Domestic Energy News

  • IEA and China host high-level gathering of energy ministers and industry leaders to affirm the importance of carbon capture

    The energy ministers of Canada, China, Norway, and the United States, as well as heads of delegation from Australia and the European Commission, along with leaders from the industry and key organisations, were invited by the International Energy Agency and China to review how to increase collaboration in order to drive further deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).  ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Sweco advices in South African renewable energy transition

    Sweco is advising Eskom, the public power utility in South Africa, in the country’s transition towards renewable energy. The project includes analyses of methods and power system operations and is commissioned by DANIDA, the Danish state board for development cooperation. South Africa is currently transitioning its energy production to include domestically generated renewable energy, ...


    By Sweco

  • PHEX+ Alexandra Palace - 17 & 18 May 2017

    Kingspan Albion are pleased to announce we’re back at PHEX and will be exhibiting at Alexandra Palace in May. Our stand is going to be packed with NEW products as we launch our range of electric point of use water heaters Ultra-flow, and also show off the new extended Ultrasteel range with slimline, horizontal and pre-plumbed models now available, plus hot water cylinder capacity now going ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • U.S. Department of Energy`s Secretary Perry Orders Study on Grid Reliability, Market Distortions

    Rick Perry, secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, has asked the agency to prepare a study on the country's electric grid which will offer policy recommendations to ensure that reliable, baseload generation sources are preserved. "There are significant changes occurring within the electric system that could profoundly affect the economy and even national security, and as such, these changes ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Energy Storage Industry Leaders Urge Congress to Include Grid Modernization, Resiliency in Infrastructure Deliberations

    The Energy Storage Association (ESA) recently joined with 52 private companies and business associations to tell leaders of Congress that any dialogue on enhancing and rebuilding America's infrastructure must include consideration of advanced energy storage systems. The U.S. is currently the global leader in advanced energy storage innovation, markets, and investment, spurring more than 50,000 ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Changes to Scottish Energy-Efficiency Regulations

    In September last year new regulations were brought into effect in Scotland. These regulations relate to the energy performance of large non-domestic buildings, and what can be done to improve them. The Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2016 applies to non-domestic buildings of more than 1000sqm. Owners who wish to sell or lease their property will ...


    By Flex Connectors Ltd

  • Active competition policy key to Mexico`s successful energy reform, new IEA report says

    Mexico embarked on an ambitious and comprehensive energy sector reform in recent years to harness market forces and attract new investments, moving away from its monopoly-driven system, and leading to increasing market transparency, improved energy security and strengthened environmental sustainability. The energy reform process initiated in 2013 ended the country's decades-long monopolies in ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Smart Electricity Meters: Europe Emerges as Key Regional Market

    Regulation-fueled rollouts of smart electricity meters are driven by the potential to reduce non-technical losses for electricity utilities, improve billing accuracy, and effectively integrate renewable energy with smart meters. With these rollouts, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are emerging as key regional smart electricity meter markets ahead of North America, while Asia-Pacific ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Landis+Gyr`s Smart Meters to Power Ambitious Project in Spain

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has signed an order for the supply of more than 700,000 smart meters from Landis+Gyr, which was also chosen to provide a total of 1.5 million devices over the past six years. The newly ordered smart meters are of the latest generation and will be installed within the scope of the final phase of the STAR mass rollout, starting in 2017. By December 2018, IBERDROLA ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • European Commission: Europe's Energy Transition Is Well Underway

    The Second Report on the State of the Energy Union shows that the modernization of the European Union economy and the transition to a low-carbon era are happening. In terms of greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency and renewable energy, Europe is on track to reach its 2020 targets. To further drive this process, the Commission recently (2/1) announced a new Energy Union tour. In line with ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Good news for consumers and industry as solar thermal stays in the RHI

    There was great news for the UK renewable energy industry just before Christmas.  The Government announced it was dropping plans to remove solar thermal from the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), which pays a tariff to property owners who generate heat through renewable technologies. The announcement means the RHI will continue to support solar thermal domestic systems at the current level of ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Small business energy use key to boosting U.S. economy, AGA report says

    Clean, affordable natural gas has led to $76 billion in savings for American businesses since 2009 according to a report the American Gas Association (AGA) released today. Uncovering the U.S. Natural Gas Commercial Market examines the commercial sector and its many benefits to the U.S. economy. Businesses such as schools, hospitals, police and fire stations, offices, restaurants, grocery ...

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of the U.S. Air Force`s third Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), began the New Year by successfully supporting the launch of the Lockheed Martin-built third Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous satellite (GEO Flight 3) for the U.S. Air Force. The mission, which is designed for early-warning missile detection, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • 2017 is already looking bright for AES Solar

    2016 has been a challenging year for the UK renewable industries but also generally in the business markets due to a number of political outcomes and decisions which have created uncertainty across the globe. Despite these uncertainties it is with great pleasure ...


    By AES Ltd

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supplies New Lithium-ion Batteries to the International Space Station

    A payload of six lithium-ion batteries, designed and developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has been delivered to the International Space Station to give astronauts the power they need to continue important research aboard the station. Once installed on the space station, the batteries will become part of the most sophisticated, ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Moixa presents the future of UK energy storage to the US Energy Storage Summit 2016

    Moixa was invited to brief delegates to the US Energy Storage Summit about how storage in Europe is addressing the dual challenge of grid balancing and a decentralised energy market. CEO Simon Daniel addressed an audience of utilities, financiers, regulators, technology innovators, and storage innovators. ...


    By Moixa Energy Holdings Ltd.

  • Expansion on the cards for AES after government cashback boost

    As Scotland’s only manufacturer of solar thermal panels we have no doubt that our business will expand after it was announced that the government has dropped plans to remove solar thermal from the Renewable Heat Incentive. We welcome the news following a campaign by the Solar Trade Association. The Solar Industry George ...


    By AES Ltd

  • NGVAmerica Commends Naming of Gov. Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy

    NGVAmerica commends the announcement that President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Rick Perry, the former Gov. of Texas, as the next Secretary of Energy. As a leader in domestic energy production and job creation, he has fostered an era of greater energy independence in Texas. NGVAmerica looks forward to its continued work with the Department of Energy under Gov. Perry’s leadership. ...

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne to Mature Rotating Detonation Engine Technology in Cooperation with Department of Energy

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has signed a cooperative agreement with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) of the U.S. Department of Energy to develop air-breathing rotating detonation engine (RDE) technology that could enable the combined cycle efficiency of natural gas-fueled power plants to exceed 65 percent - a significant ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • ADVANCE RIKO Introduces `F-PEM` Atmospheric Thermoelectric Module Evaluation System

    ADVANCE RIKO, a supplier of advanced thermal management and evaluation systems, has developed a new system which evaluates thermoelectric modules (TEMs) that generate power from waste heat in the atmosphere. Based on patents developed by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), the new 'F-PEM' Atmospheric Thermoelectric Module Evaluation System goes on sale ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

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