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EU leaders urged to adopt 40% energy efficiency target

There has been a flurry of lobbying activity in advance of this week’s meeting of EU leaders to agree future climate and energy policy. Action is aimed at influencing leaders to adopt stretching 2030 targets for greenhouse gas emissions levels, renewable energy and energy efficiency. 200 more words


"The key to a smarter factory is continuous improvement", David Doll, Industry Principal at OSIsoft

David Doll will be speaking at CaFFEET’2014 about the impact of Smart Factory on the supply chain. He is the Industry Principal, Facility Analytics for OSIsoft where he is accountable for setting the strategic direction for the use of advanced, real-time analytics for smarter facilities. 901 more words
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News: Turkey Offers Energy Efficiency Investment Incentives

The Turkish government recently announced new incentives for investments in energy efficiency, the Anadolu Agency (AA) has reported. In the newly published notification, it is stated that energy efficiency percentages will be determined according to how many types of products are manufactured by a company, and final results will be used during the evaluation of applications.

Source: Anadolu Agency (AA)

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Climate Hero: Prius

The Energy Efficiency of a Prius: Are You Actually Doing Any Good?

Given the recent attention in the media to cars from the rising price of petrol, and a need for a new car, my father recently decided to invest in a new hybrid car. 442 more words


The Energy in Things - The Environmental Impacts of Our Stuff

When most people think about energy, they think about the gas that goes into their cars, not the steel that forms their frames. They think about the electricity that comes out of the socket, not the wood and drywall. 130 more words


How Now, CHP and DG?

A resurgence of interest is appearing in combined heat and power (CHP) and distributed generation (DG) options in many states, including specific interest from industry and the so-called “MUSH” markets (that is, municipalities, universities, schools and hospitals). 1,328 more words

Everything you wanted to know about LEDs but were afraid to ask

The Nobel Prize in Physics just awarded to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura for their work on blue light emitting diodes—LEDs—reveals the extent to which lighting technology has changed over the just the last four decades. 697 more words