energy data analysis Articles

  • Why Are CHP Closing All Over The World?

    Burning of coal nowadays has become a big problem. The main reason for this is a rapid increase of mankind. So, China burns half of coal in the world. Since 2000 the share of coal in world energy production has increased from 25 to 30%, and the Chinese economy is responsible for 82% of this growth. In Beijing, it is customary to use ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Optimizing Wind and Solar Power in Africa

    Editor's Note: The following is a news release authored by Julie Chao and issued by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on April 5, 2017 To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030. While hydropower and fossil fuel power plants are favored approaches in some quarters, a new assessment by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Waste materials are an underused resource the construction of Europe`s roads

    Recycled waste material could play a major role in the construction of roads in Europe, bringing both environmental and economic benefits. A new study proposes a scenario where 50% of the asphalt for Europe's roads consists of recycled materials, leading to significant reductions in costs, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. According to the European Waste Framework Directive, there is a ...


    By European Commission

  • Stimulation Data Analysis is Underway

    Another busy field season at Newberry wrapped up at the end of November. The pumps, piping and other equipment has been put in storage and the well is shut in for the winter. Over the next few months we’ll be analyzing the data collected during stimulation and working with the Department of Energy to move forward with the project. The next stage in the Newberry EGS Demonstration project ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Spatial model for wood energy analysis

    Fuelwood is one of the major fuels for rural households and cottage industries in developing countries. Most of the fuelwood consumed in rural areas come from nearby forests. The estimates on the availability of fuelwood are based on gross national estimates and may not reflect the local conditions. As a result, planning for wood energy supply and consumption becomes an ad hoc process. In this ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • State of Garbage in America Recycling Data Analysis

    IN APRIL 2006, BioCycle published the findings of the 15th State of Garbage In America, a national survey on the generation and disposition of municipal solid waste (MSW). The 2006 survey initiative, which utilized data from calendar year 2004, continued the collaboration between BioCycle and Columbia University's Earth Engineering Center (EEC). The 2006 survey used the new tonnage reporting ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Input/Output Analysis - Shortcuts to Life Cycle Data?

    Introduction The report contains the papers presented to a workshop held in Copenhagen on the 29th of September 2000, as well as a résumé of the subsequent discussions, and a few additional papers on the topic. Background Can Input-Output Analysis (IOA) data and methodologies be used to improve the performance of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)? And if so, are ...


    By 2.-0 LCA consultants

  • Empirical analysis of rural household energy consumption in China

    Rural household energy consumption in China influences people's living conditions, environmental issues and economic development. So it is worthwhile to study the rural household energy consumption and its developmental propensity in rural China. In this paper, we analyse the characteristics of energy consumption and how it changes over time. Panel data regression method is used to analyse the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Combined energy and exergy analysis of a corrugated plate heat exchanger and experimental investigation

    This paper presents an experimental investigation on combined energetic and exergetic performance characteristics of a corrugated plate heat exchanger using water. On the basis of experimental data considering heat exchange with ambient, various energetic and exergetic performance parameters have been evaluated and discussed their interrelationship. General relationship between energy ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Multiple regression analysis for the estimation of energy content of municipal solid waste

    A regression equation is proposed to predict the Higher Heating Value (HHV) of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) from the waste data of 86 cities of 35 countries. A mathematical model is developed, by using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS-10.0), to correlate the energy content of waste with the variables derived from its physical composition. Performance of the proposed multiple ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Analysis of energy and exergy use in the Jordanian urban residential sector

    This study presents an analysis of the energy and exergy utilisation of the Jordanian urban residential sector by considering the flows of energy and exergy through the main end uses and applications in Jordanian households. To achieve this purpose, a survey covering 200 households was conducted and energy consumption data were gathered. Exergy analysis of Jordanian urban residential sector ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Quantitative analysis of technological development within renewable energy technologies

    The technological development of renewable energy technologies is affected by several factors such as policy initiatives, market developments, and learning within the industry. A simplified expression describing this development, i.e. cost reduction as result of accumulated experience, is increasingly being incorporated in models to assess long-term development of renewable energy technologies. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Automating oil particle analysis

    Run up to 25 samples at one time The major issue for premature failure in wind turbine gearboxes is bearing failure, which leads to gearbox failure. A wind turbine gearbox will not survive if the oil is ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • GDF SUEZ chooses eSight for customer access to energy data

    GDF SUEZ is one of the world’s leading energy companies. With 200,000 employees worldwide, GDF SUEZ is a global company with a strong presence across the entire energy chain. The Requirement GDF SUEZ possesses a broad portfolio of energy supply customers, from manufacturing companies to service providers. With many clients requesting access to energy data on a ...


    By eSight Energy

  • Energy consumption and financial development in Sub–Saharan Africa: a panel econometric analysis

    This paper investigated the energy consumption–financial development linkage for Sub–Saharan Africa (SSA). Annual data for 26 countries spanning the period 1996 to 2009 was used to elicit answers on the questions of interest. This is the first attempt, as far as we are aware, at examining the linkage between shocks to and response of the energy and financial markets of SSA economies. Recent panel ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Critical need for energy savings and loan performance data remains unmet

    Guest Blogger, Energy Efficiency Markets   A vast gap exists between the detailed information financial institutions need to support energy efficiency financing and the limited data they currently have. Several examples suggest these loan programs can succeed, but there are no large datasets supporting investment in energy efficiency. Providing energy efficiency loans could ...

  • Pfizer Ireland selects eSight for automatic Monitoring and Targeting and integration of energy data

    Pfizer is the world’s leading research-based biomedical and pharmaceutical company. Operating in over 150 countries and over 25 languages, Pfizer is a globally recognised brand. With a stated mission of applying innovative science to improve health, Pfizer is responsible for some of the world’s well-known and life saving medicines and spends $8.1 billion a year on research – ...


    By eSight Energy

  • How to Use Manual Energy Data Readings (New App)

    Today we introduce a new app that will make it easier for you to import data to your energy analytics platform or correct mistakes on readings. Say hi to the Manual Readings App. Manual Reading is Not a Best Practice, ...


    By DEXMA

  • Exergy analysis of a wind turbine

    The present paper deals with a developed and improved approach for exergy analysis of the wind. Based on this model, a typical wind turbine model (Bergey Excel-S) is assumed to be installed in two cities in Iran. The results show that, with regard to the annual average wind data, if the wind turbine is installed in Tehran, by varying the cut in, rated and furling speeds from 3.1, 13.8 and 15.6 ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Driving business through data

    Tim Dowling of AEA Technology looks at the increasing use of technology by environmental managers and examines what that means for the future of information management.Environmental managers have been relatively slow to use new technology to help them carry out data gathering, storage, analysis and reporting, but now scrutiny is greater, and responsibilities are broader, they are finding a ...


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