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Building Technology

The Influence of Lighting Design On Plant Growth

Understand energy efficiency of LED horticultural lighting systems LEDs Magazine, April 19, 2017 There are multiple considerations that a business faces when evaluating light sources to use for horticultural lighting, including but not limited to: light intensity, spectrum, uniformity of light distribution, energy efficiency, and fixture lifespan. Horticultural lighting systems convert electrical energy into light

Industrial Technology

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A CO2-Based Cooling Solution for the Fishing Industry

Advansor enters CO2 fishing race R744, April 19, 2017 According to Advansor, of the 4.7 million small and medium-sized fishing vessels currently active worldwide, approximately 80% use climate-damaging refrigerant R22. The Danish firm and other companies are teaming up with UNIDO and the Danish Technological Institute (DTI) in a joint working group to develop a

Clean Grid Technology

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NY Prize Stage 2 Winner Includes Waste-to-Energy Generation

Syracuse Microgrid Forecasts Positive Return Leveraging Waste-to-Energy Microgrid Knowledge, April 11, 2017 The Syracuse microgrid, one of 11 NY Prize Stage 2 winners, is forecasting a strong financial return using waste-to-energy generation that eases pressure on local landfills. Led by the Central NY Regional Planning and Development Board (CNYRPDB), the project is the only Stage

Programs & Policy

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Defending Energy Star Against the Trump Administration

US State Attorneys To Sue Trump Administration Over Energy Efficiency Standards Clean Technica, April 5, 2017 US State Attorneys led by New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman have filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration for illegally blocking energy efficiency standards that the claimants believe not only cut costs but cut pollution levels as

Markets & Business

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Customers Discover Energy-Efficient Products on the PG&E Marketplace

PG&E launches online market for energy efficient products Electric Light & Power, April 24, 2017 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. launched the updated PG&E Marketplace with a new user interface and design. PG&E Marketplace is a website for customers to find energy-saving appliances and consumer electronics. The site allows customers to discover energy-efficient products and

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