LG will introduce its new smart TV platform WebOS 2.0 at the upcoming International Consumer Electronics Show. The technology is building on key features currently found on first generation smart television. LG touted its previous WebOS smart TV operating system as having a simpler and more intuitive user interface, in an effort to set itself…
Today, the Department of Energy reached a major milestone in efforts to clean up the Cold War legacy at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina, and took a step forward to closing additional radioactive tanks at the site
Attend the Pennsylvania Strategic Energy Management Showcase on April 7, 2015, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College, Pennsylvania, and learn about the Better Plants Program and Superior Energy Performance® (SEP™). The Showcase includes presentations on how Better Plants and SEP work and the valuable tools and resources they offer to industrial manufacturers and facilities.
On December 11, 2014, biomass supply company Genera Energy Inc., announced that it received a strategic financing commitment from energy investment firm, WindSail Capital Group.
Energy Department Releases Roadmaps on HVAC Technologies, Water Heating, Appliances, and Low-GWP Refrigerants
In Fall 2014, the Emerging Technologies Program released four roadmaps, providing BTO with recommendations for R&D activities to pursue and help aid in achieving BTO’s energy savings goals.
APAC Countries Moving towards Power Decentralization by Adopting Grid Scale Energy Storage Systems: TechNavio
Now Available: Evaluating Electric Vehicle Charging Impacts and Customer Charging Behaviors - Experiences from Six SGIG Projects (December 2014)
Under OE's Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) program, six utilities evaluated operations and customer charging behaviors for in-home and public electric vehicle charging stations. The report is now available for downloading.
SunPower has announced plans to license Tendril’s energy services management (ESM) platform software as part of a $20 million growth capital investment into Tendril. The ESM platform is expected to drive the development of new smart energy applications for both consumers and utilities. According to SunPower, “Combining the unique functionality of the Tendril ESM Platform…
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New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced new reforms designed to promote clean and sustainable energy, including increasing net metering caps from 3 percent to 6 percent, which will broadening access to the benefits of clean power; an energy management program for Con Edison that will offer more clean energy for customers; strengthened demand…
The paper and poster presentation "Bioenergy KDF: Enabling Spatiotemporal Data Synthesis and Research Collaboration" was awarded second place for best paper at the ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, held November 4–7 in Dallas, Texas.
AMO is pleased to announce that the Volvo Group Trucks facility in Hagerstown, Maryland, has become the third facility within the Volvo Group to be certified to the Superior Energy Performance® (SEP™) program and to ISO 50001. The facility improved its energy performance by 20.9% over three years to achieve SEP certification at the Platinum level.
The Ford Motor Company is collaborating with Wind Energy Corporation to deliver an innovative new hybrid: micro wind turbines that double as a marketing strategy. The goal is to provide renewable power to dealerships and attract forward-thinking customers with one creative concept. Wind Energy is expected to invest nearly $750,000 to install wind sail and…
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DOE Announces Webinars on Best Practices in Energy Data Collection, Tools for Water Use Reduction, and More
EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce.
The U.S. Department of Energy has released a GATEWAY report on a trial demonstration in which the incumbent quartz metal halide (QMH) area lighting was replaced with LED at three pole locations along a 7.2-mile stretch of the Yuma (Arizona) Sector Border Patrol Area. This high-luminous-flux and high-temperature application is not unique, and similar applications can benefit from the findings of this installation – including correctional facilities, military bases, and, more generally, street and area lighting.
Among the findings from the Yuma demonstration:
Christopher A. Smith was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, December 16th, 2014, as the Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy.
The Technology Performance Exchange™ allows technology manufacturers, evaluators, utilities, consumers, modelers, and researchers to share energy performance data for building-related products.