Energy efficiency News for June 2009

Energy efficiency News Archive

Tanaka: renewables have a "key role to play"

Speaking at the Renewable Energy Finance Forum in New York City, International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka, said that renewable energy sources have a "key role to play with respect to both energy security and climate change".

UK government proposes US$100bn manifesto ahead of COP15 global climate talks

The UK has set out its official position ahead of the crucial COP15 summit in Copenhagen later this year.

New report: "5 million US jobs possible in clean tech by 2020"

In a presentation before US policymakers and analysts, leading clean energy CEOs, venture capitalists and academics unveiled the “Gigaton Throwdown,” an assessment of the US’ clean energy potential.

Good times for sustainable water and wastewater treatment technology? Good times for sustainable water and wastewater treatment technology?

Despite the recession, Frost & Sullivan believe that there are huge opportunities for sustainable water and wastewater treatment. Is water the new oil? Or is investment in sustainable water and wastewater treatment money down the drain?

South Australia aims for 33% renewables by 2020

Premier Mike Rann has announced that his State Budget will outline plans to create an even greater renewable industry in South Australia, and to increase the state’s renewable energy production target to 33% by 2020.

Trilliant acquires SkyPilot Networks

Trilliant Incorporated, which delivers smart grid solutions that enhance energy efficiency, utility operations, and renewable resource integration, has acquired Santa Clara-based SkyPilot Networks, Inc., a provider of long-range wireless mesh broadband equipment.