Energy efficiency

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Energy efficiency

Measures advanced industrial processes and high-efficiency motors, lighting, and appliances that have the potential to provide significant reductions in electricity use.
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Also to be held under the show is the Electricity Efficiency Forum - the International Conference on Energy Conservation - which will run under the patronage of Abdullah Al Hussayen, Minister of Water and Electricity.
OG&E Electric Services has filed an application with the Arkansas Public Service Commission seeking approval to recover costs for the installation of smart meters and related smart grid technology for greater electricity efficiency across the company's western Arkansas service area.
It will be used to by a combined heat and power unit atWrexham'sWaterWorld leisure centre, voltage optimisation to improve electricity efficiency at schools and energy conservation measures at the NorthWales Tennis Centre.
Preventing paper waste saves many trees and limits the number of toner cartridges in landfills as well as increases electricity efficiency.
Based on a sample of commercial buildings in the 48 contiguous states, the energy-efficiency rankings were created by calculating the distribution of electricity efficiency in office buildings across the continental United States, then determining the fraction of buildings within each state that fall within the most efficient quartile of buildings.
Other types of ecolabeling include the efficiency labels put on household appliances that achieve a certain electricity efficiency standard.
The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) recently announced plans to stage a rally of hybrid, electric, and biodiesel vehicles and supporters on Saturday, January 10, around the Maryland Statehouse in support of energy-efficiency bill, HB-747, "which sets improved electricity efficiency standards for several commonly used appliances and equipment such as traffic lights, cable boxes and commercial washing machines.
Establish a national electricity efficiency tax, or public benefit charge, as several states have done.
Furthermore, as utilities curtail their efforts to boost electricity efficiency, coal-fired electricity generation is growing sharply in the Midwest and South, because coal remains cheaper than alternatives such as natural gas.
For example, in a 1995 study published in Into the 21st Century: Harmonizing Energy Policy, Environment, and Sustainable Economic Growth, 37 companies agreed to participate in a comprehensive energy audit that the engineers predicted would increase their electricity efficiency by 11.
Increased attention to electricity efficiency would be a significant step towards reducing Third World indebtedness.
SIMS provides a way for utilities to more effectively design, target, implement, and track water, natural gas, and electricity efficiency programs.

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