With the theme “Leveraging Innovation to Become an Energy Efficiency Superpower,” government and private sector officials discussed the technologies, policies, and business models the U.S. needs to pursue at the 2015 Energy Efficiency Forum, sponsored by Johnson Controls Inc. and the United States Energy Association.
The 2014 tally included record installations for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and wind power
July 16, 2015
Global generation capacity for solar, wind, and other renewable energy technologies grew 8.5 percent in 2014 over the year before, according to the 10th annual edition of REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report.
IGS Solar will finance, own, and operate the solar project, which is now under construction
July 6, 2015
IGS Solar LLC, a commercial and residential solar provider, has teamed with ReVision Energy, a solar energy contracting company, to build, own, and operate five solar arrays at Proctor Academy. The private co-educational day and boarding school is located in Andover, New Hampshire, and serves grades 9-12.
Renewable energy use grew an average of 5 percent per year over 2001-2014
June 11, 2015
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.
Report Shows the First Global Increase in Investment in Three Years
April 27, 2015
Global investment in renewable energy technologies increased 17 percent to $270 billion in 2014, according to "Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015," the eighth edition of the report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Energy Can Be the Single Largest Operating Expense in a Typical Commercial Building
March 24, 2015
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.
Center Is Comprised of Renewable Energy Buyers, Project Developers, and Service Providers
March 10, 2015
Renewable Choice Energy announced that it has joined the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewables Center (BRC) as a founding transaction service provider with an emphasis in power purchase agreement (PPA) brokering.