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Energy efficiency and renewal energy News on 20 May 2013

En relacion a eficiencia energetica / / about energy efficiency:

Boston College Recognized for Energy Efficiency · Environmental ...
By Jessica Lyons Hardcastle
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) will recognize Boston College as a 2013 State Champion and Northeast Business Leader for Energy Efficiency at NEEP's summit gathering in June.
Environmental Management & Energy News

Energy Efficiency and Cost Gap Between Ethanol and Gasoline ...
By Mark Green
While it's true that on a gallon-to-gallon basis ethanol historically has been cheaper than gasoline, ethanol contains far less energy than gasoline and therefore has cost consumers more to travel the same distance.
The Energy Collective - The world's...

Gintech unveils 19.5% energy efficiency multi-crystalline solar cell
Taiwan-based Gintech has unveiled a multi-crystalline solar cell with the highest possible conversion efficiency of 19.5% and mass production average conversion rate of 18.4-18.8%, a conversion rate comparable to mono-crystalline solar ...
DIGITIMES: IT news from Asia

Energy Efficiency: Still Wasting in the Building | IGEL @ Wharton
By sschmid
Last week's conference “Building Energy Efficiency: Seeking Strategies that Work” offered the opportunity to discuss the many barriers to advancements in energy efficiency beyond current standards. The event was cohosted by the Wharton ...
IGEL @ Wharton

Long Beach Partners For Energy Efficient Street Light Project
By Editor
The LED street lights placed in Long Beach have previously undergone an evaluation by SCE for energy savings potential, as well as overall p..
Everything Long Beach

Improved Cable Set Top Box Energy Efficiency | Cable Tech Talk
By John Solit
But cable technology is pretty interesting, especially as it relates to energy efficiency. There are millions of set-top boxes and cable modems in America – making sure they consume as little power as possible while still doing everything we ...
Cable Tech Talk

California Could Save $1.2 Billion by Setting Efficiency Standards ...
By Pierre Delforge
These are the significant energy and water savings the California Energy Commission estimates could come from making things like our computers, toilets and faucets, swimming pool pumps, and some of our lighting work more efficiently.
Switchboard, from NRDC › Pierre...

1st Energy Efficiency Management Conference Planned for July 4
By St. Kyoobi
Dr. Kwabena Donkor, Chairman, Parliamentary Committee on Mines and Energy -Amidst growing economy, power demand & staggering power.
SpyGhana.com

Energy Efficiency Management Conference And Seminar
By Ghana News -SpyGhana.com
Theme: Strategies for Reducing Electricity Cost in Small, Medium and Large Consumer Set-Ups Date: 4th-5th July, 2013 Venue: Volta Hotel,
SpyGhana.com

Business groups lower local emissions, without mentioning climate ...
By ClimateWire
Republished with permission. By Evan Lehmann. Cleveland's chamber of commerce is ready to launch an unusual program to help businesses get loans for energy efficiency retrofits. In Salt Lake City, the local chamber is promoting “clean air” ...
Midwest Energy News

New interactive case studies showcase the chemistry driving U.S. ...
By Ryan Baldwin
ACC members are on the leading edge of developing energy efficiency innovations that help save energy while reducing costs for American families and businesses.
American Chemistry Matters

US presents revised energy efficiency proposal to IMO - Bunkerworld
Its purpose is to drive improvements in the energy efficiency of new and existing ships, thus resulting in cost savings to shipowners and operators as well as significant reductions in air emissions," said the US in a submission to MEPC 65.
Bunkerworld News

Amtrak to roll out high-efficiency trains with regenerative braking ...
By Jon Fingas
Commuters won't immediately notice the difference when ACS-64 trains reach the rails between this fall and 2016, but there should be important behind-the-scenes savings. Amtrak reckons that the new vehicles could lower energy ...
Engadget RSS Feed

IES » Energy Management in Schools – what's your view?
By John G
Getting the energy management of our schools right has multiple benefits. Firstly, the savings on energy bills for schools will free up much needed funding for educational resources such as extra teachers and assistants. Spending money on ...
IES

CivicInfo BC Careers - Energy Management Engineer - Metro ...
Develop the energy management program which will involve: collecting and analyzing energy management related data to identify savings opportunities; identifying further information needs; organizing and facilitating workshops with process ...
CivicInfo BC | New Jobs

MIT Cheetah Robot Runs Fast, and Efficiently - IEEE Spectrum
By Jason Falconer
Now, at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), the MIT team has shown its cheetah-inspired robot running at a respectable 22 km/h (13.7 mph). And more: the robot has an energy efficiency that rivals that of ...
IEEE Spectrum Recent Content

