Five Major areas to watch
The following five areas will make a significant difference in our ability to become energy-independent: An intense focus on producing (and storing) low/no carbon electricity, using it more efficiently and distributing it more wisely is needed - especially when electric vehicles will likely be the way the United States gets off of foreign oil.
NXergy is focusing on these areas. Links to important organizations and information is provided, below:
IEA, Energy Trust of Oregon, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance and PECI.
High-density Energy Storage
Energy Storage Council
Department of Energy (SmartGrid Info), Duke University's efforts
International organization, in the United States
Low / no-carbon energy production
World-watch Institute: Low Carbon Roadmap