Posts Tagged ‘energy efficiency’

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U.S. Navy Converts Seawater into Jet Fuel

Posted on April 11th, 2014 by

U.S. Navy Converts Seawater into Jet Fuel Researchers at the Unites States’ Naval Research Laboratory had found a way to extract carbon dioxide and hydrogen[...]
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China Overtakes U.S. on Energy Efficiency Investments for First Time

Posted on February 19th, 2014 by

China Overtakes U.S. on Energy Efficiency Investments for First Time With $4.3 billion worth of investments, China has spent more on energy efficiency than the[...]
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The Electric Car Debate: Are They Really Doing the Environment a Favor?

Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by

The petroleum-guzzling transport system is a big factor in the environmental crisis. So no wonder electric vehicles have been heralded as a tide turner. But[...]
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City of Thousand Oaks Continuing to Make Strides in Energy Efficiency

Posted on September 25th, 2013 by

In 2008, Popular Science Magazine named Thousand Oaks one of the 50 Greenest Cities in the United States. The City has accomplished many things to[...]
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When One Plus One Equals Negative Three: A Collaborative Approach to Community Energy Reduction

Posted on May 22nd, 2013 by

  At our first meeting this year, my fellow City Council and I passed the Energy Action Plan, a strategy that identifies specific goals and[...]
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Energy Efficiency, Renewables, and the DOE Budget

Posted on May 15th, 2013 by

Belt-tightening in Washington hasn’t yet hit the Department of Energy (DOE). Its fiscal year (FY) 2014 Congressional Budget Request of $28.415 billion represents an increase[...]
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Westminster’s Effort to Become Green

Posted on April 11th, 2013 by

Energy management has been a high priority for the City of Westminster. Both the City Council and Staff are always striving towards an energy efficient[...]
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Miami Beach City’s Energy & Sustainability Challenges & Accomplishments

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by

The City of Miami Beach strives to be a leader in energy conservation and sustainable strategies.  While we hope all of our residents, businesses and[...]
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Is there a Breath of Fresh Air in China Today?

Posted on March 18th, 2013 by

This photo of a city in China is untouched, taken on March 9, 2013, and representative of China today. The name of the city is[...]
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China to Improve Energy Efficiency after Air Pollution Record

Posted on March 6th, 2013 by

China to Improve Energy Efficiency after Air Pollution Record China plans to boost its efforts to cut its emissions and improve energy efficiency this year[...]
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French Wind Covers a Record 10% of the Country’s Demand

Posted on January 9th, 2013 by

French Wind Covers a Record 10% of the Country’s Demand As reported right at the end of last year, wind power in France covered a record[...]
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A Bright Future for the City of Irvine: Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Accomplishments

Posted on December 12th, 2012 by

The City of Irvine, a master-planned community, is a leader in environmental stewardship and sustainability, integrating resource-efficient measures into municipal operations and community programs. Foundation[...]
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Don’t Dismiss Thermal Energy Storage

Posted on December 4th, 2012 by

It’s a fact that’s hard to swallow. The United States not only over-produces energy, but it also wastes nearly 70 percent[1] of the energy it[...]
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On-Bill Repayment Shows Promise for Energy Efficiency, but Challenges still Remain

Posted on November 28th, 2012 by

On-Bill Repayment Shows Promise for Energy Efficiency, but Challenges still Remain On-Bill repayment has received a great deal of attention as a potential approach to[...]
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Moves into New Energy Efficient Office

Posted on November 27th, 2012 by

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Moves into New Energy Efficient Office The Seattle District of the US Army Corps of Engineers has moved into its[...]