Clean Grid Technology, Emerging Technology, Renewables

AWE Holds On to Uncertain Future After Losing Investor

24 Feb , 2020  

This article was originally published on greentechmedia.com on Feb. 19, 2020. Google parent company Alphabet has dropped its support for Makani Power, the highest-profile airborne wind energy company, raising questions about the sector’s future. GTM confirmed that other airborne wind energy (AWE) hopefuls, such as Ampyx Power and Kitenergy, are pressing ahead with technology tests despite […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

Montana looking to bring back pumped hydro storage

16 Aug , 2019  

Written by Julian Spector, Greentechmedia.com, August 13, 2019 Montana Developer Ready to Build Modern-Day Pumped Hydro Storage Absaroka Energy and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners plan to update an old storage technology for the 21st century. All they need is a customer. A former Navy prosecutor turned Montana-based clean energy developer wants to build the first pumped […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Future Energy Efficiency Trends Make Impact Today

5 Mar , 2018  

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Five energy industry trends of tomorrow impacting companies today Energy is a long game, and all stakeholders have made a long-term affirmation that we are headed toward a more renewable future, REC Solar Senior Vice President Alan Russo writes. Utility Dive, February 28, 2018 It’s plain to see that the energy market is rapidly evolving, […]

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Building Technology, Emerging Technology, HVAC

Haier Introduces the First 3D Printed Air Conditioner

25 Mar , 2015  

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Valerie Eacret for Zondits, March 25, 2015 The applications of 3D printers are expanding rapidly, from shoes to hearts to sports cars, but this is the first time Zondits has seen it used for air conditioning. Printing an air conditioner allows customers to select the exact size they need, which can reduce energy if the […]

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Building Automation, Building Technology

The $3 Billion Retail Industry Savings Opportunity

12 Mar , 2015  

Energy Efficiency Solutions for Retail Chains Triple Pundit, March 4, 2015 Twenty billion dollars. That is a lot of money. $20 billion is roughly the Gross Domestic Product of Nepal. It’s also rumored to be the annual budget of the NSA. $20 billion also happens to be the value of energy used each year by the retail industry […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

NASA’s Footprints on Mars Could Wind Up Improving Your Next Home

6 Mar , 2015  

Better Homes and Martians NASA Global Climate Change, March 4, 2015 Want to get the most energy-efficiency bang for your buck when building a house? Think about it as if you were designing a mission to Mars. That’s what Ed Crawley did when he set about building a home for his family in 2009. Of […]

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Building Technology, Emerging Technology, Intelligent Efficiency

ORNL’s Smart Sensors Improve Building Energy Management Systems

2 Mar , 2015  


Innovative wireless sensor technology yields better energy efficiency R&D Magazine, March 2, 2015 Regulating comfort in small commercial buildings could become more efficient and less expensive thanks to an innovative low-cost wireless sensor technology being developed by researchers at the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Buildings are responsible for about […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity

When Will Transactive Energy Be Grid Ready?

26 Jan , 2015  

Transactive energy: not ready for peak load Energy Biz, January 13, 2015 Over the last decade and a half, federal and state demands for a more reliable and economically responsive electrical grid have grown immensely. Possible solutions to this demand include transactive energy (TE), the combination of economic and control techniques intended to improve grid […]

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Building Technology, Lighting

Smart Lighting Technology Trends & Forecasts

22 Jan , 2015  


Smart Lighting Market – Global Size, Share, Trends Analysis to 2020 Release Wire Press Release, January 19, 2015 Energy loss through lighting has become a concern for several governments. Smart lighting is an innovative lighting technology with improved energy efficiency. Smart lighting technology may include efficiency fixtures and automated controls that make adjustments based on […]

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Building Technology, HVAC

HVAC Advances Increase Energy Efficiency

6 Oct , 2014  

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) in commercial buildings accounts for approximately 40 percent of total building energy consumption, but advances in HVAC technology can provide for much more efficient and less energy intensive operation.

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