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Smart Grid IT Revenue is Expected to Double by 2024

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

As more deployments provide market validation, IT investments are likely to accelerate, report concludes A new report from Navigant Research provides a comprehensive overview of the global market for utility smart grid information technology (IT) systems, including global market forecasts for utility smart grid IT software and services through IT systems and analytics are projected […]

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EU Needs To Invest €400B By 2020 To Keep Renewables On Track

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Smart grids promise increased reliability, efficiency and security, but initial investment may outrun initial savings and more challenges have yet to be overcome Source: EU Needs To Invest €400B By 2020 To Keep Renewables On Track

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Green House Data Joins EPA Top 30 Tech & Telecom List of Green Power Users

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Green House Data, a US provider of cloud hosting, colocation and managed data centre services, said it has edged into the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 30 Tech and Telecom list of the largest green power users. The company reached 29th position by retiring 8 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually Company supports the development […]

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Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut

In a video launch of Ericsson’s 2014 corporate sustainability report, Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, head of Ericsson sustainability and corporate responsibility, says the company is on track to meet its five-year goal to reduce CO2 emissions per employee by 30 percent. Source: Ericsson Targets 30% Per Employee CO2 Emissions Cut · Environmental Leader · Environmental Management & […]

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Tesla Becoming a Major Player in the Energy Storage Market – Energy Manager Today

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tesla is quietly but aggressively making inroads into the energy storage market, Bloomberg reports. Tesla accounts for nearly 70 percent of grid-connected Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) storage projects in its home state of California and is on track to receive up to $65 million in SGIP rebates. As part of a pilot program with SolarCity,  […]

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Tesla getting into the energy-storage business

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tesla getting into the energy-storage business

Tesla Motors is expected to announce next week that it will expand into a new business offering battery-based energy storage for residential and commercial customers. Source: Tesla getting into the energy-storage business

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Batteries and Renewable Energy Set to Grow Together – NYTimes.com

| April 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

As sun and wind become bigger parts of the electricity mix, scientists are pushing to increase the capacity of battery storage. Source: Batteries and Renewable Energy Set to Grow Together – NYTimes.com

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Indian telecoms regulator want ADB funding for green nets

| October 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

India’s Department of Telecom is reportedly eying funding from the Asian Development Bank to help the country’s cash-strapped telcos meet its mandated green energy goals. The Times of India reported that the DoT plans to seek out the ADB for long-term soft loans for telcos, who were asked by the Department to migrate 50% of […]

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We might be facing doom in 30 years – IPCC report

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The world might have to face catastrophic climate change threats in 30 years because global warming would have risen the Earth’s temperature by more than 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels, according to a new report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The report says that to keep global temperatures within the […]

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BT shares open source approach to CO2 abatement

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
BT shares open source approach to CO2 abatement

BT’s Chief Executive Ian Livingston today launched BT’s Net Good programme, unveiling the company’s new carbon abatement methodology. The new  methodology,  reviewed, refined and endorsed by The Carbon Trust and Camanoe Associates (researchers from MIT), will help BT to achieve its 2020 goal to help customers reduce carbon emissions by at least three times the […]

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