Tag: renewable sources

A renewable resource is an organic natural resource which can replenish to overcome usage and consumption, either through biological reproduction or other naturally recurring processes. Renewable resources are a part of Earth’s natural environment and the largest components of its ecosphere. A positive life cycle assessment is a key indicator of a resource’s sustainability.

Xcel Energy and Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company Announce Carbon-Neutral Energy Project with National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Xcel Energy and Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company Announce Carbon-Neutral Energy Project with National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Partners Going Beyond Net-Zero Energy at Peña Station NEXT Smart City Development in Denver

Xcel Energy and Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) today announce a collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Denver International Airport (DEN), and LC Fulenwider, Inc., to study the potential implementation of

NYSERDA Announces Funding for Development of Clean Energy Projects in Low- to- Moderate-Income Communities

NYSERDA Announces Funding for Development of Clean Energy Projects in Low- to- Moderate-Income Communities

Projects will Support State’s Aggressive Energy Goals to Reduce Greenhouse Gases and Increase Renewable Energy

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority today announced $325,000 is available through the REVitalize initiative for technical assistance to qualified organizations to develop locally-based clean energy projects that benefit Low- to- Moderate-Income

Omniscience and Optimization

Omniscience and Optimization

Energy management is an increasingly important topic across all business types, as buildings are one of their biggest energy consumers and producers. Buildings consume 40% of the energy and produce 21% of carbon dioxide emissions worldwide. Even more startling, one-third of the energy used in a typical facility is unnecessary,

RENEWABLE ENERGY FOCUS IN THE THIRD VOLVO CE BRAND EPISODE

RENEWABLE ENERGY FOCUS IN THE THIRD VOLVO CE BRAND EPISODE

Illustrating how construction is helping make the world a better place, the third episode of Volvo CE’s groundbreaking brand campaign, ‘Building Tomorrow’ blows into a remarkable wind farm project in South Africa.

Despite abundant natural resources, coal alone will not provide the energy needed to power South Africa in the long

The Industrial Dragon Takes on Green Energy

The Industrial Dragon Takes on Green Energy

China covered the equivalent of one soccer field every hour with solar panels in 2015. It also installed an average of more than one wind turbine every hour of every day, according to Greenpeace statistics. And it appears to be aiming for domination of one of the world’s fastest-growing industries.

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Innovation Is the Catalyst

Innovation Is the Catalyst

What will the energy landscape of the future look like? Will there be a shift toward more efficient generation sources? What changes will we see in energy configurations?

The energy industry is currently amidst the most significant transformation that it has ever experienced—a metamorphosis that requires the reevaluation and reconfiguration of

Editor’s Comments: Sunlight and Water

Editor’s Comments: Sunlight and Water

IT’S SPRINGTIME. As you read this, tiny sprouts, nourished by sunshine and April rains, are pushing through the soil to grow verdant and vital. Their emergence has contributed to the super bloom currently taking place in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

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).

Integrating CHP with Microgrids

Integrating CHP with Microgrids

While combined heat & power (CHP) may not be appropriate for integration into all microgrids, it definitely does have its place in a lot of them.

CHP systems output heat (or cooling), as well as electricity, primarily as a topping cycle. “The prime mover is typically a reci­procating engine or a turbine,”

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