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  • New Study on Graphene-Wrapped Nanocrystals Makes Inroads Toward Next-Gen Fuel Cells

    A powdery mix of metal nanocrystals wrapped in single-layer sheets of carbon atoms, developed at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), shows promise for safely storing hydrogen for use with fuel cells for passenger vehicles and other uses. And now, a new study provides insight into the atomic details of the crystals’ ultrathin coating and how ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Upcoming Events by SGO

    The 4th Annual Demand Response & Distributed Energy Resources World Forum, October 11-12, 2017 in Costa Mesa, CA brings together stakeholders from across the DR / DER industry and internationally to examine the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • CRC Energy Efficiency Summit

    The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) is the UK's first mandatory energy savings and carbon trading scheme targeting emissions from public and private sector groups. CRC participants that fail to reduce their energy consumption and carbon emissions are expected to face significant costs associated with the purchase of carbon allowances and potential financial penalties. They also risk serious ...

  • Energy Efficiency 2009 Ukraine

    National Agency of Ukraine for the effective use of energy resources (NAER) and Specialized exhibition center «EXPODONBASS» are kindly inviting you to participate in the all-Ukrainian specialized trade fair for energy effective and energy saving equipment, technologies and materials «ENERGY EFFICIENCY 2009». The trade fair is supported by: Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Donetsk Regional State ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • Tanzania Energy Efficiency Workshop

    On the 28th of January 2015 Clarke Energy worked with the British High Commission and UK Trade and Investment in Tanzania to deliver a workshop on energy efficiency in Dar es Salaam at the Hilton Doubletree Oyster Bay. The event was attended by a cross section of the Tanzanian business community and consisted of presentations by: Hugh Richmond, Business Development Director, Clarke ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Scaling commercial energy efficiency

    Original story at MIT News Big data may soon make buildings greener. With a recent major acquisition, MIT alumni-founded Retroficiency, which has assessed hundreds of thousands of buildings, is poised to bring its advanced energy analytics platform to millions of commercial buildings. According to ...

  • Advantage by energy efficiency

    When you speak of energy efficiency in thermal soil remediation, you cannot get past the VacuDry – technology. ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Energy efficiency project in Brazil

    Berlinwasser International and GTZ begin energy efficiency project in Minas Gerais Berlin, Germany – Energy efficiency in sewage plants is an environmental topic with acute relevance for development policies, explains Dieter Ernst, CEO of Berlinwasser International. This is why the Berlin company has joined a PPP (public private partnership) project developed together with GTZ [Gesellschaft für ...

  • Statement on the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s International Energy Efficiency Scorecard

    The Secretary of State Edward Davey in response to the first International Energy Efficiency Scorecard I welcome today’s publication of the first International Energy Efficiency Scorecard by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Energy efficiency sits at the heart of our policies to encourage low-carbon growth, and I am therefore particularly pleased that the ...

  • Bipartisan energy efficiency efforts discussed at 24th annual Energy Efficiency Forum

    WASHINGTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Public and private sector leaders exchanged ideas yesterday to address the importance of energy efficiency in a changing economy at the 24th annual Energy Efficiency Forum, co-hosted by Johnson Controls and ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Science for energy-efficient aluminium smelting

    Primary production of aluminium is highly energy intensive, and reducing the amount of energy used will assist the industry in maintaining competitiveness. The ‘breakthrough technologies for primary aluminium’ research cluster brings together researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, the University of Auckland, the University of New South Wales, the University of Queensland, and the ...

  • $25m for energy efficiency projects in Ukraine

    The EBRD European Bank is providing a loan facility of $25 million to Bank Forum of Ukraine. Potential clients of the bank will be local private sector companies, which should be able to receive sub-loans of up to $5 million to finance their energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.  Forum is the third Ukrainian bank to join a €100 million energy efficiency framework, approved by the ...

  • Energy efficiency plan hanging in the balance

    The future of an EU action plan on energy efficiency that was due to be adopted this Wednesday, has been thrown into doubt after European commission president Jose Manuel Barroso raised last-minute concerns. The action plan is intended to set out the policies and measures required over six years to achieve the EU’s goal of reducing energy consumption 20 per cent by 2020 (EED 20/09/06). As ...

  • Energy-Efficient DESMI Pump Approved

    The Danish Technological Institute has tested and approved the pumps in compliance with the ECO Design Requirement - an act on energy-related products. The act is intended to both promote the development and use of energy-efficient equipment, but also to reduce energy consumption and impact ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Smart windows: energy efficiency with a view

    Imagine wrapping a giant pair of Wayfarers or Aviators around your house on a sunny day. Wouldn't that be cool? NREL researchers are trying to do the high-tech equivalent of putting sunglasses on buildings with a new generation of insulated 'dynamic windows' that change color to modulate interior temperatures and lighting. Buildings consume 40 percent of the nearly 100 quadrillion Btus (quads) ...

  • Energy-Efficient Skid Mounted Oxidizer

    The Anguil skid mounted Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) comes completely assembled and factory tested, minimizing installation and start-up time. These compact, prepackaged units range in size from 1,000 to 12,000SCFM and achieve 99%+ destruction rate efficiency of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs), NOX and odorous emissions. In addition, the Anguil RTO ...

  • Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards | Energy Act 2011

    The latest news on minimum energy efficiency requirements There has been much debate on what the minimum energy efficiency standards will be when the Energy Act 2011 comes into force in April 2018. There were 2 separate consultations which have taken place, one relating to the commercial sector and the other for the residential sector. The government is likely to promote the following: ...


    By Brixsus Energy

  • Where energy efficiency increases energy consumption: a caution

    A new study warns policymakers to watch for unintended consequences of energy efficiency strategies. As energy efficiency leads to reduced usage, the price of energy falls. However, this could in fact lead to a subsequent rise in consumption of energy, if industry seeks to make the most of the low prices. Improving the efficiency of how energy is used in production, often defined as 'doing more ...

  • GE Energy Accelerates Telecom Infrastructure Energy Efficiency

    GE Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced a broad portfolio of Retrofit Power Systems (RPS) designed to accelerate energy efficiency upgrades ...


    By General Electric

  • Photovoltaic Windows: Energy Efficient and Energy Generating

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, announced today that it is collaborating with building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) producer Polysolar, and innovation center CPI for a project in the UK. The Innovate UK project called “Power Generating & Energy Saving Windows” aims to enable windows of the future to generate their own solar power as well as provide greater ...


    By Merck

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