Raymond Orbach, former Under Secretary for Science, United States Department of Energy, argues that the three major energy challenges in the US are energy security, environmental sustainability, and economic impact and that a unique opportunity has emerged to change the world using a new ability to alter materials at the atomic scale like never before possible. Series: Summit on Energy Efficiency [11/2009] [Science] [Show ID: 17380]
When you walk into a dark room and flip that switch, you probably dont think much about how or why that light bulb glows the way it does. Or what might replace it in the years ahead. Well, if youre concerned about energy efficiency and wondered where the future may take us, then dont miss this new series from the Institute for Energy Efficiency at UC Santa Barbara, where leaders from industry, government and academia came together to address progress in energy efficient technologies, commercialization and policy.