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Central Plant Optimization Yields Up to 25% Efficiency Improvement for Pepco Energy Services' Chiller Plant

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -  When Pepco Energy

Services (PES) wanted to find cost-effective ways to improve the

operations of its Midtown Thermal Control Center (MTCC) in Atlantic

City, it contacted Tustin Energy Solutions (TES), a commercial energy

management company located in Norristown, PA. more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency

Samsung and Earth Networks Partner to Boost Energy Efficiency via WeatherBug Home

GERMANTOWN, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 22, 2014 - A pilot energy efficiency program launching this fall in Texas from Samsung and Earth Networks, the parent company of WeatherBug and WeatherBug Home, will provide homeowners with actionable intelligence they can use to save energy, reduce their electric bills, and find the best energy service rate plan based on their personal energy use. more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency

ACEEE: Massachusetts Tops California as Most Energy-Efficient State, While Arkansas, D.C., Kentucky, and Wisconsin are Most Improved

Oct 22 - PR Newswire - Governors and lawmakers in state capitals across the nation continue to take major steps to lower energy costs, reduce pollution, and save consumers money by increasing their states' energy efficiency, according to the findings of the 8th edition of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency

Energy Upgrade California to Launch Website

Oct 21, 2014 -- Close-Up Media - Energy Upgrade California launched a website that provides online resource for Californians looking for effective steps to better manage energy use, save money, and keep their homes and businesses comfortable. more...
Filed under: Demand Response

Envision Solar Announces Over Two Million Dollars in New Orders

SAN DIEGO, CA, Oct 21, 2014 -- Marketwired - Envision Solar International, Inc. (OTCQB: EVSI) ("Envision Solar," or the "Company"), the leading renewable energy Media and Branding, and EV charging product company, announced today that it has received multiple purchase orders for its EV ARC(TM) and Solar Tree HVLC products totaling over $2M in less than 30 days. more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles

Panasonic Partners With Powertree Services to Construct 68 Solar-Powered EV Charging Stations with Energy Storage in San Francisco

NEWARK, N.J. and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire - Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) announced it is providing engineering, construction and procurement services to Powertree Services Inc. more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles


By Charles Botsford
On: October 22, 2014
The West Coast Electric Highway (WCEH) comprises 57 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Oregon and Washington. It is one of the largest contiguous networks more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles
By Dan Garvey
On: October 17, 2014
The Importance of Forecasting and Demand Planning in Managing a Lean Supply Chain more...
Filed under: Demand Response
By Paul Rosengren
On: October 15, 2014
Back in the 1980s, I interned at the EPA. An older employee told a story of a public hearing to illustrate how Americans are confused more...
Filed under: Electric Vehicles
By Fiona Jameson
On: October 3, 2014
Owning a business can be an expensive venture and when you're just starting out as a small business bills for electricity, water, the Internet, phone more...
Filed under: Energy Efficiency
By Wayne M. Kovach
On: October 1, 2014
I'd venture to say that many, if not most, things in life are not planned and happen beyond our control. Education, relationships, families, and vocation more...
Filed under: Demand Response


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Almost a quarter of Brits expect to choose between heating and eating over winter

By Kevin Burke - Over half of British bill-payers are worried about how they will pay for central heating this winter. This is according more...
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Take Advantage of Canopy Lighting with LED Fixtures

By Annie K - The beauty that comes with lighting up an area properly is usually breathtaking. A small dull space can be instantly more...
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EU parliament approves new European Commission

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U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz announces US$53 million in funding for solar R&D at SPI

By John Ryan - U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz announces US$53 million in funding for solar R&D at SPI   U.S. Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz more...
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Global Wind Turbine Gearbox market will grow at a CAGR of 7.1 percent over the period 2013-2018

By Porter Stein - About Wind Turbine Gearbox A gearbox is used in a wind turbine to increase the rotational speed from a low-speed more...

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Preparing for the next big convergence: smart grids and smart cities

Wednesday Nov 5, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual event

It's not a question of when it's coming; it's how fast, what it means to utilities and how to be ready. If you are interested in what the smart grid-enabled community of the future will look like, this is a more...

Filed under: Demand Response

Smart Cities 2014

Monday Nov 3, 2014 - Tuesday Nov 4, 2014 - San Diego, CA - United States

Smart Cities is an Energy Central event established to educate utilities on the steps and paths to collaboratively develop smart cites in their region. At this event attendees will establish early relationships with key stakeholders; discover collaboration strategies that have more...

Filed under: Energy Efficiency

15th PLMA Fall Conference - Moving the Demand Response Cheese: How DR's Value Proposition is Evolving

Tuesday Nov 4, 2014 - Wednesday Nov 5, 2014 - Philadelphia, PA - United States

Gain real-world insight from market practitioners, technology firms, and energy utilities/marketers active in the demand response marketplace. About 150 industry professionals are expected to attend, including: energy utility/marketer professionals, regulatory, and business professionals responsible for demand response as well as more...

Filed under: Energy Efficiency

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