Nevales Networks Introduces MIPS-Based Energy-Efficient High ...
New plug-and-play ready devices designed for modern cloud-based networking requirements with increased performance and 90% less energy consumption | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine - News

Land of Fruits and Nuts – Joining Team ENERGY STAR
By Jennifer
ENERGY STAR is a program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that is designed to help us save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices. Now, for my husband, energy efficiency is more ...
The Smart Mama

Gartner Names BuildingIQ a “Cool Vendor in Green IT & Sustainability”
By wendyw
As one of six vendors selected by Gartner, BuildingIQ is recognized for its software's ability to overcome energy efficiency challenges in commercial buildings, aiding in the reduction of HVAC energy costs by as much as 25 percent. For this ...
BuildingIQ

Efficiency program from Entergy Arkansas could save you money ...
By David Koon
Entergy Arkansas, however, might have a solution for some of those summertime blues: a program that gives rebates and incentives to homeowners looking to make their homes more energy efficient. In some cases, subcontractors working in ...
Arkansas news, politics, opinion,...

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Renewable Energy in Marrakech: Solar Water Pumps & More (Video ...
By Juan Cole
Morocco has enormous solar and wind energy potential and plans to get 40% of its electricity from green energy sources by 2020, only 7 years from now. This documentary explores the potential of clean energy in a country with loads of wind ...
Informed Comment

Renewable Energy's Popularity: Support for Wind Farms?
By robertwilson190
How many people support renewables or nuclear energy, or for that matter fracking? A closer to look at polls shows that support numbers should be treated with caution.
The Energy Collective - The world's...

We Owe Our Veterans a Renewable Energy Way of Life : Greentech ...
By Nat Kreamer
There is nothing like a natural resource war to give you religion about renewable energy.
Greentech Media: Headlines

Renewable energy bill fueling controversy - KKCO
Senate bill 252 doubles the percent of energy that must come from renewable sources for rural electricity co-ops.
KKCO - HomePage - Headlines

Brief: Solar PV Manufacturer Solopower Sells Off Equipment ...
By Justin Moresco, Associate Editor, Power Engineering
SoloPower, a manufacturer of photovoltaic solar modules, sold thousands of dollars' worth of equipment from its California headquarters last week and is preparing for more layoffs, according to a report from the Oregonian.
Renewable Energy News - RenewableEner...

New IREC Concept Paper Takes Fresh Look at (Decades)Old DG ...
By IREC Editors
The Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) has released a concept paper that considers states' ability to expand options for distributed generation (DG) technologies. Due to the rapidly growing appetite for solar and other forms of ...
Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Renewable-energy family class coming May 25 at Green Ridge ...
By suzanne miller
From the Roanoke County website: Renewable Energy Family Class Coming May 25. Bring your family members ages 8 and up to Green Ridge Recreation Center this Saturday to get creative with wind and solar technologies! We'll design an ...
SWoCo

US Military and Renewable Energy Goals | The Energy Collective
By HermanTrabish
The Army, Navy and Air Force are using more than 130 megawatts of solar energy, with intentions toward 3 gigawatts of solar capacity by 2025 as part of a much bigger Department of Defense commitment.
The Energy Collective - The world's...

Democratic Energy from Ontario's 'Buy Local' Renewable Energy ...
By John Farrell
Wind and sun are available everywhere, so renewable energy can be economically harnessed at small scales across the country. This nature of renewable energy, and the exponential increase of renewable energy generation, promises to ...
Institute for Local Self-Reliance...

Tesla, SolarCity: Alternative Energy Plays Headed in Different ...
By Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockShortly after the opening bell this morning, Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) posted an all-time intra-day high of $97.12, at the end of price spike that has seen shares rise more than 60% since the all-electric car maker ...
24/7 Wall St.

Goldman Sachs to invest in Japanese green energy ventures | The ...
By Agence France-Presse
US investment banking giant Goldman Sachs said Monday it will start investing in Japanese renewable energy projects, with a reported $2.9 billion outlay over the next five years. The injection comes after Japan's government stepped into the ...
The Raw Story

Investorideas.com Newswire - Investing Ideas - Fossil Fuel Free ...
Investing Ideas - Fossil Fuel Free Investing/Next Big Thing in SRI?
Investorideas.com renewable energy...

Studying the Math Behind Claims of Wind Energy in China | The ...
By robertwilson190
Apparently, this feel-good renewable energy headline originates from the fact that Chinese thermal generation increased only about 0.3% in 2012. This was mostly because hydropower generation came roaring back after a drought in 2011, ...
The Energy Collective - The world's...

