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Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research have released the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report.
Under a 25-year agreement, the University of Virginia will purchase the entire output of a proposed 120-acre solar facility, currently equal to nearly 10% of the university's electric demand.
For 30 years, this provider of sustainable waste and energy solutions has operated an Energy-from-Waste facility for this county in the northwest U.S.
To launch and continue a campus sustainability plan, establish a vision and strong support of leadership that will help to inspire all stakeholders.
Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.
The green movement seems unstoppable; both private sector and public opinion is unwavering in rising support for clean energy options, according to a new Deloitte study.
A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.
The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.
SolarOne Solutions, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells commercial-scale, solar powered lighting and LED technology for use in outdoor applications.
Looking to reduce energy use and emissions? Power factor correction helps facility management optimize power from the utility.
The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.
It's amazing what humans can do when they harness their energy: The Paris Navigating Gym travels the Seine River with energy from passenger workouts.
More than 50 groups join with ACEEE to ask that the EPA treat energy efficiency as equal to renewable energy in the Clean Energy Incentive Program.
The campus-wide solar installations are expected to generate $6.2 million in cost savings for the university over the next 20 years.
In the commercial sector, modeled costs for the first quarter of 2016 were down 4% from the fourth quarter of 2015.
The Asian Development Bank announced financing that will help the nation's government with its goal to increase energy sourced from solar rooftop systems to 40 gigawatts by 2022.
While challenges remain, energy storage systems can provide tangible benefits for sustainable facility goals.
The company is recognized for sustainable manufacturing practices for its ergonomic Float height-adjustable table and Diffrient Smart task chair.
2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.
On May 24, three state agencies in California will begin discussion of a roadmap to commercialize microgrids in the state.
At Legrand North America headquarters, this energy technology provides nearly 90% of the electricity to operate the 263,000 square foot facility.
Solar panels, energy storage, and monitoring and control systems join the company's traditional line of power generation equipment.
The system has a range of DC voltage optimization, able to be effective with flow, lithium, lead acid, or any other chemical battery, as well as mechanical storage options such as flywheels.
This pre-engineered, modular solar PV solution aims to help facilities scale their renewable energy programs with minimal disruption.
AASHE has teamed up with multiple organizations to help boost green power purchases on college campuses.
Powered by Li-on batteries, EcoBlade provides energy reserves when electricity is most needed in a facility.
Colorado’s New Energy Improvement District has launched a statewide commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program – providing commercial property owners a unique mechanism...
AASHE has launched the Green Gigawatt Partnership (GGP), which seeks to catalyze one gigawatt of green power development by 2020 by recognizing colleges and universities who purchase green power and help more campuses do the same.
Of the 15 firms profiled, three emerged as Market Leaders and 12 followed closely as Contenders.
In an effort to streamline the purchasing path, nearly 20 large companies have signed onto the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles.
How feasible is it for facilities to achieve 100% renewable energy use?
Funding options are increasing for facility managers who want to pursue a cleaner power supply. From the October 2013 issue.
Siemens Energy has developed a free online game that challenges the user to design a sustainable energy system for a city.