Tag Archives: energy efficiency

Boeing Wins EPA Award for Energy Efficiency Efforts

The Environmental Protection Agency has selected Boeing to receive an award that recognizes the company’s energy conservation efforts. EPA will present the 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award to Boeing at a ceremony scheduled to be held April 26 in Washington, D.C., the company said Friday. The recognition will make Boeing an ENERGY …

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BAE Orders Electric Vans for Portsmouth Naval Base in England

BAE Systems has ordered Nissan-built electric vans on behalf of the commander of the Portsmouth Naval Base in England to support store transfer, engineering and equipment load-lifting tasks within the installation. The U.K.’s navy will receive this week an initial batch of 48 e-NV200 vans that are designed to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by approximately 40 percent, BAE …

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Honeywell to Help Implement Energy Efficiency Systems at Los Angeles AF Base

The U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army have partnered with Honeywell to implement renewable energy measures and energy efficiency improvements at Los Angeles Air Force Base as part of a 23-year energy savings performance contract. Honeywell said it will install 3,400 rooftop solar photovoltaic modules designed to generate approximately 1,275 kilowatts of power in four …

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Purdue Secures Grants for 6 Research Projects on Alternative Energy Sources for Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded $2.7 million in grants to six research teams from Purdue University as part of efforts to identify or develop alternative sources of energy to power naval assets. The university said Monday the interdisciplinary teams each received $450,000 under the Navy Enterprise Partnership Teaming with Universities for National Excellence …

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Leidos, Ford Partner on Automobile Factory Energy Savings Project; Jim Moos Comments

Leidos has signed a $5.7 million contract with Ford Motor Co. to support energy-efficiency initiatives at the car manufacturer’s transmission plant in Livonia, Michigan. The Reston, Virginia-based contractor said Wednesday it will install a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the Livonia factory under the energy savings performance contract. Ford developed a five-year plan in 2012 to reduce operational energy use of each …

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CenturyLink Signs Up for DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative; David Meredith Comments

CenturyLink has joined an Energy Department-run program meant to encourage organizations to reduce energy consumption through technology investments and sharing of best practices. The company said Wednesday it aims to cut non-information technology energy use at the company’s U.S.-based data centers by up to 25 percent through 2023 as a program partner under the DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge. “This initiative aligns with CenturyLink’s …

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ICF to Provide Program Implementation Support for Wisconsin Energy Initiative

ICF International has landed a $9.2 million contract from Wisconsin utilities to serve as a program implementer for the state’s Focus on Energy program geared to support renewable resources. Under the three-year contract, ICF will help implement Focus on Energy’s residential retailer lighting and appliance activities, the company said Monday. “Focus on Energy must now meet …

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ARPA-E Funds Xerox PARC Mobile App Project for Energy-Saving Travel

PARC has received funds from the Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to develop a mobile application model that will cater to individual travelers and drive energy savings in transportation. Under ARPA-E’s Traveler Response Architecture using Novel Signaling for Network Efficiency in Transportation program, the Xerox-owned company said Tuesday it will partner with …

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