Energy efficiency News for February 2012

Energy efficiency News Archive

Four cities act as models for smart grid cities of the future

Amsterdam, Stockholm, Colorado’s SmartGridCity and Portugal’s PlanIT Valley initiative are among the most replicable models for countries scrambling to accommodate an additional 2.7 billion people in the world’s cities by 2050, according Lux Research.

Indian and Swiss cooperation on energy efficiency in buildings

India and Switzerland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a joint project on energy efficiency in buildings in India.

Europe: Five-fold growth in smart meters by 2017

Europe could experience five-fold growth in the installed base of smart meters by 2017, according to analyst Frost & Sullivan.

Honeywell launches smart grid project in England

Honeywell is launching a smart grid project that will connect up to 30 commercial and industrial buildings in the Thames Valley area west of London, together with utility SSE.

Solvay unveils Nedstack 1 MW PEM fuel cell in operation Solvay unveils Nedstack 1 MW PEM fuel cell in operation

Solvay has demonstrated the new Nedstack fuel cell system in operation at its SolVin chlorine plant in Antwerp-Lillo, Belgium. The 1 MW PEM Power Plant – one of the largest PEM fuel cell systems yet – runs on by-product hydrogen produced at the SolVin plant.