Amidst a near-constant stream of headlines about corporate renewable energy procurement, another megatrend inescapably driving the energy transition – digitalization – has come onto the scene with similarly impressive speed and potential impact, both cost savings and other. For example, the application of data analytics in power plants and networks ... Read more »
Large US companies are acting on renewable energy goals at a record pace, according to a new report from the Wind Solar Alliance (WSA). Through August of this year, they have already procured nearly 4 gigawatts of utility-scale wind and solar capacity — breaking the previous full-year record, set ... Read more »
The Energy Management Association (EMA) is expanding its reach - and furthering its goal of advancing the quality of energy management products and services - through a media partnership with Energy Manager Today (EMT). The partnership will help the association reach its goals of
Energy management and automation company Schneider Electric plans to extend its use of “lean thinking” and methodologies to construction practices, projects and business relationships; the company has joined the US Lean Construction Institute (LCI) as a corporate member and will work with other like-minded companies to improve the efficiency and ... Read more »
The Wind Solar Alliance (WSA), formerly known as the Wind Energy Foundation, has a new name, reflecting an increased focus on rapidly deploying wind and solar energy to deliver the maximum economic and environmental benefits. WSA has also expanded its board of directors to include experts on solar energy, ... Read more »
Photon Energy Corporation subsidiary Excite Energy LLC launched a new energy affinity program this week in Texas. In an announcement, the registered power aggregator says they will work with member organizations and associations to develop custom energy programs to help members save money on electricity. Excite Energy says they have ... Read more »
Environment America and the Student Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) showed their love of the planet on Valentine’s Day by launching a campaign to secure commitments from American colleges and universities to shift to 100 percent renewable energy.
The AHR Expo is being held this week in Las Vegas. Here are some interesting and potentially important products that are being introduced. Contractor.com offered a look at some of the products on introduced and on display. Highlights include Super Seal Flex Inject from DiversiTech Corp. The story says that ... Read more »
The Alliance to Save Energy is calling on legislators to restore common-sense energy efficiency tax breaks for American consumers and businesses that Congress –“ like a Grinch,” the energy efficiency coalition said – allowed to expire on December 31.
The International Organization for Standardization specification leads to significant energy efficiency gains.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) elected new officers last month. The Chairman now is Chris Drew, the executive Vice President of Burnham Holdings. The Vice Chairman is Chris Peel (President and Chief Operating Officer, Rheem); Ron Duncan (President, Magic Aire) and the Immediate Past President is Dough Young ... Read more »
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