News

  • Did Georgia just pull the plug on the electric car market? Many people are wondering after state legislators voted to eliminate a tax credit that last year helped catapult metro Atlanta to the highest U.S. market share for plug-in electric vehicles.
  • Alfa Laval (STO:ALFA) – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval OLMI heat exchangers to a petrochemical plant in Turkmenistan.
  • Water heaters are in

    the spotlight this month as manufacturers respond to updated federal

    regulations with better insulation and more efficient technologies.

  • Today, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) announced an expansion of its relationship with EVESA, the operator responsible for managing the street light and traffic control systems in the City of Paris, to deploy a citywide canopy network connecting the above-ground and subterranean cabinet-based controllers for street and traffic lights across the city, including such iconic neighborhoods as the Louvre, Hotel-de-Ville, Palais-Bourbon, Elysee, the Bourse, and remaining arrondissements.
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday released a broad-ranging plan that outlines his vision for environmental goals and programs in Los Angeles over the coming decades.
  • Empower Chattanooga, a new initiative by GreenSpaces, will host an "Empower Basic Energy Workshop," noon-1 p.m., Saturday, at the Avondale Recreation Center, 1305 Dodson Ave.
  • Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, deputy minister of petroleum and mineral resources, chairman of the executive committee of the Saudi Center for Energy Efficiency, and honorary president of the Saudi Economic Association, has emphasized the importance of managing energy consumption in the Kingdom to curb its growth, SPA reported.
  • Mine rescue entered the 21st century Wednesday with the successful test of a suite of technologies that will keep rescue teams in constant communication with the emergency command center, state and federal officials said.
  • OutBack Power Technologies, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of advanced power electronics for renewable energy, backup power and mobile applications, today announced SystemEdge, its new energy storage incentive program designed to encourage installers to integrate energy storage into their renewable energy systems.
  •  More than five years after receiving a $200 million federal Smart Grid Investment Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for the acceleration of smart meter deployment and Intelligent Grid (IG) implementation, CenterPoint Energy (NYSE: CNP) continues to lead the nation in electric grid optimization.