The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, have announced the SPIRE Smart Building Program, said to be the first-and-only objective assessment and rating program for smart buildings. Created in a partnership between the two organizations, SPIRE provides an assessment of connected technologies within buildings, delivering insights, benchmarks and […]
The University of Notre Dame will implement Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Building 3.0 into its 95+ buildings in order to meet a goal of cutting its carbon footprint in half by 2030 Schneider Electric, an energy and automation digital solutions provider, announces it is working with the University of Notre Dame, located in Notre Dame, Ind., […]
While Japan will invest in cleaner energy solutions, it will still depend on fossil fuels for power.
With 2020 approaching, the battery industry is dropping in price, which is making technology, including electric vehicles, more accessible to consumers.
Due to recent strides in research, calcium may one day replace lithium technology in batteries.
Chinese Data Center Power Usage Doesn’t Include Green Energy and Even Rivals Airline Carbon Emissions
Chinese data center power usage accounted for 99 million metric tons of carbon dioxide in 2018, which is the equivalent of 21 million cars, according to a new report. These centers store digital files of all kinds and consume between 3% and 5% of the total global electricity — rivaling airlines’ carbon emissions, says a […]
The Normandy road in France is the world’s first solar road, and according to a recent report the project has turned out to be a huge failure.
According to a recent EnergyTrend article, a India Institute of Technology research team has developed the first iron-ion battery. The technology could provide a “low-cost, stable alternative” to the common lithium-ion battery, according to the article. The research team’s creation is made of low-carbon steel with a vanadium pentoxide cathode — suitable for iron ion […]
When wind farms become cheaper to own and operate than natural gas plants, it should excite technology managers. The US Department of Energy released a report that looks back on wind power in the US in 2018, and analysis shows that the cost of owning and operating a wind farm has fallen below the cost […]
Bloom Energy, a microgrid company, announces a new AlwaysON Microgrid solution with designed to make it easier and convenient for companies to protect themselves from extended grid power outages and escalating grid electricity rates, the company says. Hundreds of thousands of electric utility customers have been left without power for days at a time this summer as […]