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Siemens Selected as Technology Partner for Natural Gas-fueled Power Plant in the US

Apr 12, 2016

• H-class Flex-Plant™ combined cycle for Lordstown Energy Center in Ohio • Total installed capacity of 940 megawatts to power approximately 800,000 households • Siemens Financial Services provides 27 per cent of the overall equity investment • Order volume exceeds USD 800 million including long-term service contract Siemens was chosen from Clean Energy Future as the turnkey supplier for... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Hawaiian Electric and Varentec to Test Technology for Enabling More Rooftop Solar on Island Grids

Apr 12, 2016

HONOLULU - Hawaiian Electric Company and Santa Clara-based Varentec, Inc. have announced a strategic partnership to install and validate performance of Varentec's technology for ensuring grid reliability and efficiency while allowing more private rooftop solar systems to be added to island grids.  Starting with a pilot project on the island of O'ahu, Hawaiian Electric Company will use... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

EPA awards $700,000 to UC Irvine for air quality research.

Apr 12, 2016

EPA awarded $701,304 to University of California, Irvine to help answer the question of how to protect the air we breathe from impacts of climate change. University researchers will use funds to study effects of ammonia and rising global temperatures on secondary organic aerosol formation. UC Irvine’s research is an important step toward protecting the climate and achieving the state’s goal... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Cost-Effective Control of VOC Emissions from Storage Tanks

Apr 12, 2016

Linde details how cryo-condensation can recapture value while minimizing emissions Murray Hill & New Providence, N.J., U.S. – At NISTM 2016, Senior Engineer Robert P. D’Orazio of Linde LLC will detail how cryo-condensation technology can not only minimize VOC emissions for storage tanks but recapture product and value for terminals, tank farms and chemical plants. His presentation, titled,... Read More

Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage

Henkel Recognizes Ball, ReAl(TM) Can for Sustainability

Apr 12, 2016

BROOMFIELD, Colo.- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) and its ReAl™ extruded aluminum can were recognized by Henkel for best-in-class sustainability performance in 2015 at the 2016 American Cleaning Institute annual meeting. Awards were presented in five categories for excellence in supply performance, sustainability and innovation in the beauty care, laundry and home care markets. Ball is a key... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean

American Control Electronics Announces Partnership with Applied Mechatronics

Apr 12, 2016

SOUTH BELOIT, IL - American Control Electronics (ACE) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Applied Mechatronics, an experienced, California-based manufacturers’ representative. Applied Mechatronics will provide expert coverage of ACE’s electronic control systems and power products from 5 West Coast office locations, covering territory from San Diego to Portland. “As experts in... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

EPA takes action to reduce exposure to TCE in fixatives.

Apr 11, 2016

After EPA's assessment of trichloroethylene or TCE showed risk, PLZ Aeroscience Corporation voluntarily removed TCE from its arts and crafts spray fixative. EPA is now taking action to ensure no other manufacturers including importers enter the marketplace before agency has opportunity to prohibit or limit these uses. In separate regulatory action under Toxic Substances Control Act, EPA aims... Read More

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EPA Adds Sites to NPL to reduce public health, environment risks.

Apr 11, 2016

EPA is adding 5 hazardous waste sites to Superfund program's National Priorities List (NPL): Old American Zinc Plant (Fairmont City, IL); PCE Former Dry Cleaner (Atlantic, IA); Iowa-Nebraska Light & Power Co (Norfolk, NE); Former Kil-Tone Company (Vineland, NJ); and Lea and West Second Street in Roswell, NM. Eight more proposed NPL sites are located in Jackson, CA; San Juan... Read More

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Energy Department Announces Funding for training, assessments.

Apr 11, 2016

U.S. DOE announced funding to help small- and medium-sized U.S. manufacturers increase their energy efficiency, productivity, sustainability, and competitiveness as well as address shortage of engineering professionals with applied energy-related skills. There will be 20–30 universities, along with partnering organizations, selected as Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs), and projects... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean, Material Handling & Storage, Retail and Sales Equipment

Storefront Thermal Framing System reduces thermal transmittance.

