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Constellation Wins $25.8M Energy Efficiency Contract

Karen Henry

Constellation has been awarded phase 2 of a contract from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to install $25.8 million in energy efficiency and water conservation measures. Under the terms of the contract, the upgrades are expected to save the Port Authority more than $27 million in operating costs over 20 years.   …Continue Reading

Energy Efficiency Saves School District $30,000 per Year

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric completed an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) for Tenino School District in Washington, which will help save the district $30,000 in energy and operational costs annually over 15 years. Funded in part through a $1 million Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) energy grant, the school district addressed utility and maintenance improvements   …Continue Reading

Turning Industrial Air Pollution into Valuable Energy

Linda Hardesty

Many industries, including oil & gas, food processing and petrochemical emit gases into the atmosphere. Ener-Core says it has created a system to help such companies convert their air pollution into clean energy. In some instances, flaring waste gas is actually required by environmental laws. But Ener-Core says waste gas can be turned into clean   …Continue Reading

DC Office Building Installs 30 kW Solar System

Linda Hardesty

Astrum Solar and The Tower Companies activated a new solar PV system at The Millennium Building in Washington, DC. Astrum Solar, a Maryland-based Direct Energy company, designed and installed the 30 kW PV system for Tower, a privately-held organization that has both developed and managed The Millennium Building since 1973. The 235,000-sq-foot, multi-tenant, commercial office   …Continue Reading

Water Pipeline Produces ‘In-Pipe’ Energy

Linda Hardesty

The Portland Water Bureau (PWB) and Lucid Energy have turned one of the city’s major water pipelines into a generator of renewable energy. The LucidPipe Power System uses the gravity-fed flow of water inside a PWB pipeline to spin four 42” turbines that are now producing electricity for Portland General Electric (PGE) customers under a   …Continue Reading

Pellet Maker Installs ORC Biomass Power System

Linda Hardesty

Turboden was chosen by Maine Woods Pellet Company to supply a biomass based Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power unit for its plant in Athens, Maine. The plant can produce up to 100,000 tons of wood pellets per year. The Turboden ORC system will produce 8 MW, converting the heat of thermal oil generated by wood   …Continue Reading

Eco-Shift Power Looks to Latin American Markets

Linda Hardesty

Following a Letter of Intent signed with Mbrace Energy and Farmazona to retrofit a warehouse facility in Panama with Eco-Shift Power’s NetZero LED luminaires, Farmazona will commence with a full retrofit of its current warehouse facilities (over 400,000 sq. ft.) with a multi-mix order for NetZero LED High Bay fixtures and T8 LED tubes. In   …Continue Reading

Daytona Speedway Hires Schneider

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric has been hired as part of the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project at the Daytona International Speedway. Financial terms of Schneider’s agreement were not disclosed. Schneider Electric will provide a single view into all critical infrastructure systems through its EcoStruxure software. Additionally, Schneider Electric will coordinate with its other partners to provide an integrated   …Continue Reading

Smart Lighting System Integral to ‘Most Sustainable Office Building’

Linda Hardesty

The Edge office building in Amsterdam was awarded an Outstanding rating with the highest recorded BREEAM score of 98.36 percent and is now known as the most sustainable office building in the world. BREEAM is the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method for buildings – an environmental rating system for buildings in Europe. HC RT,   …Continue Reading

Solar Tops Missouri IKEA Store

Linda Hardesty

IKEA will begin installing solar panels on its new St. Louis store, which is opening in Fall 2015. The project is the largest rooftop solar array in Missouri. The store’s 259,000-sq-foot solar array will consist of a 1.28-MW system, built with 4,085 panels, and will produce about 1,780,000 kWh annually for the store. IKEA selected   …Continue Reading