domestic energy efficiency News

  • OFGEM publish Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Update

    OFGEM have published their quarterly newsletter which provides an update of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme between September and December 2012 as well as a year-end review. The report presents the latest statistics and gives us an overview of recent activity and administration of the scheme.   To read more ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supplies New Lithium-ion Batteries to the International Space Station

    A payload of six lithium-ion batteries, designed and developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has been delivered to the International Space Station to give astronauts the power they need to continue important research aboard the station. Once installed on the space station, the batteries will become part of the most sophisticated, ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • ADVANCE RIKO Introduces `F-PEM` Atmospheric Thermoelectric Module Evaluation System

    ADVANCE RIKO, a supplier of advanced thermal management and evaluation systems, has developed a new system which evaluates thermoelectric modules (TEMs) that generate power from waste heat in the atmosphere. Based on patents developed by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), the new 'F-PEM' Atmospheric Thermoelectric Module Evaluation System goes on sale ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • FIFA 2010 green goal: major initiative to green the FIFA world cup kicks off

    Three days before the kick-off of one of the greatest global sport events on the planet – the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa – a major initiative to green the World Cup and help reduce carbon emissions was launched in Johannesburg, Tuesday. The initiative is a result of a partnership between the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) ...

  • Out of the running?

    As the United States debates comprehensive clean-energy legislation, it is confronted with a simple choice: come to the table and feast on the enormous economic opportunity that comes with reducing global warming pollution or be an item on the menu as our economic competitors forge ahead to build prosperity. By 2020, clean energy will be one of the world's biggest industries, totaling as much as ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EnerNOC's Demand Response Portfolio in Korea Surpasses One Gigawatt

    November 14, 2016 -- EnerNOC, Inc., a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS) and demand response solutions, announced today that its demand response portfolio in Korea surpassed one gigawatt roughly equivalent to the amount of power generated by a ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Solar Lab collaborative showcase on August 4

    Tours and one-on-one meetings with scientists offered at NREL’s Process Development Integration Laboratory One-of-a-kind platforms that have the ability to bridge the gap between photovoltaic (PV) module and cell efficiencies are opening their stainless steel arms to industry, academia, stakeholders , and other entities on Aug. 4 at a Collaborative Showcase at the Process ...

  • The Antenna Group Top 10 Cleantech Trends to Watch in 2013

    Antenna Group is the nation's largest clean technology public relations firm, representing companies in sectors including renewable energy, energy efficiency, alternative fuels, energy storage, finance, waste management and water. Here, drawn from input provided by our client-partners, is Antenna's list of the top 10 ...


    By Antenna Group

  • Local lagging rates revealed for the first time

    Annual carbon emissions data released A breakdown of how much insulation has been installed in homes across different parts of Britain under the Government’s energy saving scheme has been released for the first time today. The new figures, published by the Energy Saving Trust, reveal how much loft and cavity wall insulation was professionally installed in each local ...

  • Wind to rival nuclear power in the United States

    Two decades from now Americans could get as much electricity from windmills as from nuclear-power plants, according to a US government report that lays out a possible plan for wind-energy growth. Prepared by the U.S. Department of Energy and a broad cross section of stakeholders across industry, government, and three of DOE’s national laboratories - the National Renewable Energy ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • AppliTek to provide analyzers for world’s largest solar power project

    With the inauguration of the world’s largest solar powered plant on Sunday 17th of March, AppliTek officially announces having procured the water analyzers for Shams 1, located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The on-line analyzers will be used to monitor the water chemistry of the steam production of the huge power plant, i.e. boiler feed water quality and condensate return quality. The analyzer ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Good news for consumers and industry as solar thermal stays in the RHI

    There was great news for the UK renewable energy industry just before Christmas.  The Government announced it was dropping plans to remove solar thermal from the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), which pays a tariff to property owners who generate heat through renewable technologies. The announcement means the RHI will continue to support solar thermal domestic systems at the current level of ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • EPA Recognizes Hypertherm Inc. as a Top Green Power Partner

    Hypertherm Inc., based in Hanover N.H., has been recognized by EPA as one of the nation’s top purchasers of Green Power. As part of EPA’s Green Power Partnership, more than 1,300 organizations are purchasing billions of kilowatt-hours of green power annually, avoiding carbon pollution equal to that created by the electricity use of more than 2.5 million American homes. In 2014, ...

  • Biofuel support policies - costly and ineffective

    Government support of biofuel production in OECD countries is costly, has a limited impact on reducing greenhouse gases and improving energy security, and has a significant impact on world crop prices, according to a new study on policies to promote greater production and use of biofuel in OECD countries. The OECD Economic Assessment of Biofuel Support Policies says biofuels are ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Biofuel policies in OECD countries costly and ineffective, says report

    Government support of biofuel production in OECD countries is costly, has a limited impact on reducing greenhouse gases and improving energy security, and has a significant impact on world crop prices, according to a new study of policies to promote greater production and use of biofuel in OECD countries. OECD’s Economic Assessment of Biofuel Support Policies says biofuels are currently ...

  • Providing certainty for Feed-in Tariffs and the Renewable Heat Incentive

    Government response to Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) consultation published Consultation on budget management and environmental sustainability of the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) launched Greater certainty for investors in renewable heat and small scale electricity technologies and a fair deal for consumers were delivered today by Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg ...

  • Winning $2.7 Billion and More than 2 Gigawatts Since May Launch, GE Demonstrates Industry Leadership with Its Advanced 1.6-100 Wind Turbine

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has recently secured more than 1,200 megawatts (MW) of commitments for its 1.6-100 wind turbine, the world’s leader in efficiency. The 750 additional turbines bring the total number of orders and commitments to $2.7 billion and more than 2 gigawatts to date. In the past month alone developers have selected the turbine ...


    By General Electric

  • DOE to invest up to US$90m in advanced geothermal technology and research

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for up to US$90 million over four years to advance the research, development and demonstration of next-generation geothermal energy technology which will harness the earth's interior heat extracted from hot water or rocks.  Currently, DOE has up to US$10.5 million available for immediate award under this ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GreenWorld Announces Its Revenue Plans for Its First Wood Pellet Production Plant in Laurinburg, North Carolina, USA

    GreenWorld's (OTCBB: GREW) first US Wood Pellet Facility is based in Laurinburg, NC. The plant's current capacity is 120,000 tons of wood pellets per year. With an additional investment of $5.5 million, the capacity will be increased to 240,000 tons per year, with resultant expected revenue of $40,320,000. The plant has rail access on site and is roughly 100 miles from the port of Wilmington, ...


  • NREL scientists lauded as industry Pioneers

    At the recent World Renewable Energy Congress/Network (WREN) in Abu Dhabi, three researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) were named WREN Pioneers.  Dr. Falah Hasoon, Dr. Chuck Kutscher and Dr. David Renné were recognized for the impact their discoveries and innovations have made to the progress and acceptance of ...

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