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Novel Heat-Transfer Medium and Air Wall Increase Efficiency of Solar Thermal Tower Power Plants
B.C. is Canada’s Leader in Energy Efficiency.
Perched on top of a hill near the Wedzin Kwa river in Smithers, B.C., is the town’s first multi-unit passive house building.
Slowdown in Energy Efficiency Progress Jeopardising Climate Goals, IEA Warns
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused energy efficiency investments to tumble while increasing the energy intensity of the global economy.
Three Finnish Companies Join The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment
Following WorldGBC's call for leadership to decarbonise the building and construction sector during World Green Building Week 2020, three new Finnish companies have risen to the challenge.
Scientists Make Breakthrough in Solar Window Technology with See-Through Panels
US team achieve record efficiency for transparent solar cells that could one day be used in buildings.
Green Buildings are Key to Reducing Energy Consumption
Buildings presently account for about 40% of the world’s energy consumption, green buildings can help to reduce this consumption, writes Thabang Byl, Digital Energy Lead, Schneider Electric South Africa.
How ‘Net-Zero’ and ‘Passive’ Houses can Cut Carbon Emissions — and Energy Bills
From the street, you wouldn’t be able to tell a net-zero or passive house from any other recently built home.
SANEDI’s Cool Roofs to Benefit Cape Town Communities in Summer
The South African Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) is rolling out 26,000m2 of cool roofing technology in Cape Town as part of the Cool Roofs and Insulation Collaboration.
Investor Aquila Capital Sets Sights on Energy Efficiency Projects
Germany's Aquila Capital plans to invest 50-70 million euros per year in energy efficiency projects, it said, hoping to benefit from a push by corporations and governments to become carbon neutral.
Hira Industries To Build Mega Solar Plants At Its Head Office
Hira Industries’ head office and warehouse will be equipped with 460 solar panels to generate 340,000 kilowatt-hours of clean energy.
DOE Announces Next-Gen Thermochromic Windows that Generate Power
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have reported a breakthrough in developing a next-generation thermochromic window that not only reduces the need for air conditioning.
Energy Saving Products
SDG&E Partners with Willdan in $42 Million Efficiency Programme
US utility SDG&E has selected Willdan for the design and implementation of the Small Commercial Energy Efficiency Programme.
Slovenian Parliament Unanimously Adopts Energy Efficiency Act
Energy efficiency legislation was separated from Slovenia’s umbrella energy law.
Energy Efficiency – the Often ‘Forgotten’ Option in the Energy Transition
Energy efficiency measures need more investment and innovation to accelerate their implementation, DNV GL argues in its latest ‘Transition Faster’report.
SA Industry Energy Efficiency Project Wins International Award
The SA Industrial Energy Efficiency Project has won the International Energy Project of the Year.
EU unveils Renovation Wave Strategy to Improve Buildings’ Energy Performance
Only 1% of buildings in the EU undergo energy efficient renovation each year.
EU Adopts Renovation Wave Strategy to Make Buildings Energy Efficient
Commission adopts strategy to reduce methane emissions, assesses 27 National Energy and Climate Plans.
SANEDI Highlights the Benefits of Energy Efficiency
Energy efficiency practices have far-reaching financial benefits for the underprivileged as these provide daily cost savings, especially at a time when the global economy is under pressure.
Energy Saving Products
Croatian Manufacturers to Get EUR 35 Million for Energy Efficiency, Renewables Projects
The Croatian Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development will issue a second public call for grants to co-finance energy efficiency and renewables projects in manufacturing industries.
Department of Energy Announces $80 Million for Innovative Building Technologies and Practices
the U.S. Department of Energy announced the Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies 2020 Funding Opportunity Announcement.
Slovakia to Expand Energy Efficiency Market with EIB Aid
Slovak Investment Holding has expanded its partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to expand the energy efficiency market in Slovakia.
Green Building Practices Can Help Construction Industry Bounce Back
By implementing green building practices, South Africa’s construction industry can recover quicker from the effects of the national lockdown.
Canada: New Report Charts a Pathway to Compliance for the Building Energy Codes of Tomorrow
Canada's building energy codes are expected to look a lot different by 2030.
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.
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An Enhanced Energy Performance Certificate as a Catalyst for Building Renovation in Europe
‘Heat Pumps Work’: Study Confirms Air Source Heat Pumps Three Times More Efficient Than Gas Boilers
Energy-Saving Solar Company, Arvo Solar, Lands New Franchise Territory in DFW
New 3D-Printed Superalloy Could Make Power Plants More Efficient
Central Heat Pump Water Heaters Can Act as Massive Water Batteries, Seattle Pilot Project Shows
New Direct Air Capture Device Three Times More Efficient Than Current Approaches