Energy Efficiency


The Captive Insurance Opportunity: Renewable Energy
Most corporate buyers of insurance have heard the terms “Captive Insurance”, or “Captive Insurance Program”. However, many business owners may have differing levels of understanding of this concept. The goal of this article is to offer cla....
Clean Energy Future and Valuation of Energy Efficiency - California and New York lead the way
For all the excitement these days over the boom in renewables like wind and solar, and the growth of distributed “clean energy” systems, one truth that never changes is that the cleanest energy is the energy you never have to use. As major shi....
Flexibility Management Software: Creating value in the new distributed electric grid
Today’s energy system is being fundamentally transformed from the traditional centralized electrical grid into a distributed network of connected assets. New information and communications technologies are enabling smarter, more efficient grid o....
Mining the Sky
Mines reach the end of their life either as a result of depleting reserves, or when they become anti-economical to continue extraction due to commodity price cycles, loss of comparative advantage to another producing region, or, in some cases, enviro....
Tax Equity with Tax Rate Uncertainty
Many participants in renewable energy finance anticipate Congress to pass federal tax legislation by the end of 2018. While generally attractive for economic growth, a reduction in the corporate tax rate—a likely component of the legislation—crea....
Sheep’s Wool Insulation: A Natural, Non-Toxic, High-Performance Building Material
Insulation in the built environment has been undervalued for too long. Fortunately, that’s changing. Indoor air quality is becoming a priority for a vastly expanding segment of the consumer base; with this growing focus on healthier spaces, more bu....
Money Motivates: Cost Reduction is Still the Top Driver of Energy Efficiency Adoption
Despite three decades of heavy marketing of energy efficiency by utility programs, service and product vendors, and government, large and mid-sized commercial facilities can still do more to reduce business costs and emissions. These facilities accou....
The IRS Targets Energy Credits: How Companies Can Take a Proactive Stance
The focus of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Large Business and International (LB&I) initial compliance issues, announced earlier this year, troubled many energy companies. Rather than taking the historical approach of auditing the returns of ....
Elevate Technologies Corp., developer and manufacturer of smart, versatile, and highly-reliable energy solutions using sustainable and socia....
Pyxis Energy has partnered with Generac Power Systems Inc. to bring environmentally friendly, automated generator solutions to homes and bus....
STMicroelectronics has added five space-saving surface-mount intelligent power modules (IPM) to its SLLIMM-nano family, giving the choice of....
The EFC 3600 variable frequency drive (VFD) by Bosch Rexroth improves the process control through integrated PID controllers, as well as thr....
STMicroelectronics has added five space-saving surface-mount intelligent power modules (IPM) to its SLLIMM-nano family, giving the choice of....
PRSRV (pronounced preserve) is an innovative, energy efficient power bank designed to preserve and extend the average device’s battery lif....
Atlas Copco has expanded its range of HiLight towers to seven models, including four advanced LED solutions. The comprehensive HiLight range....
Legrand, North America announced that its Wattstopper High Bay Passive Infrared (PIR) occupancy sensors feature the first ever Underwriters ....
Ventacity Systems offers sentient ventilation management solutions with 24/7 intelligent on-demand operation for dedicated outdoor air syste....
SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc., announces the new Marley NC Everest Cooling Tower, a pre-assembled, crossflow evaporative cooling system off....
TDK Corporation presents the new TFM160808ALC thin-film inductor for power supply circuits, which features a maximum DC resistance of 62 mΩ....
EarthTronics now offers three energy-efficient LED Flat Panel Lights to replace fluorescent fixtures in existing and new construction ceilin....
Orion Energy Systems, Inc. has added two LED linear strip products to its HARRIS Class product line. The new LED Linear Strip | SFHC and LED....
The Rexroth 1-axis motion control simplifies automation processes through open interfaces to Ethernet based real-time protocols SERCOS III, ....
Endress+Hauser releases Proline 300/500, a family of industry optimized “smart” Coriolis mass and electromagnetic flow instruments. The ....