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  • Switch2 Energy welcomes proposed heat network regulation

    Community and district heating specialist Switch2 Energy has welcomed proposals to regulate the heat network sector by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). This chimes with earlier recommendations for a new regulatory framework from the Heat Network Task force, which is supported by Switch2..   In its ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • EnergyScoreCards Will Monitor Energy Savings for Bank of America's $55 Million Energy Efficiency Finance Program

    EnergyScoreCards™, an online software-as-a-service benchmarking tool specifically geared toward multifamily and other multi-tenant properties, was competitively selected to provide data collection and analysis for Bank of America's Energy Efficiency Finance Program. This innovative program will fund energy retrofits of an estimated 15,000 residential units as well as commercial buildings, ...


  • Net-zero energy buildings on the rise across U.S.

    A report from the New Buildings Institute (NBI) and the Zero Energy Commercial Building Consortium reveal that zero-energy commercial buildings are cropping up in all U.S. climate zones, from California to New York. Zero-energy buildings are highly efficient structures that produce as ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Alberta increases support for clean energy production

    To promote more clean energy production the Alberta government is expanding and extending an incentive program for producers of bioenergy products. Funding under the Bioenergy Producer Credit Program is extended for five years until 2016. The program will help Alberta meet its climate change targets by reducing emissions while also providing value-added opportunities and long-term stability to ...


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  • Popular choice winners announced for “Apps for Energy” competition

    The Energy Department announced today the Popular Choice winners for the “Apps for Energy” competition, with app developers submitting more than 50 innovative mobile and web applications that will help utility consumers save money by making the most of their “Green Button” electricity usage data.  Popular Choice awards reflect the results of public voting at ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Clean Energy Attracts Record Global Investment In 2015

    Clean energy investment surged in China, Africa, the US, Latin America and India in 2015, driving the world total to its highest ever figure, of $328.9 bn, up 4% from 2014’s revised $315.9 bn and beating the previous record, set in 2011 by 3%. The latest figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance show ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Energy Policy and Strategic Pathways to Smart Buildings to be Discussed at Upcoming Energy Conference & Expo

    The Mid-Atlantic is faced with enormous challenges and opportunities as a result of super storm Sandy. At least 17 states were affected and estimated damages of $62 billion dollars translate to rebuilding and improving the buildings efforts must include the risk of climate change and creating smarter and greener cities. ...

  • Energy Grader Giveaway: Submit Now & Win!

    And just like that, the holidays are upon us! December means the weather is getting frightful, but we know why you energy managers are really starting to sweat: this is the special time of year when your clients’ energy costs typically skyrocket through the ROOF. Shops are open later and longer, energy-intensive lights are decking WAY too ...


    By DEXMA

  • Report: IBM Supercomputer is the Most Energy Efficient in the World

    An IBM (NYSE: IBM) supercomputer is the most energy efficient supercomputer in the world, according to the latest Supercomputing 'Green500 List' announced by Green500.org. A prototype ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • Verisae’s Energy Management Solution Establishes a Leading Position

    Verisae, the leading global provider of SaaS, mobile-enabled solutions that enable multi-site organizations to reduce operating costs for facility, asset, energy, and environmental management, was recently featured in a case study by independent analyst firm, Verdantix. The report details key requirements of energy management software and services specific to the retail sector. “Verisae has ...


    By Verisae

  • Kerry Hamilton talks Energy Management Standards

    energyTEAM hold a number of free energy forums that focus on energy and water related business topics. The video below provides an insight into one of the energyTEAM presentations at the 2013 Energy Forums. Kerry Hamilton supports a wide variety of energyTEAM clients in various sectors; from corporate property companies to clay and plastics manufacturers. As Energy and Environment Manager, ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Energy monitoring system a world first for iCon building

    The award winning iCon environmental innovation centre in Daventry, UK, has become the first building in the world to have an innovative self-adjusting Wireless Building Monitoring System installed by energy management company, Seamless Sensing. The state-of-the-art £8.5m building, offers office accommodation and a supportive environment for firms working in green technologies and ...


  • UNH is a Model of Energy Management Among Colleges and Universities

    A group of engineering students at the University of New Hampshire set out this year to track energy demand in dormitories that had been retrofit with energy saving measures. Working with the support of school administrators and EPA, the students wanted to measure the efficiency of these dorms compared to typical dorms in the U.S. The outcome was remarkable: changes in design and operations in ...

  • IEA review of Ukraine`s energy policies highlights country`s potential for an energy revolution

    By tapping its own natural gas deposits and improving energy efficiency, Ukraine could end its import dependency. But to truly revolutionise its energy sector, the country also must improve its infrastructure and pricing systems, the International Energy Agency (IEA)<http://www.iea.org/> says in its in-depth review of Ukraine's energy policies, released today in Kiev. ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Students in 68 Virginia K-12 schools are back learning with an Energy Star and energy savings (PA)

    A total of 68 K-12 schools in Virginia have earned the Energy Star building label for superior energy efficiency. “Increasing energy efficiency is saving school districts 30 percent or more on energy bills each year,” said Shawn M. Garvin, EPA mid-Atlantic regional administrator. “It’s a smart way to save money and help the environment by reducing greenhouse gases. Energy ...

  • Advanced Energy is a $1.1 Trillion Global Industry

    At $1.1 trillion in estimated global revenue, advanced energy grew at a rate more than double the global economy last year, according to a market report commissioned by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE). In the United States, the advanced energy market excluding wind energy experienced double-digit growth the last two years – outpacing the economy by a factor of four – while wind energy ...


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  • Clean Energy Trends 2011 now available

    Ten years ago, Clean Edge released Clean Tech: Profits and Potential, the firm's first publication. This year's edition looks at the past 10 years of clean-energy activity in the U.S. and abroad. The report includes growth projections for the major clean-energy sectors (solar PV, wind, and biofuels), as well as global clean-tech investment data and emerging trends. The report's key findings ...


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  • First winners announced for “Apps for Energy” competition

    The Energy Department announced today the first round of winners for the “Apps for Energy” competition, with app developers submitting more than 50 innovative mobile and web applications that will help utility consumers save money by making the most of their “Green Button” electricity usage data.  Today’s winners were selected by a panel of expert reviewers; ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Hefty Subsidies Prop Up Unsustainable Energy System

    Efforts by a variety of organizations to quantify global support for fossil fuels have generated estimates that range from $523 billion to over $1.9 trillion, depending on the calculation and what measures are included. What is clear is that the level of support has rebounded to 2008 levels following a dip in 2009–10 during the global financial crisis, writes Worldwatch Research Fellow ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Enerit to enable Rome and Milan airports to reduce overall Energy Usage

    Enerit have partnered with a number of Europe-wide energy specialists within the CASCADE project for energy efficient airports. CASCADE, led by the prestigious Fraunhofer Institute, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organisation, provides a number of technology-based solutions for airports to reduce energy use in systems such as refrigeration, lighting, under-floor ...


    By Enerit Ltd

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