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  • Companies urged to see the light on energy

    Lloyd’s CEO says businesses must act now to manage the energy risks of ...

  • Developing new light and energy technologies

    Silvija Gradečak has big intentions for small ingredients. The associate professor of materials science and engineering at MIT focuses on energy-conversion and light-harvesting through the use of nanomaterials. It’s at these microscopic scales that she can customize individual components, meld the parts, and create a new kind of material. ...

  • Companies urged to see the light on energy

    Companies of all shapes and sizes need to think urgently about securing green energy supplies, Lloyd"s Chief Executive Richard Ward told business leaders. Dr Ward cited the unfolding environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico as just one example of the potential consequences of the ongoing reliance on fossil fuels. The deeper companies drill for oil the greater the risks, the more chance that ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Shine a light on global energy demand

    According to the International Energy Outlook 2016 report, total world consumption of marketed energy will expand from 549 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2012 to 629 quadrillion Btu in 2020 and to 815 quadrillion Btu in 2040. That represents an incredible 48% increase from 2012 to 2040. Regardless of the reasons behind this ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Raytheon Green Lights Renewable Energy System

    Raytheon Company will soon give the green light to a renewable energy solution that turns waste into electricity. Raytheon plans to power five of its North Texas facilities, in ...


    By Raytheon

  • 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 ...

  • ABB facility lights the way to energy efficiency

    ABB has an extensive portfolio of technologies to help its customers use power efficiently and exploit renewable sources of energy. But the Group has also been running a two-year program to reduce consumption internally by 5 percent per manufactured unit. ABB country organizations and individual facilities took up this challenge and many have exceeded the goal targeted for the years 2006 to 2007. ...


    By ABB

  • Energy Efficient Lighting Breakthroughs Made in Germany

          Kintex International LED Expo and OLED Expo 2011 German lighting manufacturer OSRAM last week reported new efficiency levels for OLED panels (organic light emitting diodes). A result of German federal R&D funding, OSRAM received a portion of the EUR 100 million made available by ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • Lighting the path forward for greater energy efficiency

    EcoAlign, a strategic marketing agency in the energy sector, released the findings today of a consumer survey examining customer perceptions and expectations of more energy efficient lighting options ("CFLs" and "LEDs") as compared with traditional incandescent lighting. 1,000 Americans nationwide responded to the survey conducted in late February 2011. "Contrary to what you sometimes hear in the ...

  • Middle East Smart Lighting And Energy Summit 2016 Advocates The Use Of Energy Saving Lighting Solutions

    Innovative lighting technologies have drastically changed the future of the lighting industry. The influence of new trends such as smart lighting and connected lighting have reshaped various lighting categories – architectural, indoor, outdoor, residential and street lighting, to name a few. Furthermore, industry reports indicate that the residential market is the largest market sector for ...


    By GreenEmirates

  • Light bulbs to light trucks, efficiency shapes new US energy law

    Congress on 18 December passed a new energy bill and sent it along Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House in a hybrid Prius car. President George W. Bush signed the measure 19 December, which includes the first increase in vehicle fuel economy standards in 32 years. The House approved the bill, 314-100 on Tuesday. The Senate passed it last week by a vote of 86-8. The bill mandates a fuel ...

  • LEDs Winning Light Race to Save Energy, the Environment

    Today’s light-emitting diode light bulbs have a slight environmental edge over compact fluorescent lamps. And that gap is expected to grow significantly as technology and manufacturing methods improve in the next five years, according to ...

  • Energy Department Invests to Save on Heating, Cooling and Lighting

    As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to reduce energy bills for American families and businesses and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Energy Department today announced 12 projects to develop innovative heating, cooling and insulation technologies as well as open source energy efficiency software to help homes and commercial buildings save energy and money. These projects will ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • CITGO promotes energy efficient lighting and environmental protection

    In alignment with the social development and energy efficient programs of its ultimate shareholder, Petroleos de Venezuela, S. A. (PDVSA), CITGO Petroleum Corporation has launched the 2011 CITGO-Venezuela Energy Efficient Lighting Program (EELP). The initiative will provide 500,000 energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) to help approximately 50,000 low-income households in 17 ...

  • Eaton tapped to enhance lighting and energy efficiency at Pentagon

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced it has received multiple service contracts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate and modernize lighting systems at the Pentagon, the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense located in Arlington County, Va. The contracts, which have an estimated value of $3.2 million and completion date of early 2014, will help the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • CITGO promotes energy efficient lighting and environmental protection

    In alignment with the social development and energy efficient programs of its ultimate shareholder, Petroleos de Venezuela, S. A. (PDVSA), CITGO Petroleum Corporation has launched the 2011 CITGO-Venezuela Energy Efficient Lighting Program (EELP). The initiative will provide 500,000 energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) to help approximately 50,000 low-income households in 17 ...

  • Energy savings draw consumers to Energy-Efficient Lighting Systems, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    The rising environmental consciousness of end users as well as new energy-efficiency requirements have opened up a large market for energy-efficient lighting equipment in North America. Consumers are eager to not only adopt products that have the least impact on the environment, but also reduce energy consumption. As lighting accounts for more than 20 percent of primary energy use in commercial ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Energy Savings Draw Consumers to Energy-Efficient Lighting Systems, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    The rising environmental consciousness of end users as well as new energy-efficiency requirements have opened up a large market for energy-efficient lighting equipment in North America. Consumers are eager to not only adopt products that have the least impact on the environment, but also reduce energy consumption. As lighting accounts for more than 20 percent of primary energy use in commercial ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Energy Department Announces $10 Million to Advance Innovative, Energy-Saving Lighting Technologies

    As part of cutting energy waste and doubling energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced nearly $10 million to support research, development, and manufacturing of solid-state lighting (SSL) technologies across the country. This funding will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products with the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Department of energy opens investigation into alleged lighting efficiency violations

    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced it had issued subpoenas to three companies who were identified as selling certain torchiere lamps that failed to meet federal energy efficiency standards. Under the subpoenas, Target Corporation, Addesso, Inc. and Habitex Corporation are required to submit detailed information about the design of these products and how the companies marketed and sold ...


    By US Department of Energy

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