Energy Efficiency


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...

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...

5 Simple Ways to Help Lower Your Business’s Energy Bills

Business is simple on paper - spend less money than you bring in through revenue and profit.  Achieving this is easier said than done, but lowering your energy bills is one way that can sustainably lead to increased profits. Here are 5...

New York is Raising the Renewable Energy Bar – Just in Time

Two recent reports, representing a virtual consensus among climate scientists and federal government agencies, just turned up the heat on the need for clean energy fast. In its Special Report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

Risk Landscape: Cybersecurity for energy & utility operations

The evolution of technology in energy and utility operations brings incredible opportunities, as well as risks. The number of technology attacks in the United States doubled last year - hackers targeted power grids, gas lines, and electric...

Smart Homes Need Smart Consumers

What’s possible when people better understand their electricity—how it’s made, how and when it’s used? As it turns out, a lot.  We’re living in an exciting era of customization, where the end-customer has control over...

Investing in Cooling Technology: Good for climate, good for business

New data has revealed an alarming trend: carbon emissions have begun accelerating again. And recent wildfires, floods, and extreme weather suggest that the impacts of those carbon emissions are growing frighteningly more frequent and...

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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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