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  • $96 Billion Is Lost Every Year To Electricity Theft

    Electricity theft and other so-called "non-technical losses" total a staggering $96 billion per year globally. This problem is crippling utilities around the world, driving up prices for paying customers and often necessitating costly government subsidies. These non-technical losses - which include theft, fraud, billing errors and other issues - are now beginning to be addressed more aggressively ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • BSI makes the “GRADE” with U.S. Customs and Border Protection

    (Reston, VA – March 23, 2010) The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program has selected BSI to provide a single-source, web-based intelligence repository that will be readily accessible by the C-TPAT’s Supply Chain Security Specialists (SCSS). This purpose-built solution, termed Global Risk Analysis & ...


    By BSI

  • Laundry Cart Features Rugged, Lockable Cover to Protect Linens

    The Poly-Trux(R) 72S bulk laundry cart from laundry product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN (MODRoto.com) features a rugged, lockable lid and door (optional) to protect linens from theft and from exposure to inclement weather while keeping them secure and in place during storage and transportation. Rotationally ...


    By MODRoto

  • EarthSearch Announces the Development of Oil Pipeline Monitoring System

    East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCBB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., announces the development of Oil pipeline monitoring system based on its proprietary integrated GPS/RFID technology. The system will allow nations and oil companies to monitors tens of thousands of kilometers of pipeline remotely using sensor technology integrated with the EarthSearch ...


    By Marketwire

  • New noise monitoring terminal from Brüel & Kjær is robust, reliable and remote

    Brüel & Kjær has launched its new Noise Monitoring Terminal, 3639-A/B, created specifically for unattended environmental noise monitoring. The noise monitoring terminals operate as part of an environmental noise monitoring system for permanent, mobile or semi-permanent observation, which can be controlled by a remote PC. The broadband and 1/3 octave information is recorded every 1/2-second, ...

  • Nigerian Fishermen Reject Shell`s $50 Million

    Thousands of Nigerian fishermen have rejected an offer of $50 million from Royal Dutch Shell for "some of the largest oil spills in history," their British lawyers said Friday after winning a landmark court ruling. Shell already accepts responsibility for paying compensation and cleaning up spills caused by its own failures. But the London High Court decided that Shell can be held legally liable ...


    By Associated Press

  • Grant of $30,000 to help anhydrous ammonia facilities in Iowa comply with regulations

    EPA has awarded the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) $30,000 to assist with outreach, education and implementation of the Clean Air Act’s Risk Management Program. All fertilizer facilities that handle, process or store more than 10,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia are subject to EPA’s chemical safety requirements. There are approximately 700 agricultural ...

  • Grant of $70,000 to help anhydrous ammonia facilities in Iowa comply with regulations (IA)

    EPA has awarded the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) a total of $70,000 to assist with outreach, education and implementation of the Clean Air Act’s Risk Management Program. All fertilizer facilities that handle, process or store more than 10,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia are subject to EPA’s chemical safety requirements. “EPA wants to assure the ...

  • Pre-engineered, safety storage lithstor building provides solutions for critical storage of new and used lithium batteries.

    Compact, space-saving pre-fabricated lithium battery storage buildings from Safety Storage provide protection to personnel and safeguard inventory of lithium batteries from the potential of highly ignitable and extremely hazardous conditions. LithStor buildings are constructed from unitized, welded, heavy-gauge steel for strength and stability, a 2-hour bi-directional separation wall to separate ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Achim Steiner Briefs European Environment Ministers on UNEP`s Role in the Post-2015 Process, In light of the Upcoming Inaugural UN Environment Assembly (UNEA)

    European Ministers of Environment met in Greece at an informal Council Meeting where UN Under-Secretary General and UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner, delivered a presentation entitled "UNEP's Role as the Leading Global Environmental Authority in Post-2015 Processes in Light of the Upcoming First UNEA". In his address, Mr. Steiner briefed the EU ministers about the upcoming UN Environment ...

  • ANSI to Host Exploratory Meeting for Energy Efficiency Standards Panel to Support Clean Energy Economy

      All Stakeholders Invited to Participate in April 25 Meeting in Washington, D.C., Metro Area NEW YORK, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 25, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the private-sector-led U.S. voluntary standardization system, will host ...

  • Itron Expands Smart Grid Capabilities with Choice Collaboration

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today a strategic alliance with Choice, a Brazilian technology company, to integrate and jointly market a non-technical loss (NTL) solution to utilities around the world, with a strong focus in Brazil. The joint solution will help utilities quickly identify areas of non-technical loss in their service territory, delivering a high return on investment. Itron is ...


    By Itron Inc

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • First tablet PC from Siemens: Rugged and geared for industrial applications

    First tablet PC from Siemens for mobile industrial applications The Simatic ITP1000 industrial tablet PC is currently the fastest tablet PC on the market High-performance chip set with practical industrial functions for demanding tasks and graphic applications in industry TPM 2.0 security to protect system and data Siemens has brought a tablet PC onto the ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Carmanah Launches its Highest Power Solar Outdoor Light to Date

    Carmanah Technologies Corp. (TSX: CMH) (Pink Sheets: CMHXF) announced today the launch of the EG500 solar LED outdoor lighting system, the company’s latest product and most powerful solar-powered outdoor light to date. With the addition of this next-generation EG-series system, which provides maximum light levels for highway lighting applications, Carmanah ...

  • The Smart Grid at GLOBE 2012

    "Smart grid" technology will deliver more efficient and reliable power, although some consumers face rising costs to replace aging electric grid infrastructure, industry experts told the GLOBE 2012 business and environment conference. A "small minority" of consumers also still have concerns about privacy issues and potential health impacts of smart grid technology, they told a GLOBE ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Itron and PrimeStone Collaborate to Expand Smart Metering Options in Latin America

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI), a global technology company that helps utilities measure, monitor and manage energy and water, and PrimeStone, a leading smart grid solutions company, announced today that they have executed a non-exclusive agreement to jointly promote and sell their energy solutions to utilities in Latin America. The collaboration is dedicated to ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Smart Grid Market, Frost & Sullivan Identifies the Fastest-growing Sectors in Europe

    The past 2-3 years have witnessed an increasing interest in smart grids and smart energy. Smart grids are seen as key to addressing the intensifying demand for high-quality power and greater energy-efficiency. Smart meters are considered to be the first step towards smart grid implementation. The smart meter rollout in Europe is well underway, boosted by the European Union legislation to achieve ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Upsolar Introduces Smart Modules Powered by Tigo Energy

    Upsolar, a leading international provider of solar PV modules, today unveiled its smart modules optimized by ...


    By Upsolar Group Co., Ltd

  • US Fleet Tracking Offers Hidden GPS Advantages Worth Exploring

    US Fleet Tracking continues breaking ground with sponsorship and tracking of the "World's Smallest Jet" in Oshkosh, Wisconsin this week. EAA AirVenture Oshkosh will play host to Justin Lewis and the FLS Microjet at America's largest airshow from July 29-August 4. Along with US Fleet Tracking's sponsorship of this most-unique jet, the FLS Microjet was tracked live during its ground transportation ...


    By US Fleet Tracking

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