Industry Events

Energy a Big Deal at Cable-Tec Expo

Carl Weinschenk

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers will present energy-related special sessions, demos, tours and workshops at Cable-Tec Expo this week in New Orleans. The Energy 2020 program will present “Cable’s Power Innovators,” a look at vendor milestones in energy cost and consumption reductions. Energy 2020 will present a 90-minute session on energy management and offer energy case studies.   …Continue Reading

Awards Program Launched by Energy Manager Today Honors Strides in Energy Management

Jennifer Hermes

Today, Business Sector Media launches the Energy Manager Today Awards, an awards program for companies successfully working in the field of energy management. The awards program recognizes and honors the strides made in energy management, from companies involved in everything from developing and implementing energy strategies to recommending and buying energy-related equipment to monitoring and improving   …Continue Reading

Tips on Creating a Winning Award Entry (Submit by Friday)

Jennifer Hermes

Awards are an important way to give validation to the work a company does, both to potential customers, existing clients, and partners, and to others within the organization. But it is sometimes difficult to know just what to include with a submission. With the deadline for this year’s Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards coming up on Friday, Nov.   …Continue Reading

September Grid Resilience Conference

Leon Walker

The International Quality & Productivity Center is hosting a utility industry summit devoted to identifying and discussing dangers that could cause America’s electric grid to fail. Power Grid Resilience will take place from September 8-11 , 2014, in San Francisco. Attendees will have the opportunity to see and interact with speakers including Dr Peter Vincent Pry, Frank   …Continue Reading

Environmental Leader Launches EnvironmentEnergyPro

Jennifer Hermes

Environmental Leader has launched a comprehensive, subscriber-only intelligence service, EnvironmentEnergyPro, that provides the necessary comprehensive market intelligence needed for today’s energy and environmental decision-makers and teams. The service offers immediate access to: energy data, competitor information and vendor choices; industry guides covering all aspects of energy and environmental management; 150+ reports and Q&As (with more   …Continue Reading

DOE Begins Quadrennial Energy Reviews

Linda Hardesty

The Department of Energy released information on the first six public meetings to collect stakeholder input into the Quadrennial Energy Review, which was launched by President Obama in January. DOE will hold a series of meetings to discuss and receive comments on issues related to the development of a comprehensive strategy for the infrastructure needed   …Continue Reading

DOE Names Teams for 2015 Solar Decathlon

Linda Hardesty

The Department of Energy named the 20 collegiate teams to compete in the 2015 Solar Decathlon and said the biennial competition will again be held at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif. The Solar Decathlon was held on the National Mall in Washington, DC, five times until 2009. In 2013, the Orange County   …Continue Reading

Small Businesses Left Out of Energy Efficiency Funds

Linda Hardesty

A Department of Energy webinar being held today titled “Energy Efficiency Financing Programs 101” will discuss, among other things, why financial institutions often don’t serve small businesses very well when it comes to financing for energy efficiency upgrades. The webinar will feature Mark Zimring of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, who was the primary author of   …Continue Reading

Final Deadline Today for Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards

Jennifer Hermes

Today is the final deadline for submissions to the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards. The second annual Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards program recognizes excellence in energy and sustainability management by awarding Top Product/Project of the Year status to those that receive a high score from a panel of distinguished judges, headed by   …Continue Reading

NREL Honors 3 Energy Start-Ups

Linda Hardesty

NREL hosted its Industry Growth Forum this week for nearly 400 investors, entrepreneurs and scientists in the clean energy industry. After hearing business case presentations from 30 clean energy companies, NREL singled out three entrepreneurial businesses to win the 2013 Clean Energy Venture Awards. The following award winners will receive in-kind commercialization support to help   …Continue Reading