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..
WaterStyle Holdings, Inc. (“WSH”) and UCLA jointly announce the licensing of certain key intellectual property for use in the water sector. The intellectual property focuses on advanced water systems, services and solutions for desalination, reclamation, reuse and sustainability. Under the terms of the License, WSH will have exclusive worldwide rights to this technology. This serves as the foundation for WSH’s technology platform and systems... Read more..
As the environmental impact of conventional energy production and electricity consumption continues to be a growing concern with Americans, Renewable Choice Energy has developed GREEN YOUR PHONE, a first-of its-kind retail product which enables cell phone users to offset their mobile device’s electricity use with wind power. GREEN YOUR PHONE allows sustainability-minded customers to support renewable energy, as the purchase supports the development... Read more..
Bolstering its contribution of high-efficiency and cost-saving generators to the $37 billion wind industry, Danotek Motion Technologies has raised $14.5 million from CMEA Ventures, StatoilHydro unit StatoilHydro Venture and GE unit GE Energy Financial Services. Danotek’s generators can spur the wind equipment market by increasing wind turbines’ efficiency, while radically reducing their maintenance and operating costs. “The capital... Read more..
Energy Composites Corporation announced that it has signed a final, multiyear agreement with Swancor Industries Co, Ltd. of Nantou City, Taiwan that provides ECC with the exclusive right to distribute an advanced line of epoxy resin systems to manufacturers of wind energy system components in North and South America. The agreement also provides ECC access to an extensive line of vinyl esters for use in manufacturing flue gas desulfurization infrastructure;... Read more..
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical ContinuityTM, thinks that must change and is today calling on the information technology industry to agree on a data center efficiency metric that plays the same role as the miles-per-gallon (MPG) metric for vehicle fuel efficiency. Emerson Network Power believes the industry metric should take into account not only energy used by data centers but also... Read more..
Southern California Gas Co. is asking customers returning home after having been evacuated to check their natural gas service and, if service is off or they smell or hear a natural gas leak, to call The Gas Company at (800) 427-2200. “The safety of our customers, employees and the community is our highest priority,” said Richard M. Morrow, vice president of customer service at The Gas Company. “If you are able to return to your... Read more..
Piedmont Natural Gas announced its membership in the Council for Responsible Energy, a coalition of more than 190 organizations that have come together to raise awareness of natural gas as the comfortable, responsible energy choice for America’s energy consumers. The Council, comprised of senior industry leaders from organizations nationwide, has launched a national campaign to communicate the benefits of natural gas. Central to this campaign... Read more..
Gensets companies are making a number of strategic alterations as market dynamics begin to shift. Greater focus is being placed on developing regions, where the bulk of new opportunities will be concentrated, as well as on providing gensets that comply with current and impending emission regulations. The increasing emphasis on eco-friendly power generation means diesel genset market participants are entering a challenging period. However, it is one... Read more..
Frost & Sullivan’s Energy & Power Systems practice in Asia Pacific will host an analyst briefing via webinar on Energy Management in Oil Refineries on November 18th 2008 at 11:00 hrs (GMT +08:00hrs) Singapore time. 2008 has been the most dramatic and dynamic year for global energy prices. The volatility of oil prices has demanded agonizing re-appraisal by oil refineries forcing them to visit and re-visit their energy management strategies... Read more..