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  • Smart Grid and Energy Storage on Shetland Demonstrates the Power Of Renewable Energy

    The five year long, £18m Shetland-based Northern Isles New Energy Solutions (NINES) project has demonstrated that an islanded electricity distribution system can operate securely with a high penetration of local renewable generation. The project, which was run by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), trialed domestic demand side management (DSM) and large scale energy storage ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ‘Smart’ carbon positive energy house

    Experts from the Welsh School of Architecture have designed and built the UK's first purpose-built, low-cost energy smart house, capable of exporting more energy to the national electricity grid than it uses. The house, designed by Professor Phil Jones and his team based at the Welsh School of Architecture, has been built as a prototype to meet tough new targets for zero carbon housing set by UK ...


    By Cardiff University

  • Centerpoint energy and U.S. deputy secretary of energy daniel poneman announce results of pilot project on home energy use

    CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s (NYSE:CNP) electric transmission and distribution subsidiary, CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman today released survey results from a 500 participant smart meter In-Home Display pilot program begun last fall.  Based on surveys, 71 percent of customers reported that they have changed their electricity ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Announces Up to $31 Million for Initial Phases of Enhanced Geothermal Systems Field Observatory

    As part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced up to $31 million to establish the initial phases of the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE), a field laboratory dedicated to cutting-edge research on enhanced geothermal systems (EGS). EGS are engineered reservoirs, created beneath the surface of the Earth, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • CCID Consulting: Wind/PV Hybrid System, a New Way Out for New Energy Utilization

    As wind/PV hybrid system in China’s large wind power generators (with the installed capacity of a single system above 1 MW), on-grid solar PV and solar thermal power generation is still at an early stage, its mainstream application is confined to small and medium-sized wind power generators (with the installed capacity of a single system at or below 100 ...


    By CCID Consulting Co., Ltd.

  • Energy security in relation with the Russia/Ukraine gas dispute

    'The extraordinary Energy (TTE) Council met in a critical moment caused by the current unprecedented interruption of gas supplies from Russia via Ukraine to the EU. The Council urges both parties to resume gas deliveries to the EU immediately in order to rebuild the credibility of both parties and avoid further economical harms and suffering to the citizens of the EU and of neighbouring ...

  • Can self-interest drive sustainable energy for all?

    Will the bottom-up approach suffice for the UN's Sustainable Energy for All initiative, or does it need Rio+20 backing, asks Smriti Mallapaty? A bold plan to bring every person on Earth sustainable energy within 18 years will face its first test of international acceptance at the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Grid 21, Partners Search for Biggest Energy Saver

    Grid 21, a new non-profit organization committed to engaging electricity customers in using a new generation of tools and technologies to better manage their electricity consumption, is partnering with Texas-based utilities Oncor and CenterPoint Energy, as well as San Diego Gas & Electric in California to launch the Biggest Energy Saversm Campaign. In addition to ...


    By General Electric

  • President Requests $842.1 Million for Fossil Energy Programs

    President Obama’s FY 2016 budget seeks $842.1 million for the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) to advance technologies related to the reliable, efficient, affordable and environmentally sound use of fossil fuels, implement ongoing federal responsibilities at the Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves, and manage the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Northeast Gasoline Supply Reserve and Northeast ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • President Requests $711.0 Million for Fossil Energy Programs

    President Obama’s FY 2015 budget seeks $711.0 million for the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) to advance technologies related to the reliable, efficient, affordable and environmentally sound use of fossil fuels as well as manage the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and Northeast Home Heating oil Reserve to provide strategic and economic security against disruptions in U.S. oil supplies. The request ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • UK Energy Security: Active Government, Smart Intervention

    Introduction Let me start today by asking you to take a risk and make a bet. On England making it to the world cup final. And then winning. Far, far too unlikely, you might say. Unimaginable? Perhaps. Not even Roy Hodgson is planning for that, you might argue. But I can tell you who is planning for that. National Grid. Big occasions ...

  • Energy efficiency works: US energy use per dollar cut in half in last 35 years

    Energy efficiency has made major strides in the US in the last 35 years, with “energy intensity” – the measurement of energy used per dollar of gross domestic product – down from 12.1 thousand Btus per dollar in 1980 to 6.1 thousand Btus per dollar in 2014, according to a major new report from the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). ...

  • Green energy controls cut costs and carbon for Wakefield residents

    Residents at the Newfield House Independent Living Scheme in Wakefield are benefiting from affordable, lower-carbon heating and hot water, thanks to advanced metering technology supplied by sustainable energy company ENER-G Switch2.   The company, based in Saltaire, near Bradford, was appointed by Wakefield and District Housing (WDH) to supply and operate a complete utility management ...


    By ENER-G

  • Half of UK businesses ‘concerned’ over escalating energy costs

    New research shows 51 per cent of organisations are worried about the financial impact of rising energy bills - yet less than 20 per cent of finance teams are accountable for energy tracking and management Newcastle, 29 May 2012: Getting the best deal for domestic energy customers has become headline news in the wake of unwelcome hikes in energy prices. Yet according to new research commissioned ...


  • World Energy Outlook 2012 - To be released on 12 November 2012

    Drawing on the latest data and policy developments, the 2012 edition of the World Energy Outlook assesses the threats and opportunities facing the global energy system based on a rigorous quantitative analysis of energy and climate trends. Oil, natural gas, coal, renewables and nuclear power are all covered in detail with updated projections for demand, production, trade, investment and ...


    By UNI Strategic Pte Ltd

  • China’s energy efficiency the target of three new World Bank projects

    Three new World Bank-financed projects, approved yesterday, will support China’s effort to improve the country’s efficient use of energy and reduce polluting emissions from power plants. Loans, totaling US$441 million and accounting for almost one third of World Bank lending planned for China in fiscal year 2008, will support the Energy Efficiency Financing Project, co-financed by a Global ...


    By The World Bank

  • Baroness Verma speech to the Danish Energy Association Annual Meeting

    The transformation of the British energy landscape: keynote speech by Baroness Verma to the Danish Energy Association Annual Meeting. Originally given at Copenhagen. This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered. Introduction Thanks to Lars and Poul and the Danish Energy Association for hosting this important event. We in the UK ...

  • Baroness Verma speech to the Danish Energy Association Annual Meeting

    The transformation of the British energy landscape: keynote speech to the Danish Energy Association Annual Meeting. Originally given at Copenhagen. This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered. Introduction Thanks to Lars and Poul and the Danish Energy Association for hosting this important event. We in the UK government greatly value ...

  • Worldwatch Institute Launches Groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica

    The Worldwatch Institute today launched its groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica, a look at the measures that the Jamaican government can take to transition its electricity sector to one that is socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable. The report, Jamaica Sustainable Energy Roadmap: Pathways to an Affordable, Reliable, Low-Emission Electricity System, is the ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • ARPA-E Announces $60 Million for Disruptive Technologies to Cut Emissions, Boost Energy Efficiency

    Yesterday (April 29, 2014), at the Advanced Energy Conference in Albany, New York, Acting ARPA-E Director Cheryl Martin announced up to $60 million for two new programs to detect and measure methane emissions and develop innovative localized thermal management systems that cut the energy needed to heat and cool buildings.  The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects ...


    By US Department of Energy

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