Hydrogen energy has been used extensively in the aerospace industry since the 1960s; today the technology is coming back to Earth. New innovations and cost reductions are once again building hype for hydrogen, as new data supports market based solutions. This could be the tipping point in a clean energy revolution? Verde LLC gives a new take on an old tale.
Identifying Your Ideal Air Pollution Control Technology, Scenario 1
In our previous blog,"What`s the Best Air Pollution Control Technology for My Process?", we reviewed the many factors that impact the choice ofair pollution control equipment. In situations where a facility is considering their air pollution control needs, it is important for the plant`s engineering staff to discuss the application data with potential suppliers. Application data are the details about the process operation such as uptime, maximum VOC loading, maximum air flow, energy usage concerns, permitted...
Case study - Future Business Centre - Cambridge
System kWp: 4.6Area: 57 m sqInverter: AuroraModules Used: PS-A opaque, PS-C transparent Double Glazed Unit (DGU)Polysolar was requested to provide the PV glazing for the stairwell curtain walling and the decorative rainscreen cladding. This saw the first truly transparent curtain wall elements employed in the UK and a BREEAM rating of Excellent. Objective: Generate renewable energy whilst utilising a weatherproof and artisticfaçade. Overall building requirement to achieve BREEAM Excellent. Result: The...
Should energy managers worry about energy data security?
Ah, 2016 – the year of fake news, celebrity deaths and cyber attacks, namely to the electricity grids of several countries. The biggest story came out of the United States, where the Washington Post (falsely)reported that a Vermont utility had been infiltrated by Russian hackers. Should energy managers be concerned about cyber attacks like these? Embracing connectivity thanks to theIoT devices of Industry 4.0 also means exposing buildings to potential security vulnerabilities, a significant fear among...
White House Briefing: Solar Goals Exceeded!
Christine Harada Federal Chief Sustainability Officer, CEQ Christine Harada is the Federal Chief Sustainability Officer. In this capacity, she is responsible for promoting environmental and energy sustainability across Federal Government operations including 360,000 buildings, 650,000 vehicles, and $445 billion annually in purchased goods and services. “Upgrading the energy performance of buildings is one of the fastest and most effective ways to reduce energy costs, cut pollution,...
How to Choose the Right Energy Management Software [GUIDE]
Happy New Year! Wait, what’s wrong? Not sohappy? In trouble trying to choose the right energy management software for your project? Oh no! We can just picture the scene: your desk is piled high with brochures, quotes and provider offers… and the clock is ticking. Yours is the classic energy manager dilemma:the longer you put off your decision, the fewer energy savings you will be able to achieve! Worry no more: you’ll be in a much better position to make a decision faster with our latest...