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LEED Certification Fails to Increase Energy Efficiency

March 3, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy

LEED Exposed, a project of the Environmental Policy Alliance (EPA), released research showing that large privately-owned buildings in Washington D.C. certified under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design…

GHD Increases Efficiency with AVEVA Electrical and AVEVA Instrumentation

February 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy, Modeling

GHD, one of the world’s leading engineering, architecture and environmental consulting companies, has achieved considerable cost savings by integrating…

Con Ed Agrees to Climate Change Plan

February 25, 2014 - in Energy, Projects

In a groundbreaking agreement, Consolidated Edison, one of New York’s major utility companies, will incorporate plans to protect the power system from…

Adjustments to Dam Operation Has Huge Impact on Salmon

February 25, 2014 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects, Water

By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at a dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period, according to a study published Feb.…

Yotta’s Mayrise Online Celebrates Milestone Success

February 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

More than 450 local authority, contractor and utility users are now accessing live service information and mapping via the Internet thanks to Mayrise Online solutions from Yotta. Using the highest performance, dedicated server technology advanced information…

Energizing Green Cities: Solutions to Meet Demand and Spark Economic Growth

February 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

Cities in Southeast Asia (SEA) are growing twice as fast as the rest of the world and by 2030, it is expected that 70 percent of SEA population will live in cities. Worldwide, cities account for around two-thirds of global energy demand and greenhouse gas…

ETI Appoints Europe Economics to Develop Modelling Framework to Assess Economic Benefits of More Energy Efficient Buildings and Networks

February 19, 2014 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has appointed economic consultancy, Europe Economics, to develop a software tool that will be used by the ETI and local authorities (LA) to assess the economic and social benefit of any energy efficiency improvements…

Remotely Measuring Wind Turbines for Efficiency

February 14, 2014 - in Energy, Maintenance, Sensors

The rotor and mast of a wind turbine can oscillate even in normal operation. The analysis of these oscillations plays an important role when the equipment is being developed and maintained. Up to now, this analysis has only been possible at discrete points…

ViryaNet Solution Selected by a Leading Gas & Electric Utility in Central and Eastern Europe

February 7, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy, Oil & Gas

ViryaNet Limited (OTC QB:VRYAF), a leading provider of software solutions that optimize and allow for the continuous improvement of service processes for mobile workforces, announced today that its solution has been selected by a leading gas & electric…

Timmons Group Selected by the City of Virginia Beach to Provide GIS Annual Services

February 6, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

Timmons Group was selected by the City of Virginia Beach to provide annual engineering services to support the City’s Public Utilities GIS Program. The Public Utilities GIS Program provides complete utility infrastructure inventory and mapping services for…