energy cost control News

  • Controlling the cost of renewable energy

    Measures to deal with a projected over-allocation of renewable energy subsidies have been announced today (July 22. 2015). Reducing energy bills for hard working British families and businesses and meeting climate goals in the most cost effective way are Government priorities. The measures set out today will provide better control over spending and ensure bill payers get the best ...

  • New Liquid Ultrasonic Flowmeter has Apps and is Optimized for Thermal Energy/BTU Measurement

    Sierra Instruments is proud to introduce its new InnovaSonic® 207i transit-time ultrasonic liquid flow meter with thermal energy/BTU capability for superior flow measurement.  Designed, built and calibrated by Sierra in Monterey, California, for non-intrusive liquid flow metering, and optimized for thermal energy/BTU measurement, the  ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Two large seminars in Japan

    Overall, 240 existing and new customers enjoyed a presentation of our product manager about treatment processes and the used WTW instrumentation in Germany. The events in Tokyo and Osaka were opened by a keynote speech about wastewater in general, held by a highly regarded Japanese professor. Followed by a 1.5 hour long presentation of our product manager with subsequent Q&A part. ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Levy Control Framework cost controls

    My Right Honourable Friend the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change is today announcing a package of reforms to take control of the costs of renewable electricity subsidies under the Levy Control Framework (LCF). This is part of the Government’s commitment to control energy bills for hard-working British families and businesses as we continue to move to a low carbon economy and ...

  • Green energy controls cut costs and carbon for Wakefield residents

    Residents at the Newfield House Independent Living Scheme in Wakefield are benefiting from affordable, lower-carbon heating and hot water, thanks to advanced metering technology supplied by sustainable energy company ENER-G Switch2.   The company, based in Saltaire, near Bradford, was appointed by Wakefield and District Housing (WDH) to supply and operate a complete utility management ...


    By ENER-G

  • Innovative, Lower Cost Sensors and Controls Yield Better Energy Efficiency

    Regulating comfort in small commercial buildings could become more efficient and less expensive thanks to an innovative low-cost wireless sensor technology being developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Buildings are responsible for about 40 percent of the energy consumed in the United States. Studies indicate that advanced sensors and controls ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Cost effective stormwater control in existing tanks

    Sewer overflows are major contributors to violations in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  In the past, there have been only a few ways to handle the wet weather contribution to a plant. Ballasted flocculation or reconfiguring the plant entirely- both very costly options.  Biowater has come up with a cost-effective, dependable way to handle these issues.   Biowater’s ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • New Crowcon gas detector reduces energy costs

    The new Crowcon Hydra addressable gas detection system provides a novel way of detecting toxic gases from vehicle exhausts, such as Carbon Monoxide (CO), oxides of Nitrogen (NO/NO2) and petrol vapour, in enclosed or underground car parks. Many car parks run ventilator fans continuously, but this is very inefficient and energy intensive. The Crowcon Hydra offers an alternative method of gas ...

  • As Green Construction Moves to the Mainstream, Automation and Energy Management Systems Also Boosted by Need to Control Building Energy Costs

    Green construction is moving from a niche to the mainstream. Interest in joining the green construction market is growing. Regulatory instruments, governmental initiatives and financial support mechanisms, together with growing consumer awareness and expectations, all put pressure on construction market participants to adopt more ...

  • Robots Saving Labor Costs At Solar Energy Plants

    A team of robots in California is hard at work installing and cleaning 45-pound solar panels. The robot named Spot moves along rows of panels cleaning off the entire months’ worth of dirt and grime, and then dries them off with a squeegee. Cleaning and installing solar panels is monotonous work, and it is rather hot out there all day in the sun. Not to these workers, they are ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • ABB cuts energy costs in Singapore buildings

    ABB i-bus is the most widely used building installation system in Singapore. It has the largest installed base across the entire range of building uses – offices, factories, hotels and resorts, universities and schools, apartments, villas and bungalows. Several of these installations have recently won best-performance awards for energy efficiency and environmental friendliness from the Singapore ...


    By ABB

  • New RDF shredder set to halve energy costs

    Global shredding pioneer UNTHA UK has launched the new‘XR’shredder series for alternative fuel production and bulky waste shredding. With a revolutionary modular design, this is the first machine to be designed and manufactured in UNTHA’s innovation centre in Kuchl, Austria. Specifically engineered to shred untreated MSW, C&I and general bulky waste, this latest feat of ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Manure `smells like money` as energy costs rise

    With energy prices driving the cost of agricultural inputs up, nutrient-rich manure is getting another look. 'Calls to Extension offices from people looking for manure and manure compost have increased in recent months,' says Tommy Bass, Montana State University Extension livestock environment associate specialist. Bass said that this shift in perception is good for water quality, too. 'As manure ...

  • Worldwide Energy Finds Lighting Maintenance Can Save on Energy Costs

    It's often overlooked, but proper lighting maintenance is a large part of reducing utility bills, especially for businesses where lighting accounts for an estimated 20 percent of total energy used in commercial buildings. More often than not, many businesses do not have a detailed lighting maintenance policy other than replacing burned-out ...


  • Bio-reaction industries systems continue to deliver on energy efficiency, operating cost savings, reduction in carbon footprint and pollution control

    The country is facing several significant problems including an increased need for energy efficiency, a way to cost effectively decrease the production of Greenhouse Gases and dealing with industrial air pollutants. Bio-Reaction Industries, LLC (BRI) addresses all those issues with its advanced biofiltration systems. BRI installed a number of bio-oxidation systems in the wood products industry ...


  • Energy Costs Controlled for Commercial Buildings with New Advanced, Integrated Lighting and HVAC Automation System

    Building owners looking for strategies to control costs for the largest consumers of energy in commercial buildings – heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and lighting – now have a new solution. GE Lighting (NYSE: GE) and Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), are announcing a new way for building owners to apply advanced control strategies for lighting, ...


    By Ingersoll-Rand Company

  • CMM energy recovery systems designed to significantly reduce natural gas costs

    Energy recovery systems from The CMM Group, LLC are designed to utilize the heat energy that would normally be exhausted to the atmosphere by an oven, dryer or air pollution control system. By capturing and reusing this heat energy in other areas of their operation, companies can significantly reduce their natural gas usage and monthly energy bills. Typically, an air-to-air heat exchanger is used ...


    By The CMM Group, LLC

  • Honeywell Technology to Reduce Energy Costs and Improve Comfort at Alger County Facilities

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced a building modernization program to upgrade infrastructure across three Alger County facilities in Munising, Mich., and save more than $114,000 in annual utility and operating costs for the county. The energy retrofit initiative, backed by guaranteed savings through a 15-year, ...


    By Honeywell

  • Remote-access meters can cut your energy costs

    The aim is to help small scale energy users cut energy use, costs and carbon emissions. CSIRO project leader, Dr Martin de Groot, said the system will give householders the flexibility to cutback their electricity use at times when it’s needed elsewhere on the grid. CSIRO has worked with energy service company, Energy Response, and hardware designer, Saturn South, to develop a system able ...

  • ENER-G to showcase cost and carbon reduction strategies at Energy Solutions show

    Sustainable energy business ENER-G will showcase new and innovative energy management technologies and services at Energy Solutions (11-12 October 2011) on stand no E70 in the Grand Hall.  ENER-G will demonstrate its new generation building energy management system, E-MAGINE, and its advanced ENER-G RiskManager™ software for real-time risk management in flexible energy ...


    By ENER-G

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