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  • Abbotsford BC Selects SCADAWatch to Further Power Its Smart Water Network

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, has chosen the company’s revolutionary  ...


    By Innovyze

  • Controlling the cost of renewable energy

    Measures to deal with a projected over-allocation of renewable energy subsidies have been announced today (July 22. 2015). Reducing energy bills for hard working British families and businesses and meeting climate goals in the most cost effective way are Government priorities. The measures set out today will provide better control over spending and ensure bill payers get the best ...

  • Smart phone sense to cut office energy bills

    Office buildings have an enormous carbon footprint, but often energy is being wasted maintaining empty rooms and spaces at a comfortable temperature. Research to be published in the International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems shows how the ubiquity of smart phones connected to the office network could be used to monitor occupancy and reduce heating or air conditioning ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • What is a green officer?

    We do make distinction between a Green officer and a Certified Sustainability Officer.  Referring to Executive Order #13514, the installation of a person to champion the sustainability plan is a basic requirement. Oftentimes, this person is not well trained although they are willing and personally committed to environmental causes. When the officer is trained, they have the ability of the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Cost of Oil

    North Dakota is in the midst of a hydrocarbon production boom as gas and oil developers tap the Bakken Shale. The boom is generating civic resistance in the arid region, however, because it requires significant quantities of freshwater. Oil and gas production from the Bakken Shale is projected to use up to 5.5 billion gallons of water annually for as long as two decades. This year, if ...

  • DOE Office of Indian Energy to Sponsor Energy Forum at RES 2014

    The DOE Office of Indian Energy is sponsoring an energy forum during the National Reservation Economic Summit (RES) 2014 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Part of DOE's silver-level sponsorship of RES 2014, the forum will take place on March 17, 2014, from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and will feature the following roundtable sessions: Roundtable Session One: Tribes and Utilities—This ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Survey Reveals Projections for Lower Wind Energy Costs

    The cost of producing electricity via wind power is expected to fall 24-30 percent by 2030 and 35-41 percent by 2050, according to a survey of the world's foremost wind power experts. Cost reductions are anticipated as a function of continued advancements in wind energy technology. These findings are detailed in new study published in the journal Nature Energy and conducted by the ...

  • New Crowcon gas detector reduces energy costs

    The new Crowcon Hydra addressable gas detection system provides a novel way of detecting toxic gases from vehicle exhausts, such as Carbon Monoxide (CO), oxides of Nitrogen (NO/NO2) and petrol vapour, in enclosed or underground car parks. Many car parks run ventilator fans continuously, but this is very inefficient and energy intensive. The Crowcon Hydra offers an alternative method of gas ...

  • Bridgelux Appoints Chief Financial Officer

    Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, announced today the appointment of Timothy Lester as chief financial officer (CFO). "Tim has been an integral part of our team since he joined Bridgelux in 2010. He has more than demonstrated his ability to lead our company's financial operations, and has become a valuable operational asset to our ...


    By Marketwire

  • SavWatt Opens Washington DC Office

    SavWatt USA, Inc. (OTCBB: SAVW), pioneers in LED lighting and the Green Revolution, announced today that the Company has opened an office in the Washington DC area to focus on assisting the Federal Government to achieve its energy sustainability goals. On December 2, President Obama, joined by former President Bill Clinton, union officials and private sector companies too, announced $4 billion ...


    By Marketwire

  • Energy Department Opens Job Search for Geothermal Technologies Office Director Position

    The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, is seeking applications for the permanent position of Director to lead a national program in the development of innovative geothermal technologies that advance geothermal's role in the U.S. energy portfolio. The program includes enhanced ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Suniva’s Chief Marketing Officer Participates in U.S.-Japan Renewable Energy Roundtable

    Bryan Ashley, chief marketing officer of Suniva, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency monocrystalline silicon solar cells and modules, was invited to participate in the recent U.S.-Japan Renewable Energy Policy Business Roundtable in Tokyo. Ashley, who was recently reappointed by the U.S. Commerce Secretary to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee, was one of 15 ...


    By Suniva, Inc.

  • ABB cuts energy costs in Singapore buildings

    ABB i-bus is the most widely used building installation system in Singapore. It has the largest installed base across the entire range of building uses – offices, factories, hotels and resorts, universities and schools, apartments, villas and bungalows. Several of these installations have recently won best-performance awards for energy efficiency and environmental friendliness from the Singapore ...


    By ABB

  • No `let and forget` with launch of first fully energy-managed low carbon office

    160-year-old building up to 60% lower carbon than industry standard The Threadneedle Low-Carbon Workplace Trust (LCW) is launching its first ever low-carbon refurbished building, putting into practice a new model of landlord-tenant relationship in which LCW takes an active role in helping occupiers to manage energy usage down on an ongoing basis. The first occupier, Investec Wealth ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Intelligent Energy appoints John Maguire as Chief Financial Officer

    Intelligent Energy, the global clean power systems company, has today announced the appointment of John Maguire as Chief Financial Officer. Maguire brings a wealth of ...


    By Intelligent Energy Limited

  • Office of Indian Energy Community- and Facility-Scale Renewable Energy Project Workshop to be Held in September

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy and Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Tribal Energy Program are pleased to present an interactive workshop from September 18-20 in Denver, Colorado, designed to walk tribal leaders and staff through the five steps of developing and financing community- and facility-scale projects on tribal lands. The workshop is part of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Invests $6 Million to Increase Energy Efficiency of Schools, Offices, Stores and other U.S. Buildings

    As part of the Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings and double energy productivity by 2030, the Energy Department today announced nearly $6 million to accelerate energy efficiency in offices, shops, schools and other buildings that will help businesses and communities save money, create jobs, and reduce pollution. “The Energy Department ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Michigan Energy Office, business leaders highlight economic opportunity created by state’s clean energy policies

    On Tuesday November 19, Michigan-based wind supplier Ventower Industries and Boston Common Asset Management investor Steven Heim laid out the economic case for encouraging continued renewable energy development in Michigan. Steve Bakkal, director of the Michigan Energy Office, also discussed the potential for renewable energy and energy efficiency policies in the state. The event follows a ...


    By Ceres

  • Michigan Energy Office, business leaders highlight economic opportunity created by state’s clean energy policies

    On Tuesday November 19, Michigan-based wind supplier Ventower Industries and Boston Common Asset Management investor Steven Heim laid out the economic case for encouraging continued renewable energy development in Michigan. Steve Bakkal, director of the Michigan Energy Office, also discussed the potential for renewable energy and energy efficiency policies in the state. The event follows a ...


    By Ceres

  • Carmanah Appoints Bruce Cousins as Chief Executive Officer

    Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) (Pink Sheets: CMHXF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Cousins as Chief Executive Officer and a Board Director, effective October 12, 2011. Mr. Cousins takes over both roles from Ted Lattimore, the company's CEO and Board Director since 2007. Mr. Cousins’ professional experience began in finance, having ...

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