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Government Subsidies Keeping Wind Energy Afloat: NCPA

July 20, 2016 - in Energy

Dallas, TX  –State subsidies to renewable energy give an unfair advantage to more expensive and inefficient sources of energy, while requiring taxpayers and ratepayers to pick up the tab, warns a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis.…

Taiwan Delivers Eco-Power to NJ Liberty State Park

July 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Renewables

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 8, 2016—The Green Trade Project Office (GTPO), Taiwan's leader in the promotion and integration of green products and services,…

Cooling Down Chicago: How Green and Cool Roofs Could Impact Urban Climate

June 1, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy

More than 50 percent of today’s population lives in cities. According to the United Nations Development Programme, that number is predicted to rise…

Water-Energy Nexus New Focus of Berkeley Lab Research

May 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Water

Billions of gallons of water are used each day in the United States for energy production—for hydroelectric power generation, thermoelectric plant cooling, and countless other industrial processes, including oil and gas mining. And huge amounts of energy…

GBRI Offers Courses on the Future of Green Building

May 18, 2016 - in Buildings, Design/Engineering

FOREST HILLS, N.Y., May 18, 2016—"Breaking Ground: The Future of Green Building," the newest course series from GBRI (the nation's most respected provider of LEED & AIA professional education) has been approved by both GBCI and the American Institute…

Singapore Named ‘Global Smart City’

May 17, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

Hampshire, UK, May 17, 2016—Juniper Research has today revealed the top ranking smart cities globally for 2016: Singapore Barcelona London San Francisco Oslo Juniper’s Smart City Rankings have been compiled following an extensive study of cities around…

Big Data Moves Into Buildings

May 12, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy

Reduce operating costs, boost energy efficiency, achieve sustainability goals: The energy data of a building or enterprise holds the key. But in and of itself, even a massive amount of data does not represent meaningful information. This is why building technology…

Budderfly’s Energy Management Solutions Recognized by Gartner

SHELTON, Conn., May 11, 2016—Budderfly LLC, a leading provider of energy management solutions has been recognized as a 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor in the Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions. "We are delighted that Gartner included the Budderfly IoT solution…

Large-Scale Data Study of Super Storm Sandy Utility Damage Shows “Small” Failures, Big Impact

May 9, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Maintenance

When Super Storm Sandy struck New York State in October 2012, the damage to the state’s electric utility infrastructure was devastating, overwhelming repair and restoration by the distribution system operators (DSOs). A new study shows the extent of the…

Siemens Launching Denmark’s Largest Energy Performance Contracting Project

April 28, 2016 - in Analysis, Buildings, Corporate, Energy

Siemens has created a comprehensive energy efficiency upgrade package for a hospital near the Danish capital of Copenhagen. The energy performance contracting (EPC) project for Hvidovre Hospital includes optimizing the technical plants and expanding the hospital's…