SHANGHAI: Greener growth and energy efficiency will be the key words for the future development of China’s manufacturing sector in the face of growing pressure on resources and costs, a senior industrial official said on Tuesday.
Manufacturing throughout the world is becoming leaner. That translates into less waste, less cost, less energy. It also means higher production and greater optimization. Anything that contributes to greater efficiency in production is now bundled into the concept of lean.
A paper from KfW Economic Research from April 2013 entitled _Fracking – you snooze, you lose?_ by Tobias Rehbock and Peter Kolbe has gained relatively little attention. But as the fracking debate in Europe heats up, the paper seems to offer a very timely input to the European debate, not only on fracking but on competitiveness, growth and jobs in general.
In the past few years there has been increasing emergence and market penetration of new fuel cell technologies.
PALO ALTO, Calif. – Liquid-cooled servers at a data center at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory used less energy in certain circumstances than air-cooled servers on site, a lab researcher said Tuesday at the sixth annual Data Center Efficiency Summit hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG).
The Energy Department has launched seven new regional Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnerships across the country in a bid to strengthen US manufacturing competitiveness, lower energy consumption, and reduce harmful emissions.