Tag: energy bill

A bill passed to combat growing energy problems, changing energy policy by providing tax incentives and loan guarantees for energy production of various types.

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The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) recognized the best photovoltaic projects in the Midwest at the PV Conference and Expo in Chicago. The Project of Distinction Award recognizes solar projects that demonstrate innovation, diverse community involvement, and best practices that advance the industry.

Hopes Fade in Congress for Energy Reform

Hopes Fade in Congress for Energy Reform

Hopes are fading that Congress can pass a broad energy bill before the year ends. Article by Devin Henry and Timothy Cama

Leaders of energy committees in the House and Senate made it a top priority this session to pass the first major energy overhaul since 2007.

By setting their sights low

Guest Commentary: The Benefits of Variable Frequency Drives

Guest Commentary: The Benefits of Variable Frequency Drives

With the cost of energy and water and wastewater services continuing to rise, operators are looking for ways to reduce the costsof these basic, yet crucial-to-life, utilities. Proposed energy efficiency standards from the US Department of Energy (DOE) and other federal measures could help.

Microturbines for Increased Energy Efficiency

Microturbines for Increased Energy Efficiency

The current market condition is favorable for onsite power generation, notes Jim Crouse, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Capstone Turbine Corporation.

“The focus today is on supplying the best quality energy, more steam projects, and microturbines for smaller- and medium-sized industrial customers,” he says. “There continue to be

Blades and Rotors

Blades and Rotors

The current market condition is favorable for onsite power generation, notes Jim Crouse, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Capstone Turbine Corporation.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

The marketplace for products and services that address building energy efficiency is growing rapidly, and that means economic benefits for businesses and institutions. From the building’s entrance, to the roof and the space inside, there’s a wide spectrum of technologies available. We could talk about HVAC, lighting, water efficiency, water

Small Changes, Big Savings

Small Changes, Big Savings

Hospitals and health care facilities around the country spend billions each year on their energy needs. One of the primary reasons they consume such a large amount of energy is that a majority of them are operating 24 hours a day, creating a need for heating, cooling, and lighting at

The Ways of Warehouses and Other Large Facilities

The Ways of Warehouses and Other Large Facilities

Like many business leaders, Robert Kwasnik, president of Tennessee-based Dunlap Industries, wants his business to use natural resources more efficiently. Beyond the business case, and beyond his belief that the country’s politics have tilted in a direction that favors greener solutions, Kwasnik says his taste for efficiency came from his

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