2017-06-13

U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc. Partners with greencents to Launch Energy Efficiency Program

U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc. ("USG&E"), a national retail energy supplier operating in eleven states and the District of Columbia, announces the launch of its Simply Green program featuring greencents™.  USG&E provides energy products and services to nearly 250,000 customers across the U.S. and offers a variety of value-added energy products.  In addition to USG&E Rewards, which provides qualified customers exceptional rewards each and every month, customers now have the opportunity to benefit from the latest in energy-efficiency technology and information provided by USG&E's Simply Green program.
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2017-05-24

Energy-Efficient Products Program Available to Residential Customers of FirstEnergy's Ohio Utilities

Residential customers of FirstEnergy Corp.'s Ohio utilities (Ohio Edison, Toledo Edison and The Illuminating Company) can receive incentives, including cash rebates and instant discounts, on the purchase of qualified energy-efficient equipment.
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2017-05-18

Xcel Energy Awards the 2016 Data Center Efficiency Award to H5 Data Centers

H5 Data Centers, a national colocation and wholesale data center provider, announced the receipt of Xcel Energy’s 2016 Data Center Efficiency Award. Xcel Energy recognized H5’s sustainability leadership through its $15 million energy efficiency and infrastructure improvement upgrades at its Denver data center campus. The energy-efficient investments resulted in the annual reduction of 3.2 million kwh – the equivalent reduction of over 1,850 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year.
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2017-03-30

GM Cuts Energy Consumption and Costs with LED Upgrade from Current

Two historic U.S. “generals” are joining forces to combat energy inefficiency and wasted productivity across the globe. Over the last year, General Motors installed 45,000 efficient LED lighting fixtures with motion sensors from Current, GE’s digital energy startup. 
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2015-06-11

Lighting Tops Energy Efficiency Upgrade in Noesis Survey

Noesis, the tech-enabled lending marketplace for financing energy-saving commercial building improvements, today announced an energy project trend report. Based on data mined from more than 1,300 projects  on the Noesis platform that are valued at over US $500 million, lighting is the most common upgrade for commercial building owners.
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2015-03-03

Energy Efficient LEDs Could Alleviate China’s Smog

A mother’s “personal grudge” against China’s haze issues gave birth to the trending environmental documentary 'China's Haze: Under the Dome.’ The country’s serious air pollution became very personal for former State TV Reporter Chai Jing, when she became pregnant with her daughter. Concerned about her daughter’s health, the former environmental issue investigative reporter probed into the causes behind China’s serious air pollution. The documentary has gone viral online and has received more than millions of views on major online video websites.
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2015-02-26

Diodes Incorporated Launches Multi-Channel Load Sink Driver

Diodes Incorporated, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, introduced the ULN2003V12 and ULN2003F12. The ULN2003V12 is a 7-channel relay and inductive load sink driver that consumes 12 times less power while offering a direct replacement to the industry-standard device. The ULN2003F12 is a 4-channel version, which provides a smaller footprint when fewer output channels are required, such as when driving low-voltage stepper motors. Target end-markets for these devices include domestic appliances like washing machines and dishwashers.
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2015-02-11

Hubbell Lighting Launches New Energy Efficient Lighting Control Devices

Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced today a new control device that gives lighting owners a simple way to save on energy costs—Beacon Products’ ENERGENI. The compact ENERGENI offers an easy-to-use platform to control dimming and automatically dim the lights during unoccupied hours, and with two flexible setting options, the control system allows users to either dim based on the time of the night or on hours of operation.
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2014-11-05

ACEEE: Massachusetts Tops California as Most Energy-Efficient State

Governors and lawmakers in state capitals across the nation continue to take major steps to lower energy costs, reduce pollution, and save consumers money by increasing their states’ energy efficiency, according to the findings of the 8th edition of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
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2013-12-19

What is Going on in California: Does the “California Quality” Specification Ignore Energy Efficiency?

The California Energy Commission (CEC) set out to determine the level of performance necessary for an LED light bulb to meet or exceed customer expectations for residential lighting (referring only to lamps that can directly replace incandescent lamps).
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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