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  • Statement by Ed Davey on the Energy Efficiency Directive

    Edward Davey said: “I greatly welcome the agreement reached on the Energy Efficiency Directive and want to congratulate the Danish Presidency on their successful handling of a complex and rapidly moving negotiation. The deal which has now been agreed is good for the UK and for the EU as a whole and maintains the EU’s position as a global leader in tackling climate change. It ...

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ESOS - another European directive to save energy that doesn’t

    The latest EU directive designed to reduce energy consumption is to force companies to complete an energy audit. The 'Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme' (ESOS) is the Government's proposed approach to implementing Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive which requires all Member States to introduce a programme of regular energy audits for ‘large’ private organisations. The ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • 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

  • Energy-efficient lighting retailer GreenPoma.com expands lineup of direct replacement LED lamps for residential use

    GreenPoma.com, an online retailer of premium environmentally friendly, energy-efficient lighting products, is pleased to announce that it will begin offering the LR6 Recessed Downlight from Cree, Inc. The downlight module, one of Cree's forward-looking LED lighting solutions, exceeds U.S. Department of Energy Solid-State Lighting standards for efficacy, light output, color quality and lifetime. ...


    By GreenPoma.com

  • ESOS - Another European directive to save energy that doesn’t

    The latest EU directive designed to reduce energy consumption is to force companies to complete an energy audit. The 'Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme' (ESOS) is the Government's proposed approach to implementing Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive which requires all Member States to introduce a programme of regular energy audits for ‘large’ private organisations. The ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • 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) ...

  • Fuel poverty and energy efficiency debate

    The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (Mr Edward Davey): I am grateful to the Opposition for this opportunity to set out the many things the Government are doing this winter, and in the winters to come, to help people to keep their energy bills as low as possible and to keep their houses warm. I am under no illusion about how hard it is out there this winter. Times are tough, many ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • SmartWatt Energy Meets National Grid’s Energy Efficiency Targets in Small & Medium Business Direct Install Program, Central & Northern NY

    SmartWatt Energy announced today that they have met the mid-year energy efficiency targets set by National Grid, for their Small & Medium Business Direct Install Program in Central and Northern NY, and are on pace to exceed all goals by the end of 2011. SmartWatt Energy is the sole ...


  • Detroit automakers invest in energy-efficient engines

    The three major Detroit-based automakers—Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation (GM), and Chrysler—recently announced significant investments or changes as they move towards more efficient engines and vehicles. With an eye towards reducing fuel consumption and emissions, the companies are retooling some factories and redesigning vehicle powertrains. GM announced on February 18 a $494 ...

  • UK government heralds energy efficiency revolution

    A transformation in the way energy is used across the UK economy could help boost growth and jobs, and investing in energy efficiency could save up to 22 power stations-worth of energy by 2020, according to the Government’s Energy Efficiency Strategy published today. The new Strategy is aimed at changing the way energy is used in sectors such as housing, transport and manufacturing over the ...

  • Vectren Expands Electric Energy Efficiency Programs

    Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana (Vectren) (NYSE: VVC) received Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) approval yesterday to implement additional electric energy efficiency programs, known as Conservation Connection, for its customers in southwestern Indiana. The expanded programs are the result of a collaborative effort between the utility and the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer ...


  • Nicor gas launches new energy efficiency program

    Starting today, May 1st, Nicor Gas customers will have the opportunity to save energy and money through the new Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program (EEP). The program offers rebates, ideas, and tools to help Nicor Gas residential and business customers use energy wisely. 'The Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program provides rebate incentives to residential and commercial customers who choose to ...

  • MIT team develops energy-efficient microchip

    Researchers at MIT and Texas Instruments have unveiled a new chip design for portable electronics that can be up to 10 times more energy-efficient than present technology. The design could lead to cell phones, implantable medical devices and sensors that last far longer when running from a battery. The innovative design will be presented Feb. 5 at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference ...


  • Light inspires energy efficient building design

    Artists find inspiration in many ways. But for the artists (architects and researchers) working collaboratively to create the most energy efficient office space in the U.S., the inspiration was simply light. In fact, light and the access to light turned out to be a top factor when designing the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Research Support Facility (RSF) located on ...

  • Delta Screw now even more energy efficient

    This new series of E compressors includes four sizes in the volume flow range from 900 to 6,700 m3 per second and drive capacities from 55 to 630 kilowatts. The single stage, oil-free screw (type) compressors are being offered with 2.0 bar and 3.5 bar differential pressure. Energy savings of up to 6% can be achieved, depending on the pressure ratio or the volume flow - which represents impressive ...

  • Energy Efficiency - Global Products and Services Markets

    The global energy efficiency (EE) market encompasses product and service markets that enable residential, commercial and industrial energy consumers to use less energy and save money. EE products include EE building goods, EE appliances, EE consumer electronics, smart meters, EE lighting, motor efficiency controllers, power management software and EE vehicles. EE services encompass smart grid, ...


  • NSTAR Selects World Energy Solutions for Direct Install Program

    World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has been selected by NSTAR (NYSE: NST), the largest Massachusetts-based, investor-owned electric and gas utility, as an approved contractor within its Direct Install Program. This program is designed to help businesses with average monthly demand of 300 kW or less save money on energy ...


    By World Energy Solutions, Inc.

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