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Maritime Shipping: Energy Efficiency Rules the Bottom Line

By Sunny Lewis for Maximpact LONDON, UK, March 20, 2023 ( Sustainability News) – “The decline in private equity and venture capital dealmaking is widespread across sectors of the global economy, with just a few exceptions. One of them is energy efficiency,” declares the S&P Global Market Intelligence report published in November. Nowhere is energy efficiency […]

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Powering Smart Grid Resilience With Batteries on Wheels

Trials started this week for Inflexion, a Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) bidirectional charging program built by a UK energy software company to secure a stronger electricity grid. Inflexion allows charged electric vehicles to send power to consumers’ homes or offices in off-peak hours, when costs and carbon levels are low and sell the clean energy back into the grid during peak use when costs and carbon emissions are higher.

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Greener EU Buildings Open Low-Carbon Pathways to 2050

Energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in European buildings and construction have ballooned to an all-time high from lower levels during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, this economic sector accounted for over 34 percent of energy demand and 37 percent of energy and process-related CO2 emissions – now the European Union is urgently activating a new strategy.

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Making municipalities more energy efficient

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It is estimated that 60% of all energy used is wasted due to inefficient systems. Municipal buildings and services have a huge energy savings potential, which can reduce their overall energy consumption and energy costs. Artificial intelligence (AI) can help municipalities solve a multitude of problems by identifying where energy is wasted and thereby making them more efficient and helping them convert into smart cities.

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UN Climate Action Summit 2019

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time, and the time to act is now if there is any chance of combatting and reversing its effects. The 2019 Climate Action Summit will unite global key players to meet the climate challenge and put the Paris Agreement into action.

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How Artificial Intelligence Creates Smarter Buildings


“Artificial intelligence or AI involves a computer’s ability to adapt to a situation and create a unique solution that was not directly programmed. The energy industry has been tapping into the innovative world of AI to learn how to improve processes, ensure energy resiliency and to enhance the customer experience, among other pertinent goals,” Chris Buzby writes on the Constellation Energy Resources blog.

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EU Companies Must Meet Year-End Energy Audit Deadline


Under the European Union’s primary law to boost energy efficiency – and meet the EU target of cutting energy use by 20 percent by 2020 – all companies with more than 250 employees must conduct an energy audit within a common framework once every four years. The next deadline for compliance is December 5, 2019.

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