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  • 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

  • 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

  • In Seattle waste heat is being recovered to heat buildings

    David Ferris reports in EnergyWire on creative waste heat recovery in Seattle Wash.. First he updates the progress of Amazon’s new campus in the Denny Triangle, which will be heated by otherwise wasted heat generated by a data center in the Westin Building across the street; then he describes the use of waste heat from the air conditioning system ...

  • Green light for solar panels in Scotland

    The majority of householders in Scotland will be able to install solar panels and other energy generating equipment without planning permission from now on, although government ministers have yet to decide whether to exempt wind turbines and air-source heat pumps. Ground-source and water-source heat pumps will get the green light, as will flues for biomass systems which use organic materials. The ...


    By WWF International

  • Energy Department announces new investments to drive cost-competitive next generation efficient lighting

    Building on his strong focus on energy efficiency in his first few days in office, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced today five manufacturing research and development projects to support energy efficient lighting products. The projects will focus on reducing manufacturing costs, while continuing to improve the quality and performance of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and organic ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Lineage Logistics Reduces Lighting Energy Use by 85 Percent Utilizing LED-Based Intelligent Lighting System

     Lineage Logistics and Groom Energy Solutions today announced the completion of their initial LED lighting upgrade project at the Lineage cold storage facility in Richmond, VA. As a part of Lineage's overall sustainability efforts, the project reduces the energy consumed by the facility's lighting systems 85 percent, and eliminates more than 100 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually. The ...


    By Groom Energy

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • ENER-G launches next generation building energy management system

    Clean technology group ENER-G  has launched a new tamper-proof building energy management system (BEMS) – called E-MAGINE - that is pre-engineered to provide fast installation and commissioning, and assured lifetime delivery on energy costs and carbon savings. ENER-G estimates that E-MAGINE can reduce energy usage by up to 25% and save costs on capital purchase, commissioning and ...


    By ENER-G

  • And the Oscar for Sustainable Mobile Lighting Goes to…. Lighting Up Operations with Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology

    There are about 100,000 diesel-powered mobile lighting towers in the United States, illuminating everything from airport runways and construction sites to movie sets and award show red carpets. However, these towers emit carbon pollution and other toxins that are unhealthy to breathe and for the environment. In addition, users would rather not deal with the odors and noise of diesel-based ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Costs Controlled for Commercial Buildings with New Advanced, Integrated Lighting and HVAC Automation System

    Building owners looking for strategies to control costs for the largest consumers of energy in commercial buildings – heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and lighting – now have a new solution. GE Lighting (NYSE: GE) and Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), are announcing a new way for building owners to apply advanced control strategies for lighting, ...


    By Ingersoll-Rand Company

  • Green Light For Europe`s Most Advanced Gas Engine Cogeneration Plant

    In mid-November, Stadtwerke Kiel gave the go-ahead for the construction of a pioneering gas engine cogeneration plant and commissioned the general contractor Kraftanlagen München (KAM) with the implementation. The cooperation contracts were signed back in August 2015. The power station is scheduled to be connected to the grid in the autumn of 2018. With this project, KAM demonstrates its ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ENER-G and partners explore innovative solutions to keep UK`s lights on

    Sustainable energy specialist ENER-G  is part of a major research consortium, co-funded by the government, to find innovative new ways of ' keeping the lights on' and decarbonising energy supplies across the UK, as demand increases.  ENER-G and major industry partners Advanced Digital Institute; Flexitricity; Smarter Grid Solutions and UK Power Networks, have ...


    By ENER-G

  • Modernizing District Energy Systems Could Reduce Heating and Cooling Primary Energy Consumption by up to 50% finds New Report

    A transition to modern district energy systems could contribute to 60 per cent of required energy sector emissions reductions by 2050, and reduce primary energy consumption by up to 50 per cent, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2), ICLEI - Local Governments for ...

  • First-ever technology from FSS: PVW hybrid street light

    The new standard for off-the-grid street lighting is the ground-breaking Photo Voltaic and Wind Powered Hybrid Street Light from Full Spectrum Solutions (FSS). Stealing the spotlight at Solar Power International 2008, Full Spectrum Solution remains the leading manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting systems with the EverLast® PVW remote lighting fixture. The innovative design meets IES Class 1 ...


    By EverLast® Lighting, Inc

  • Legal framework for Green Deal signals green light for industry

    The legal framework for the Green Deal is in place. This regulatory green light signals to industry that the market can now get started. In practice it means that Green Deal providers, assessors and installers can start to become authorised, and display the Green Deal Quality Mark, and put in place their systems for delivering assessments to consumers – although consumers won’t be ...

  • MIT develops nontoxic way of generating portable power

    The batteries that power the ubiquitous devices of modern life, from smartphones and computers to electric cars, are mostly made of toxic materials such as lithium that can be difficult to dispose of and have limited global supplies. Now, researchers at MIT have come up with an alternative system for generating electricity, which harnesses heat and uses no metals or toxic materials. The new ...

  • Electricity Market Reform: keeping the lights on in the cheapest, cleanest way

      White Paper to bring about biggest reforms since privatisation Renewables Roadmap plots out actions to meet 2020 target Coalition measures to keep the UK’s lights on and consumer bills down, and shift the economy away from a high risk, high-carbon future, have been unveiled today. With a quarter of the UK’s generating capacity shutting down ...

  • ENER-G super-sizes low carbon heat pumps at The Open University

    The UK’s largest closed loop ground source gas absorption heat pump installation is providing low carbon heat to The Open University in Milton Keynes. The heat pumps have been supplied by ENER-G, which worked in partnership with mechanical and electrical contractor Rushmoor Mechanical Services to install the technology at Building 12, a 2000 sq metre sustainable new-build development that ...


    By ENER-G

  • EnerNOC Provides Critical Grid Support During Heat Wave

     EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading provider of energy management applications for the smart grid, today announced that last week its demand response resources were dispatched 21 times in North America, delivering cost-effective, clean, much-needed capacity to many strained ...


    By EnerNOC, Inc.

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