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  • Hit Your Target! Measure your sludge blanket level with Markland

    The Sludge Gun®, the Portable Sludge Blanket Level Detector from Markland Specialty Engineering Ltd., helps wastewater treatment plants measure solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, tanks and lagoons. This handheld instrument uses high-intensity infrared light beams to measure sludge blanket levels in clarifiers, settlement tanks, sedimentation basins, lagoons and ponds. It ...

  • Study tracks ´memory´ of soil moisture

    Original story at MIT News The top 2 inches of topsoil on all of Earth’s landmasses contains an infinitesimal fraction of the planet’s water — less than one-thousandth of a percent. Yet because of its position at the interface between the land and the atmosphere, that tiny amount plays a crucial role in ...

  • Clarifying and measuring energy security

    A new study has clarified the concept of the popular phrase 'energy security'. It suggests that measurements of energy security for a country or area should be multi-dimensional and include figures that represent fuel prices, the diversity of the energy market and political stability. Ensuring the security of energy supply through sustainable energy initiatives is a key concern in the EU and has ...

  • Measuring methane

    At the UK's first viable compact anaerobic digester (AD) plant aimed at local food waste treatment, a Geotech GA3000 fixed biogas analyser monitors methane (CH4), carbon dioxide (CO2), oxygen (O2) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S). The plant, a modular scalable AD system, unveiled by React Environmental in July 2012 at Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, can handle some 1,000 ...


    By Geotech

  • Li3 Energy Reports Positive Measured Resource Report

    Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3," "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a U.S.-listed and South America-based global exploration company in the lithium and minerals sector, is pleased to announce the findings of the NI 43-101 Technical Report. The report estimates significant Measured and Inferred Resources on the Company's flagship Maricunga property. The completion of the NI 43-101 Technical ...


    By Marketwire

  • APEC Leaders Set Measurable Energy Efficiency Goal

    SYDNEY, Australia, September 8, 2007 (ENS) - Asia-Pacific leaders agreed on Saturday to adopt a 'long-term aspirational goal' to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the region in support of the United Nations' global efforts, announced Australian Prime Minister John Howard. Under the Sydney Declaration on Climate Change, Energy Security and Clean Development, the goals are to ...

  • Mandatory energy efficiency measures for international shipping adopted

    Mandatory measures to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from international shipping have been adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). This is the first ever mandatory global greenhouse gas reduction regime for an international industry sector. The IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee last week voted to make the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) mandatory, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • No ties in the Japanese workplace - an energy efficiency measure

    In business offices around Japan, executives are not wearing ties. The historically conservative country has adopted a “no ties” trend as a means to be more comfortable in the workplace and therefore reduce the need for air conditioning, and the electricity required to drive it. The behaviour change has come in response to the continued intermittent power outages following the March ...

  • Instruments to measure solar radiation in the field of renewable energy

    In recent years, we have seen a marked increase in the demand for the construction of plants for the production of energy from renewable sources. Many efforts have been undertaken for the production of energy from sunlight, ...


    By Delta OHM S.r.L.

  • Energy saving measures boost house prices

    Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average - and up to 38 per cent in some parts of England - new research released today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reveals. For an average home in the country, improving its EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) from band G to E, or from band D to B, could mean adding more than ...

  • How to define measure and use energy efficiency

    The International Energy Agency has 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 GLOBE Foundation

  • Dirty energy keystone XL Measure has no place in clean energy bill

    During the Senate’s work today on the bipartisan Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill, several senators debated a proposed Senate measure supporting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, which would worsen climate change. The Natural Resources Defense Council maintains that the Shaheen-Portman bill should be kept free of amendments that would make it impossible for this bipartisan ...

  • Optical Properties Measurement

    The last ten years has seen a surge in technology for solar and other alternative energy forms. This revival has led to the revision and reinstatement of a previously withdrawn ASTM standard, E903, Test Method for Solar Absorptance, Reflectance and Transmittance of Materials Using Integrating Spheres. E903 is now under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee ...


    By ASTM International

  • Measuring the environmental impacts of nations

    A study released on January 22 suggests the environmental damage caused by rich nations on poor nations exceeds $1.8 trillion, while the impact of poor nations on their richer counterparts is less than one third of that amount. The study is the first-ever global accounting of the dollar costs of countries' ecological footprints. The study, led by former ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Measuring MIT’s plug load

    Undergrad project offers glimpse of electricity consumption on campus. Written by Kathryn M. O'Neill, correspondent.You can read the original story in MIT NewsThis article first appeared in the Autumn 2012 issue of ...

  • DOE Resources Help Measure Building Energy Benchmarking Policy & Program Effectiveness

    The Energy Department has released two resources to help stakeholders analyze the energy, non-energy, and market transformation impacts of building energy benchmarking policies and programs. The first is a handbook that provides methodologies for jurisdictions to use to analyze the impact of their benchmarking policies and programs. The second resource demonstrates the methodologies using real ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Drumbeat publish white paper on energy efficiency: measurement and verification

    The dynamic new energy management business support service Drumbeat Energy Management has published a white paper on independent measurement & verification. The white paper is titled ‘IPMVP and improving energy-efficiency: The importance of independent measurement & verification’. Energy efficiency is a market with ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • FEMP Releases New Training Course on Energy Conservation Measures in ESPCs

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) presents its latest e-Training core course, Realizing the Potential of Underutilized ECMs in ESPCs. This course provides experienced ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Measuring climate change action

    Original story at MIT News Reducing global greenhouse gas emissions could have big benefits in the U.S., according to a report released today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), including thousands of avoided deaths from extreme heat, billions of dollars in saved infrastructure expenses, and ...

  • Measuring progress on technology for development

    This policy brief, published by the Secretariat of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), provides an overview of major science and technology (S&T) trends, commitments and achievements since the 1992 Earth Summit, with a view to informing discussions and priorities for the Rio+20 meeting. Despite government calls for the rapid adoption of clean technologies, the brief notes ...


    By SciDev.Net

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