Energy Management http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6613/more en Think Small: Google Offers Big Prize for Little Power Breakthrough http://www.industryweek.com/energy/think-small-google-offers-big-prize-little-power-breakthrough <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The challenge is to shrink power converters to about a tenth of their present size, described as on par with large picnic coolers.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/think-small-google-offers-big-prize-little-power-breakthrough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/think-small-google-offers-big-prize-little-power-breakthrough#comments Energy Management Product Development Energy Innovation News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 143651 at http://www.industryweek.com GlobalP/iStock/Thinkstock ABB, Volvo Reveal Tie-up on Fast-recharge Electric Buses http://www.industryweek.com/technology/abb-volvo-reveal-tie-fast-recharge-electric-buses <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The first project for the technology is to provide 12 hybrid buses for the public transport system in Luxembourg by next year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/abb-volvo-reveal-tie-fast-recharge-electric-buses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/abb-volvo-reveal-tie-fast-recharge-electric-buses#comments Energy Management Technology News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:25:00 +0000 143401 at http://www.industryweek.com ExxonMobil Pumps Money into Europe http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/exxonmobil-pumps-money-europe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The energy giant said it intends to install a new unit at the site which will convert heavy crude into diesel and marine fuel, a market it believes will grow in the long term.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/exxonmobil-pumps-money-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/exxonmobil-pumps-money-europe#comments Energy Management Expansion Management Operations News Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 141661 at http://www.industryweek.com Supreme Court Refuses Challenge to California Climate Rule http://www.industryweek.com/energy/supreme-court-refuses-challenge-california-climate-rule <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear a challenge to California's landmark low-carbon fuel standard, in a blow to out-of-state ethanol and gasoline producers that say the rule unfairly discriminates against their products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/supreme-court-refuses-challenge-california-climate-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/supreme-court-refuses-challenge-california-climate-rule#comments Energy Management Energy Operations Technology News Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:51:00 +0000 141471 at http://www.industryweek.com Saint-Gobain's Glass Plant Earns LEED Gold http://www.industryweek.com/operations/saint-gobains-glass-plant-earns-leed-gold <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The facility construction process earned points for diverting 50% of construction materials from landfills, use of recycled and regionally sourced materials, among other measures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/operations/saint-gobains-glass-plant-earns-leed-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/operations/saint-gobains-glass-plant-earns-leed-gold#comments Energy Management Operations Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:17:00 +0000 140871 at http://www.industryweek.com How to Build More Impactful Centers of Excellence http://www.industryweek.com/operations/how-build-more-impactful-centers-excellence <div class="field-byline"> Roger Price, CEO, Phase 5 Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The critical issue when it comes to COEs isn’t whether the work they’re doing is important to the business. Instead, the critical issue is how to ensure that their effort isn’t wasted, and unfortunately, all too often that is the case. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/operations/how-build-more-impactful-centers-excellence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/operations/how-build-more-impactful-centers-excellence#comments Change Management Energy Management Lean / Six-Sigma Maintenance Quality Safety Operations News Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:33:00 +0000 121571 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Roger Price, CEO, Phase 5 Group</p> Venezuela Teams with Repsol, ENI in $7 Billion Natural Gas Deal http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/venezuela-teams-repsol-eni-7-billion-natural-gas-deal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Perla 3X field in Falcon state is slated to 450 million cubic feet of gas a day in 2015, and then 1.2 million a day at maximum capacity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/venezuela-teams-repsol-eni-7-billion-natural-gas-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/venezuela-teams-repsol-eni-7-billion-natural-gas-deal#comments Energy Management News Thu, 05 Jun 2014 00:39:00 +0000 120661 at http://www.industryweek.com 'Home-made' Electricity Creating Buzz in Germany http://www.industryweek.com/energy/home-made-electricity-creating-buzz-germany <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Like a growing number of German small businesses, home-owners, schools, hospitals and industrial plants, Meier has opted for energy self-sufficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy/home-made-electricity-creating-buzz-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy/home-made-electricity-creating-buzz-germany#comments Competitiveness Energy Management Energy News Tue, 27 May 2014 11:10:00 +0000 119721 at http://www.industryweek.com ExxonMobil Finds Promising Shale Oil Deposit in Argentina http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/exxonmobil-finds-promising-shale-oil-deposit-argentina <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The huge deposit that the company is exploring, called Vaca Muerta, ranks Argentina second in the world for shale gas reserves and fourth for potential shale oil reserves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/exxonmobil-finds-promising-shale-oil-deposit-argentina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/exxonmobil-finds-promising-shale-oil-deposit-argentina#comments Energy Management News Thu, 22 May 2014 12:51:00 +0000 119561 at http://www.industryweek.com Not Going Green? You’re Losing Profits and Clients http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/not-going-green-you-re-losing-profits-and-clients <div class="field-byline"> John Mandyck, Chief Sustainability Officer, UTC Building &amp; Industrial Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Green is much more than an environmental imperative or social responsibility cause - it's an essential strategy for savvy businesses looking to differentiate and grow the bottom line. And it's important to every aspect of business, starting with manufacturing.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/not-going-green-you-re-losing-profits-and-clients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/not-going-green-you-re-losing-profits-and-clients#comments Energy Management Environment Thu, 15 May 2014 15:47:00 +0000 119111 at http://www.industryweek.com