Posts Tagged ‘energy efficiency’


How Utilities Can Implement Smart Grid Projects While Keeping The Consumer In Mind

Posted on August 10th, 2011 by

Mark Munday, Executive Vice President of Electricity for Elster North America, discusses the importance of keeping the consumer in mind when implementing smart grid projects.

Funding Solutions for Energy Projects in a Post-Stimulus World

Posted on August 5th, 2011 by

Faced with a combination of ongoing municipal and state budget cuts, pressure from citizens to keep taxes low and the looming energy efficiency mandates that[...]

Top Sustainability Companies in America Keep Moving Initiatives Forward

Posted on August 5th, 2011 by

When Tom Friedman published his memorable book, “Hot, Flat, and Crowded”, in 2006, it was a wake up call for many about the potentially desperate[...]

What if the light bulb produced more than light?

Posted on August 5th, 2011 by

Talk about a light bulb moment. A professor of engineering at Edinburgh University recently demonstrated for the first time to a wide audience his technology[...]

Define ‘green’ please!!

Posted on August 1st, 2011 by

Describing a building as ‘green’ makes a lot of people cringe. The word is overused. And what does it mean exactly? Serious efforts are underway[...]

Denver: From the brown cloud to the green light

Posted on July 25th, 2011 by

When it comes to the green energy race, it’s not over until it’s over. Just look at the city of Denver. For years the Mile[...]

A no-granola case for energy efficiency

Posted on July 11th, 2011 by

I attended a green energy conference nearly a decade ago in Washington, D.C., where several speakers expressed astonishment at the audience’s clothes. People were dressed[...]

Signals that Changed the World

Posted on July 5th, 2011 by

Throughout history there have been moments in time when the simple transmission of a signal has changed the course of events. The earliest spoken sentence,[...]
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Pepco Promoting Energy Efficiency With Smart Solutions

Posted on July 4th, 2011 by

Joe Rigby, Chairman and CEO of Pepco Holdings Inc., discusses the importance of having the right strategies in place to educate customers about the importance[...]
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GridPoint Announces Release of The GridPoint Energy Manager Platform

Posted on June 28th, 2011 by

GridPoint Announces Release of GridPoint Energy Manager Platform, DOE funds $7.5M in Research for better Wind Turbine Drivetrains and the city of Weston, Florida installing LED's to save more than $250K each year in lighting related costs

T-City Impacting The Way Europe Looks At Smart Grid

Posted on June 27th, 2011 by

Nana Lohmanns of T-Systems discusses his company’s findings from the German smart grid community, T-City.

A Green Cloud is a Transparent Cloud

Posted on June 27th, 2011 by

At Connectivity Week in Santa Clara, recently, I took part in a series of panel discussions on data center energy efficiency. The discussions covered a[...]

Energy Management and Demand Response on our Minds in the Summertime

Posted on June 24th, 2011 by

As temperatures soared to over 90 degrees along the East coast in early June, air conditioners across the region were turned on full blast.  Air[...]

Baltimore Gas & Electric Smart Grid Learnings

Posted on June 20th, 2011 by

Ken DeFontes, President and CEO of Baltimore Gas & Electric, discusses his company’s approach to implementing smart grid technology into BG&E’s territory.

Details About Xcel Energy’s Smart Grid Roadmap

Posted on June 13th, 2011 by

David Eves, President and CEO of Public Service Company of Colorado, the Xcel Energy Company, Colorado provides a roadmap of smart grid and renewable energy initiatives[...]
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Shell & Cosan Establish New Biofuels Joint Venture

Posted on June 5th, 2011 by

Shell & Cosan establish a new low-carbon biofuels joint venture, One Change Project Porchlight Campaign announces volunteer-led effort delivering more than 1.5 million energy efficient light bulbs in New Jersey, Consumers Energy commits to increase spending in Michigan by $250 million over next 5 years.