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  • Measures for more efficient energy consumption in Ukraine will lead to a better environment

    Sweco has been commissioned by NEFCO, the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation, to investigate measures to achieve more efficient energy consumption in 14 Ukrainian cities. The aim is to reduce the cities’ spending on energy, reduce environmental impact and improve conditions for the local population. The project, awarded to Sweco through a framework agreement with NEFCO, involves ...


    By Sweco Nederland BV

  • Kingspan Retains Position on CDP Climate ‘A List’

    Kingspan makes list of 112 global “A Listers” for 3rd year Company on track to reach target of 100% net zero energy by 2020, at 57% in 2016 CEO calls on companies to do more on greenhouse gas emissions Kingspan has been named for the third year in a row on The Climate ‘A List’ by CDP, the international ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Energy efficiency is an untapped goldmine

    Energy efficiency represents a huge opportunity for the United States economy and those organizations looking for advantage. It will only materialize if some age-old barriers are removed.   As part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, $4.5 billion dollars was allocated to modernize the electrical grid. That"s some serious cash. Where"s it all going? McKinsey & Co. ...


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  • Energy efficiency creates jobs

    BC Hydro"s electricity conservation and efficiency activities will create 193,000 jobs in the province over 30 years – an average of 6,400 jobs ...

  • Energy Efficiency Technology and strategies

    ReportsnReports.com adds "The Future of Energy Efficiency: Technology and strategies to improve energy efficiency" new market research report to its store. Energy efficiency has yet to see a period in history more open to its products than now, thanks to a convergence of events: rising energy prices, concerns about climate change, and a desire to reduce use of petroleum products and ...


  • Darden's Energy Efficiency

    SOURCE: Darden Restaurants DESCRIPTION:We are taking aggressive action to reduce our direct energy use. By the end of FY2011, we were more than halfway toward our goal to reduce our per restaurant energy use by 15 percent by 2015 using 2008 as a baseline. ...


    By 3BL Media

  • New pathways to energy efficiency

    A lack of technical capacity and know-how hinders many governments from capitalising on the full potential of energy efficiency, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Over 40% of the 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations made by the IEA two years ago have not yet been implemented, says the agnecy. These recommendations alone could - if implemented globally without delay - save ...


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  • Best states for energy efficiency

    If you live in Connecticut, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey or Ohio your state is doing something right - a lot right - when it comes to energy efficiency. The ten states deserve kudos, in that order, for policies that encourage energy efficiency, according to a report issued this week by the Center for American Progress and Energy ...


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  • Energy efficiency and weight watchers

    We've been hearing for years that the energy efficiency industry needs to find its equivalent to the cell phone. These days industry folks refer to it as the 'killer app," the revolutionary product or service that consumers can't resist. But lately, partly because I'm dieting, I've been thinking what energy efficiency really ...


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  • Energy efficiency is an untapped goldmine

    An archaic, insecure and vulnerable energy delivery systems fraught with risk and complexity, is enough to give the majority of those in charge the late night ...

  • Energy efficiency creates jobs

    A study released today shows that BC Hydro"s electricity conservation and efficiency activities will create 193,000 jobs in the province over 30 years - an average of 6,400 jobs annually. The findings are presented in the Power Smart Employment Impacts Study [PDF, 888 Kb] completed by G.E. Bridges and Associates, a B.C.-based independent research firm commissioned by BC Hydro. "We already know ...


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  • 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

  • Energy efficiency – The Hidden Fuel

    The benefits of energy efficiency go well beyond the simple scaling back of energy demand, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency published today. In a study that reframes the discussion about the so-called “hidden fuel”, the IEA shows how energy efficiency has the potential to support economic growth, enhance social development, advance environmental ...


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  • 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 ...

  • Weather monitoring for energy efficiency

    Orion LX Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems assisted the Refract House in its third place win at the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington DC. The goal of the bi-annual competition is to design and build net-zero energy houses. A joint venture by Santa Clara University and California College of the Arts, Refract House utilizes weather data to improve energy efficiency of HVAC systems and ...

  • 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

  • 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.

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