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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…

SolSmart Program Offers Technical Assistance to Cities and Counties

April 27, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Planning, Renewables

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and The Solar Foundation (TSF) today announced the launch of the SolSmart…

Ecoplexus Inc. Commissions 54 MW of Additional Solar Assets in the U.S.

April 25, 2016 - in Construction, Energy, Renewables

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2016—Ecoplexus Inc., a leading developer of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, today announced that it has commissioned six solar…

Waste Stream to Energy Source: What if America’s Next Big Fuel Source Is Its Trash?

April 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Planning

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the United States produced 254 million tons of municipal solid waste in 2013. And though 87 million tons of that material from the landfill was diverted through recycling and composting, what if the nation…

Department of Energy Approves Plains & Eastern Clean Line Infrastructure Project

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Record of Decision (ROD) approving the Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project. DOE’s decision marks a critically important step towards the construction of America’s largest…

Universities Team Up to Pursue Energy Innovation

March 16, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Energy

Four leading research universities are joining forces to accelerate innovations to address challenges and opportunities facing the energy sector. Case Western Reserve University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University…

Drawing Inspiration From Nature, Student Designs a New Type of Wind Turbine

Since childhood, Michael Carruth, a junior in the environmental design program at CU-Boulder, has been fascinated with nature. Long hours spent playing outdoors, observing swirling leaves, clouds scudding across the sky and the way seed pods spin in the wind:…

Taiwan Showcases Eco-Friendly Products in Green Demo House

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 7, 2016—Taiwan's Green Trade Project Office, one of the major sustainable development and green economy facilitators in Asia, once again showcases top quality eco-friendly products and innovations to people from around the world. GTPO's…

OS Committed to European Smart City Standards

March 3, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

ESPRESSO is being led by the Open Geospatial Consortium, and OS, working closely with key European bodies, will develop a strategic growth map for Smart Cities. Supported by PricewaterhouseCoopers, OS will also conduct analysis of existing and emerging economic,…

University of Saskatchewan Engineers Receive Funds for Pipeline Research and Environmental Protection

March 2, 2016 - in Maintenance, Pipelines

University of Saskatchewan researchers working to protect the environment from oil and mining contamination and improve nuclear power technology have received a $1.5 million boost from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).…