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  • CITGO promotes energy efficient lighting and environmental protection

    In alignment with the social development and energy efficient programs of its ultimate shareholder, Petroleos de Venezuela, S. A. (PDVSA), CITGO Petroleum Corporation has launched the 2011 CITGO-Venezuela Energy Efficient Lighting Program (EELP). The initiative will provide 500,000 energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) to help approximately 50,000 low-income households in 17 ...

  • Global Energy Efficient Lighting Technology Market

    The field of lighting has witnessed remarkable technology improvements in the past few years, especially in the area of compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) and solid state lighting. Conventional incandescent bulbs are expected to reach obsolescence with the onset of CFL and LEDs (light emitting diodes). LED lighting is enjoying robust growth because of its exceptional features that include high ...


  • ABB facility lights the way to energy efficiency

    ABB has an extensive portfolio of technologies to help its customers use power efficiently and exploit renewable sources of energy. But the Group has also been running a two-year program to reduce consumption internally by 5 percent per manufactured unit. ABB country organizations and individual facilities took up this challenge and many have exceeded the goal targeted for the years 2006 to 2007. ...


    By ABB

  • Light inspires energy efficient building design

    Artists find inspiration in many ways. But for the artists (architects and researchers) working collaboratively to create the most energy efficient office space in the U.S., the inspiration was simply light. In fact, light and the access to light turned out to be a top factor when designing the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Research Support Facility (RSF) located on ...

  • Lighting the path forward for greater energy efficiency

    EcoAlign, a strategic marketing agency in the energy sector, released the findings today of a consumer survey examining customer perceptions and expectations of more energy efficient lighting options ("CFLs" and "LEDs") as compared with traditional incandescent lighting. 1,000 Americans nationwide responded to the survey conducted in late February 2011. "Contrary to what you sometimes hear in the ...

  • Energy Efficient Lighting Breakthroughs Made in Germany

          Kintex International LED Expo and OLED Expo 2011 German lighting manufacturer OSRAM last week reported new efficiency levels for OLED panels (organic light emitting diodes). A result of German federal R&D funding, OSRAM received a portion of the EUR 100 million made available by ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • CITGO promotes energy efficient lighting and environmental protection

    In alignment with the social development and energy efficient programs of its ultimate shareholder, Petroleos de Venezuela, S. A. (PDVSA), CITGO Petroleum Corporation has launched the 2011 CITGO-Venezuela Energy Efficient Lighting Program (EELP). The initiative will provide 500,000 energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) to help approximately 50,000 low-income households in 17 ...

  • Eaton tapped to enhance lighting and energy efficiency at Pentagon

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced it has received multiple service contracts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate and modernize lighting systems at the Pentagon, the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense located in Arlington County, Va. The contracts, which have an estimated value of $3.2 million and completion date of early 2014, will help the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Light bulbs to light trucks, efficiency shapes new US energy law

    Congress on 18 December passed a new energy bill and sent it along Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House in a hybrid Prius car. President George W. Bush signed the measure 19 December, which includes the first increase in vehicle fuel economy standards in 32 years. The House approved the bill, 314-100 on Tuesday. The Senate passed it last week by a vote of 86-8. The bill mandates a fuel ...

  • Efficient lighting tops energy efficiency investment league for businesses

    Carbon Trust launches Green Business Directory to give reassurance to organisations investing in energy efficiency equipment and low carbon technologies Green Business Directory will make it easy for organisations to find independently accredited suppliers in what is a crowded and fast-growing market. Efficient lighting tops the list of green technology investments in a new survey ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • ASEAN Commits to Switch to Efficient Lighting

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states have committed themselves to work together to switch to efficient lighting standards and policies, a move that will significantly reduce energy consumption in the region. Meeting at the 19th annual meeting of the Energy Efficiency & Conservation Sub-Sector Network (EE&C-SSN) - organized by the ASEAN Center for Energy (ACE) - ...

  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • PG&E Gives Away One Million Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

    BERKELEY, California, October 5, 2007 (ENS) - Pacific Gas & Electric is giving away one million compact fluorescent light bulbs, CFLs, during the month of October to help its central and northern California customers become more energy efficient. PG&E flipped the switch on the largest, one-month utility CFL promotion of its kind by giving away 7,500 bulbs during the ...

  • Department of energy opens investigation into alleged lighting efficiency violations

    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced it had issued subpoenas to three companies who were identified as selling certain torchiere lamps that failed to meet federal energy efficiency standards. Under the subpoenas, Target Corporation, Addesso, Inc. and Habitex Corporation are required to submit detailed information about the design of these products and how the companies marketed and sold ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy-efficient Lighting Market in Europe to 2020 Available At Researchmoz.us

    GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, Energy-efficient Lighting Market in Europe to 2020 LEDs Emerge as Key Growth Sector due to Price Discounting and Phosphor Shortages Restricting CFL Production. The report gives an in-depth analysis of the Energy Efficient Lighting Market in Europe, with forecast until 2020. Buy a copy of ...


  • Six companies awarded contracts to develop more energy efficient lighting for homes

    Six British companies have won support for carrying out technical feasibility studies in the first phase of a major initiative to develop more energy efficient lighting for our homes. The £1.2m research fund, from the Technology Strategy Board and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), will help the companies to become market leaders in the best ultra ...

  • Cancun 2010: stepping up efforts for a global switch to energy efficient lighting

    New Study Reveals Energy, Financial & CO2 Savings Potential in 100 Countries By phasing-out inefficient lighting, countries have the potential to significantly reduce their energy consumption, CO2 emissions and financial costs. A new assessment by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), to be launched 1 December at the UN ...

  • Energy Efficient Lighting Promises a Considerable Reduction in Power Consumption Costs

    WHEN: 1:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 25, 2013 LOCATION: Online webinar, with complimentary registration SPEAKER: Energy and Environment Industry Analyst Alejandra Lozano Given the increasing focus on reducing energy consumption in North America, building owners and facility managers are looking for ways to manage their energy usage. Because lighting ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Multi billion dollar benefits of global switch to energy-efficient lighting

    Indonesia could save $1 billion a year and cut its greenhouse gas emissions by eight million tonnes of CO2 annually - the equivalent of taking two million cars off the road a year - by switching to energy-saving bulbs . South Africa might save US$280 million a year and remove emissions equal to 625,000 cars annually by following a similar path, say findings released, Wednesday, at the climate ...

  • British companies challenged to develop more energy efficient lighting for homes

    A GBP£1.2m research fund from the Technology Strategy Board and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) aims to help companies become market leaders in the best ultra energy-efficient lighting, while contributing to reduced energy consumption in our homes. Businesses will be invited to compete for contracts through a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition, ...


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