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  • Companies urged to see the light on energy

    Companies of all shapes and sizes need to think urgently about securing green energy supplies, Lloyd"s Chief Executive Richard Ward told business leaders. Dr Ward cited the unfolding environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico as just one example of the potential consequences of the ongoing reliance on fossil fuels. The deeper companies drill for oil the greater the risks, the more chance that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Shine a light on global energy demand

    According to the International Energy Outlook 2016 report, total world consumption of marketed energy will expand from 549 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2012 to 629 quadrillion Btu in 2020 and to 815 quadrillion Btu in 2040. That represents an incredible 48% increase from 2012 to 2040. Regardless of the reasons behind this ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Companies urged to see the light on energy

    Lloyd’s CEO says businesses must act now to manage the energy risks of ...

  • Developing new light and energy technologies

    Silvija Gradečak has big intentions for small ingredients. The associate professor of materials science and engineering at MIT focuses on energy-conversion and light-harvesting through the use of nanomaterials. It’s at these microscopic scales that she can customize individual components, meld the parts, and create a new kind of material. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Worldwide Energy Offers LED Alternative to Incandescent Lighting

    Don't wait until your lights go dark to find your business needs to upgrade its lighting technology. With incandescent lighting slowly phasing out, Firefly LED lights provide a more efficient alternative. Worldwide Energy now offers the light-emitting diode (LED) lamps in the Kansas City area. Ideal for lighting retrofits, Firefly LED ...


  • Campaign to shine a light on new energy labelling

    From 20 June consumers will see a new energy saving rating label when buying TVs, washing machines, dishwashers and fridge freezers to help make the right choice on what product is best for the environment. And to raise awareness of the new rating system Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has launched a campaign to help consumers choose the most efficient product which will save them ...

  • 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

  • SavWatt LED Street Lights Save Energy and Money

    BALTIMORE, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 12/27/10 -- SavWatt USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SAVW), pioneers in LED lighting and the Green revolution, announced today that its high power LED Street Lights are now available for energy saving solutions. Compared to High Pressure Sodium Lamps, SavWatt's LED street lights can save about 50% - 70% in energy consumption. Additionally, the lifespan of LED street lamps ...


  • EPA announces updated energy star standards for lighting

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing updated standards for light fixtures to qualify for the Energy Star label – an efficiency program that has saved consumers money on their energy bills while contributing to cleaner air and protecting people’s health since 1992. Effective October 1, 2011, to qualify for the Energy Star label light fixtures will need to ...

  • Energy Department Invests to Save on Heating, Cooling and Lighting

    As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to reduce energy bills for American families and businesses and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Energy Department today announced 12 projects to develop innovative heating, cooling and insulation technologies as well as open source energy efficiency software to help homes and commercial buildings save energy and money. These projects will ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Raytheon Green Lights Renewable Energy System

    Raytheon Company will soon give the green light to a renewable energy solution that turns waste into electricity. Raytheon plans to power five of its North Texas facilities, in ...


    By Raytheon

  • LEDs Winning Light Race to Save Energy, the Environment

    Today’s light-emitting diode light bulbs have a slight environmental edge over compact fluorescent lamps. And that gap is expected to grow significantly as technology and manufacturing methods improve in the next five years, according to ...

  • Lights out campaign lights up marketing awards

    WWF’s “Earth Hour”, which encouraged consumers around the world to switch off their lights for 60 minutes, again blazed its way into the spotlight as Asia’s most effective marketing campaign for 2008 yesterday. Earth Hour took home the Platinum award, the leading prize of the Asian Marketing Effectiveness Awards 2008 which took place in Macau, having earlier won four gold awards. The win caps a ...


    By WWF UK

  • Middle East Smart Lighting And Energy Summit 2016 Advocates The Use Of Energy Saving Lighting Solutions

    Innovative lighting technologies have drastically changed the future of the lighting industry. The influence of new trends such as smart lighting and connected lighting have reshaped various lighting categories – architectural, indoor, outdoor, residential and street lighting, to name a few. Furthermore, industry reports indicate that the residential market is the largest market sector for ...


    By GreenEmirates

  • First Light house

    Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand’s capital city, has been selected as one of 20 university teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 – the only entry, ever, from the southern hemisphere. The First Light house is designed not only to operate as a sustainable, energy efficient and high performance building that minimises the environmental ...


    By thinkstep

  • Green Deal - Green Light

    Greg Barker visited Birmingham this afternoon, to congratulate the City Council and Carillion Energy Services on the announcement of its Green Deal delivery partnership Birmingham is the first local authority in the country to appoint a delivery partner for the Green Deal. In an announcement last month, DECC ...

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