Posts Tagged ‘Efficiency’

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Nudging Can Save Europe Billions on Electricity Bills

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

Nudging Can Save Europe Billions on Electricity Bills European energy consumers could save 2.4 billion euros from electricity bills using psychology to nudge them into[...]
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EPA Adopts Stronger Standards on Gasoline and Cars to Reduce Smog

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by

EPA Adopts Stronger Standards on Gasoline and Cars to Reduce Smog The U.S. EPA has finalized new gasoline and car standards to reduce soot and[...]
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Going Green and Saving Money

Posted on August 21st, 2013 by

  A large Professional Employer Organization (PEO) is realizing substantial savings by transitioning to an online sales presentation to conduct meetings with prospective clients. Group[...]
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Ventura City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishment

Posted on January 15th, 2013 by

What is the City’s Energy and Sustainability Strategy? The Ventura community has long maintained a strong environmental ethic. Whether it’s conserving our hills and open[...]
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Award-Winning PV Cell Technology Pushes Efficiency Higher

Posted on January 3rd, 2013 by

Award-Winning PV Cell Technology Pushes Efficiency Higher NREL III-V Multijunction Photovoltaics Group and its industry partner, Solar Junction, won the R&D 100 award from R&D[...]
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Is Your Roof Suitable For Solar Panels?

Posted on November 12th, 2012 by

  The majority of domestic home roofs are suitable for solar panels, because of the wealth of panels and installation options available in the marketplace[...]
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Telescope Solar Panels to Double Efficiency Rates?

Posted on August 15th, 2012 by

Inspired by traditional telescope technologies and solar power in space, a small research team at the University of Arizona (UA) has designed a solar system[...]
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Natural Gas: The Logical Alternative

Posted on July 25th, 2012 by

The term “logical” may not be strong enough, “only” is certainly more appropriate. The story however remains the same. We are finding more reserves of[...]
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Solar Breakthrough: Cheap Quantum Dot Solar Paint

Posted on December 29th, 2011 by

Researchers have reduced the preparation time of quantum dot solar cells to less than an hour by changing the form to a one-coat quantum dot[...]
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Insulation: A Key Factor In Sustainable Schools

Posted on December 13th, 2011 by

Schools are where children – bright, energetic, and ready to learn and grow – first see society at work.  It’s where they learn how to[...]
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Innovators ‘home’ in on energy

Posted on December 9th, 2011 by

Fortunately for the rest of us, some people missed the message, the one that says we’re in an economic slide so slippery there is no[...]
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Watt Really Matters: Bigger is Not Always Better

Posted on December 8th, 2011 by

Just like you wouldn’t put a Porsche engine in your Beetle or dare to run your lawn mower on a fierce V8-engine, there is an[...]
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Who is carrying your precious load? The new demand behind market leading PV-Mounting Systems.

Posted on October 21st, 2011 by

As solar is becoming more and more attractive it is the modules that are savoring the spotlight: discussions usually center around the various poly- and[...]
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Data Center Consolidation and Efficient IT: Strategies to streamline and reduce wastage in your server estate

Posted on October 13th, 2011 by

Earlier this summer (July 2011) the US federal government announced plans to shut down 40 percent of its data centers over the next four years.[...]
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Increasing Building Operating Efficiency through Proper Air Handling System Selection and Installation

Posted on August 26th, 2011 by

From new construction to renovations and additions, improving energy efficiency continues to be a primary focus for today’s builders. Contributing to this demand is the[...]
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Energy Storage: Applications and Developing Regulation

Posted on June 21st, 2011 by

The following article is part 2 of a multi-part series. B.            Transmission and Distribution System Support The increased utilization of energy storage systems for transmission[...]