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NYTimes: California Town Running on Clean Power of Its Own Making

The NY Times highlights Lipton, CA, a tiny Mojave Desert town that is running on clean power entirely of its own making. With cheaper and more widely available ways to make power at home or in town, individuals and communities have been moving ever closer to declaring their energy independence, using technologies like solar, batteries and even small-scale wind.

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Ali Malkawi gives lecture entitled ‘Rethinking Simulation’ at Harvard GSD talk series

Ali Malkawi, Director of the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities, discusses current innovations in simulation at a noon-time talk series at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Lecture themes included agent based technology, advanced visualization, alternative techniques used to enhance or replace simulations, and the effort of alternatives techniques on the design and operation of buildings and cities.

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