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2012-06-05 10:20:48

"Not Your Father's Energy Efficiency": New "Intelligent Efficiency" Discoveries Focus on Interconnected Systems -- Not Devices Such as Cars or Refrigerators; Shift in Emphasis Could Slash 12-22 Percent of Current U.S. Energy Use. WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America now has a major new source of energy that could rival the contribution made to the economy by natural gas, coal, and nuclear power, according to a report released today by the American Council for an...

2012-05-21 06:21:15

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new era of energy frugality is taking hold in the United States - even as the economy slowly recovers - according to a survey from the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions. Businesses are forging the way by targeting average reductions in energy consumption of nearly 25 percent over a three- to four-year period. Consumers are also doubling down on efficiency - 83 percent report that they took extra steps to reduce their electric bill over the past...

2012-05-14 02:22:40

NEW YORK, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Panoramic Power (Panoramic, www.panpwr.com), the developer of an innovative Energy Management System (EMS) that enables enterprises to reduce their operational and energy expenses, announced today that its P3E solution is available to commercial and industrial properties worldwide. The cloud-based (SaaS) P3E platform provides building owners and operators with actionable data on the energy consumption of individual devices. The platform...

2012-05-03 10:21:27

Wake Electric's Monitor & Manage Program Helps Make Student Home Energy Audits a Success WAKE FOREST, N.C., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local students from Heritage High School recently learned valuable life lessons about energy conservation through an AP Environmental Science project in which their local electric cooperative, Wake Electric, took on an unexpected role. Their teacher, Molly Bostic, assigned a personal home energy audit requiring students to monitor their...

2012-04-27 22:17:03

China's economic growth will continue to be energy-intensive and highly polluting for the foreseeable future with emissions and efficiency far below capital growth on the agenda, according to a study published in the International Journal of Global Energy Issues. Economist Yanqing Xia of Dongbei University of Finance and Economics and the Northeast Branch of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Liaoning has looked at almost a decade's worth of data from 30 Chinese provinces to build a...

2012-03-23 23:00:47

Noribachi, innovator of LED and solar smart energy products, announces the issue of U.S. Patent 8,138,630 for a proprietary and extremely versatile hybrid solar-grid power management system. At the vanguard of exploring the possibilities of pairing energy efficient technologies with clean power sources, Noribachi has developed and now patented a complex control system designed to regulate power supply between photovoltaic batteries, traditional grid energy and end use electronic...

Free Mobile Apps Drain Batteries Faster: Study
2012-03-20 10:24:20

Downloading ads, user tracking and uploading user information consumes 65% to 75% of the energy used by free apps, while just 25% to 35% of the energy is used for actually running the app´s core function, according to a new study by researchers at Purdue University. The researchers used a special tool to monitor energy use by several apps on Android and Windows Mobile handsets, and found that free mobile apps that use third-party services to display advertising consumed significantly...

2012-03-19 19:08:42

Study shows it takes 10 units of alternative electricity sources to offset a unit of fossil fuel-generated power Technology alone won't help the world turn away from fossil fuel-based energy sources, says University of Oregon sociologist Richard York. In a newly published paper, York argues for a shift in political and economic policies to embrace the concept that continued growth in energy consumption is not sustainable. Many nations, including the United States, are actively pursuing...

2012-03-06 11:00:00

SEATTLE, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verdiem, a leader in IT energy management and efficiency software, today announced the availability of Verdiem Surveyor 6 Spring Edition, which delivers the most advanced functionality in the industry for global companies to more accurately track and manage energy consumption and costs across international boundaries, rates and currencies. This new location-based functionality represents another in a long list of market defining capabilities...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

BOSTON, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambient Devices, the leading provider of devices and systems that deliver instant, effortless access to information at a glance, and Ember, a leader in ZigBee-networking technologies, are teaming to create cost-effective and reliable In-Home Display (IHD) solutions for the smart energy market. Ember is providing its EM300 series platform to Ambient Devices to develop a new line of best-in-class IHDs. Ember's ZigBee-certified Smart Energy Profile...