Energy Efficiency


What’s in a guarantee?
The wind O&M industry, like most service industries, has a long (and sometimes checkered) history with guarantees. Wind guarantees can be notoriously difficult to understand and navigate;as the industry moves forward with increasing technological....
Who’s Going Green? Maybe not who you think
There are plenty of pre-conceived notions about going green, from the cost of eco-friendly measures, to the lifestyles and political leanings of those who employ them. But according to results from a recently-completed 2018 report, people across poli....
Closing the Circuit on Electrification: Why smart energy efficiency must support the electrification of vehicles and buildings
As the energy field continues to rapidly evolve, two emerging but persistent trends could have dramatic implications for our power grid infrastructure: the electric vehicle (EV) transition, and the electrification of buildings. These trends will help....
Space Invaders: Protecting America’s power information systems from outside interference
Legacy systems. Complex networks. Tight budgets. These are just a few of the vulnerabilities that position the energy sector as a hot target for cyber criminals. Unlike many other industries, where financial losses are the top concern, an a....
Beyond Politics: A project manager’s argument for clean energy
In business, when you need something done right, project management ensures a thorough and systematic approach. It organizes people, tasks and deliverables to make sure that each step delivers the desired results, and keeps the whole process on sched....
Separating Hype from Reality: Blockchain-based, peer-to-peer energy trading
Dozens of companies, from small startups to major utilities, have claimed that “peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading”- enabled by blockchain technology - could transform the architecture of electric grids everywhere. Many of these claims are dr....
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....
The new SeaConnect 370 IoT edge device allows users to monitor and control real-world processes and trigger actions with SeaCloud, a cloud-b....
Rexroth’s energy-efficient axial piston variable pumps reduce diesel consumption in fork lift trucks - power class up to 3 tons load capac....
The VIPer11 off-line converter with embedded 800V avalanche-rugged MOSFET from STMicroelectronics enables equipment makers to design tougher....
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....