Tag: energy security

Energy security is the association between national security and the availability of natural resources for energy consumption. Access to cheap energy has become essential to the functioning of modern economies. However, the uneven distribution of energy supplies among countries has led to significant vulnerabilities.

Eliminating Energy-Related Carbon Emissions Possible, New IRENA Study Finds

Eliminating Energy-Related Carbon Emissions Possible, New IRENA Study Finds

Decarbonisation of global energy system, led by renewables and efficiency, would create economic gains

Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Strategies for Peak Shaving and Power Security

Strategies for Peak Shaving and Power Security

In Part 1 of a 5-part series, author Ed Ritchie takes readers through the process of understanding reliable energy strategies like peak shaving for business applications. Through this series, he explains the multifaceted components of commercial building energy systems that might include utilities analysis software, commercial generators, and other onsite

EPA Finalizes Increase in Renewable Fuel Volumes

EPA Finalizes Increase in Renewable Fuel Volumes

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized increases in renewable fuel volume requirements across all categories of biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. In a required annual rulemaking, today’s action finalizes the volume requirements and associated percentage standards for cellulosic biofuel, advanced biofuel, and total

Business Energy Magazine Returns to Its Roots

Business Energy Magazine Returns to Its Roots

Editor Laura Sanchez announced to her Business Energy readers that the magazine is returning to the title it sported for the first decade of its existence, Distributed Energy. As she explained:
“In 2013, it became Business Energy because, at the time, ‘distributed energy’ was a relatively industry-specific term. However, today’s prevalence

Preflighting Your UPS System

Preflighting Your UPS System

Those involved in aviation are familiar with the crucial role preflight inspections play in flight safety. Face it, there’s nothing quite like having what might seem to be insignificant fuel leak, slightly frayed cable, or loose nut transform, what should be a routine ride around the pea patch, into a

First Solar Wins 160 MW of Module Contracts in Turkey

TEMPE, Ariz./ISTANBUL, Turkey, August 11, 2016 – First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has booked 160 Megawatts (MW)DC of photovoltaic (PV) module sales in Turkey in the first half of 2016. The orders were placed by Basariarge Enerji A.S. and Zorlu Enerji.

Zorlu Enerji, a subsidiary of Zorlu

NGV America Annual Meeting & Industry Summit

NGV America Annual Meeting & Industry Summit

Be sure to visit NGVSHOW.COM to see the updated agenda for the 2016 NGVAmerica Annual Meeting & Industry Summit, September 7-9, 2016 in Denver, Colorado at the Hyatt Regency Denver. Our program has been designed to enable you to continue to ELEVATE the opportunities to put more natural gas vehicles

Suniva Powers Greenfield at Fort Campbell

Norcross, Ga – June 30, 2016 – Suniva, Inc., the leading American manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells and modules, with headquarters in metro-Atlanta and manufacturing facilities in Georgia and Michigan, today announces its Buy American-compliant Optimus solar panels are producing energy at a capped landfill at the Fort Campbell military

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