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Redwood Systems gets the most out of LEDs

Energy efficiency | No comments

by Nathalie Mettling | 12.06.11

During the last French-Californian forum on energy efficiency CAFFEET, the company Redwood Systems got full attention from the French delegation Ubifrance. Founded by former Cisco Systems’ engineers, the Californian company promotes the transition from halogen lamps to LEDs, more durable, more efficient and soon available at an equivalent price. Redwood Systems boosts this technological shift with an original and holistic solution.

Clean Air Act, one of the driving forces behind energy efficiency in the US industry

Clean Air Act, one of the driving forces behind energy efficiency in the US industry

Air | No comments

by Nathalie Mettling | 10.27.11

In the current context of climate change in the United States, all eyes are set on the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and especially on the next changes that will be made to the Clean Air Act, which is turning 40 this year. Several significant air quality programs are currently being implemented in the United States. They are offering a wide range of opportunities to specialized firms, particularly to those that have expertise in metrology and atmospheric modeling.

Imagine H2O, a springboard for innovative start-ups in the water sector

Water | 1 comment

by Nathalie Mettling | 09.30.11

Though renewable energy often draws heavy investment and media coverage in the cleantech world, water does too. The theme of the second yearly competition launched by the Californian organization Imagine H2O was “Water Energy Nexus”. In other words, the aim was to promote start-ups the innovations of which are combining water and energy sectors. Let us review the winners.


CALGreen, California’s new green building code

CALGreen, California’s new green building code

Building | No comments

by Nathalie Mettling | 08.24.11

At the end of April, Sacramento, the capital of the Golden State, hosted the Green California Summit. This conference rode a wave set into motion by the January 1st, 2011 enactment of the legislation CALGreen. Focusing on the conservation of resources and energy, especially reduction of carbon emissions (AB 32), California launched with CALGreen a large-scale green building regulatory standard.

Transforming waste into energy: California’s local vision

Transforming waste into energy: California’s local vision

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par Nathalie Mettling | 08.23.11

In the race for renewable energy, can we consider waste a resource like any other ? At the Palo Alto conference organized by Agrion in late February, several companies presented their technology and view of the key developments in the waste sector in the United States and around the world. Two major ideas emerged : focus on “zero waste” and reflect on local solutions.

One hundred Smart Grid projects funded in the United States through the Obama plan

One hundred Smart Grid projects funded in the United States through the Obama plan

Smart Grid | No comments

by Nathalie Mettling | 07.25.11

The term “Smart Grid” was propelled into the news in 2008 with Obama’s stimulus package, which pumped $ 40 billion into the U.S. Energy sector including 4.5 billion into the Smart Grid, or more precisely the improvement and upgrade of the electric grid. But what is behind the money? And specifically how is it spent?

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Open data is certainly the next innovation field for self-service citizen applications and it will create transparency and responsibility.

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