June 2010

Commercial partnership to ease switch to LED

June 16, 2010

Dialight, a New Jersey LED lighting technology company, announced that it has partnered with Chicago-based Veolia Environmental Services to offer high-intensity discharge (HID) and street light fixture and lamp recycling. The service is being offered to commercial facilities and municipalities that make the switch to Dialight’s more energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly LED lighting solutions. Related Posts:New […]

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Scientist working with solar power wins technology award

June 14, 2010

Professor Michael Grätzel, Director of the Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), won the 2010 Millennium Technology Prize with his research on dye-sensitized solar cells. The prize is awarded by the Technology Academy Finland and is the world’s largest technology prize. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm […]

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Saving energy: Microsoft launches tool to measure energy usage

June 11, 2010

The software company has launched the Hohm Score, a tool to create an estimate of a home’s energy efficiency in the U.S., offered as part of the company’s free online home energy management tool, Microsoft Hohm. Related Posts:Comparing Energy Efficient TechnologiesSmartphone App Helps Users Save in Utility BillsNorway Launches Energy + To Promote Alternative EnergySiemens […]

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Non-profit takes solar-powered mobile technology to developing world

June 7, 2010

A Boston non-profit organization is taking technology to communities around the globe and best of all, it is doing so with solar power. Related Posts:Happy World Environment DaySolar power: the future, the present and the pastNorway to start testing world’s largest wind turbineSolar energy’s latest find: glitter-sized PV cellsFood scraps become electricity and new solar […]

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Happy World Environment Day

June 5, 2010

05th of June is the day we celebrate the environment. The date marked the beginning of the first UN conference on human environment, which took place between 05 and 16 June 1972. Here at Energy Refuge we celebrate the environmental all year round, writing about related issues while keeping the main focus on renewable energy. […]

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