Energy Efficiency News

  • HVAC a primary driver of energy-efficiency jobs

    HVAC named one of four technologies stimulating energy-efficient job growth According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), American energy-efficiency jobs are on the rise. Per the DOE’s second annual “National Energy Employment Analysis,” a total of 6.4 million Americans now work in the traditional energy and energy-efficiency industries. More than 300,000 net ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • DESMI Automation has its eye on energy efficiencies

    It’s hard not to be caught up in the enthusiasm of Brian Enevoldsen when he says: “We’re just scratching the surface of what automation technologies can do to help create a more sustainable, more energy-efficient world.” The usually down-to-earth Dane has recently been put in charge of an increasingly important business area at DESMI, a company best known ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Clarke Energy’s Southern African Operations Awarded ISO Accreditation

    Clarke Energy's Southern African operations, in partnership with the Clarke Energy Quality, Environment, Health and Safety (QUENSH) team, have spent th­e last six months working towards obtaining a fully Integrated Management System (IMS) incorporating ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007. Dave Dingle (QUENSH Department Manager) praised the hard work and dedication of Emile ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • HEAL Healthy Energy Paper

    Check out HEAL’s brand new Healthy Energy Paper in English, Polish and Czech, which we just launched at the 6th Environment and Health conference organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in Ostrava, Czech Republic! We are looking into the health risks ...

  • United Nations Environment Program: Big Wins for Human Health, Natural Resources in Switch to Energy Efficiency

    A radical transformation in the way energy is supplied and used will be needed if the world is to meet its ambition of keeping global temperature increase to below 2 degrees Celsius, but the impacts of that transformation on the environment and on natural resources have been unclear. Now, the International Resource Panel, a group of eminent experts in natural resource management hosted by UN ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NREL’s Quantum Dot Research Yields Greater Control

    Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed new designer quantum dot systems with greater control over beneficial properties for photoelectrochemical and photovoltaic solar applications. The scientists were able to chemically modify lead sulfide (PbS) quantum dot surfaces so that their ionization energy-- the amount of energy needed to ...

  • Event – The Clean Energy Package Towards a smart and sustainable heat market

    The European Commission’s long-awaited “Clean Energy for all Europeans” package of legislation was presented at the end of last year and aims, amongst others, at accelerating renewable energy innovation. With renewable energy deployment progressing fast in power generation, the heating and cooling sector still has some way to go to reduce the remaining 84% of EU heating ...

  • Itron Announces Comverge Acquisition

    Itron announced on 5/8 that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Comverge by purchasing its parent company, Peak Holding Corp., in a cash transaction valued at approximately $100 million. The acquisition combines a world-leader in gas, water, electricity and smart cities solutions with a longtime leader of demand response, which is seen as expanding the scope of smart ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Energy Upgrade California Encourages Residents to “Do Your Thing” to Lead the Way in Energy Efficiency

    Golden State leaders are encouraging trendsetting Californians to “Do Your Thing”TM to set the pace for energy efficiency. State political, environmental and business leaders stand in support of Energy Upgrade California’s launch today of a new campaign for smarter energy use. Starting today (4/28), Energy Upgrade California is putting new energy behind educating all ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Advantage by energy efficiency

    When you speak of energy efficiency in thermal soil remediation, you cannot get past the VacuDry – technology. ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Energy efficiency must be an industrial strategy priority

    Engineering profession calls for stable delivery of a long term, low carbon energy strategy in new report Improving energy efficiency and resource productivity must be a priority in the government’s new industrial strategy, particularly in buildings and energy networks, according to a new report published today that summarises the engineering profession’s response to the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Thailand gears up to be ‘The energy hub for Asia` with Ministry of Energy setting the stage for it next December

    Mr. Areepong Bhoocha-Oom, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy of Thailand launched today the ‘Future Energy Asia Exhibition & Conference’ as a major initiative towards securing the path to Thailand’s Energy 4.0. The transformation and development of Thailand is a major priority for the government which creates incredible business ...


    By dmg :: events

  • Lawrence Livermore energy flow charts show renewable energy increase, energy efficiency down

    Renewable energy resources are growing in the U.S., but overall energy efficiency is flagging, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The flow charts track the sources of energy for the nation and where it is used. Comparing 2016, the most recent year ...

  • NREL’s New Perovskite Ink Opens Window for Quality Cells

    Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) developed a new perovskite ink with a long processing window that allows the scalable production of perovskite thin films for high-efficiency solar cells. Proven highly efficient at converting sunlight into electricity, perovskite solar cells have yet to move beyond the laboratory. The crystalline ...

  • Colfax Fluid Handling to exhibit pump drive solutions for greater energy efficiency and reliability

    True to the motto "Boost your savings even more", Colfax Fluid Handling will exhibit speed-controlled pumps in combination with highly efficient drive technologies and the IN-1000 condition monitoring system at Hanover Fair (Hall 15, Booth G43.09). These solutions make it easy for customers to fulfill complex requirements for system safety, coupled with low operating costs for many ...


    By Colfax Corporation

  • Delivering Efficiency and Flexibility through Distributed Energy

    With distributed generation in the form of solar and small scale gas generation predicted to grow from just 2% last year to 12% by 2030, the cost of technology that allows customers to produce and store their own energy is steadily becoming more affordable. Centrica’s Distributed Energy & Power business is working to help customers to capitalise on this trend, bringing a variety of ...


    By ENER-G

  • 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

  • NREL Industry Growth Forum Connects Clean Energy Startups and Investors

    Clean energy innovation will be on display April 13 and 14 in Denver, Colorado, as 30 small businesses present their business cases to a panel of investors and industry experts as the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) hosts its annual Industry Growth Forum. The 30 presenting startups were selected through a competitive application and review process and ...

  • DNV GL Survey: Reduced Costs are the Top Driver for Energy Efficiency Investments by Utility Customers

    DNV GL's second Trade Ally Pulse Survey, which measures the challenges and opportunities key utility partners face in the marketplace, found that a reduction in operating and maintenance costs was the most effective means to sell energy efficiency, according to the contractors that work with utilities in demand-side management (DSM) programs. The survey findings reveal how these industry, ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • Smart Technology for significant chiller energy savings

    In the average building, chillers account for between 35 and 50 percent of energy expenditures. Even minor adjustments in chiller efficiency can significantly lower the overall overhead of your business. Chiller efficiency and its relationship to the Internet of Things will be on everyone’s mind this weekend at the AHR Expo 2017 in Las Vegas, ...

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