energy efficiency research News

  • Water Environment Research Foundation seeks proposals for energy production and efficiency research

    The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) seeks proposals to conduct studies to support the planning of future research to expand energy production by, and implement energy efficiency improvements at, wastewater facilities. The overarching goal of WERF’s Energy program is to develop information that will support net energy neutrality at all wastewater facilities that treat flows of ...

  • White House Publishes Mid-Century Strategy For Deep Decarbonization

    On November 16, 2016, the White House filed the Mid-Century Strategy for Deep Decarbonization with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change under the Paris climate deal. The strategy highlights the role that U.S. government-funded research, development, and demonstration ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • NIB finances research into water efficiency

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has signed a loan agreement with Finnish water chemistry company Kemira Oyj. The loan, totalling EUR 40 million, will be used to finance research at the newly established Centre for water efficiency excellence. ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Scaling commercial energy efficiency

    Original story at MIT News Big data may soon make buildings greener. With a recent major acquisition, MIT alumni-founded Retroficiency, which has assessed hundreds of thousands of buildings, is poised to bring its advanced energy analytics platform to millions of commercial buildings. According to ...

  • Aggressive Energy Efficiency Goals Are Transforming the Building Industry, According to Pike Research

    Despite significant growth and much publicity, the green construction and technology market still accounts for only a small percentage of the commercial building stock worldwide.Today, the spread of sophisticated building automation systems (BAS), which take advantage of the convergence of information technology (IT) data and building data, is helping drive ...


  • Research and Markets: Looking at Energy Efficiency - Focus on United States 2013

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t5lr6f/looking_at_energy) has announced the addition of the "Looking at Energy Efficiency - Focus on United States" report to their offering. ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Energy efficiency creates jobs

    A study released today shows that BC Hydro"s electricity conservation and efficiency activities will create 193,000 jobs in the province over 30 years - an average of 6,400 jobs annually. The findings are presented in the Power Smart Employment Impacts Study [PDF, 888 Kb] completed by G.E. Bridges and Associates, a B.C.-based independent research firm commissioned by BC Hydro. "We already know ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • E Source Provides Energy-Efficiency Research to Tennessee Valley Authority

    E Source has announced that it is now providing support to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) as well as state energy offices and power distributors in the TVA service region for the comprehensive deployment of energy-efficiency and demand-response programs. Under its contract with TVA, E Source will provide research, analysis, and tools related to energy efficiency, customer experience, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Global Energy Efficient Motor Market Research Report Available At Researchmoz.us

    Energy efficient motors are more effective and 2% to 8% more efficient than standard motors. These motors have to meet the standard efficiency levels as listed in the National Electric Manufacturers Associations (NEMA’s) MG-1 1993 published report. The motors that are sold after October 1997 are expected to meet the NEMA definition. Preorder@ ...


  • Hybrid buses - Research for environmentally friendly and energy-efficient mobility

    As part of the “Model Region Electromobility” initiative, sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development, PE INTERNATIONAL has spearheaded research work for the platform "Innovative Drive Bus" which deals with the marketability of hybrid buses and their contribution to environmentally friendly and energy-efficient mobility. Aside from the ...


    By thinkstep

  • Energy Efficiency Technology and strategies

    ReportsnReports.com adds "The Future of Energy Efficiency: Technology and strategies to improve energy efficiency" new market research report to its store. Energy efficiency has yet to see a period in history more open to its products than now, thanks to a convergence of events: rising energy prices, concerns about climate change, and a desire to reduce use of petroleum products and ...

  • Researchers back Chinese farmer`s energy-efficient house

    A farmer in China is partnering with scientists to promote his design for low-carbon households. His concept, developed over the past 30 years on his farm in northeast China, is a combination of existing green technologies. Now the country's scientists want to scale up the design to make it affordable. Liu Xingshan, a 57-year-old famer with no higher education, designed his novel low-carbon ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • GE Software Powers Research on Efficient Wind Energy Production

    GE today announced that it is working with Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) to investigate ways to improve wind farm productivity and efficiency. The results of the study will directly contribute to future product and service designs. The project is part of a larger Department of Energy (DOE) investment of $9 million to an IIT-led consortium to enhance the ...


    By GE Intelligent Platforms

  • World Energy Efficient Motors Market (2012 - 2018): New research report available at Transparency Market Research

    Energy efficient motors function just like standard motors but their different construction technique makes them much more energy efficient. These motors are able to consume less energy per work unit due to improved material and the better design used for their construction. Higher efficiency of these motors has always attracted end-users, as they have great engineering capabilities and ...


  • 3Com boosts support for energy-efficient IT

    In today’s challenging economic environment, it is imperative that organisations take a holistic approach when it comes to deploying networking solutions and business-enablement initiatives. To address the growing need for CIOs to generate more value from their IT and networking investments, 3Com, a contributing member of the Green Grid, today outlined several ways to improve an organisation’s ...


  • From words to action on energy efficiency

    The International Energy Agency today released two guides aimed at helping countries around the world develop ambitious energy efficiency policies by showing policy makers, analysts and statisticians how to better track and use data on the so-called hidden fuel. The IEA views energy efficiency as an important way to improve energy security and cut greenhouse-gas emissions in the decades to come. ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Science for energy-efficient aluminium smelting

    Primary production of aluminium is highly energy intensive, and reducing the amount of energy used will assist the industry in maintaining competitiveness. The ‘breakthrough technologies for primary aluminium’ research cluster brings together researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, the University of Auckland, the University of New South Wales, the University of Queensland, and the ...

  • Energy efficiency: from marginalized to mainstream

    We do not need to articulate the dangers of climate change; Mother Nature is showing us these quite clearly as recent floods, mudslides and bushfires claim dozens of lives and cause millions of pounds of damage across the globe. Nor do we have to list the environmental arguments for reducing ...


    By Faversham House Ltd.

  • Energy efficiency: from marginalized to mainstream

    We do not need to articulate the dangers of climate change; Mother Nature is showing us these quite clearly as recent floods, mudslides and bushfires claim dozens of lives and cause millions of pounds of damage across the globe. Nor do we have to list the ...


    By Faversham House Ltd.

  • Smart windows: energy efficiency with a view

    Imagine wrapping a giant pair of Wayfarers or Aviators around your house on a sunny day. Wouldn't that be cool? NREL researchers are trying to do the high-tech equivalent of putting sunglasses on buildings with a new generation of insulated 'dynamic windows' that change color to modulate interior temperatures and lighting. Buildings consume 40 percent of the nearly 100 quadrillion Btus (quads) ...

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