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  • A+++ solar systems on the market in 2015

    The eco design and energy labelling regulations for space, water, combi heaters and storage tanks were published today in the Official Journal of the European Union. After many years of effort and a very constructive cooperation between the EU institutions and the solar thermal industry, the energy label will show, in a ...

  • Solar-powered desalination could help avoid water shortages

    A new solar-powered desalination technology could help solve water shortage problems without any damage to the environment, according to researchers. They evaluated a prototype model and demonstrated that it could produce up to 12 litres of freshwater a day per m2 of equipment. The World Resources Institute predicts that by 2025 at least 3.5 billion people will experience water shortages. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Energy savings from water appliances and systems

    Increases Energy Savings from Water Appliances and SystemsThe US government and marketplace are focused on reducing the overall energy costs with various incentives to promote alternatives and improvements. There are numerous agencies, plans and directives to achieve these ambitious goals in commercial and residential applications.There is an affordable easy and proven technology that can ...


    By WAVE Home Solutions

  • China should support solar thermal energy research

    China must support technological research on solar thermal energy, say Huang Ming and Yidong Gong. China is rich in solar energy. More than two thirds of the country receives more than 2,200 hours of sunshine every year. Estimates put the amount of solar radiation landing on China as up to 10,000 times the energy capacity of the Three Gorges Dam. But despite the huge potential of solar power in ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • India: renewable energy market

    The market in India for the RE business is estimated at $500 million and is growing at an annual rate of 25%. This growth is expected to continue in the coming years as stricter environmental norms and regulatory pressure is placed on Indian industries. The investment in RE is estimated to about $3 billion. Best prospects in sub-sectors that continue to show a high growth rate and are expected ...


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  • Powering the world - endless energy is possible

    A new study - co-authored by Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson and UC-Davis researcher Mark A. Delucchi - analyzing what is needed to convert the world's energy supplies to clean and sustainable sources says that it can be done with today's technology at costs roughly comparable to conventional energy. But converting will be a massive undertaking on the scale of the moon landings. What is ...


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  • China: powering China`s development: the role of renewable energy

    As the second largest energy consumer in the world, China's need for secure, affordable, and environmentally sustainable energy for its 1.3 billion people is palpable. In the space of just a few years, China has become a global leader in renewable energy investment and industry, and much more growth is expected, write Eric Martinot and Li Junfeng, authors of a new Worldwatch Institute report. In ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Consumption of Alternative Energy to Reach 7756 Terawatt-Hours by 2015, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    Follow us on LinkedIn – Clean-tech energy is a major force enabling global economic recovery. Though countries primarily depend on conventional energy sources such as natural gas and coal, government incentives and rising environmental ...


  • DIY power supply: prospects for micro-generation

    With climate change at the top of the international political agenda, and energy security an increasing concern for Western nations, consumers producing their own electricity might be one ideal solution. A new study has examined current obstacles to the widespread use of micro-generation. The technology for micro-generation - small, localised energy generation close to its point of use (household ...

  • Green Real Estate Education announces alliances with companies who represent renewable energy and smart appliance divisions

    Green Real Estate Education, the leader in educational courses on green awareness on building practices for the real estate industry stresses the importance of forming alliances with those who offer green products and sustainable building products and systems. While keeping the price of their educational programs under $100 by their sponsors or alliance partners, they are now opening up ...


  • Jobs 2010 - top ten green jobs for this decade

    A report released by the Center for American Progress indicates that millions of U.S. workers across a variety of occupations have the necessary skills needed to transition into a green economy. Such a transformation of the U.S. into a green economy will benefit everyone, helping defeat global warming while generating new jobs. The Center for American Progress examined six new green strategies: ...


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  • DOE and HUD announce lenders to participate in new pilot program to help homeowners pay for energy improvements to their homes

    Eighteen national, regional and local lenders will participate in a new two-year pilot program that will offer qualified borrowers living in certain parts of the country low-cost loans to make energy-saving improvements to their homes. Backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), these new PowerSaver loans will offer homeowners up to $25,000 to make energy-efficient improvements of their ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Cities can take the lead in renewable energy and show national governments the way

    “Leaders of cities and towns around the world who support and promote local renewable energy projects can blaze the trail towards greenhouse gas mitigation, energy security, sustainable development and social benefits for their citizens,“ said Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) today in Paris. Launching the Agency’s new publication Cities, Towns and ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • The 10 Green Sectors that are attracting investments

    There are new innovations and ideas generated each day in the cleantech / green sectors, many innovations do not offer new solutions and are just hypes, while others provide revolutionary breakthroughs. ResearchWhite Paper asked 100 venture capital investors about what types of sub-sectors they are interested in; here are the 10 sub-sectors they have identified. Energy Efficiency ...


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  • U.S. and Japan Companies Collaborate on Smart Grid Project in Hawaii

    Hitachi to Serve as Project Leader Tokyo, May 17, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501, "Hitachi"), Cyber Defense Institute, Inc. ("Cyber Defense Institute"), JFE Engineering Corporation ("JFE Engineering"), Sharp Corporation (TSE: 6753, "Sharp"), Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd. ("HP Japan"), and Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd. ("Mizuho Corporate Bank") today announced that U.S. ...


    By Hitachi Data Systems

  • Innovative, future oriented and sustainable

    The 12th International Energy Trade Fair RENEXPO provides a platform for the most current and up to date information and innovations in the renewable energy sector. The comprehensive program includes the trade fair, expert forums, conferences and an enticing accompanying program for presenting the newest developments in the areas of regenerative energy production, intelligent energy ...


    By REECO GmbH

  • Rocky Mountain Institute: Changes in the Power Sector Are an Opportunity, Not a Threat

    On August 23, 2017 the U.S. Department of Energy released the findings and recommendations of its highly anticipated study on grid resilience and reliability. Secretary ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Smart Grid and Energy Storage on Shetland Demonstrates the Power Of Renewable Energy

    The five year long, £18m Shetland-based Northern Isles New Energy Solutions (NINES) project has demonstrated that an islanded electricity distribution system can operate securely with a high penetration of local renewable generation. The project, which was run by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), trialed domestic demand side management (DSM) and large scale energy storage ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Energy Companies Join With Rocky Mountain Institute and Grid Singularity to Launch Global Blockchain Initiative for Energy

    Centrica plc, Elia, Engie, Royal Dutch Shell plc, Sempra Energy, SP Group, Statoil ASA, Stedin, TWL (Technical Works Ludwigshafen AG), and Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) have joined forces to support the Energy Web Foundation (EWF), a non-profit organization whose mission is to accelerate the commercial deployment of blockchain technology in the energy sector. Thanks to their support, EWF has ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • GreenDoor Lab Showcases Gallery of Energy-Efficient Features at GreenDoor at Edenglen in Ontario

    How can I save on my utility bills? How can I help protect my family's health? The answers to those and many other important questions will be revealed to home shoppers who visit the GreenDoor Lab at Brookfield Homes' new ...


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