Cleantech to Market

Energy Institute at Haas

2010 C2M Projects

Building Energy Management

A gateway that allows homeowners to pre-program their energy consumption across a range of uses. Slides | Video

Open ADR

An open architecture protocol that allows multiple players to automate load management. Slides | Video

Pico Cube

A wireless node platform that integrates energy sensing, harvesting, storage and communications into a single device. Slides | Video

MEMS Sensors

Small sensors that are simple, wireless, durable, inexpensive, and have a variety of smart grid uses. Slides | Video

Metal Sulfides Solar

Solar cells that have the potential to be cheaper and more widely available than silicon. Slides | Video

Silicon Solar

A new process that lowers the cost and raises the efficiency of silicon solar cells. Slides | Video

Silicon Battery

New polymer binder and silicon anode increase the performance of lithium ion batteries. Slides | Video

Printable Battery

Energy storage that can be printed directly onto electronic devices. Slides | Video

Enzyme to Break Down Cellulose

A new enzyme that reduces biofuel production costs and time. Slides | Video not available.

Improved Algae for Batch Production

A new algae significantly improves biofuels processing efficiencies. Slides | Video


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