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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With Great Power Comes Great Possibility

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 23:23:44 +0000

Meet Three Teams Competing To Build Better Power Lines and Conductors To Supercharge Our Clean Energy Future Power lines—those high-flying cables that transmit electricity all over the country—are far from invisible. They sweep along roads, cut through yards to deliver energy to homes, and transmit power from sunny solar farms … [continued]

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Landlords Need Sustainability Measures That Are Profitable

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2024 21:16:43 +0000

Commercial multifamily buildings can propel investors to financial security. That is, if they generate consistent revenue. In the era of sustainability, energy saving measures can reduce costs and increase property value. Integrating common sense energy strategies into commercial buildings is a win-win scenario for landlords and tenants alike. What are … [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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CBP Agrees To Limit US Border Light Pollution

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2023 14:21:08 +0000

Environmental controversies over the border wall are nothing new. The construction of the border wall between the United States and Mexico has raised numerous environmental concerns that have largely been overlooked by the federal government. One of the primary environmental concerns associated with the border wall is its impact on wildlife. The wall fragments habitats […]

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