Apr 08, 2016

Used on ground floor storefront or protected low-rise applications and openings up to 14 ft high, Therml=Block™ TU24650 Series has dual pocket poured-and-debridged thermal break and is tested per AAMA 1503-09 and achieves U-Factor of 0.31 for thermal transmittance and frame condensation resistance factor (CRFf) of 75. Aluminum framing accommodates glass or panels up to 1 in. thick, and... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products

The Green Cleaning No Chemical Alternative

Apr 08, 2016

The CleanCore™ Aqueous Ozone Fill Station is a green alternative to using conventional cleaning chemicals.  Perfect for everyday cleaning, the system connects directly to a water pipe, and with its unique and patented mixing chamber, combines the natural elements of water and oxygen. This creates aqueous ozone which can be used to clean restroom fixtures, counters, walls, carpets, floors -... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

EPA Administrator delivers remarks about CUPP at conference.

Apr 08, 2016

At the EPA Region 4 conference in Atlanta, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy provided opening remarks about the College/Underserved Community Partnership Program (CUPP). Through CUPP, college and university students provide technical support to underserved communities at no cost to them. Conference was designed to highlight how college students are helping communities address important issues that... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

Businesses seek fuel cells to meet sustainability goals.

Apr 08, 2016

According to The Business Case for Fuel Cells 2015: Powering Corporate Sustainability, a new report from FCHEA, businesses of all sizes are increasingly adopting cost-effective fuel cell technology to improve electrical power reliability, increase efficiencies, and reduce carbon emissions of operations. Growing sales are helping to bring attention to the range of benefits and markets fuel cells... Read More

Green & Clean

New Waste-to-Energy Tennessee Plant Will Feature Power Generation Technology from Clean Energy Technologies® (CETY)

Apr 08, 2016

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Clean Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTC: CETY) announced today an innovative waste-to-energy system set for completion in Tennessee later this year that will provide renewable electricity to a municipal waste water treatment plant, and will mark the second commercial collaboration utilizing the Clean Cycle Generator™ from Clean Energy Technologies® ("CETY"). CETY's... Read More

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ASC creates Product Category Rule for Sealants.

Apr 08, 2016

ASC has created first draft Product Category Rule for Sealants for North America. PCR sets rules that industry should follow when conducting a Life Cycle Assessment, which is then used to create an Environmental Product Declaration. PCR for Sealants was created in a collaborative, consensus-driven manner with an ASC member task force, UL Environment and Thinkstep. Draft is now open to public... Read More

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DOE Publishes Toolkit on building energy data resources.

Apr 08, 2016

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced publication of informational resources toolkit – Energy Data Access: Blueprint for Action Toolkit – through its Better Buildings Energy Data Accelerator developed in partnership with 18 cities and utilities across USA. Compilation includes case studies, guidance, and real-world best-practices adopted by cities and utilities to help building... Read More

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EPA, DOE Honor Achievements of partners in energy efficiency.

Apr 08, 2016

U.S. EPA and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will honor 149 businesses and organizations in 35 states with 2016 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for conserving energy and protecting environment through energy efficiency achievements. According to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, this year's winners prove "saving money and protecting the environment go hand in hand" and... Read More

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EPA Funds Research to protect air quality in changing climate.

Apr 08, 2016

To protect air quality from current and future challenges associated with climate change impacts, U.S. EPA announced $8.5 million in research funding to 12 universities in CA, CO, NY, GA, MA, MD, NM, WA, and WY. EPA's Thomas A. Burke said that “By examining the relationship between air quality and climate change this research will help better protect human health and the environment.”... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Green & Clean, HVAC, Materials & Material Processing

Maintech Resources Completes RTO Installation

Apr 08, 2016

Maintech Resources recently completed the installation of a RTO in the Los Angeles area for a manufacturing facility to meet the SCAQMD (South Coast Air Quality Management District) Regulations. This Green project used state of the art air pollution control technology in order to treat the exhaust gas from a manufacturing facility, including hazardous air pollutants and volatile organic... Read More

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EPA announces eighth-annual "Top Cities" list.

Apr 07, 2016

EPA's "Top Cities" list ranks the 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified commercial buildings in the preceding calendar year. For second year in a row, Washington, DC held its lead with 686 certified buildings. Los Angeles came in second with 527 buildings followed by third place San Francisco with 355 buildings. List illustrates how cities across America are embracing... Read More