The nation’s best innovation, ingenuity and inspiration in renewable energy and energy efficiency was celebrated by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), which honored its 2017 3iAward recipients at an awards ceremony at Intersolar North America.
Smart windows equipped with controllable glazing can augment lighting, cooling and heating systems by varying their tint, saving up to 40 percent in an average building’s energy costs.
Cementa and Vattenfall are conducting a pilot study on electrified cement production with the objective of zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2030.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs announced that it has selected 13 tribal clean energy projects to receive funding of $7.8 million.
The report examines how 34 different energy efficiency measures, most of which rely on various building controls, could affect energy use in commercial buildings such as stores, offices and schools.
Smart meters to enable time-of-use pricing were installed by hydro utilities across Ontario at a cost of about $1 billion.