Energy Efficiency


Digital Reality: It’s time for boardrooms to get a grip on digitalization 

Despite being responsible for many of the amazing technological developments in the renewables industry, including sophisticated performance monitoring and asset management, the benefits of digitalization are still not being fully recognized by top...

Tips from a Supply Chain Guru

With the labor market tightening, companies need to create more efficiencies. Whether it’s ensuring a worker has the optimal tools to reduce cycle time, or adding wearable technology to alert when there’s a stoppage on the production line, every...

Building Resilient International Supply Chains - What clean energy companies need to know

By 2030, the United Nations predicts that the worldwide population will reach 8.6 billion—one billion more people than today. This...

Energy Awareness Month: How using renewable energy helped one environmental footprint

As October brings in low temperatures contrasted by rising thermostats, energy efficiency is at the forefront of our minds. First implemented in 1991, October also marks National...

Insuring a Renewable Future

With change comes risk. This is true of any business, and especially true as we watch the evolution of technologies, distribution methods, and business models in the renewables industry. Prototypical or unproven equipment, such as specialized...

Simplifying Distribution Automation in Substations and Pole-Tops

Technological advances in “all-in-one” communication and automation processors allow distribution of information in many protocols, while performing sophisticated logic functions and alarm annunciation. Utility substation automation schemes...

How Europe is Committing to Smarter Energy for a Better Future

A rising tide of countries around the world have begun to craft sustainable energy systems designed to save energy users time and money while providing a cleaner energy future. EU countries have developed different strategies towards reaching...

Efficiency Matters: Cleaner Energy for Your Commercial Facility

Did you know the average commercial building owner wastes 20-30 percent of the energy they pay for? Not only is that bad for the environment, it’s bad for your bottom line! Becoming more conscientious about your building’s energy usage is a...

Mitigation Best Practices for Investors and Financial Institutions

Renewable energy policy is vital to the development and deployment of renewable energy. According to the Sierra Club, ninety U.S. cities, ten counties, and two states have already adopted ambitious 100 percent clean energy goals. How are these...

Blackouts in the Developing World How Microgrids are helping us cope

For residents of Maracaibo, March 7 to March 12 represented hell on earth. Power blackouts crippled the second largest city...

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A Call for Net Zero Energy


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A Strong 2011 for Clean Technology

Investments will remain vibrant, and industries to watch will include efficiency, biofuels, nuclear, recycling, and...

Portable Generator Usage

Portable Generator Usage Important safety considerations Every year, unfortunate carbon monoxide incidents occur as a...

Solving Thermal Management Challenges in Electric Vehicles

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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...

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