Dell announced aggressive plans to further reduce the energy consumption of its products and avoid millions of tons of CO2 emissions worldwide. The company’s laptops and desktops are being designed to consume up to 25% less energy by 2010 relative to systems offered today. "Our customers are inspiring us to address the environmental challenges facing […]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute announced that a new transistor developed by Weixiao Huang has captured the attention of some of the biggest American...
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) announced the election of four industry leaders to serve as members of the association’s Board of Directors. Elected to the board for the first time are Rob Hill and Marshall Miles. Alex Levran, Ph.D. and Bharat S. Shah were each re-elected to serve a second three-year term. "It is […]
Emerson Network Power announced that it is encouraging its customers and data center operators throughout North America to participate in a rare opportunity to define a range of criteria applicable to a future ENERGY STAR™ Data Center Infrastructure Rating. When completed, the rating will help data center operators assess the energy performance of their building’s […]
The Green Grid announced Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). The Green Grid’s agreement with the EPA will first promote energy efficiency in EPA computer facilities and then broadly share results in order to impact change within both other governmental agencies and the […]
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) released a study claiming that energy efficiency improvements in the U.S. electric power sector could reduce electric consumption by 7 to 11% more than currently projected over the next two decades if key barriers can be addressed. The draft findings were presented by EPRI and the Edison Electric Institute […]
The LDV Group, the UK-based manufacturer of the MAXUS range of light commercial vehicles, has announced two new initiatives to significantly reduce...
Fairchild Semiconductor announced that it has recently became a member of the Alliance to Save Energy. The Alliance states that it promotes...
MeshNetics, a provider of ZigBee modules and embedded software for OEMs and system integrators, and BFM AB, an energy management company, announced the successful deployment of the ZigBee-based energy management system called Link2Web. It is claimed that the wireless system deployed at an industrial facility in Sweden reduced the facility’s energy costs by 37% over […]
Micro Power Electronics Inc. announced that it has joined the EDGE™ Innovation Network, a collaborative, open-environment initiative that enables industry, academia and government entities to work together to enhance the delivery cycle of technology and innovation to the warfighter. The EDGE provides facilities and laboratories for developing and testing technologies, products and systems to equip […]
mPhase Technologies Inc., and its wholly-owned subsidiary, AlwaysReady, Inc. announced that it has successfully demonstrated the remote activation of its Smart NanoBattery. Building on the electrical activation mechanism, the remote mechanism is said to offer another way to obtain power on command from the NanoBattery that has virtually unlimited shelf-life. Remote activation is especially relevant […]
IMEC announced that it has developed a battery-free wireless 2-channel EEG system powered by a hybrid power supply using body heat and...
Power Integrations, the inventor of EcoSmart® energy-efficiency technology, announced that it has been added to The Cleantech Index effective March 29, 2008. The Cleantech Index is comprised of 46 public companies that are described as leaders in clean technology innovation and commercial deployment across a broad range of industry sectors, including energy efficiency, renewables, air […]
Eltek Valere announced a family of high-efficiency (HE) ac-dc power systems for cellular and WiMAX telecom networks that the company claims can reduce power consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and electricity-related operating expenses. Available in 150, 300, 600 and 1200A versions, the new Flatpack2 Power Systems are available for all size wireless network locations from base […]
GreenPeak Technologies, a leader in battery-free communication technology for wireless sense and control applications, announced the GreenPeak Academy, an educational, training and consultancy platform for ultra low power wireless sensor networks. GreenPeak states that it initiated the platform to address growing corporate demand for know-how in developing and deploying ultra low power sense and control […]