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China and Japan Talk Energy Conservation
China and Japan Talk Energy Conservation

Tuesday 31st August 2010

CHINA and Japan pledged on Saturday to enhance dialogue and exchanges on energy conservation, climate change and environmental protection. The two countries, met in Beijing and agreed to make a combined effort to implement the Joint Statement on Climate Change between China and Japan. The two sides will conduct pragmatic cooperation in ...

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Energy Efficiency Vital for Public Sector with new Scheme
Energy Efficiency Vital for Public Sector with new Scheme

Tuesday 31st August 2010

The UK’s CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, formerly known as the Carbon Reduction Commitment, requires businesses and organisations which are intensive energy users to register on the scheme by the end of September, then they will have to buy British government permits for the carbon emissions their operations produce. The Scheme will ...

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South Africa Needs Energy Efficiency
South Africa Needs Energy Efficiency

Thursday 26th August 2010

AN interesting article on allafrica.com highlights the importance of energy efficiency in South Africa (SA). The author of the piece, Siseko Njobeni, reckons SA will be caught out when their economy recovers and the demand for electricity increases, because currently the country seems to have put energy efficiency on the back ...

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School Saves Over $1.5 Million throughout Energy Efficiency
School Saves Over $1.5 Million throughout Energy Efficiency

Thursday 26th August 2010

THE Cambridge-Isanti School District in Minnesota,USA, have received an award for a 30 percent improvement in energy saving. During a school board meeting it was revealed that the school district joined the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) list of ENERGY STAR® Leaders, which is an elite group of organisations who have improved ...

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Ghana Saves $38 Million Through Energy Efficiency Programme
Ghana Saves $38 Million Through Energy Efficiency Programme

Wednesday 25th August 2010

GHANA has saved around $38 million in an energy conservation exercise which started in 2007. The programme, among other things, saw the replacement of incandescent bulbs with energy-saving ones throughout the country. The exercise resulted in the conservation of 124 mega-watts of energy. Victor Owusu, public affairs officer of the Energy ...

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China Struggling to Save Energy
China Struggling to Save Energy

Wednesday 25th August 2010

IN China’s east Zhejiang province, a coastal region which consumes a large amount of energy, the head of Shaoxing County Government, Sun Yunyao, has introduced a series of tough measures to reduce energy usage in the area. A letter of commitment by the Shaoxing County Government has been signed to shut ...

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Asian Energy Efficiency Conference
Asian Energy Efficiency Conference

Tuesday 24th August 2010

AN Energy Efficiency Conference will take place in Mumbai, India, from tomorrow. The conference will concentrate on energy management technologies and strategies, and industry trends in energy efficiency. The Echelon Corporation will provide best-practice case studies for implementing energy management systems at the conference. The rapid economic growth in Southeast Asia ...

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Airport Cuts Energy Usage for One Hour
Airport Cuts Energy Usage for One Hour

Tuesday 24th August 2010

TO PROVE what savings can be achieved the Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) took part in a regional energy conservation test program, called PJM Demand Response, at their Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) last. The airport spokeswoman JoAnn Jenny said that this is an effort to “lighten the load” on the electric ...

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Businesses Urged to Use Energy Efficient Apparatus
Businesses Urged to Use Energy Efficient Apparatus

Monday 23rd August 2010

BUSINESSES have to look at environmental data more closely and consider their office equipment and consumer products to become more energy efficient, at least according to Euan Murray, the general manager of the UK's Carbon Trust Footprinting company. His suggestion is that companies should invest more money into energy saving apparatus ...

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Energy Saving Lighting Trial Returns 60% Saving
Energy Saving Lighting Trial Returns 60% Saving

Monday 23rd August 2010

LUDHIANA city, in Punjab India, have had a 60% saving on energy through a trial of energy-efficient lighting for their street lights. City officials have asked the Indian Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) to consult for the trial, by the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation. The city installed around 20 LED lights on a trial ...

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Farmers Get $6.5 Million in Energy Efficiency Stimulus
Farmers Get $6.5 Million in Energy Efficiency Stimulus

Friday 20th August 2010

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made available $3,6m in loan guarantees plus $2,9m in grants to 61 Iowa farms in a bid to assist farmers and rural small businesses to make energy efficient improvements to their operations. The funding is available through the Rural Energy for America Program, enabling ...

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Well Done Canada, But Could Do Better
Well Done Canada, But Could Do Better

Friday 20th August 2010

THE CANADIAN Federal Government has received a B+ on a Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card. The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) released their 2009 National Energy Efficiency Report Card yesterday. Every two years the Report Card is released reporting on federal, provincial, and territorial governments and their energy efficiency performance. This ...

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Use of Energy Saving Technology Encouraged
Use of Energy Saving Technology Encouraged

Thursday 19th August 2010

ENERGY SAVING technology is to be incentivised in the UK after the government revealed that local councils are to be allowed to sell renewable energy to the National Grid. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has revealed that the ban on local authorities selling excess power from solar and ...

