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Judge orders Trump administration to put energy efficiency standards into effect

February 19, 2018 |

A federal judge in San Francisco ordered the Trump administration Thursday to implement energy-use limits for portable air conditioners and other products — standards that were adopted during the last days of the Obama presidency.

The U.S. Department of Energy was required to put the energy efficiency…


L.A. Times – Business

Toyota Prius software fix may reduce fuel efficiency, experts say

February 18, 2018 |

When Robert Enger took his Toyota Prius into a dealership for a safety recall, he didn’t expect that his fuel economy would drop.

Just six months after buying the new 2013 Prius, Enger learned that the company was recalling it to fix the car’s hybrid electrical system, which was overheating and…


L.A. Times – Business

7 Best, Worst States on Energy Efficiency

October 17, 2017 |

Not all states are created equal when it comes to energy efficiency. WalletHub has a new ranking that crunches data in two broad categories—home energy efficiency and auto energy efficiency—to figure out the best and worst overall. As it turns out, the results put New York at the…
Newser

North Korea Says Test-Launch Verifies ‘Combat Application Efficiency’ of Weapon System

June 10, 2017 |

North Korea said that a test launch of missiles that it conducted on Thursday was of a new type of anti-ship cruise missile that was “capable of striking any enemy group of battleships,” an apparent rebuttal to the U.S.’s deploying of multiple aircraft carriers in the waters around the Korean peninsula.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

U.S. Electricity Efficiency is Our Low Hanging Fruit

November 10, 2016 |

California electricity meterSource: Business Energy Resource The election of Donald Trump will surely favor fossil fuels in the U.S. economyover renewables butenergy efficiency is one area that has proven towin out no matter who is in charge.Energyefficiency is repeatedly called the “low hanging fruit” way to reduce usage, save money, increase […]
Forbes Real Time

Nanomaterials could double efficiency of solar cells by converting waste heat into usable energy

May 25, 2016 |

MIT-Solar-Thermal-1_0 An experimental solar cell created by MIT researchers could massively increase the amount of power generated by a given area of panels, while simultaneously reducing the amount of waste heat. Even better, it sounds super cool when scientists talk about it: “with our own unoptimized geometry, we in fact could break the Shockley-Queisser limit.” Read More
TechCrunch

White House rolls out new tire safety, efficiency program

December 9, 2014 |

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Tuesday will roll out a new program aimed at getting U.S. consumers to buy tires that will enable cars to get better mileage and take better care of them to cut down on tire-related crashes. The program, which will encourage consumers buying replacement tires to choose low rolling resistance tires, which cost more initially than those with more friction but increase fuel economy and save money on gasoline. …
Economy News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Merck Adds Global Training In Energy Efficiency

August 25, 2014 |

Big companies require employees to complete training for all manner of processes and procedures, why not for energy efficiency? Pharmaceutical giant Merck is doing do just that: in early August, it signed up for Schneider Electric’s Energy University, a catalog of more than 350 “product-neutral” courses that its 70,000 employees can […]
Forbes Real Time

Watch Live: Obama Delivers Remarks on Energy Efficiency – 12:55 pm ET – NBCNews.com

May 9, 2014 |

Watch Live: Obama Delivers Remarks on Energy Efficiency – 12:55 pm ET
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