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  • National Wind Technology Center begins first Validation of Wave Energy Conversion Device

    The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has begun validation work on the first water power technology ever tested in an NREL dynamometer facility. Representatives from Columbia Power Technologies, NREL and project partners celebrate the start of generator testing for the Columbia Power wave energy generator. ...

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • North America leads on industrial energy efficiency

    The United States and Canada are leading the world with their innovative programs that deliver industrial energy efficiency services to customers, says a new report by the Institute for Industrial Productivity (IIP) and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The report, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • States and utilities leading on industrial energy efficiency programs

    States and utilities invested over $811 million in industrial energy efficiency programs in 2010, far exceeding the spending by the federal government and other national-level programs. Nationwide, all industrial energy efficiency programs spent well over $1.1 billion in 2010, according to a new report, Money Well Spent: Industrial Energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Barriers to Industrial Energy Efficiency Report to Congress released

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is pleased to announce the release of Barriers to Industrial Energy Efficiency, prepared as directed by the American Energy Manufacturing Technical Corrections Act (Act). DOE prepared this report with collaboration from nearly 50 experts, including representatives from industrial associations, combined heat and power (CHP) groups, environmental stewardship ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • States and utilities leading on industrial energy efficiency programs

    States and utilities invested over $811 million in industrial energy efficiency programs in 2010, far exceeding the spending by the federal government and other national-level programs. Nationwide, all industrial energy efficiency programs spent well over $1.1 billion in 2010, according to a new report, Money Well Spent: Industrial Energy Efficiency Program Spending in 2010, released today by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • U.S. Will Help Chinese Industry Boost Energy Efficiency

    SAN FRANCISCO, California, September 14, 2007 (ENS) - Energy officials from the United States and China Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MOU, to increase cooperation and energy efficiency in China's industrial sector, which accounts for 70 percent of the country's total energy demand. Karen Harbert, U.S. Department of Energy, DOE, assistant secretary for policy and ...

  • Energy efficiency and weight watchers

    We've been hearing for years that the energy efficiency industry needs to find its equivalent to the cell phone. These days industry folks refer to it as the 'killer app," the revolutionary product or service that consumers can't resist. But lately, partly because I'm dieting, I've been thinking what energy efficiency really ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Weather monitoring for energy efficiency

    Orion LX Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems assisted the Refract House in its third place win at the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington DC. The goal of the bi-annual competition is to design and build net-zero energy houses. A joint venture by Santa Clara University and California College of the Arts, Refract House utilizes weather data to improve energy efficiency of HVAC systems and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Energy efficiency – The Hidden Fuel

    The benefits of energy efficiency go well beyond the simple scaling back of energy demand, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency published today. In a study that reframes the discussion about the so-called “hidden fuel”, the IEA shows how energy efficiency has the potential to support economic growth, enhance social development, advance environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Best states for energy efficiency

    If you live in Connecticut, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey or Ohio your state is doing something right - a lot right - when it comes to energy efficiency. The ten states deserve kudos, in that order, for policies that encourage energy efficiency, according to a report issued this week by the Center for American Progress and Energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Energy Efficiency 2009 Ukraine

    National Agency of Ukraine for the effective use of energy resources (NAER) and Specialized exhibition center «EXPODONBASS» are kindly inviting you to participate in the all-Ukrainian specialized trade fair for energy effective and energy saving equipment, technologies and materials «ENERGY EFFICIENCY 2009». The trade fair is supported by: Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Donetsk Regional State ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • New pathways to energy efficiency

    A lack of technical capacity and know-how hinders many governments from capitalising on the full potential of energy efficiency, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Over 40% of the 25 energy efficiency policy recommendations made by the IEA two years ago have not yet been implemented, says the agnecy. These recommendations alone could - if implemented globally without delay - save ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • Noesis Energy Connects Commercial & Industrial Energy Projects with Efficiency Financing Lenders

    Noesis Energy, the fastest-growing energy measurement and savings website, announced that it now connects energy professionals to a syndicate of efficiency financing lenders. By helping energy and facility ...


    By Noesis Energy

  • Reducing Energy Costs with Lignite Energy: A Cost-efficient Fuel for the Asphalt Industry

      The German energy carrier "Lignite Energy Pulverized" is a cost-effective alternative to natural gas and petroleum products. In view of volatile energy and commodity markets, energy-intensive sectors like the asphalt industry are looking for a fuel at permanently low and predictable prices that is available in the long term. To this must be added the wish for ...


    By RWE AG

  • Statement on the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s International Energy Efficiency Scorecard

    The Secretary of State Edward Davey in response to the first International Energy Efficiency Scorecard I welcome today’s publication of the first International Energy Efficiency Scorecard by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Energy efficiency sits at the heart of our policies to encourage low-carbon growth, and I am therefore particularly pleased that the ...

  • Energy efficiency programme expands in China

    A 10-year effort to slash energy waste and greenhouse gas emissions by appealing to businesses' bottom line is beginning to 'catch hold' in China, says World Bank lead energy specialist Bob Taylor. Energy management companies known as ESCOs, whose business involves helping industries save money by using less energy, are springing up around the country and now number at least 100, up from just ...


    By The World Bank

  • 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 ...

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