Energy efficiency News for July 2009

Energy efficiency News Archive

Energy-efficient variable speed pump controller

ITT has launched a variable speed pump controller for HVAC and pressure booster applications.

Renewable energy and financial leaders share perspectives on industry growth potential

The core message coming out of the REFF-Wall Street conference session was a call for the US Government to clarify the parameters of the Department of Energy’s grant and loan programs, in order to free up private capital and stimulate the flow of financing in the industry.

The US House approves the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act (H.R. 2454) legislation.

Some – most notably Al Gore - are hailing the decision as the most important legislation Congress will ever pass. It sees the US pledging to cut emissions by 17% (below 2005 levels) by 2020, and 83% by 2050.

Google launches "PowerMeter"

Google presented its new venture at the Next Generation Utilities Summit - visited by over 50 European Utility leaders.

VC investment in green technologies "rebounds" with US$1.2 billion in Q2 2009

Greentech Media Inc., the online media company covering green technology news and analysis, has released the most recent quarterly data showing that venture capital (VC) investment in green technologies totalled US$1.2 bn in 85 deals in the second quarter of 2009.

Wells Fargo and SunPower Corp to partner on SunPower commercial-scale solar systems.

A new collaborative effort will result in funding of up to US$100 million in SunPower commercial-scale solar systems.

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