eco-efficiency News

  • Efficiency meets eco-friendliness

     In an opening ceremony on August 10, 2012, Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) officially dedicated the Lodi Energy Center (LEC). The new plant with an installed capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) is located in Lodi, California. For this natural gas-fired plant Siemens (NYSE: SI) supplied the SCC6-5000F 1x1 ...


    By Siemens Energy, Inc.

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • 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 Foundation

  • Guidelines for eco-efficient and socially inclusive cities

    City infrastructure planning is vital for the health of the climate, because it locks in consumption and production patterns. This is a key message from a new report, Guidelines for Developing Eco-Efficient and Socially Inclusive Infrastructure, which is written by several United Nations departments, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Treatment of Remediated Nitrate Salts Begins

    The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) and Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) have begun to treat the drums of remediated nitrate salts (RNS) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Approximately one RNS drum will be treated per day at the Waste Characterization, Reduction, and Repackaging Facility. It is expected that treatment of ...

  • B&W to Expand Industrial Segment, Makes Executive Appointment

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) (B&W) today announced that effective July 1, 2017, its Industrial Steam Generation group will transition from the Power segment to the Industrial segment. In addition, effective immediately, Leslie Kass has been named Senior Vice President, Industrial, to lead the segment. After July 1, the Industrial segment will include the ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox

  • Fast Aluminum Sorting with Handheld X-ray

    Introducing the Turbocharged X-300 and the SciAps Aluminum App The X-300 is now available with a “turbocharged” option and an optimized aluminum alloy sorting app. SciAps’ latest X-ray tube technology operates at a beam current of 500 uA in the low voltage setting. Other brand’s are limited to 100 uA – 200 uA. The highly energized ...


    By SciAps, Inc.

  • Sandvik joining CEEC organization to collaborate in comminution eco-efficiency

    Sandvik has joined the Coalition for Energy-Efficient Comminution (CEEC), an organization established by the mining industry, for the mining industry, to support knowledge sharing and change in an area of high energy consumption. The mining sector is an energy intensive industry and almost half of this energy is consumed by the comminution process: size reduction to liberate the valued minerals ...


    By Sandvik Mining

  • BASF micro surfacing eco-efficiency analysis is verified by NSF International

    An eco-efficiency analysis demonstrating the ecological and economical benefits of micro surfacing techniques to protect engineered road pavements and extend their service life has been verified by NSF International, Ann Arbor, ...

  • Coal/Biomass combination with CO2 capture greener than renewables but not most eco-efficient

    If a combination of coal and biomass provided the energy source for electricity and the CO2 from the combustion was captured, there would be more carbon extracted from the atmosphere than returned to it. The best global warming reducer would be a 100 percent biomass boiler with 90 percent CO2 capture, but there is not enough biomass to generate the electricity the world needs.  However, a ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • AEROMIX TORNADO Eco™ Qualifies for energy efficiency and environmentally innovative stimulus funding projects

    On February 17th, US President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The Recovery Act has designated 7.22 billion USD for projects and programs that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is overseeing. More than 80% of that funding will go to Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRF). The Act specifies that “to the extent there are ...


    By RWL Water LLC

  • Emerging LED Lighting Market in India to push Urban Planning towards Eco-Efficiency and Low-carbon Trajectory

    An "energy" revolution akin to the Green and White revolutions that occurred few years ago altering the agriculture and dairy sectors, is the need of the hour in India. And, Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting will be at the heart of such a revolution. Mandatory norms of energy efficiency for new buildings/facilities, incentive support for energy-efficient projects, Integrated Lighting Management ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Umberto, the cost effective software for eco-efficiency has been launched in the Italian market

    A partnership among Delta Engineering Services & Indica with IFU Hamburg has been signed for introducing Umberto tools in Italy. Ferrara, Italy and Hamburg, Germany ─ Umberto is a software application for modeling and assessing the eco-efficiency and environmental impact of processes and products. By calculating environmental indicators it enables the creation of environmental ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • Eco Marine Power Launches Eco Ship Study

    Fukuoka, Japan, May 12, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eco Marine Power (EMP) today announced that it has commenced a study to investigate how its Aquarius wind and solar marine power system could be incorporated into a future eco ship specifically designed to minimise fuel consumption and reduce noxious gas emissions. The aim will be to further expand on the company's green shipping concepts and ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Eco team is a family affair

    It’s not unusual to find a local, family run business, and H2 Eco is one of the many Dorset companies run by a husband and wife team. Julie and Mike Stephenson set up their company from their joint commitment to ‘green’ issues and conservation, and have seen their business go from strength to strength. Julie said, “There are up sides and down sides to working ...


    By H2ecO

  • Flying the eco-friendly skies

    In what could set the stage for a fundamental shift in commercial aviation, an MIT-led team has designed a green airplane that is estimated to use 70 percent less fuel than current planes while also reducing noise and emission of nitrogen oxides (NOx). The design was one of two that the team, led by faculty from the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, presented to NASA last month as part ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New No Water -Eco Calorimeter

    Inexpensive, small & compact - Designed for small volume - Calorific value of solids & liquids - No water - Internal memory for 1,024 determinations - 3-year warranty- Conforms to ISO, DIN & ASTM - 10 minutes per determination producing a fast result. No water required - BTU/lb, CALORIES/g or MJ/Kg - 4 languages - Stores 1,024 results & other variables- No operator attention required ...


  • Are you an Eco team player?

    Taiga Company Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company "No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Do you download music from the web? Do you monitor your thermostat? Wonder about gas ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Keeping the EU eco-competitive

    A new EC-commissioned study makes ten key policy recommendations for improving Europe's competitive position within the eco-industries. As well as harmonising regulation and standards across Europe, the report recommends providing funding and skills development schemes specifically for the sector. The eco-industries, whose core sectors include air pollution control, waste treatment, renewable ...

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