Energy Efficiency


Saving Water One Drop at a Time with IoT
IoT is gaining strides in utility applications. More recently, it’s found an innovative use in agriculture, as farmers work to more precisely gauge irrigation needs and conserve water resources. Smarter irrigation is essential because far....
Complacency - The Erosion of Safety
There is a hidden trap waiting to ambush even the most competent construction worker, superintendent, or engineer.  It is called complacency.Complacencyis the feeling of self-satisfaction, contentment, and (occasionally) smugness. It become....
USDA REAP Loans: FACT vs. Fiction
Loans for renewable energy projects using the USDA REAP (Rural Energy for America Program) are essential to increasing our energy independence.  REAP loans have longer terms, low interest rates, and are fully amortized, with no calls o....
How to Seize Storage Market Opportunities while Balancing Environmental & Engineering challenges
Rapidly advancing technologies and improving cost effectiveness are pushing U.S. utilities and developers to look to energy storage as a solution to grid resiliency and efficiency. Grid disruption from events like natural disasters, extreme weather c....
Blockchain’s Promise to Revolutionize the Energy Sector
In early February, Tesla and the government of South Australia announced what was being been billed as the world’s largest virtual power plant. Combining rooftop solar PV and behind-the-meter batteries, the 250 MW system would ultimately include ro....
Bolstering Project Bankability in the Emerging Renewable Energy Markets
Renewable energy technology has continued to proliferate worldwide, such that wind and solar developments continue apace. However, the speed at which this proliferation has occurred has varied. The established markets in Europe and North America have....
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....
Announcing the introduction of the Swiffer Continuous Clean Air Cleaning System, specifically designed to help keep room surfaces cleaner 2x....
Eutect GmbH’s laser knife takes soldering of flexible foils, cable strands and ribbon cables to a new level. The laser knife, which has th....
TDK Corporation has expanded the MAF series of noise suppression filters with the new MAF2520ASS600C type that is designed especially for LE....
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....