Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that efficiency, transparency and provision of maximum relief to the common man will be the hallmarks of new energy policy, which will be announced after the completion of a consultative process with all the stakeholders, including all federating units. The…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/relief-to-common-man-hallmark-of-new-energy-policy-prime-minister-meeting-was-apprised-by-governments-energy-team-about-the-salient-features-of-the-energy-policy/ energy efficiency, hallmarks of new energy policy, new energy policy:
Around a third of the UK’s emissions come from housing. Photograph: Jeff Corwin/Getty Images
Study finds improving the energy efficiency of your home through green deal scheme could substantially improve its value
Improving the energy efficiency of your home could increase its value by…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/green-deal-makeover-could-boost-property-values-by-16000-study-finds-improving-the-energy-efficiency-of-your-home/ Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc), energy efficiency, Green deal, Green deal makeover
Mo’ money, mo’ data
Building energy management is all about systems. But systems-level thinking is not necessarily the same as building-level thinking.
One example is Optimum Energy, which just raised $12.2 million in an equity sale.
Optimum is zeroed in on the largest energy hog in most…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/energy-finance/optimum-energy-raises-12-2m-for-hvac-energy-management-building-energy-management-is-all-about-systems/ Building energy management, energy efficiency, energy management, hvac efficiency, HVAC Energy Management, johnson controls, Optimum Energy
Global carbon emissions reached a new high in 2012, rising by 1.4% to 31.6 billion tons, according to the International Energy Agency. The large rise in emissions was led by China, which released 300 million more tons in 2012 than it did in 2011.
Image Credit: Climate Change via Flickr CC
As…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/global-carbon-emissions-reached-record-high-in-2012-according-to-the-international-energy-agency/ energy efficiency, Global Carbon Record High In 2012, International Energy Agency, renewable energy
Back in the 90′s, the only place where you would see and LED would be on the on/off buttons of your electrical devices, and only came in red, yellow, green, and more red. With a couple of technological breakthroughs, LEDs are now the next big thing in efficient lighting, increasing the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/the-next-stage-in-energy-efficiency-leds-and-oleds-lighting/ Efficiency, energy efficiency, Green Building, LEDs and OLEDs, lighting, OLED market, OLED vs LED Lighting, Tech, Utilities
Music fans at the ongoing Isle of Wight Festival (ongoing, to Sunday 16th) are taking part of an experiment, although not of a sonic nature. British cell phone company Vodafone is using the festival to try out the Power Pocket, a wearable gadget designed to power peripherals with body heat and…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/british-cell-phone-company-vodafone-debuts-energy-harvesting-clothes-at-uk-festival/ (UK) United Kingdom, amazing renewable energy, Biofuels, body heat, Electronics and Computer Science Department, energy efficiency, Energy Harvesting, Environment, Green Business, News, Tech, Vodafone
At a recent event on renewable energy choices, a proud homeowner showed a picture of his gleaming new rooftop PV array, and pointed out that he’d chopped down all the trees on his lot to make sure nothing got in the way of his roof.
I chuckled, having just planted some trees to save money…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/are-solar-panels-worth-the-cost-recent-event-on-renewable-energy-choices/ Efficiency, Electricity, energy efficiency, Green Business, new rooftop PV, reduction program, renewable energy, Renewables, Solar Panels, Solar Power, trees
Guest Post by Geoff Russell. Geoff is a mathematician and computer programmer and is a member of Animal Liberation SA. He has published a book on diet and science, CSIRO Perfidy.
Back in 2011, the federal Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency commissioned the Australian Energy…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/welcome-to-renewable-electricity-nirvana-climate-change-and-energy-efficiency-commissioned-the-australian-energy-market-operator-aemo/ (AEMO), australia, Australian Energy Market Operator, Biofuels, Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, climate change policy, Department of Climate Change, Electricity, energy efficiency, Environment, Nuclear Power, Politics & Legislation
A just-proposed California law would do away with the state’s 33 percent renewables mandate in favor of a coherently procured greentech future. The plan is backed by renewables advocates and approved by grid operator leadership.
Assembly Bill 177 (AB 177), authored by Assemblyman V. Manuel…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/what-happens-when-california-meets-33-percent-renewables-mandate/ California, California Public Utilities Commission [CPUC], ceiling on renewables, Electricity Grid, Energy Commission, energy efficiency, energy efficiency (EE), Environmental Policy, Finance, News, Politics & Legislation, renewable energy, Renewable Technologies (CEERT), Renewables, Sustainability, Utilities