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More sectors eligible for new stream of the Industrial Electricity Incentive program

TORONTO, Jul 21, 2014 -- Canada NewsWire - A wider range of Ontario sectors are now eligible to apply for incentives under Stream 3 of the Industrial Electricity Incentive (IEI) program, which the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) recently launched. More...

Duluth wants to compete for $5 million energy-saver prize

Jul 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Peter Passi Duluth News Tribune - July 18--In a few weeks, the city of Duluth will learn whether it has been accepted as a contender to compete for a $5 million purse in the Georgetown University Energy Prize. More...

NRG Energy Innovations Help Make Levi's(R) Stadium the First Venue of its Kind in the U.S. Eligible for LEED Gold Certification as New Construction

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jul 17, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE -

Today, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), the Santa Clara Stadium Authority and the San Francisco 49ers celebrated the completion of the NRG Solar Terrace as well as the photovoltaic (PV) solar systems for the three NRG Energy Bridges at Levi's(R) Stadium, making it the first stadium in the United States that is home to a professional football team with LEED certification standards incorporated into the original design and architecture. More...

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Lackawanna County commissionerss approve energy-savings contract

Jul 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - David Singleton The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. - The Lackawanna County commissioners on Wednesday approved an energy-savings performance contract with a Harrisburg company that will lead to major upgrades at the county jail and result in a savings of almost $1 million over 20 years. More...

TVA: Now's the time to check energy efficiency

Jul 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Dennis Seid Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo - While the heat of summer hasn't reached a peak, the Tennessee Valley Authority and its power distributors are reminding consumers of ways they can save energy -- and money. More...

E Source Hosts Open House to Celebrate Relocation to Retrofitted Building

E Source Companies, LLC - E Source invites the community to an open house on August 1 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. more...

Articles 

By Rick Barnett
On: June 19, 2014
The largest part of residential energy consumption (generally considered around 40%) maintains interior comfort regardless of the weather. Energy used to create this comfort is a function of how well inside is separated from outside. more...
By Shlomi Palas
On: May 22, 2014
When a company produces 150 tons of food waste every day that is either a huge problem or a great opportunity to innovate and produce energy. Grocery stores, restaurants, sports arenas, schools, and hospitals in more...
By Brad Yaggie, BOC
On: May 21, 2014
According to the National Lighting Bureau, poor lighting conditions cause the productivity levels of your employees to fall by 5% and can even lead to physical stressors like eyestrain, blurred vision, and headaches. Increasing light more...
By Dean Schiller
On: April 25, 2014
A few years ago, the smart grid industry had almost entirely written off the in-home display (IHD) for energy management. Several companies had introduced products that were pulled from shelves shortly thereafter due to poor more...
By Dan Sosland , Jamie Howland
On: April 21, 2014
The Gordian knot of carbon footprints, global warming, energy costs, and home/transportation inefficiencies is enough to exhaust the most resilient optimist. But.help is on the way. The path forward-to lower carbon, lower costs, and cleaner more...

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What does a Juncker presidency mean for renewables in Europe?

By John Ryan - While Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed his support for green energy, it remains to be seen what his election as president more...
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European Commission approves German renewable energy law

By John Ryan - The European Commission has rubber-stamped Germany's new Renewable Energy Act (EEG) after finding it to be in accordance with EU more...
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Australia: Major push toward third party ownership Down Under

By John Ryan - Clean Energy Week continues in Sydney this week and announcements have come thick and fast from renewable energy bodies the more...
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Tips to Keep Your Solar Lights Shining Brightly

By Annie K - Just like any other form of lighting solar lightingis bright and provides the required amount of illumination in a room more...

Discrete Power Converter (Kornich machine)

By Alexander Kornich - DISCRETE POWER CONVERTER   [External Link]   ABSTRACT       A new patented mechanical compound [External Link] water powered prime mover) is proposed for more...


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