Tag: more energy

Technologies that promote sustainable energy include renewable energy sources, such as hydroelectricity, solar energy, wind energy, wave power, geothermal energy, bioenergy, tidal power and also technologies designed to improve energy efficiency.

Copper is Essential to Modern, Sustainable Electric Grids

Copper is Essential to Modern, Sustainable Electric Grids

CDA’s Latest Case Study Examines Copper’s Role in Modern Electrical Infrastructure

Microgrids and smart grids are becoming increasingly relied upon as the world searches for sustainable power sources and as its energy needs continue to grow. As advancements in power technology continue making electrical grids smaller, more powerful, and more energy

Guest Commentary: Energy Management Beyond HVAC

Guest Commentary: Energy Management Beyond HVAC

The good news in energy management is that many of the challenges in effectively monitoring and controlling HVAC systems have been overcome. Many buildings—both new construction and retrofits—use efficient heating and cooling systems that are optimized with building automation systems (BAS). Plus, under the latest building codes, building envelopes are

Financing Solar and Energy Storage in Schools

Financing Solar and Energy Storage in Schools

Jason Coughlin, a solar analyst at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, was coauthor of a 2011 report, “Solar Schools Assessment and Implementation Project: Financing Options for Solar Installations on K–12 Schools.”

“Schools have continued to install solar using power purchase agreements (PPAs) and the trend is to continue seeing third-party installations,” says Coughlin.

Do More with Less

Do More with Less

The water utility industry faces a number of business challenges in the overall challenge of doing more with less, Schneider Electric points out.

Those challenges include maintaining infrastructure while expanding asset life, securing water supply in terms of quantity and quality in case of severe weather events such as drought and flooding,

Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Announce National Partnership on Commercial PACE Financing

Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Announce National Partnership on Commercial PACE Financing

PACE industry standard-bearers team up to offer financing for clean energy and efficiency improvements

Renovate America, the nation’s leading provider of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, and Greenworks Lending, the nation’s most experienced commercial PACE financing team, today announced a national partnership to spur efficiency and renewable-energy investments on

Equipped for Continuity

Equipped for Continuity

It’s difficult to imagine a business to which backup power is more critical than Appica.com, a Cincinnati, OH-based provider of private data center space, hosted applications, cloud computing capacity, and network storage. Redundant security is a major element of how the firm defines itself, both in terms of clients’ data

Paying Back Over a Lifetime

Paying Back Over a Lifetime

This post isn’t so much about erosion—the closest I can come is to claim it’s vaguely about sand—but I think there’s an interesting question here nevertheless. An article  published last month in the Economist, commenting on research recently conducted in the Netherlands, discusses the “greenness” of solar panels. Solar energy,

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