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  • PetroAlgae Partners with CRI Catalyst to Optimize Conversion of Biomass to Renewable Fuel

    PetroAlgae Inc. (OTCPK: PALG), a leading provider of licensable commercial micro-crop technology globally, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with CRI Catalyst Company LP (CRI) to use Integrated Hydropyrolysis and Hydroconversion technology (IH2) for the conversion of PetroAlgae’s micro-crop residues into renewable fuels. Successful ...


  • DOE Releases $7 Million FOA For Co-Optimization Of Fuels And Engines Initiative

    On August 1, 2016, DOE released a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for $7 million to research fuel and engine co-optimization technologies. Funding will be provided through the Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines (Co-Optima) initiative, a collaboration ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Consumers Want More Fuel-Efficient Vehicles, But Are Confused About The Options

    Despite uncertainty regarding prices at the pump, Americans are resisting a move to more fuel-efficient hybrid vehicles largely because of confusion over the differences between these types of cars.  The findings from a recent survey* conducted by the Opinion Research Corporation and funded by ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Suntech Resets Production Capacity and Optimizes Organization

    Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP) ("Suntech" or the "Company") today announced that in order to reduce production cost and operating expenses, the Company has temporarily closed a portion of its solar cell production capacity in Wuxi, China and will continue to optimize its organization. David King, Suntech's CEO, said, "In this rapidly evolving solar market, it is crucial to evaluate ...

  • Efficient Clean Coal Technology

    Among a lot of interesting topics being discussed at SETA 2016, reducing emission and improving efficiency in coal fired plants is among a great focus. Mr. Ajit Nambiar, Vice President, Power and Gas Sales, Siemens Pte Ltd, Singapore shared a case study to the audience how to optimize combustion using laser absorption spectroscopy technology as the innovative and cost-effective solution developed ...


    By GAT International

  • Understanding A Future Fuel

    Caterpillar Marine has announced the unveiling of the first LNG (liquefied natural gas) test bed for gas-fueled engines at its facility in Kiel, Germany. The LNG preparation unit consists of an LNG tank and a gas preparation unit, both in 40 ft. container size and both developed and supplied by Marine Service GmbH, Hamburg. ...

  • Eaton Launches New Line of Medium Duty Dual Clutch Transmissions with Industry-Leading Fuel Efficiency, Performance and Driveability Features

    Power management company Eaton has introduced Procision, a new line of medium-duty dual clutch transmissions, that delivers 8 to 10 percent better fuel economy than a similarly equipped vehicle with a torque converter automatic. Scheduled to be available in the North American market mid-year in ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure Technology, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan Program, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • International Solar Energy Survey Reveals Consumer Optimism and Misperceptions #solsticeapplied

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">International Solar Energy Survey Reveals Consumer Optimism and Misperceptions #solsticeapplied 4th annual survey expanded to include consumers in U.S., China, India and Japan  ...


    By Applied Materials, Inc.

  • Boeing-American Airlines test in flight fuel cells

    Boeing and American Airlines are teaming up to test flight a suite of environmentally progressive technologies that increase fuel efficiency and reduce airplane noise using a Next-Generation 737-800 airplane known as the ecoDemonstrator. American Airlines is loaning the new 737-800 to Boeing so engineers can gather data about the viability of each technology being tested. After testing is ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • NREL, Sandia Team to Improve Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure

    A new project led by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Sandia National Laboratories will support H2USA, a public-private partnership co-launched by industry and the Energy Department, and will work to ensure that hydrogen fuel cell vehicle owners have a positive fueling experience as fuel cell electric vehicles are introduced starting in ...

  • Eaton to Enhance Energy Efficiency at VA Medical Centers

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced it has received three contracts totaling $10 million awarded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The contracts will include the retro-commissioning (RCx) of 15 medical campuses with more than 200 buildings and nearly 15.4 million square feet of conditioned space in the VA’s Integrated Service Network in New ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Fuel cell bus technology development projects underway

    CALSTART, North America's leading advanced transportation technology organization, has secured and launched contracts for five major fuel cell bus technology development projects with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), an important part of CALSTART's overall hydrogen pathways strategy.fuel cell bus technology development projects. The newest $24-million effort involves multiple fuel ...


    By WestStart-CALSTART

  • Hydrogen-powered Fuel Cell Flies ScanEagle

    Insitu Inc. announced today that its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) successfully completed its first hydrogen-powered fuel cell flight during a two-and-a-half-hour flight test. The hydrogen-powered fuel cell solution was implemented as a modular upgrade to the runway-independent, expeditionary Group 2 ScanEagle UAS. The collaboration between Insitu, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and ...


    By InSitu d.o.o.

  • American Fuel Cell Bus Program Delivers

    Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD) (NASDAQ: BLDP) today announced that it has, together with consortium partners BAE Systems and ElDorado National (California) Inc., successfully deployed a "Buy America"-compliant, zero-emission fuel cell bus for SunLine Transit Agency in Palm Springs, CA. The "Buy America" regulation requires the manufacturing ...


    By Ballard Power Systems Inc.

  • Experts Underscore Financial Benefits Of Building Efficiency

     Public and private sector leaders at the 23rd annual Energy Efficiency Forum outlined legislation, policies and business strategies aimed at reducing energy use and operating costs in buildings. Buildings account for 40 percent of global energy use, according to the Department of Energy. The event was co-sponsored by ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • DESMI Automation has its eye on energy efficiencies

    It’s hard not to be caught up in the enthusiasm of Brian Enevoldsen when he says: “We’re just scratching the surface of what automation technologies can do to help create a more sustainable, more energy-efficient world.” The usually down-to-earth Dane has recently been put in charge of an increasingly important business area at DESMI, a company best known ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • U.S. Army Selects Eaton to Help Automate, Optimize and Secure Global Power Delivery Systems

    Power management company Eaton today announced it was contracted by the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to help upgrade utility monitoring and control systems at U.S. Government-operated facilities around the world. Eaton is one of 13 companies to receive the $2.5 billion shared capacity multiple award task order contract. “Drawing on our record of ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Panasonic's Security Solutions Start With Energy-Efficient Products

    Sensitive to environmental considerations in the security and video surveillance industry, Panasonic System Networks Company of America is taking leadership by offering products manufactured in energy-efficient facilities, using fewer hazardous materials and emitting less CO2, and which also consume less power than previous Panasonic comparable models. Panasonic also strives for a reduced ...


  • 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

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