Energy efficiency News for October 2010

Energy efficiency News Archive

New agreement delivers smart grid solutions to Europe

General Electric (GE) and Glen Dimplex, a European home heating and appliance company, have signed a joint development agreement to accelerate the availability of smart grid technologies for European homes.

IdaTech acquires Plug Power’s LPG off-grid, backup power stationary product lines

Oregon-based IdaTech, a leading developer and manufacturer of extended-run backup power fuel cell products, has acquired the assets of Plug Power’s GenSys® liquid petroleum gas (LPG) off-grid and GenCore® backup power stationary fuel cell product lines.

China overtakes U.S. to become largest energy user

International Energy Agency (IEA) calculations based on preliminary data show that China has now overtaken the U.S. to become the world's largest energy user.

GE broadens waste-to-energy capabilities

GE is acquiring Calnetix Power Solutions (CPS), which manufactures technology to generate electricity using the waste heat from industrial processes, in order to add to its biogas equipment unit.