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  • DOE Releases Federal Building Metering Guidance

    The Energy Policy Act of 2005 required the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to establish guidelines for agencies to meter their Federal buildings for electricity. DOE issued the guidance in February 2006. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 subsequently established that each agency shall provide equivalent metering of natural gas and steam (see 42 U.S.C. § 8253(e)). By the close ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Hong Kong Water Supplies Department Selects Itron Water Metering Technology

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it will provide Hong Kong Water Supplies Department (WSD) with 400,000 highly accurate, residential water meters over a period of two years beginning in late 2011. The project is building on Hong Kong WSD’s water conservation objectives. As an island, Hong Kong faces limited water reserves and relies ...


    By Itron Inc

  • New Eaton meters help facility managers, building owners enhance energy efficiency

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced the launch of the Eaton Power Xpert Multi-Point meter, which is engineered to accurately track facility energy use. Designed for use in multi-tenant applications including ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • CH2M HILL Receives 2 Design-Build Awards for Water Projects

    DENVER, November 2, 2007 - CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction and operations firm, won two awards yesterday from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) for outstanding project work using design-build delivery. The awards were presented at the Design-Build Conference in Dallas, Texas. CH2M HILL received awards for its work with the Southern Nevada Water Authority ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • The Installed Base of Smart Water Meters Will Surpass 153 Million by 2022

    Traditionally a conservative business, the water utility industry is being forced into change by growing demand, aging infrastructure, and tougher environmental targets. Smart water networks promise to help reduce non-revenue water losses, increase reliability, and improve operational efficiency. Smart water meters are a key component of smart water networks, but other monitoring and control ...

  • Spanish Utility EMASESA Extends Contract With Elster for Electronic Water Meters

    LUTON, England, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that Spanish utility company, Empresa Metropolitana de Abastecimiento y Saneamiento de Aguas de Sevilla (EMASESA) has selected Elster to supply Y290 electronic hybrid water meters over the next 12 months.  ...


    By Elster Group - Honeywell

  • BioteQ`s Joint Venture to Build and Operate New Water Treatment Plant in China

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial wastewater, together with joint venture partner Jiangxi Copper Company (JCC), the largest copper mining company in China, have committed CDN$3.2 million to build an additional water treatment plant at the Dexing Mine site, located in south-eastern China. The joint venture partners will share equally in the ...


    By BQE Water

  • Itron Selected to Provide Advanced Metering Solution to Victoria State Water Utilities

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it has been selected to provide its advanced metering solution to Melbourne and regional water companies in the state of Victoria in Australia. The solution will help City West Water, South East Water, Yarra Valley Water and Barwon Water manage supply, optimize usage and conserve water resources. This contract ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Itron Positions for Growth in China, Expands Heat and Water Meter Production in Suzhou

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it is strengthening its presence in China with the grand opening of its manufacturing facility in Suzhou Industrial Park, China. Itron’s Suzhou factory supports three major product lines: residential water meters, industrial water meters and residential heat meters, supplying both Chinese and global markets. ...


    By Itron Inc

  • The right to water

    The problem is real. The United Nations forecasts that by 2030, nearly half of the world’s population will be living in areas of 'high water stress, and climate change is compounding the problem according to a UN report released to coincide with the Istanbul conference.  Global warming is causing droughts in some areas and floods in others. In Africa alone, between 75 million and 250 million ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New building for Sales Center Chile

    Endress+Hauser has invested five million euros in a new building in Chile. The 2,300-square-meter facility contains modern office space, an auditorium, conference rooms, a training center and a calibration laboratory. Customers and employees can expect a high-quality infrastructure and excellent work environment. The new three-story building, ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • New building for Endress+Hauser Italy

    To offer even better customer service, Endress+Hauser Italy has invested 14 million euros in a trend-setting office building. The move underscores the significance of the Italian market for the global measurement and automation engineering specialist. “The modern architecture reflects our quest for transparency, quality, sustainability and customer proximity,” explained Ivano ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • Las Vegas Valley Water District Selects Itron’s Automated Metering Solution for Operational Efficiency

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD), a not-for-profit agency that provides water to more than 1 million residents and 35 million annual visitors in Southern Nevada, has selected Itron’s automated metering solution to improve operational efficiency and streamline meter reading. The contract includes nearly 400,000 Itron water communication ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Aguas de Valencia Selects Itron’s Fixed Network Solution to Modernize Water Metering Infrastructure

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that Aguas de Valencia, a private water utility serving more than 3.5 million residents mainly in Valencia, Catalonia, Aragón and Northern Spain, will begin full deployment of Itron’s water AMI solution, including 100,000 water meters, 100,000 communication modules, fixed network infrastructure and software, which will be installed over the ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Hitachi and Veolia win contract to build pretreatment facilities for Large-scale Water Desalination Plant in Basrah, Iraq

    Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / "Hitachi") and Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE: VE), through its subsidiary OTV ("Veolia"), announced today that a consortium formed by their two companies, along with Egyptian engineering firm ArabCo, has received an order from the Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of ...

  • Abengoa will build a new port terminal in Uruguay

    The contract exceeds $93 million. The development of engineering will begin in the fourth quarter of 2015. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been awarded the construction of the new port terminal located in Capurro, Montevideo. This project aims at ...


    By Abengoa

  • Itron Advances Smart Gas Metering in Europe with New Modular Gas Meter

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it is launching a new smart gas meter platform that is designed to deliver smart meter functionality to the European market as smart meters are rolled-out in the coming years. Itron’s smart gas meter will help utilities measure and manage gas through accurate and detailed usage data, as well as reduce business costs by using capabilities, such ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Vancouver adopts new Green Building Code

    Vancouver City Council has unanimously approved the Green Homes Program, a package of building by-law amendments and new requirements for one and two family dwellings that will make the Vancouver building code for low rise residential construction the most comprehensive green building code in North America. The cumulative effect of these changes not only will improve human health, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Eco-Efficiency in commercial buildings - the business case

    This Sustainable Development Business Case produced by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is an assessment of the market potential of eco-efficiency technologies related to the design, construction and operation of commercial buildings. It sets out a picture of how the commercial building sector will evolve over the next two decades with particular reference to technologies that ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New markets for behind-the-meter wind

    The economics of distributed wind projects could be looking promising as interest builds in the development of hybrid distributed energy development. The addition of wind can sweeten the financial performance of solar-plus-storage projects, but the calculation is technically and economically complex. That’s one reason the latest release of HOMER Grid incorporates a wind module. XANT ...


    By XANT NV

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