Developers Diversified Realty announced an income-producing solar energy program in partnership with SunEdison, North America’s largest solar energy services provider. The program will enable Developers Diversified to incorporate solar photovoltaic (PV) systems through a multi-phase deployment at the company’s shopping centers, starting with those in California, Colorado, New Jersey and Puerto Rico. As part of the long-term partnership,... Read more..
China Energy Recovery, Inc., a leader in the waste heat energy recovery sector of the industrial energy efficiency industry, announced today that it has successfully completed an EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) project (the “Project”) for a new specialty sulfuric acid plant, operated by Jiahua Chemical (“Jiahua”), in late December 2008. The Project is a showcase of the customers’ recognition of CER’s... Read more..
Plug Power Inc. announced that Central Grocers, Inc. has purchased 220 GenDrive(tm) fuel cell units to power the entire lift truck fleet at their new distribution center. The center is currently under construction in Joliet, Illinois, and is expected to be operational by the end of the first quarter of 2009. Central Grocers chose the hydrogen fuel cell power units, rather than traditional lead-acid batteries, for a new fleet of Yale lift trucks. By... Read more..
Verari Systems, a premier developer of independent blade-based computing and storage platforms for the data center with the highest density, availability, and energy efficiency in the market, today announced its Green Leasing Program offered by its Verari Financial Services (VFS) Group. The VFS Green Leasing Program offers a comprehensive approach to IT asset life cycle management and provides significant cost and energy savings across IT departments... Read more..
USA Technologies Inc. reported that Gainesville Regional Utilities in Florida was giving their customers free VendingMiser devices. This is part of the Utilities’’ objective to become a national leader in energy efficiency by targeting vending machines with the help of its EnergyMiser® smart technology. Gainesville, one of 57 energy utilities supporting the USA Technologies EnergyMiser rebate and ‘turnkey’ program, has purchased and given... Read more..
Puget Sound Energy last week completed the $240 million purchase of a 310-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in Longview, Wash., the latest step in the utility’s long-range effort to ensure a reliable, cost-effective energy supply for its growing customer base in Western Washington. PSE signed an agreement in September to buy the 11-month-old “Mint Farm” power-generating facility from Minnesota-based Wayzata Opportunities Fund, LLC. A November... Read more..
Comverge, Inc., a leading provider of clean energy through demand response and energy efficiency, announced today that it has completed an energy-efficient lighting project at the Times Square Arts Center, 300 West 43rd Street in New York City. At the request of property owner, Times Square Arts Center, Comverge performed a lighting analysis on the renovated 84-year-old building, which is now the Times Square Arts Center. After completing its energy... Read more..
An integrated series of solutions will be required to manage increases in global energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions that will result from population growth and economic expansion, Exxon Mobil Corporation said, releasing the corporation’s Outlook for Energy: A View to 2030. “The world needs to meet the ever-growing need for reliable and affordable energy while minimizing the effects on the environment,” said Rex W. Tillerson, chairman... Read more..
IBM announced a collaboration with EDF, the leading electricity producer in Europe, on an ambitious project to explore key aspects of the energy systems that are important in EDF operations, in an effort to further energy sustainability. EDF and IBM will work together to develop high performance computing solutions which can significantly advance the operation and optimization of the complex systems and processes involved in electricity production... Read more..
Green Builders, Inc., a leading large-scale developer of sustainable homes in the Austin, Texas-area, is expanding its services to include green remodeling. The new venture will initially cater to existing homeowners in Central Texas who want to reduce home energy demands and utility bills, lessen home maintenance costs and increase the comfort of their home. Heating and cooling account for more than fifty percent of the average home’s energy... Read more..