Energy Efficiency


Avoiding the Technology Trap
Technological innovation is one of the defining characteristics of the clean energy sector. The pace of advancement is staggering at times. Faced with this rapid growth and change, companies often find themselves rushing to implement new software tec....
The Smarter Smart Grid
The proliferation of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) such as distributed solar, wind, battery storage, electric vehicle chargers, etc., is having a profound effect on the utility industry. This threatens existing business models, as well as the st....
Portable Generator Usage
Every year, unfortunate carbon monoxide incidents occur as a result of improper outdoor use of generators. All generators display warning labels that explain the risk of death if operated inside a home or garage. Despite this, more than 400 deaths oc....
Solving Thermal Management Challenges in Electric Vehicles
Aluminum is quickly becoming a material of choice in the search for solutions to reduce weight in passenger and other vehicles. Solving the engineering challenges of creating lighter vehicles has led to a portfolio of material solutions working in co....
Marketing in the New Energy Ecosystem
The marketplace for cleantech companies has changed significantly over the last five years. Consumers want green and they want to know how much it will cost them. Government has spoken too, and the story has shifted from “if” to “when” new te....
The Rise of Electricity Submetering and Energy Analytics
Energy management “behind the meter” is beginning to be recognized as a major area of opportunity in a variety of sectors including energy retail, facility management, energy management, energy service companies (ESCOs), and maintenance and servi....
A Clean Energy Transportation System
Our current global system of transportation, automobiles, and fueled engines, are powered by energy that pollutes. Indeed, automobile fuel emits 30 percent of climate changing CO2 pollution. Today, more than half of the world’s population lives in ....
Energy Innovation in the Factory of the Digital Age
As world leaders converged on Paris in December to talk about the climate, Bill Gates did something that made many professionals stand up and cheer.   On Day 1 of the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21), Gates announced t....
SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. announces the new Marley LW Fluid Cooler, an induced-draft counterflow closed-circuit fluid cooler. The new f....
Legrand, North America announced additional improvements to its portfolio of Wattstopper lighting controls. The Wattstopper Passive Infrared....
Vantage’s complete range of wireless lighting control options for the home are designed to be easy to install, program, and update. The ne....
New Visual Media Group, LLC (NVMG) has introduced a novel environmentally-efficient dynamic window technology enabling a six-fold increase i....
Tendril announced the availability of Tendril MyHome, the first unified, personalized, mobile-first application for the energy industry. Bui....
Power Integrations announced its InnoSwitch-CE ICs, a new class of its InnoSwitch family of off-line CV/CC flyback switcher ICs. The devices....
ILEX introduces a new selection of integrated LEDs, keeping design at the forefront,  with their sleek and modern aesthetic, while havi....
The new 80W Solarlux Blitz LED lighting system from EYE Lighting Applied Optix is a portable bright white light for high speed/resolution di....
The Essential LED Track Light portfolio by Cree is available in solid fit and finish and includes integrated track heads with precision refl....
Cree announces Essentia LED Flat Panel Troffer which offers flexibility in application and design, both product lines transform commercial s....
Century Refrigeration announces the release of the new Centinel Intelligent Defrost Control System. This control system improves refrigerati....
Quanta Services provides engineering, procurement, and construction services for the power-generation industry. Quanta specializes in sol....
Thermal Energy Products, Inc. is the original fabricator of “Solar-Wrap” Swivel Arm Ball Joint Insulation Blanket Assemblies.....
Newpoint Thermal has supplied the power industry with standard and custom designed process bath (waterbath) heaters for many years. Proce....
The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) provides clean energy technology and services, primarily for the renewable power markets. With....