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Have you ever thought about how much energy it takes to manufacture the products you use every day?

Have you ever thought about how much energy it takes to manufacture the products you use every day?

Friday October 5th was Energy Efficiency Day. Caroline Heilbrun writes on the Environmental Defense Fund website, raising an important question about our energy use. She writes: “On Energy Efficiency Day, October 5, we should consider the myriad benefits of acting upon those opportunities. Efficiency cost savings for the manufacturer can translate into cost savings for … Continue reading

Utility in California sets up programme to offer software-controlled batteries to commercial and industrial businesses

Utility in California sets up programme to offer software-controlled batteries to commercial and industrial businesses

It is always encouraging to read how energy storage systems are being deployed in various countries.  Hannah Beausang writes in The Press Democrat about a partnership between a public electricity provider and the California-based private company, Stem, a leader in smart energy storage networks, offering commercial and industrial businesses smart batteries that provide power during … Continue reading

IBM takes energy efficiency seriously

IBM takes energy efficiency seriously

Interestingly, IBM has had a formal in-house energy conservation programme for almost 45 years. Heather Clancy writes on the Business Green website about the company’s commitment to energy efficiency.   Why IBM obsesses over energy efficiency If you think your organisation has done all it can to cut back its power consumption, think again. IBM … Continue reading