Articles Tagged with ''renewable energy''

Renewable Energy’s Share of US Energy Consumption Highest Since 1930s

Renewable energy use grew an average of 5 percent per year over 2001-2014

Renewable energy accounted for 9.8 percent of total domestic energy consumption in 2014, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). This marks the highest renewable energy share since the 1930s, when wood was a much larger contributor to domestic energy supply.

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SEIA Hails DOE Solar Jobs Initiative

DOE to Train 75,000 Americans for Jobs in Solar Industry

Today, there are 20 GW of installed solar capacity in the U.S. — enough to power more than 4 million homes — with another 20 GW projected to come online by the end of 2016.

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March 24, 2015: Trane Offers New Building Energy Services

Energy Can Be the Single Largest Operating Expense in a Typical Commercial Building

Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has introduced its new Trane Building Advantage brand, a suite of energy services offerings to assist building owners and managers with managing and operating efficient and sustainable buildings.

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Feb. 23, 2015: Envision Energy Selects Parstream for IoT Analytics

With IoT Analytics, Envision Will Monitor Real-Time Data from 13 GW of Renewable Energy

Envision Energy, an energy management company, announced that it has selected ParStream to provide an analytics solution for the Internet of Things (IoT). The platform is designed to help companies generate timely, actionable insights from IoT data.

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Feb. 17, 2015: ASHRAE/USGBC/IES to Develop Biomass Requirements for Green Building Standard

Committee Intends to Work on a Definition of Biomass as Well as Requirements on the Use of Biomass

Biomass requirements are being explored by ASHRAE, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) for inclusion in their green building standard — ASHRAE/IES/USGBC Standard 189.1, Standard for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings.

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Jan. 7, 2015: Revenue from Zero Energy Buildings to Total Nearly $4.6 Trillion from 2014-2035

Government Regulation Is Most Important Driver for This Market

While advances in energy efficient buildings are reducing the energy consumption of many new and existing structures, the spread of zero energy buildings, which generate as much energy over the course of a year as they use, is a primary indicator of aggressive approaches to mitigating the impacts of climate change in the built environment.

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Dec. 11, 2014: Data Center Interest in Renewable Energy on the Rise

Survey Says Owners and Operators Feel Need to Consider Renewables to Manage Future Energy Needs

Renewable energy is among the top emerging technologies being considered by data center owners to help address power and cooling costs, according to a Mortenson survey of corporate data center executives, data center developers and operators, and information technology providers.

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Dec. 9, 2014: IEA Releases New World Energy Outlook

Organization Sees a Point Where Renewables Become the World’s Number One Source of Electricity Generation

Events of the last year have increased many of the long-term uncertainties facing the global energy sector, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) World Energy Outlook 2014 (WEO-2014).

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