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Smart Grid Market in China, Japan and South Korea to Hit US$19 Billion by 2016

May 13, 2012 - in Corporate, Energy

Asia is quickly becoming a center of global smart grid activity. The cumulative smart grid market in China, Japan and South Korea is currently valued at US$8.5 billion, with that number forecasted to increase to $19 billion by 2016, according to GTM Research's…

Critigen Selected to Provide Land Acquisition Services for Colorado Springs Utilities

May 10, 2012 - in Corporate, Energy

Critigen, a leading spatial enterprise solutions and cloud managed services provider, today announced it has signed a contract with Colorado Springs Utilities…

More Than 12,000 Acres Atop LA City Rooftops Provide Huge Opportunity For Solar Development

May 9, 2012 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

The City of Los Angeles has more than 12,000 acres of prime space for solar development on the rooftops of local homes, businesses and multi-family buildings,…

City of Calgary Conducts an Energy Mapping Study

May 8, 2012 - in Analysis, Energy, Planning, Projects

In July of 2008, the Canadian Urban Institute partnered with Enermodal Engineering and Decision Economics Consulting Ltd. to undertake the Energy Mapping Study for the City of Calgary. The study provides direction to the City about which alternative building…

Bentley Announces Commercial Availability of AECOsim Energy Simulator and AECOsim Building Designer

Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the immediate commercial availability of its new AECOsim Energy Simulator software and commercial availability in early Q1 2012 of its new AECOsim Building Designer software (currently in Bentley’s early adopter…

Autodesk Inventor Helps Bring Greater Energy Efficiency for Building Retrofits

Autodesk, Inc. has named UK-based Green Structures as Autodesk Inventor of the Month for December 2011, citing the company’s use of Autodesk Inventor software and a range of other Autodesk Digital Prototyping technology in transforming the way energy systems…

Nottingham Aims Energy Mapping at the Home

May 8, 2012 - in Analysis, Energy, Modeling, Projects

Rising energy prices and concerns about carbon emissions are making us all increasingly conscious of how much we spend on gas and electricity. A lot of organisations are ready to provide advice for reducing the bill, but now a city council is ready to use…

Why Location is Critical to Understanding Sustainability

May 4, 2012 - in Energy, Environment

Executives realize that demonstrating sustainability can be a big competitive differentiator in a crowded marketplace, and can also generate significant cost savings for a business. Some businesses focus on C02 reductions. These reductions are usually further…