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  • Levy Control Framework cost controls

    My Right Honourable Friend the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change is today announcing a package of reforms to take control of the costs of renewable electricity subsidies under the Levy Control Framework (LCF). This is part of the Government’s commitment to control energy bills for hard-working British families and businesses as we continue to move to a low carbon economy and ...

  • 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

  • ABB cuts energy costs in Singapore buildings

    ABB i-bus is the most widely used building installation system in Singapore. It has the largest installed base across the entire range of building uses – offices, factories, hotels and resorts, universities and schools, apartments, villas and bungalows. Several of these installations have recently won best-performance awards for energy efficiency and environmental friendliness from the Singapore ...


    By ABB

  • Manure `smells like money` as energy costs rise

    With energy prices driving the cost of agricultural inputs up, nutrient-rich manure is getting another look. 'Calls to Extension offices from people looking for manure and manure compost have increased in recent months,' says Tommy Bass, Montana State University Extension livestock environment associate specialist. Bass said that this shift in perception is good for water quality, too. 'As manure ...

  • Worldwide Energy Finds Lighting Maintenance Can Save on Energy Costs

    It's often overlooked, but proper lighting maintenance is a large part of reducing utility bills, especially for businesses where lighting accounts for an estimated 20 percent of total energy used in commercial buildings. More often than not, many businesses do not have a detailed lighting maintenance policy other than replacing burned-out ...


  • Energy Costs Controlled for Commercial Buildings with New Advanced, Integrated Lighting and HVAC Automation System

    Building owners looking for strategies to control costs for the largest consumers of energy in commercial buildings – heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and lighting – now have a new solution. GE Lighting (NYSE: GE) and Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), are announcing a new way for building owners to apply advanced control strategies for lighting, ...


    By Ingersoll-Rand Company

  • CMM energy recovery systems designed to significantly reduce natural gas costs

    Energy recovery systems from The CMM Group, LLC are designed to utilize the heat energy that would normally be exhausted to the atmosphere by an oven, dryer or air pollution control system. By capturing and reusing this heat energy in other areas of their operation, companies can significantly reduce their natural gas usage and monthly energy bills. Typically, an air-to-air heat exchanger is used ...


    By The CMM Group, LLC

  • Are rising energy costs causing your profits to go down the drain?

    EAS Incorporated is an environmental engineering, consulting and manufacturing organization involved in the sales and services of precious metal air pollution control catalysts used for VOC removal.In 2008, we retrofitted a straight through direct flame thermal oxidizer used for controlling IPA andPhenolic resins and are saving the client approximately $30,000 per month.The ceramic Pt./Pd. ...

  • Honeywell Technology to Reduce Energy Costs and Improve Comfort at Alger County Facilities

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced a building modernization program to upgrade infrastructure across three Alger County facilities in Munising, Mich., and save more than $114,000 in annual utility and operating costs for the county. The energy retrofit initiative, backed by guaranteed savings through a 15-year, ...


    By Honeywell

  • Remote-access meters can cut your energy costs

    The aim is to help small scale energy users cut energy use, costs and carbon emissions. CSIRO project leader, Dr Martin de Groot, said the system will give householders the flexibility to cutback their electricity use at times when it’s needed elsewhere on the grid. CSIRO has worked with energy service company, Energy Response, and hardware designer, Saturn South, to develop a system able ...

  • USDA Helps Reduce High Energy Costs in Tribal Lands

    On Sept. 16, 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced five grants to help reduce energy costs for tribes in Alaska, Arizona, and South Dakota where the cost of producing electricity is extremely high. Through the High Energy Cost Grant program, the USDA will provide $7.9 million to nine grantees to help improve the environment by reducing carbon emissions and the use of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NREL’s Work for the U.S. Navy Illuminates Energy and Cost Savings

    Field demonstrations of newly proven energy efficient technologies are yielding valuable results for the U.S. Navy, helping it meet energy goals. In partnership with the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) recently demonstrated eight technologies at installations in Hawaii and Guam, and the initial results have ...

  • Ecova Helps Clients Manage and Reduce High Energy Costs in the Food Sector

    Ecova, a total energy and sustainability management company, today announced its growing presence in the food sector is helping many of the country’s most popular and well-known establishments become more energy efficient while reducing operational costs. Ecova is carving out a strong presence and reputation in the food sector. Current food industry clients ...


    By Ecova

  • UK innovator develops `CableFish` to help reduce cost of marine energy

    UK innovator, North Sea Systems, has successfully completed the first full scale trial of its novel CableFish, which was put through its paces at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the turbulent waters around Orkney. The final trial began in November 2014 and was the culmination of a ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • ENER-G launches free 'Quick Guide to Improving Energy Performance - at no cost'

     A free 'Quick Guide to Improving Energy Performance - at No Cost' has been launched by ENER-G to help cash strapped businesses save money on their energy bills, improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon, without upfront expense.  The guide details the no cost remedies available to reduce the pain of rising energy prices, including ten tips for improving energy performance in ...


    By ENER-G

  • How third party charges are piling on the pain of rising business energy costs

    There's double trouble in store for business energy costs, with organisations being hit by rising wholesale prices, as well as non-energy charges, which account for more than half of today's electricity bills. Inprova Energy has published a guide to third party ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • China will have a major impact on the cost of environmental and energy investments

    Whether it's consumables such as activated carbon or SCR catalysts or whether it's big equipment such as reverse osmosis systems or wind turbines, it will be Chinese activity which determines the price. This is the conclusion reached by the McIlvaine Company based on the forecasts and demand analyses conducted in each of its market reports on water, air and energy subjects. The reality is that a ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Volkswagen Switches on Daylight With Lunera Lighting to Accelerate Energy and Cost Savings

    Lunera® Lighting, Inc., a Silicon Valley company that designs, manufactures, and markets next-generation LED lighting, is pleased to announce that Volkswagen of America has installed its 2200 SERIES of architectural, grid lay-in luminaires and 6400 SERIES of linear, suspended LED fixtures in Volkswagen Group of America's Belmont, Calif. Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) facility, which ...


  • Webinar: The Hidden Cost of Hazards in Utilities

    The act of reporting an incident is just the first step in the entire incident lifecycle. How you manage the following steps will have a very significant impact on your business. Life After the Incident: Claims, Cases, Lost Time and the Hidden Cost of Hazards in Utilities, is a free 30-minute webinar hosted by Fraser Dickie and Graham Campbell, Intelex’s Energy and Utilities solutions ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Eaton Energy monitoring and efficiency solutions reduce buildings’ energy costs and carbon footprint

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced the launch of Power Xpert 200E gateway, an intelligent solution that collects energy usage data from meters, enabling customers to benchmark energy usage, set energy management goals, determine the effectiveness of energy management initiatives and reduce energy costs. The Power Xpert 200E gateway reports on energy usage at the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

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