March 26th, 2020 | by Andrea Bertoli
We are losing our dark skies due to increased artificial lighting at night, and it's not good for humans or animals. Learn more about the importance of improved lighting and how the International Dark Sky Association is working to bright more darkness to our lives.
January 6th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
SF Motors* has just opened its new greenfield electric vehicle manufacturing plant in Chongqing, China, as it works towards the production launch of its EVs
March 23rd, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli
In a webinar on Tuesday, April 3, Software Motor Company (SMC) will present how its 'Internet of Things' electric motor has demonstrated 30% energy savings in independent studies, compared to standard 'induction' type motors used in
January 29th, 2018 | by Danny Parker
For several years now, there have been increasing complaints from utilities about the resulting load shape from owners with solar systems. This is the so called “duck curve” which has gotten a lot of attention from utility alarmists. In some sense, it has been a way of claiming that rooftop solar is a profound problem for utilities. We will show here that this problem can be (and will be) solved
March 16th, 2017 | by Kyle Field
A few weeks back, I wrote up a review of an LED light bar called the L-Bar by Lighting Science. After going to press with it, we were flooded with tons of L-Bar questions from engaged readers, and I'm happy to report that we have answers for all of the questions that were asked
February 2nd, 2017 | by Sponsored Content
Visitors know the Hawaiian islands for many things: ample sunshine, beautiful beaches, and friendly people. Residents know these things as well, but also are all too aware of high electricity prices, an aging electrical grid dependent on foreign oil, choke traffic, and other problems associated with the "cost of paradise."
December 20th, 2016 | by Kyle Field
A preliminary analysis by the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA and the nonprofit City Energy project revealed that half of the city’s electricity demand is consumed by just 4% of its buildings, which spurred the city council into action with a specific focus on the large, older buildings identified in the analysis as the primary culprits
January 12th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
With a new report on energy decarbonization, the International Energy Agency has just made a major contribution toward implementing the greenhouse [&hellip
May 25th, 2013 | by Dan Thiede, CERTs
State ARRA-funded C&I grant helps fund building retrofit: St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, MN, is constantly seeking ways to improve [&hellip
November 13th, 2012 | by Stanford University
By Mark Golden California’s Proposition 39 did not get much attention in the months leading up to Tuesday’s election, [&hellip
May 16th, 2012 | by Scott Raybin
Did you know that…. operational improvements and retrofitting can potentially offer an overall energy savings of nearly 50 percent? [&hellip
October 5th, 2009 | by Derek Markham
With the recent surge in money going towards renewable energy research and implementation, many people are forgetting a key factor in reducing our impact on the environment, energy efficiency. Focusing on retrofitting existing buildings with energy efficient upgrades first is key to combating climate change. It not only saves energy it improves the viability of renewable energy generation.