Energy

California Makes Strides in Energy Use Awareness

August 13, 2014 / No Comments

Nationwide, we are seeking alternative energy sources in any means possible. Every state is seeking alternative sources of collecting energy, whether that be wind, solar, hydroelectric, biofuel, or any other means available. As a country, we are well aware that fossil fuels are depleting and if action isn't taken to find other fuel sources immediately, we will face various problems ...

United Nations paints a grim picture of the future of water and energy

March 24, 2014 / No Comments

According to United Nations, the world could be in for a severe water and energy crisis, especially if the population keeps on surging around the world, and as economies try hard to better their global condition.   The report, which was released on March 22, 2014, stated that the increased cravings for more water and energy could badly strain the planet’s limited ...

Cutting Building Energy Costs and Keeping Office People Happy

November 8, 2013 / No Comments

If you have ever worked in a business office, you have experienced the building vs. people comfort war. Some building management companies decide to turn off the air processing equipment on nights and weekends.  You will be guaranteed a very uncomfortable worker in a short time if you have to endure this for too long. If you have shared a set ...

Women in Kenya advised to Use Eco-Friendly Stoves

June 26, 2013 / No Comments

Women in Kisumu have been advised by Faida Kubwa Regional Manager Frederick Omollo to use environment friendly ways of cooking. The new initiative is aimed at prompting women to encourage green and renewable source of energy. He has further suggested that they use stoves with fewer emissions and that which help increase cooking efficiency by 60 percent. According to Omollo, respiratory ...

Looking to Snip Energy Use? ADS Home Control Automation Systems Can Help

November 21, 2012 / No Comments

Managing energy use is a challenge for almost all home owners. With hundreds of dollars being spent on each house, it has become a new industry trend that has spurred many to go for security systems. And, the most heartening fact is that security systems you choose to pick for your home come with add-ons such as energy saving options ...

Apple iPads Will Cost Only $1.36 A Year To Charge

June 26, 2012 / No Comments

Apple iPad owners out there, do you know that it will cost only $1.36 a year to charge your favorite slate? Surprised? This has been revealed in a study conducted by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on the assumption that a user fully charges his iPad every other day. The figure implies that an iPad consumes 12 kWh of electricity ...

IBM Uses Hot Water To Cool Supercomputer, Saves Energy by 40%

June 21, 2012 / No Comments

IBM, in collaboration with the Leibniz Supercomputer Center in Munich, is using hot water to its SuperMUC supercomputer. This is not new for IBM. It had used the technique way back in 2008 to cool Power 575 supercomputer. However, the new technique, with significant improvements from the earlier one, is touted as an innovative way of energy saving. The system, called LRZ ...

Latest energy reforms in UK could see consumers paying more for power

May 29, 2012 / No Comments

The world is indeed well and truly heading towards a massive change when it comes to the power and energy sectors. Both domestic and business electricity needs are growing at a fast pace and it is essential that changes take place across the globe which ensure that we are able to tackle the growing energy needs in the coming decades. ...

Japan’s Last Standing Nuclear Station Shuts Down

April 18, 2012 / No Comments

Japan plans to shut down its last nuclear power station next month. As you all know, after the Fukushima Daiichi Power disaster, atomic energy suffered a set back in Japan. The Fukushima Daiichi power plant went into a meltdown post-tsunami in March 2011. The residents objected to reopen the operators as they lost faith in the government’s nuclear safety policies soon ...

Tata Hybrid Buses to Get A123 Battery Packs

March 2, 2012 / No Comments

A123 had been in the news some time back due to their deal with Fisker, and it looks like they are tying up with more automotive giants now. A123 systems have agreed to supply battery packs for Tata which they will be using for their Hybrid buses. The company develops and manufactures advanced lithium-ion (lithium iron phosphate) batteries and battery ...