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Leading Heat Pump Manufacturers Successfully Develop Next-Generation Prototypes to Withstand Subfreezing Weather

With DOE Support, Four Additional Industry Partners Enter Next Phase of Residential Cold Climate Heat Pump Challenge WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that four additional heat pump manufacturers successfully produced heat pump prototypes as part of the Residential Cold Climate Heat Pump (CCHP) Technology … [continued]

Lighting Experts Encourage Innovative Use of Advanced Lighting

The Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Initiative introduced the Integrated Lighting Campaign (ILC) in 2020 to encourage facility owners, operators, and managers to save energy and reinvest those savings in their facilities. This initiative offers resources and support to participants. It also highlights how participants are integrating lighting with other building systems to achieve energy … [continued]

43 Battery Storage Companies To Watch

As I wrote in my piece on cleantech trends from 2014 and expected cleantech trends in 2015, the battery storage market is really blossoming. There are now quite a number of battery startups and battery departments within big corporations that seem to have promising products arriving on the market or soon to arrive … [continued]

California Public–Private Partnership Launches Nation’s Largest Commercial PACE Clean Energy/Energy & Water Efficiency Financing Program

14 California counties and 126 cities have launched the first state-wide and the nation’s largest PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program, which aims to boost clean energy use, as well as energy and water efficiency for commercial property owners. The landmark program stands to boost local economies, create jobs, and yield savings for consumers while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy, and water consumption. […]