Texas Gigafactory Might Have An Oft-Overlooked Pollution Problem

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2024 01:53:15 +0000

An article at The Cool Down shares the frustrating story of some people who live near Tesla’s Gigafactory near Austin, Texas. The complaint: pollution. But this story isn’t about bad air, bad water, or anything like that. It’s also nothing like the complaints of German environmentalists who’ve been trying every … [continued]

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U.S. DOE Publishes New Lighting Market Characterization for Baseline Year 2020

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 24 May 2024 02:16:55 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a new Lighting Market Characterization (LMC) report for baseline year 2020. This is the fourth edition of the LMC report; previous versions were released in 2002, 2012, and 2017. By publishing summary estimates of installed stock and energy use of various general illumination … [continued]

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Ameresco Awarded $21 Million Contract to Illuminate Henderson’s Streets with State-of-the-Art LED Technology

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Tue, 21 May 2024 16:36:34 +0000

Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE: AMRC), a leading cleantech integrator specializing in energy efficiency and renewable energy, yesterday announced its collaboration with the City of Henderson to upgrade street lighting infrastructure with state-of-the-art LED technology. The $21 million project, awarded to Ameresco, marks a significant step towards enhancing safety, energy efficiency, and … [continued]

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ABB Opens New €20 Million Energy-Efficient Factory In Belgium

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 02 May 2024 13:37:26 +0000

New energy-efficient facility to meet accelerating demand for smart building components during energy transition Energy optimization, new equipment and a new photovoltaic plant expected to deliver annual operational energy savings of more than 9,400 MWh CO2e emissions reduction of more than 6,700 tons annually is anticipated due to solar panels, … [continued]

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National Cut Your Energy Costs Day — Celebrate With Us!

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2024 16:28:47 +0000

This week we celebrated National Cut Your Energy Costs Day! Every day the Department of Energy is committed to providing you … [continued]

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One Million LED Lightbulbs Saves South Africa’s Shoprite Group $17.5 Million In Electricity Costs

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2023 16:35:47 +0000

South Africa’s Shoprite Group is expanding its key environmental programs as part of its sustainability strategy. One of the major components of this strategy is the accelerated rollout of solar PV at its supermarkets and distribution centers, as well as the replacement of old lighting infrastructure with new LED lightbulbs. Shoprite operates in 11 African […]

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Our Cleveland Duplex Case Study: The All-Electric Side Saves Money Compared To The Gas Side

Credit to Author: Naomi Cole & Joe Wachunas| Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2023 14:43:20 +0000

This is a story of electricity beating gas. In 2021, we decided to fix up a duplex in Cleveland, Ohio, that has been in our family for 75 years. After some serious aesthetic and sustainable improvements, we unintentionally ran a multi-year case study in which we experimented with two identical housing units–one powered by gas […]

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Breaking Barriers to Home Electrification Through the EAS-E Prize

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2023 14:59:08 +0000

Apply for EAS-E Prize Phase 1 by March 8 To Compete for $2.4 Million in Prizes and Technical Assistance To Accelerate Fast, Easy, and Scalable Home Electrification Solutions

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How Green Schools Can Help Save Our Planet

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 22:00:47 +0000

Local schools are our most powerful mechanism for shaping the future. Ideally, they give the next generation critical skills and knowledge, promote equity and, through free breakfast and lunch programs, ensure that no child goes hungry. Just think what local schools might accomplish if we tapped their potential to combat climate change. As my company […]

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