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  • Saving on fuel and safeguarding the environment with smart driving

    A new system is using satellite navigation data to help car drivers develop smart, smooth and safe driving techniques that can help save an average of 15-25% in fuel, as well as contribute to environmental protection. Nowadays, many modern vehicles are designed to combine high performance and low fuel consumption. However, a fuel saving car-design can be compromised by driver behaviours that can ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Saving on fuel and safeguarding the environment with smart driving

    A new system is using satellite navigation data to help car drivers develop smart, smooth and safe driving techniques that can help save an average of 15-25% in fuel, as well as contribute to environmental protection. Nowadays, many modern vehicles are designed to combine high performance and low fuel consumption. However, a fuel saving car-design can be compromised by driver behaviours that ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • How the EU Sulphur Directive for Marine Fuels offers an opportunity for innovation in fuel saving technologies

    With most ship owners switching to Marine Gas Oil inside designated Emission Control Areas as of January 1st 2015, the cost of fuel could rise by up to 50%, so all measures to reduce fuel consumption are vital. Research and field testing has shown that the latest developments in engine lubrication and unique marine energy management systems can add more than a 15% improvement in fuel efficiency, ...


  • Water savings for tire factory

    The BFGoodrich tire manufacturing plant in Woodburn, USA, has significantly reduced water and chemical usage while simultaneously increasing efficiency with help from GE's water chemical technology. The water supply at BFGoodrich's Woodburn facility comes from a well that produces very hard water, resulting in the need to chemically treat the water that is used for boiler feedwater in the steam ...


  • Frost & sullivan: cost-optimized solutions fuel the uptake of industrial water and wastewater services in India

    The Indian water and wastewater services market is expected to witness a higher growth with the majority of end-user industries seeking cost-effective solutions while expanding the existing systems and installing new waterworks. The facilities are put in place to cater to operational requirements and the mounting pressure from government legislation to reduce environmental pollution. Analysis ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • STWA's Elektra(TM) Technology Exhibits Repeatable Fuel Savings in Preliminary Laboratory Testing

    STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), an innovative company creating technology focused on energy efficiency of large-scale energy production and improved fuel economy for diesel fleets, today announced that a preliminary prototype of its ...


  • BAE Systems HybriDrive Parallel System for Heavy-Duty Trucks Achieves 30 Percent Fuel Economy Savings

    Road tests conducted by BAE Systems reveal that commercial trucks powered by the company’s green HybriDrive® parallel hybrid electric propulsion system use 30 percent less fuel than trucks running on traditional diesel engines. ...


    By BAE Systems Environmental

  • Fuel Tech Announces Commercial FUEL CHEM® Order

    WARRENVILLE, Ill. - Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a world leader in advanced engineering solutions for the optimization of combustion systems and emissions control in utility and industrial applications, today announced receipt of a commercial FUEL CHEM® order from an existing domestic electric utility customer. Fuel Tech's proprietary TIFI® Targeted In-Furnace Injection™ ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • Latest Report: Petroleum Fuel Optimization Technologies Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2012 - 2018

    In the present environment of ever-increasing oil prices and crises of inflation, especially in developing countries, petroleum fuel optimization technology acts as a boon. Many countries are promoting and developing such technology due to its commercial capabilities. Hence, this market is expected to increase in the coming years. Countries like the U.S., Europe, and Japan which are highly ...


  • Eaton`s New Home Generator Sizing Calculator Helps Homeowners Save on Installation and Fuel Costs by Determining Backup Power Needs

    Power management company Eaton today announced the new Home Generator Sizing Calculator, a user- and mobile-friendly intuitive, interactive web tool that allows homeowners and contractors to easily identify backup power needs. By selecting a generator based on home size, type of power supply and desired household appliances ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • DFW airport partners with EPA to save energy and resources

    Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport has entered into a Sustainability Partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Officials from DFW Airport and the EPA signed a Memorandum of Understanding during a ceremony at the airport this morning. The airport’s objective is to extend its leadership role in sustainable, cost-effective business practices by making a voluntary ...

  • Finding savings where the rubber meets the road

    A new study by civil engineers at MIT shows that using stiffer pavements on the nation's roads could reduce vehicle fuel consumption by as much as 3 percent - a savings that could add up to 273 million barrels of crude oil per year, or $15.6 billion at today's oil prices. This would result in an accompanying annual decrease in CO2 emissions of 46.5 million metric tons. Study shows that pavement ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Save energy and money – even at minus 30 degree

    The Siberian cold has an icy grip on Europe and a meaningful impact on the prices of fossil fuels. ‘If you have the possibility to heat without oil or gas, you should do it’, advised Udo Peters, a member of the German consumer organization, in an interview this week. Especially in very cold spells the investment in solar thermal systems amortizes quickly. Ideal insulation ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Pall Corporation launches new filtration modeling system to optimize biofuels processes

    Pall Corporation a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, today announced the launch of a new system to assist in the research and development of biobased processes that will enable the production of fuels and chemicals from renewable feedstocks. Pall’s Research and Modeling scale (RAMs) Crossflow Filtration System is designed to help research centers, universities, ...

  • Infocast`s Optimizing Shale Oil & Gas Wells Conference

    Infocast brings the first ever Optimizing Shale Oil & Gas Wells conference from June 27-29, 2011 to the Renaissance Denver Hotel in Denver, CO. This groundbreaking meeting will feature nine real world case studies of cutting-edge completion ...


    By Infocast

  • NASA Software Promotes Airline Fuel Efficiency

    Software developed at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., is enabling major fuel savings for airlines and an increase in environmental efficiency.   The Ames Direct-To software is a product of NASA aeronautics research in air traffic management. The software has been adopted by The Boeing Company for commercial use. Boeing intends to offer airlines the opportunity to ...

  • Save the date! 24th EUBCE: 6-9 June 2016, Amsterdam

    1080+ abstracts submitted for presentation from3000+ authors and co-authors from 79 countries  6 plenary sessions  71 oral and visual sessions  256 scientific oral presentations and 500+ visual presentations  Parallel Events: Workshops 800+ expected participating organisations.  ...

  • Europe can save EUR 45 billion in its pursuit of renewables

    Building and expanding renewable energy installations in the wrong locations is costing EUR 45 billion in unnecessary investment. This is the conclusion of a new study by Siemens at a Rountable held in Brussels preparatory to the World Energy Congress (WEC) to be held in Daegu, South Korea later this year. Siemens has analyzed the electrical power producing systems across Europe and identified ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cogeneration facilities earn energy star award for significant energy savings

    EPA has presented Energy Star Combined Heat and Power (CHP) awards to two organizations for using highly efficient CHP systems to reduce energy use and lower greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. CHP (cogeneration) is 60 to 80 percent more efficient than producing heat and power separately. Consolidated Edison CHP System of New York received an award for using a CHP system that produces up ...

  • Fuel Cell and Microturbine Technology Gains International Acclaim

    Fuel cells and microturbines are becoming popular energy management solutions as surging oil prices have begun to dampen the strength of the global economic recovery. Fuel cells and microturbines can operate on a variety of fuels, including natural gas and renewable fuels such as landfill gas and digester gas. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Alternative Energy Sector ...


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