Energy economics

Bradford White Water Heaters Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'AMBLER, Pa., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bradford White Water Heaters , an industry-leading manufacturer of residential, commercial and industrial water heating and storage products, is proud to announce that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.\n"ENERGY STAR is one of the most trusted voices for energy efficiency," said Carl Pinto, Jr., senior director of marketing communications for Bradford White Corporation.

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  • b'AMBLER, Pa., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bradford White Water Heaters , an industry-leading manufacturer of residential, commercial and industrial water heating and storage products, is proud to announce that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.\n"ENERGY STAR is one of the most trusted voices for energy efficiency," said Carl Pinto, Jr., senior director of marketing communications for Bradford White Corporation.
  • "Being selected as Partner of the Year for two years in a row reflects Bradford White\'s commitment to leading our industry in providing high-quality, energy efficient products.
  • "\nEach year, the ENERGY STAR program honors a group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements.ENERGY STAR Award Winners lead their industries in the production, sale, and adoption of energy-efficient products, services, and strategies.
  • More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: https://www.energystar.gov/about and https://www.energystar.gov/about/origins_mission/energy_star_numbers\n'

Global Buildings Construction Market Report 2021-2030, Featuring D.R. Horton Inc, China Railway Construction Corporation Ltd, Lennar Corporation and Kiewit Building Group

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 5:00pm

The market is expected to reach $8751.56 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 8%.\nAsia Pacific was the largest region in the global buildings construction market, accounting for 44% of the market in 2020.

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  • The market is expected to reach $8751.56 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 8%.\nAsia Pacific was the largest region in the global buildings construction market, accounting for 44% of the market in 2020.
  • North America was the second largest region accounting for 27% of the global buildings construction market.
  • Africa was the smallest region in the market.\nBuilding construction companies are increasingly using green construction techniques to build energy efficient buildings and reduce construction costs.
  • Green construction refers to the practice of using sustainable building materials and construction processes to create energy-efficient buildings with minimal environmental impact.

DOE, Israel's Ministry of Energy, and Israel Innovation Authority Announce the U.S.-Israel Energy Center Winner for the Energy Cyber Sector

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

The total expected government funding for the Energy Center is $40M, for 5 years.

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  • The total expected government funding for the Energy Center is $40M, for 5 years.
  • The goal of the Energy Center is to promote energy security and economic development through R&D of innovative energy technologies, while facilitating cooperation between the U.S. and Israeli companies, research institutes and universities.
  • The Ministry of Energy is strongly involved in protecting the water and energy sector from cyber-attacks, and believes that R&D investment is just as important.
  • The consortium includes the following partners:\nFor more information about the U.S.-Israel Energy Center, please click HERE .\n'

LF Energy announces two open-source initiatives to accelerate decarbonization and the global shift to green energy

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 11:00am

"\n"The shift to renewables doesn\'t come with the flip of a switch and is a monumental effort requiring collaboration on a global scale," said Dr. Shuli Goodman , executive director of LF Energy.

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  • "\n"The shift to renewables doesn\'t come with the flip of a switch and is a monumental effort requiring collaboration on a global scale," said Dr. Shuli Goodman , executive director of LF Energy.
  • "Decarbonization is a complex problem, and it\'s only growing more complex as new technologies demand more from power system networks.
  • As the leader in orchestration for distributed edge computing, ZEDEDA is excited to join LF Energy to foster innovation and balance in the energy ecosystem through open source collaboration.
  • Working with LF Energy is an opportunity to create a unique culture of change in energy.

Hibernia commits to becoming a net zero carbon business by 2030

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 8:00am

Hibernia REIT plc ("Hibernia") announces the publication of "Transforming Dublin Responsibly", our Sustainability Statement of Intent.

