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2012-01-12 12:27:00

How Lack of Emphasis on Major Energy Efficiency Investments Leaves "3 Jokers in the U.S. Economic Deck"; Slashing Energy Use 60% Could Generate 2 Million Jobs & Save the Equivalent of $2600 Per Household Annually. WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America is thinking too small when it comes to energy efficiency, while also making the mistake of "crowding out" economically beneficial investments in energy efficiency by focusing on riskier and more...

2012-01-11 07:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Simple Energy announced that people in Texas can now sign up for a social, fun and simple way to save energy with the Simple Energy Customer Engagement Platform, an online game that allows users to compete with friends and win prizes for increased energy efficiency. Households in the Houston and Dallas metro areas (specifically, those in the Oncor and Centerpoint service territories) are eligible to join the application, sharing...

2012-01-03 12:03:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arista Power, Inc. ("Arista Power" or the "Company") (OTCBB: ASPWD, ASPW), a manufacturer, designer and integrator of renewable energy generation, management and distribution systems, says booked orders for 2011 totaled $2.3 million, an increase of $1.5 million, or 179%, as compared to 2010 booked orders of $0.8 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/NY18505LOGO ) For 2012, William A. Schmitz, Chief Executive Officer of...

2011-12-15 16:00:00

⢠The goal of this campaign is to turn the usersâ solar energy votes into solar PV supplies donated by PROINSO to PV solidarity projects in underprivileged areas. ⢠SOLAR ENERGY SOLIDARITY is a social action to be available until January 12 on PROINSOâs Facebook pages in Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, the United States and Canada. ⢠Users who visit the companyâs Facebook...

2011-11-12 08:00:00

Use of renewable energy to shrink carbon footprint Sheffield (PRWEB) November 12, 2011 Bayer MaterialScience LLC, announced that a comprehensive initiative on the use of alternative energy sources at its sheet products operations will reduce its future carbon footprint by 20%. The announcement follows the award of a new energy contract to Hess that will increase the amount of power Bayer receives from renewable sources. The Bayer sheet business worked in tandem with World Energy Solutions,...

2011-11-07 10:21:00

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricardo today announced the results of a landmark multi-client research study conducted by Ricardo Strategic Consulting in association with Kevin J. Lindemer LLC, and involved participation of some of the world's leading energy and technology companies and organizations. The research challenged the concept that "Peak Oil" will be a supply side phenomenon and predicts that the demand for oil may well peak before 2020 and then fall back...

2011-11-02 10:48:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Even a small interruption of the daily oil supply impacts our nation's economic engine, but a sustained disruption would alter every aspect of our lives -- from food costs and distribution to what or if we eat, to manufacturing goods and services to freedom of movement. A new CNA analysis finds if America reduces its current rate of oil consumption by 30 percent, and diversifies its fuel sources, the U.S. economy would be insulated from the impact...

Facebook Announces Social Energy App
2011-10-18 04:09:09

In a move designed to help raise awareness about energy consumption, Facebook on Monday announced a new partnership with Opower, a developer of energy-efficiency software, and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to create a new social energy application for the social network. According to CNET reporter Martin LaMonica, the app will be developed by Opower and distributed through Facebook's Green page starting in early 2012. It will allow users to compare their energy usage with...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Eragyâs Wattâs on Now! app enables any Control4 user to save energy Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Eragy, Inc., a leading provider of award-winning energy management software applications and services, today announced a new home energy management application and service for Control4® home automation systems. Eragyâs third generation energy management app for Control4 systems, Wattâs on Now!, enables any Control4 user to save...

Google Reveals Energy Usage, Carbon Footprint
2011-09-09 04:31:42

  For the first time, tech giant Google has revealed what the New York Times refers to as one of their "most closely guarded secrets"--the amount of power used by their global facilities. According to James Glantz of the newspaper, the company reported Thursday that "its data centers continuously drew almost 260 million watts...to run Google searches, YouTube views, Gmail messaging and display ads on all those services around the world." Furthermore, Martin LaMonica added that...