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Digital Lumens, Schneider Electric Partner on IoT

Carl Weinschenk

Digital Lumens and Schneider Electric are partnering on an Internet of Things (IoT) initiative. Digital Lumens says that the arrangement will allow Schneider Electric’s customers to benefit from IoT environments in buildings via its sensor-based connected lighting and next-generation analytic platforms. The deal focuses on the provisioning of support from Schneider Electric’s SmartStruxture product for Digital   …Continue Reading

Dow Meets – and Resets – Renewable Energy Target

Carl Weinschenk

The Dow Chemical Company has increased its 2025 clean energy target from 400 MW to 750 MW, according to the company. Dow said that to achieve the goal it is partnering with NRG Energy and NRG Yield. The companies have entered a 10-year wind power purchase agreement for the 150 MW Goat Mountain I and II   …Continue Reading

GE’s Current and Tridium Form Partnership

Carl Weinschenk

Current, which is a GE company, today announced a relationship with Tridium, an Internet of Things (IoT) provider. The agreement calls for Tridium’s Niagara Framework to be paired with Predix, GE’s cloud infrastructure. The combined offering will capture the volume, velocity and variety of machine usage data across commercial and industrial buildings. The release says   …Continue Reading

Lincoln Property Selects Aquicore

Carl Weinschenk

The Lincoln Property Company and Aquicore are partnering to develop an energy analytics and utility tenant billing platform for Lincoln’s properties. Aquicore says that the goal is to enhance building efficiencies. The platform will offer real-time electricity, water and gas data at the building, space and equipment levels on a single platform. It will be used   …Continue Reading

Eaton to Use EnerNOC Software

Carl Weinschenk

EnerNOC said this week that global power management firm Eaton will use its energy intelligence software (EIS) across about 100 of its top facilities during the next several years. The release says that EnerNOC’s software will be used to lower operational costs, reduce capital expenditures, improve global energy spending and improve reporting. Commentary in the   …Continue Reading

Water, Energy Steps Being Taken at 2 KY Correctional Facilities

Carl Weinschenk

Siemens Government Technologies has been awarded a $38.6 million contract by the Federal Bureau of Prisons to deploy energy and water conservation platforms at two correctional facilities in eastern Kentucky. The Facility Executive says that they are being carried out at the Federal Correctional Institution in Ashland and the Federal Medical Center in Lexington, both of   …Continue Reading

SCTE, ISBE Join Villanova’s RISE Forum

Carl Weinschenk

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and its global arm – the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE) said today that they are joining Villanova University’s Resilient Innovation through Sustainable Engineering Forum (RISE). RISE, the press release says, aims to advance sustainable enterprises. It says that that mission aligns with the SCTE/ISBE Energy 2020   …Continue Reading

EDF Renewable Energy Acquires goSolar

Carl Weinschenk

  Independent power producer EDF Renewable Energy has acquired Global Resource Options (goSolar), a turnkey developer of solar projects for a variety of organizations and industry segments. The acquisition, according to EDF, gives it a dedicated unit that focuses on the solar needs of corporate customers. goSolar is involved, the release says, in the engineering,   …Continue Reading

Energy Management Gets Granular with the IoT

Carl Weinschenk

The granularity of the Internet of Things (IoT) makes it arguably the most important fundamental change in the energy management landscape in decades. The key is the ability of the IoT — along with the cloud and big data analytics, two other important new fundamental tools – to burrow deep within a building to find inefficiencies   …Continue Reading

New Energy Management System Reveals Issues & Opportunities

Jennifer Hermes

This article is sponsored by EnergyCAP. One month before Jason Laros stepped into the post of city energy manager for Tucson, AZ, the city began an energy management software acquisition process. At the time, the city’s energy office was employing interns to help crunch the numbers on the top 20–30 buildings in spreadsheets. Historical utility   …Continue Reading

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