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  • Hibernia REIT plc ("Hibernia") announces the publication of "Transforming Dublin Responsibly", our Sustainability Statement of Intent.
  • It also aligns our business with the ParisAgreement, which is based on pursuing efforts to limit global warming to 1.5C, and ensures we will contribute to Ireland's target of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
  • Our Sustainability Statement of Intent commits us to becoming a net zero carbon business by 2030 and will ensure our resilience to climate change, while contributing to Ireland's efforts to reach net zero carbon by 2050."
  • I welcome Hibernia's commitment to achieving net zero by 2030, and more specifically their ambition to reduce embodied carbon in future developments and increase on-site renewable energy production.

CETY Announces Intention to Develop 4 New Energy Production Facilities in Northeast

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:15pm

CETY is focusing on HTAP applications for industrial and municipality solid waste, landfill waste, agriculture waste, and forestry waste.

Key Points: 
  • CETY is focusing on HTAP applications for industrial and municipality solid waste, landfill waste, agriculture waste, and forestry waste.
  • This builds on the current increase in incentives for investment in clean energy solutions for commercial and industrial users, as well as a surge in interest in clean energy solutions in municipalities.
  • Headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, Clean Energy Technologies (CETY) delivers power from heat and biomass with zero emission and low cost.
  • CETY designs, produces and markets clean energy products & solutions focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy.

ReNew Power Announces Commitment to Achieving Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:16pm

NEW DELHI, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --ReNew Power ("ReNew" or "the Company"), India's leading renewable energy company, today announced its commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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  • NEW DELHI, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --ReNew Power ("ReNew" or "the Company"), India's leading renewable energy company, today announced its commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
  • With this commitment, ReNew Power aims to help address the global climate crisis and lead the way in the world's transition to a low carbon economy.
  • ReNew's pledge aligns with the 'Race To Zero' campaign - the largest ever global alliance committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions.
  • ReNew Power is playing a leading role in India's transition to clean energy as the nation's largest renewables energy company.

Resource Works: Four out of Five Canadians Say Natural Resources Are Good for the Economy

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

The work was done on behalf of Resource Works and the Task Force for Real Jobs, Real Recovery.

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  • The work was done on behalf of Resource Works and the Task Force for Real Jobs, Real Recovery.
  • 81% agreed natural resource development (oil, gas, renewable energy, forestry, mining, agriculture and fishing) is good for Canada.
  • 83% believe Canadas natural resource sector is an important contributor to the Canadian economy today.
  • 73% agree investment in Canadas natural resource sector will help Canadas post COVID-19 economic recovery with only 15% disagreeing.

Bidgely Named a Leader in the Home Energy Management Market by Guidehouse Insights

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 12:00pm

A new Guidehouse Insights report has recognized Bidgely as a Leader in the home energy management (HEM) space for its success in delivering personalized energy insights, which support utilities in improving energy efficiency and reducing environmental impact among homeowners.

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  • A new Guidehouse Insights report has recognized Bidgely as a Leader in the home energy management (HEM) space for its success in delivering personalized energy insights, which support utilities in improving energy efficiency and reducing environmental impact among homeowners.
  • The report, Guidehouse Insights Leaderboard: Home Energy Management Providers , examined the strategy and execution of 15 HEM solutions providers, with only three ranking within the Leader category, including Bidgely, the only independent company listed.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210408005202/en/
    Bidgely has been named a Leader in the home energy management (HEM) space for its success in supporting utilities to improve customer energy efficiency and reduce environmental impact.
  • Bidgely is an AI-powered SaaS Company accelerating a clean energy future by enabling energy companies and consumers to make data-driven energy-related decisions.

Drax Group deploys Solace to improve its IT infrastructure

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:00am

Drax needed a unified, real-time view of its data to maximise the efficiency and the environmental footprint of its supply chain and energy production.

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  • Drax needed a unified, real-time view of its data to maximise the efficiency and the environmental footprint of its supply chain and energy production.
  • Solace is a key element of Drax's Data and Integration Hubs, which allow easy access to data sources, wherever they are.
  • With this capability, Solace will help Drax to dynamically manage demand fluctuations, storage, and energy delivery across the UK.
  • Mark Leonard, Director of IT at Drax Group, said: "Having efficient IT infrastructure is key to delivering our purpose of enabling a zero carbon, lower cost energy future for our business customers.