTechling has featured LED lights powered by solar energy, wind energy, and even human energy. But each of these has obvious limitations–sometimes there’s no direct sunlight, the wind won’t blow, or you don’t feel like cranking on a handle. None… Read More