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Indian Parliament Boosts Energy Efficiency
Indian Parliament Boosts Energy Efficiency

Thursday 19th August 2010

THE INDIAN Parliament has passed the Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill 2010 to provide a major boost to energy efficiency in the sub-continent. This Bill supplies the legal framework to kickstart the ‘Perform, Achieve and Trade’ (PAT) scheme, which sets out the energy efficiency improvement targets for larger energy-intensive industries and facilities ...

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Mayors Gather to Act on Energy Efficiency
Mayors Gather to Act on Energy Efficiency

Wednesday 18th August 2010

THE U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), an official nonpartisan organisation of cities with populations of 30,000 or more, hosted a one-day meeting in San Francisco to discuss how cities in the U.S. State of California are using federal stimulus dollars to make their local communities energy efficient while also creating ...

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U.S. Study Reveals Americans Unsure on Energy Saving
U.S. Study Reveals Americans Unsure on Energy Saving

Wednesday 18th August 2010

A STUDY by Columbia University in the U.S. reveals that many Americans maybe in the dark regarding efficient ways to save electricity. In the survey researchers found the majority believe that they can make real energy savings with small changes in habits, but underestimating the massive energy saving available through changing ...

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The More Power You Save, the More Money You will Save
The More Power You Save, the More Money You will Save

Tuesday 17th August 2010

TAIPOWER, a Taiwan power company, reported at the weekend that a power-saving drive they launched for July proved very successful, in terms of cutting energy consumption and reducing emissions of CO2. The energy saving initiative was launched in response to a Taiwanese government call for energy saving and carbon reduction. The ...

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Russia Struggle to Become Energy Efficient
Russia Struggle to Become Energy Efficient

Tuesday 17th August 2010

RESIDENTS of the Veshnyaki neighborhood in southeast Moscow were in for a surprise last month when the radiators in their apartments started heating at full blast while it was nearly 40 degrees Celsius outside. No problem, district authorities told reporters, we’re just checking the system. These and other problems with the way ...

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US Energy Efficiency Money Still to be Spent
US Energy Efficiency Money Still to be Spent

Monday 16th August 2010

A US government audit released on Friday reveled that most of a pot of money authorised for an energy efficiency program in last year's stimulus plan has remained untouched. The Energy Department's inspector general’s report reported that only 8.4 percent of $3.2 billion planned to help state and local governments become ...

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Energy Saving Power Cuts Closes Factories
Energy Saving Power Cuts Closes Factories

Monday 16th August 2010

EAST China’s Anhui province has suspended electricity supply to factories and enterprises in the region due to a failure to meet the energy conservation and emission reduction goal set by the provincial government. Many of the factories being closed down are in industries that require high-energy consumption but could still find ...

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Cagayan Valley Focus on Energy Conservation
Cagayan Valley Focus on Energy Conservation

Friday 13th August 2010

THE Philippine government will be focusing efforts on conducting an energy conservation program in Cagayan Valley, a region in the north east of the country. Philippine Information Agency (PIA) staff director for special projects Emelyn Libunao, said the Philippine’s Department of Energy (DoE), in coordination with local government, power cooperatives and ...

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Businesses Told they can Save Money Through Energy Saving
Businesses Told they can Save Money Through Energy Saving

Friday 13th August 2010

AUSTRALIAN and New Zealand business leaders reckon they could cut carbon emissions by at least 15 per cent respectively and save money. A report from the Australia-New Zealand Climate Change and Business Conference reckons efforts taken across power, building, industry, forestry, agriculture and transport sectors can lower emissions to the benefit ...

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US Industry Propose GHG and Energy Efficiency Policy
US Industry Propose GHG and Energy Efficiency Policy

Thursday 12th August 2010

THE Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA) have released a report claiming that a package of amendments to the USA’a Clean Air Act, along with financial incentives for energy efficiency investments, would reduce energy related green house gas (GHG) emissions by 13 percent by 2020, relative to baseline conditions. Parts ...

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Business Owners to Focus on Energy Efficiency
Business Owners to Focus on Energy Efficiency

Thursday 12th August 2010

TO reduce costs business owners are choosing commercial premises with a close eye on energy efficiency. So claim reports published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change in the UK, business energy bills are expected to rise by 26% over the next decade and in other countries even more rapidly, ...

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CRC Scheme 50 Days Left for Business to Register and Start Saving
CRC Scheme 50 Days Left for Business to Register and Start Saving

Wednesday 11th August 2010

WITH just 50 days to go until the end of registration for the UK's Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC), Greg Barker, Energy and Climate Change Minister, is calling on the remaining organisations to register now. Launched in April 2010 the CRC requires large public and private sector organisations to ...

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