Blog Archive » IT Sligo Showcases Green Energy Creativity
By tarag
Renewable energy is an unmistakable theme in them. And, like many of her classmates, ... 'After graduation, I would like a career in ocean energy', says Aoife, who is from Mullaghmore, Co Sligo. Twenty-three students, working in seven teams ...
Institute of Technology Sligo

Evaluation gives high marks to Wisconsin efficiency program ...
By Dan Haugen
And more than a million residential and business customers received direct incentives for energy efficiency or renewable energy projects, a nine-fold increase from the previous year. “It's clear that the program is back on track and seeing the ...
Midwest Energy News

Green Future: The Latest Advancements In Renewable Energy ...
By Tech News 24h
Reports indicate that renewable energy currently accounts for 12% of the power created in the United States. This amount will grow thanks to research and investment combined with government initiatives. In the past 5 years (2008-2013), 35% ...
Tech News 24h

Tri-State CEO urges governor to veto rural co-op renewable-energy ...
By The Denver Post
Tri-State CEO urges governor to veto rural co-op renewable-energy bill. POSTED 05.15.2013 ON The Denver Post. The bill that is either a push to boost renewable energy on Colorado's plains and mountains or part of "a war on.
Politics in Stereo

Yes Vermont Yankee: The 90% Solution: What 90% Renewables ...
By Meredith Angwin
I am attempting to see how we could possibly meet these goals, and to answer the question what does moving to 90% renewable energy – or trying to – really mean? In particular, what impact would it have on our natural environment and ...
Yes Vermont Yankee

Sun shines again on UWO, Wisconsin Public Service, high schools
By Derek Paulus
SolarWise for Schools Manager Mike Moore said the Solar Olympics are a culmination of everything the students learned over the course of their classroom education on renewable energy. It is an opportunity for students to put classroom ...
UW Oshkosh Today

Senate Confirms MIT Prof Moniz as Energy Secretary, Antis Mad ...
By willisja
It is imperative that we drastically reduce extraction and consumption of oil and gas and instead boldly pioneer a renewable energy-based economy. Doing so would also stimulate our economy and create jobs. Studies show that money ...
Marcellus Drilling News

Renewable power generation grew 7 percent in Texas last ... - Fuel Fix
By Jeannie Kever
... the latest figures from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. The council, which operates the power grid for most of the state, reported that energy from renewable fuel sources reached 33.9 million megawatt-hours, up 7 percent from 2011.
Fuel Fix

Energy Democracy -- Video & Campaign | CleanTechnica
By Thomas
Here at CleanTechnica we try to cover developments in renewable energy as broad and in-depth as possible, but as our name indicates, there is a clear focus on technology. However the transformation/evolution of our energy system also has ...
CleanTechnica

SFM Co-Hosting Green Sukuk Webinar on May 23 | Network for ...
By Cary
Financing renewable energy in the Islamic World. From the Green Sukuk Working Group: Gulf Bond & Sukuk Council / Climate Bonds Initiative / Clean Energy Business Council MENA. Hosted by The Sustainable Investment Professional ...
Network for Sustainable Financial...

npower's Wayne Mitchell's Blog | Energy Live News
By Geoff Curran
I'm heartened to see that public support for renewable energy in the UK has risen to an all-time high, according to the results of a poll released by DECC at the end of April. And perhaps just as well, because compared to most other European ...
Energy Live News

Germany grapples with nuclear energy phaseout - The Local
Germany's energy transition project - in which nuclear power will be phased out and replaced with energy from renewable sources - is facing the challenges of cheap coal, unresolved energy storage and an out-of-date electricity grid.
The Local - Germany's news in English

Leaders to discuss taxation and energy at summit | European Voice
The leaders will also discuss the need for increased funding for back-up power sources as the EU increases its share of renewable energy. Because renewable power is intermittent, back-up is essential, notably with gas power plants that can ...
European Voice - RSS

Energy Policy and Liquified Natural Gas: To Export or Not to Export ...
By JimPierobon
If Obama's first term on energy was mostly about incentivizing renewable energy, his second term is all about whether to embrace growing U.S. supplies of fossil fuels. What a difference a few years make. At about $4.30 per million BTUs ...
The Energy Collective - The world's...

Ghana's energy plan ambitious – US energy advisor
By ekow
A senior US energy advisor has lauded Ghana for having an ambitious plan for the development of its energy sector, he says by putting in place all the necessary energy policies such as the renewable energy policy, it is time for ...
Ghana Business News

SE4ALL Mission Team Ends Visit To Ghana | MoEn Ghana
By Communications Unit
THE Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Mission Team has ended its trip to Ghana with some site visits to two cookstove manufacturers/distributors and some farming communities in the Keta Municipality using renewable energy for ...
MoEn Ghana

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