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Connecticut Losing Ground on Building Emissions Despite Efficiency Programs
SENEGAL: Akon City, the Green City Project is Launched at a Cost of $6 billion
The Senegalese-American RnB singer Akon has just announced the laying of the foundation stone for the construction of the green and futuristic Akon City in western Senegal.
EBRD Set to Lend up to EUR 5 Million for Energy Efficiency in Niš Residential buildings
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is considering a loan of up to EUR 5 million to finance the implementation of energy efficiency measures.
Solar Power Plant
ABB and ORION to Boost Energy Efficiency at Bangladesh Solar Plant
ABB has signed a contract with independent power producer ORION to implement automation and control solutions at Bangladesh’s 100 MW Moidhara solar power plant in Mongla.
Green Homes Grant Boosts Interest in Energy Efficiency by 96%
The government’s Green Homes Grant has nearly doubled Brits’ interest in energy efficiency.
Greece Earmarks EUR 850 Million for Energy Efficiency, Prosumers
The Greek government has prepared an EUR 850 million program for energy efficiency in the private buildings sector.
EBRD Announces €10 Million Energy Efficiency Finance Package for Sarajevo
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the European Union have announced €10 million in funding for the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina to implement energy efficiency upgrades.
Canada Sets Three Percent Target for Energy Efficiency Improvement
Canadian Minister of Natural Resources, the Honorable Seamus O'Regan, announced today that Canada will join The Three Percent Club.
Driving Manufacturing Efficiency Through Gas-Generated Energy
Industries around the world are investing in alternatives such as gas-generated energy to supplement their electricity supply to ensure they can continue operations when the national grid fails.
Energy Saving Products
New Lithium Battery Charges Faster, Reduces Risk of Device Explosions
Researchers at Texas A&M University have invented a technology that can prevent lithium batteries from heating and failing.
India's EESL Signs Deal to Initiate Trigeneration Projects
In India, state-owned agency Energy Efficiency Services Limited has partnered with gas energy company GAIL to conduct trigeneration projects.
IFC Aids Egyptian Smart Digital Meters Installation Growth
The International Finance Corporation is investing up to $10 million in a local Egyptian company to help it expand installation of digital prepaid and smart electricity meters.
Egyptian Firm Globaltronics to Receive $10m from IFC to Improve Energy Efficiency
The Egyptian supplier of electric energy meters, Globaltronics, will obtain an investment of $ 10 million from the International Finance Corporation.
How to Cut Full Life-Cycle Buildings Emissions
Most efforts to decarbonise buildings are focused on “operational” emissions.
COTE D'IVOIRE: Country Joins WGBC, for Eco-Friendly Construction
Côte d'Ivoire becomes the 9th African country to become a member of the World Green Building Council.
Energy Saving Products
Partnership Brings Solar Water Heating into South African Homes
A partnership formed between Electrolux Africa, the subsidiary of Swedish household appliances group Electrolux, and PowerOptimal, a supplier of energy management solutions.
Renewable Energy Advisory Committee to Meet June 4
The U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration has announced the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a virtual meeting via WebEX on June 4.
Solar Power Panel
International Collaboration Powers Quest for Next-Generation Solar Cells
A new generation of solar cells, made from wearable materials, can charge our devices on the move.
Ameresco Again a Supplier to the Scottish Energy Efficiency Framework
Ameresco will build on the work that has been successfully carried out under the previous framework.
UK Ofgem And National Grid Agree GBP60 Million Savings For Hinkley
National Grid PLC has agreed to reduce the cost of connecting the new Hinkley Point C K energy regulator said Friday, saving consumers "money on their billsnuclear power station located in Somerset...
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Next-Generation Perovskite Solar Cells Pass Strict International Tests
Australian scientists have for the first time produced a new generation of experimental solar energy cells that pass strict International Electrotechnical Commission testing standards for heat and humidity.
GE's Environmentally Friendly District Heating Plant Upgrades in Germany
General electric has announced that it will provide German power producer Stadtwerke Munchen (SWM) with its 9EMax ™ gas turbine upgrade solution.
India Reduces Energy Intensity of Economy by 20% Compared to 2005
India’s energy efficiency measures have helped it to significantly reduce the energy consumption of its economy, bringing it down by 20% compared to 2005 levels—said power minister R.K. Singh recently.
Wind Energy Technology
Making Wind Power More Predictable
Using existing weather data to build computer models of long-term wind patterns for future wind turbine.
Energy Efficiency Could Prevent the Need to Build up to 50 Power Plants in Indonesia
Indonesia's electricity demand is growing rapidly. Robust economic growth combined with unprecedented urbanisation and industrialisation are driving this demand.
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Cooling and Heating Help Deliver Largest CO2 Reduction
EUROPE: Greater efficiencies in cooling and heating in the buildings sector led to a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions between 2005 and 2018, according to the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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ARMOR ASCA's Organic Solar Cells can Even be Integrated into Safety Glass
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