August 20th, 2015

Food Processing Plant Could Apply Experience and Commitment to Energy Efficiency Toward Implementing ISO 50001

Because of the variety of food and beverage products generated by this industry segment, energy applications in food processing comprise a wide variety of process applications as well as cross-cutting thermal and motor-driven systems.

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Cutting the cost of wireless charging for electric vehicles

The major automotive groups around the world are developing wireless charging solutions for their electric vehicles. Engineers and academics at Fraunhofer IISB in Nürnberg believe the industry is on the wrong track. By thinking “off the mainstream” they propose an alternative vision for wireless charging.

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August 14th

Is the Feed-In Tariff policy still the best approach to stimulate RES development?

Research was carried out into the implementation of the Feed-in Tariff policy throughout the world to investigate whether it still is the most effective support scheme for renewable energy

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Auctioning RE projects: Lessons learned from auction design for renewable electricity

This session is part of the Clean Energy Regulators Initiative Webinar Programme.

Theme 7 - Promotion of RE Technologies

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Science-based targets – A new methodology to set corporate climate targets in line with 2ºC goal

In a joint effort, CDP, the UN Global Compact, WRI and WWF launched the Science Based Targets initiative to engage companies in setting ambitious GHG reduction targets as a response to the urgent call of the IPCC to decarbonize the economy. Ecofys was commissioned as consultancy partner to support the development of a new methodology to guide companies in setting science-based targets.

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August 13th

Cement Plant Assessment Indicates Support for Improving Energy Savings with ISO 50001 Compliance

Cement production requires many energy-intensive industrial applications. Process heating occurs in specialized, fossil fuel-fired ovens called kilns, and includes calcining, drying, and sintering. Motors are used for a wide variety of grinding, mixing, and material handling systems to convey cement. Compressed air is used to serve dust collectors, cylinders, air knives, and pneumatic clutches.

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August 12th

Setting Renewable Energy Targets

This session is part of the Clean Energy Regulators Initiative Webinar Programme.

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August 10th

Integrated Home Systems - Chapter 2 - Functions

It is perfectly possible to install a domestic electrical installation with a distribution board brimming with integrated home system equipment, but without any of the integrated home system functi ons implemented. In such a case, all programmed functions could have been implemented through a traditional electrical installation, which would have been much cheaper. We c annot call such a sit uation an integrated home system, as it would be an abuse of the te rm.

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Integrated Home Systems - Chapter 1 - Definition

The term “integrated home systems” is incr easingly used when referring to modern electrical installations in homes. This term also raises a few problems, however. It is a container term. Everybody has his own un derstanding of it. People can be at cross purposes when talking about integrated home systems, and can actually be talking about different things. A young technology needs this like a hole in the head.

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