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Connecticut Losing Ground on Building Emissions Despite Efficiency Programs
Global Energy Efficiency Drops to Decade Low – Climate Suffers
Global energy efficiency has dropped to its lowest rate since 2010, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).IEA notes primary energy intensity, which it uses to indicate the intensity of energy used for global energy consumption.
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Reasons Behind Decelerating Progress in Energy Efficiency
Energy efficiency has tremendous potential to boost economic growth and avoid greenhouse gas emissions, but the global rate of progress is slowing, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Poland's Highly Efficient Waste-to-Energy Cogeneration Plant Gets EU Nod
Polish plans to support the construction of a highly efficient municipal waste treatment facility located in Gdańsk comply with EU State aid rules, the European Commission said.
ABB Electrification Launches Virtual ‘Smart City’
To celebrate UN World Cities Day today, ABB has launched an interactive landscape showing some of the safe, smart and sustainable solutions that can contribute to the design of a comprehensive ‘smart city’.
Belarus Set to Secure World Bank Loan to Improve Energy Efficiency
The World Bank is set to support Belarus in increasing energy efficiency by financing the new Sustainable Energy Scale-Up Project in the country with a loan of $99.3m.
First Zero-Emissions Building Fully Powered by Green Hydrogen in Southeast Asia
Located at SP’s training centre at Woodleigh Park, the self-sustaining building is 100% powered with renewable energy via an innovative Hydrogen Energy System and is disconnected from the national electricity grid.
How Smart Homes Save Energy ?
Smart homes save energy and heat, which is why they are eco-friendly and can even be cheaper to live in. And how do smart homes manage to save so much energy? Well, let us take a closer look.
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Optimization Program Provides Rebates for Energy-Efficient Items
Implementing energy optimization measures in a home or business can help reduce the consumption of fossil fuels, lessening both greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs.
Green Networks: Incorporating Energy Efficiency into 5G
With major companies announcing new initiatives to reduce their carbon footprints and cut their environmental impacts, one key note remains unstruck – namely the vital role that next generation communications networks
AeroMaXX Helps to Significantly Increase Energy Savings And Efficiency for China Retrofit
Voith has been selected to retrofit a parallel shaft gear unit with the Voith AeroMaXX technology at an air separation plant in China.
Automation And Efficiency: Five Exciting Energy Start-Ups From the 2019 Business Booster
With the need to shift to a clean energy mix never more pressing, a number of innovators and start-ups are embracing new ideas to try to limit the environmental footprint of the energy industry, while turning a profit.
New York Released A New Standard to AdvanceThe Development of Energy-Efficient Buildings
The NYStretch Energy Code – 2020 standard will help municipalities interested in voluntarily adopting higher efficiency standards for new and renovated building construction projects.
Namibia: Energy Efficiency Key to Fighting Climate Change
An analysis by PSG Namibia states that the value of fuel imports increased in part due to a rise in fuel consumption stemmed from higher electricity production at the Anixas diesel-run power plant.
UNECE Assesses Sub-regional Progress on Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy
The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has published a report that explores progress in energy efficiency and renewable energy in selected countries in South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and in the Russian Federation.
Five Ways to Finance Energy Efficiency Building Upgrades
Financing building upgrades to make them more energy efficient is the subject of much research. It’s estimated it would need around EUR 100 billion (AU$163 billion) a year to meet the European target to tackle climate change.
South Korea Plans to Cut Its Primary Energy Consumption By 14% By 2030
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of South Korea has unveiled plans to cut its primary energy consumption by 14% by 2030, which could help the country save KRW10,800bn (US$8.9bn) on energy imports.
Ameresco Sees The Growing Opportunity for Solar And Storage to Meet Customers' Holistic Energy Needs
Ameresco is best known as a commercial and industrial energy services company, or ESCO, competing against giants like Honeywell, Siemens, Johnson Controls and a host of other national and regional providers on HVAC retrofits, LED lighting upgrades.
Mitsubishi Electric Receives Net Zero Energy Building Certification
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation envisioned Net Zero Energy Building Test Facility has become Japan’s first medium-scale (over 6,000 m2) office building under construction to receive a top-level BELS 5-star rating and Net Zero Energy Building.
US - Canada Have Recorded A 59% Growth in Zero Energy Buildings
The US and Canada have recorded a 59% growth in zero energy buildings, according to a new study conducted by TEAM ZEro. The study found that 22,146 units are either in design, construction or in operation in the US and Canada.
Rheinhafen-Dampfkraftwerk Block 8 Achieved A 47.5% Net Thermal Efficiency To World-Class Level
The 912-MW hard coal–fired RDK 8, a unit that operates in Germany’s challenging power market, achieved a 47.5% net thermal efficiency through technology and optimization—and today, it is one of the world’s most-efficient coal-fired steam power plants.
Energy Efficiency Market Report for Victorian Energy Efficiency Certificates
The delayed on-set of Schedule 21A (residential lighting replacements) eventually saw VEEC submissions rise after a prolonged period of softness, yet it wasn't enough to stop the VEEC price from trending higher.
How To Improve Energy Efficiency And Light-Sensing Tech of Solar Cells?
Researchers found that the energy efficiency of solar cells and light-sensing tech can be improved by taking advantage of an unusual property caused by deformations and structural defects.
Using More Energy Than Required is Literally Like Burning Money and Environmental Resources
Report by EP100 campaign reveals over past year 18 firms have collectively saved $55m from smarter energy use.
Air Liquide Provide With Oxygen, Nitrogen, Steam and Electricity for Shell Chemicals
To support the contract renewal, Air Liquide will invest in its Scotford site to enhance its operational efficiency, enabling the Tier One company to provide long-term value, while continuing to supply the Shell Chemicals facility.
Fossil Fuels Are Not As Efficient As Once Thought According to A New Study
Fossil fuels, long regarded for their high-energy return on investment, are not as efficient as once thought. In fact, their final yields are not much better than those of renewable options, according to a new study.
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Scotland Appoints World’s First Zero-Carbon Buildings Minister
Energy Commission Adopts Updated Building Standards to Improve Efficiency, Reduce Emissions From Homes and Businesses
Egypt to Replace 1.5 million Streetlights with Energy-Saving Alternatives
Lithuania to Renovate Private Residential Buildings and Cut Emissions with EU Help
Serbia to Introduce Incentives for Households to Install Solar Panels – Minister