The General Motors Company announced that 10 plants have met its goal of reducing energy intensity by 10 percent or more in five years or less. The plants are in Baltimore, MD; Rochester, NY; Spring Hill, TN, Arlington, TX; Changwon, South Korea; Jingiao, China, Tonawanda, NY and Wetzville, MS. Two ... Read more »
Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in the US increased from 5,267 million metric tons in 2012 to 5,396 million metric tons in 2013, or 2.5 percent, according to a report released yesterday by the US Energy Information Administration. The 2013 increase was largely the result of colder weather leading to an ... Read more »
The General Services Administration last year exceeded its fiscal year 2020 greenhouse gas reduction target, reducing emissions by more than 35 percent from 2008 levels, and reached its other sustainability benchmarks for longer term targets, according to its Office of Management and Budget 2013 Sustainability and Energy Scorecard. The GSA ... Read more »
Intel has partnered with South Korean telecom company KT Corporation to develop energy-efficient technology to reduce power consumption at data centers.
In most sectors, New York City’s most energy intensive large buildings typically use three to five times the energy of the least energy intensive buildings, according to a report by the city’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability.