Green & Clean

Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

Toray Plastics (America) Receives Sustainability Award for Lumilid® Bio-Based Lidding Film Technology

May 2, 2016

North Kingstown, Rhode Island - Toray Plastics (America), Inc.'s (www.toraytpa.com), LumiLid® bio-based PET dual-ovenable lidding films have earned the 2016 Sustainability Award from the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters, and Laminators (AIMCAL). Milan Moscaritolo, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing for Toray's Lumirror®... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

SCEPTRE POWER ® Announces Energy Efficiency Level VI Power Supplies

May 2, 2016

Placentia, CA - Sceptre Power announces the compliance with Energy Efficiency Level VI on its PS, PSD, P2SD, PXX PXT series power supplies. The Energy Efficiency Level VI will go into effect on February 10, 2016, which requires no-load power not to exceed 0.1W for external power supplies ranging from 5W to 40W, and no-load power not to exceed 0.21W for external power supplies ranging from 40W to... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Green & Clean, Paints & Coatings

Lead Paint Sealant and Treatment Formula features low VOCs.

May 2, 2016

Combining lead treatment reagents, paint penetrators, and water-based paint, Lead Defender® provides up to 95% reduction in lead hazards, controls spread of airborne lead dust by up to 99%, and resists acid rain. Low odor, tintable product delivers smooth finish with max adhesion to variety of surfaces. With low VOCs of less than 15 g/L, Lead Defender® can be used as All-in-One interior... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

EPA Announces Safer Choice Partner of the Year winners.

May 2, 2016

For achievement in design, manufacture, promotion, and use of products that carry Safer Choice label, U.S. EPA plans to recognize 24 Safer Choice Partner of the Year winners from across 12 states, District of Columbia, and Canada on May 9, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Participants include Fortune 500 companies, SMBs, and non-governmental organizations, and categories include Safer... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

TMEIC to Supply New 1500V Solar Ware® Samurai Inverters for 30MW U.S. Project

April 29, 2016

ROANOKE, Va., – Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) announces its first order of the newest inverters in the Solar Ware® Samurai Series from juwi Inc. juwi's Bison Solar 30MW project in Wellington, Colorado includes 12 units of the Samurai Series 1500Vdc, 2700kW / 2700kVA inverters. The 225-acre site located in Northern Colorado will provide energy... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Green & Clean

Zahroof Valves Inc. Recognized as a 2016 Edison Award(TM) Winner

April 29, 2016

Winner of prestigious and selective award highlights its benefits in "Carbon Reduction" category for the groundbreaking Zahroof Straightflo Valve HOUSTON, – Zahroof Valves Inc. (ZVI), established with a focus on improving the performance of reciprocating compressors, today announced it was a recipient of the prestigious 2016 Edison Award™ in the category of "Carbon Reduction." The 2016... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

Energy Storage System supports battery and mechanical options.

April 29, 2016

As fully integrated energy storage system (ESS) tailored to developers' and end-users' power and energy needs, NPS ESS features FP2000 FlexPhase power conversion system. DC voltage optimization capabilities support effective use with Flow, Lithium, Lead Acid, or any other chemical battery as well as such mechanical storage options as flywheels. While output power ranges from... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

LED Street/Area Lighting is fully solar powered.

April 29, 2016

Suitable for dark-sky, full cut-off LED area, roadway, street, and walkway lighting, SolarUrban LED comes with solar power assembly, light fixture, bracket, and pole- or wall-mounting hardware. Solar power assemblies range from 30–550 W; white light, 15–60 W output LED lamps provide Type II, III, IV, and V dimmable distribution patterns; and storage battery provides 5-day minimum... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Ballard's Protonex Subsidiary Demonstrates UAV Propulsion System with Boeing Insitu

April 29, 2016

VANCOUVER and SOUTHBOROUGH, MA, - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLD) announced that the company's subsidiary, Protonex, has delivered prototype PEM (proton exchange membrane) fuel cell propulsion modules to Insitu, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, for use in its ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The ScanEagle platform has logged over 800,000 flight hours in... Read More

Green & Clean

Fluence Bioengineering Achieves Breakthrough in Horticulture Lighting Efficacy According to University Studies

April 28, 2016

Recent tests conducted by Rutgers University and Utah State University confirm the Fluence VYPRx PLUS lighting system has achieved an efficacy 21 percent greater than the best technologies in a previous study; breaks 2.0 micromoles per joule barrier AUSTIN, Texas - Fluence Bioengineering, a photobiology design and manufacturing company, has developed an indoor and greenhouse lighting system with... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Wireless LED Lighting Controls leverage ZigBee technology.

April 28, 2016

Offered as after-market accessory for use with LG® LED troffers and downlights, Smart Multi Sensor meets needs of those seeking to maximize energy savings with daylight harvesting and motion detection across individual or networked fixtures. Wireless Scheduling Switch, also available, consists of dimmable light switch that helps manage energy usage by offering full wireless... Read More

Green & Clean

PV Energy Storage System aids cold storage facilities, markets.

April 28, 2016

Bundling thermal energy storage with rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, Solar Energy Storage™ delivers 24/7 green energy management for cold storage facilities, supermarkets, and utilities. System stores thermal energy and deploys it during peak demand, in evening, or any time of non-generation. This reduces renewable variability; provides buffer of green, on-demand energy storage; and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

FreeWave Technologies' Industrial Internet of Things and Cybersecurity Solutions Take Center Stage at ENTELEC 2016

April 28, 2016

Company shares insights into how energy producers can thwart cyber-attacks, showcases its new WavePro WP201 solution that adds a video camera to the industrial IoT mix HOUSTON - ENTELEC 2016 - FreeWave Technologies (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, is... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Vision Systems

TCP to Display an Expanded Line of LED Lighting Solutions at LIGHTFAIR® International 2016

April 28, 2016

Leader in energy-efficient lighting expands LED portfolio with technology to enhance user experience SAN DIEGO - (San Diego Convention Center - Booth #4325) -- Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP), a leader in energy-efficient lighting innovations, is exhibiting its expanded line of LED products developed to enhance end user experience during LIGHTFAIR International 2016 at the San Diego... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

NREL finds nanotube semiconductors well-suited for PV systems.

April 28, 2016

Researchers at NREL discovered single-walled carbon nanotube semiconductors could be favorable for photovoltaic systems because they can potentially convert sunlight to electricity or fuels without losing much energy. Research builds on the Nobel Prize-winning work of Rudolph Marcus, who developed a fundamental tenet of physical chemistry that explains the rate at which an electron can move from... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean

Thinking Green: ESI Supports Environment with Solar Panels

April 27, 2016

Solar power usage saving CT manufacturer gas, money, and emissions NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. – Earth Day is just as important in the manufacturing field as it is in the private realm — especially for local metal stamper Engineering Specialties, Inc. (ESI), which saves one hundred tons of CO2 per year with its building’s solar panels. More than two years ago, ESI worked with... Read More

Green & Clean

Rapid Shutdown System is fully 690.12 compliant.

April 27, 2016

Available in 2 and 4 channels, Rapid Shutdown with Capacitor Discharge System can support up to 8 strings. Product operates with all grid-tied inverters and will accommodate grounded and ungrounded systems. For residential applications, customers can choose between SolaDeck enclosure for shingle roofs, polycarbonate or steel enclosures for mounting on rack, and compact E-Stop compatible with all. Read More

Green & Clean, Transportation Industry Products

Penske Now Major Sponsor of Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

April 27, 2016

READING, Pa. - Penske Truck Leasing will be an active participant in the 2016 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo. Running from May 2 to May 5, the conference returns to the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Penske is the Platinum Sponsor and is sole sponsor for the first-ever ACT Expo Fleet Awards. Penske will have a Freightliner Cascadia compressed natural gas... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

PMMI recognizes gains in packaging sustainability.

April 27, 2016

Consumer awareness of the environment and their ensuing demand for sustainable products has prompted the processing and packaging industry to respond with sustainable initiatives in operations and packaging. Breaking Down Sustainable Packaging infographic, produced by PMMI, shows how the industry, particularly food and beverage, household and personal care, and healthcare packaging segments are... Read More

Green & Clean, Services

NREL demonstrates process for enzymatic ammonia production.

April 27, 2016

New process using light to reduce dinitrogen into ammonia, the main ingredient in chemical fertilizers, could inspire development of more sustainable processes that eliminate energy-intensive, lengthier processes now commonly in use. According to researchers at NREL, photochemical (photon) energy can serve as a substitute for the adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP)-dependent electron transfer... Read More