The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s (NEMA) Electroindustry Business Conditions Index (EBCI) took a massive step forward in March, signifying improving industry conditions almost across the board.
As of today, Apr. 1, 2016, Frontier Communications, a Connecticut-based telecom, will take over Verizon's FiOS and landline users in Florida, Texas and California in exchange for $10.54 billion. These networks previously called FiOS by Verizon will now be called FiOS by Frontier.
As the power sector evolves to accommodate innovations such as renewables and efficiency, utilities and providers have not always embraced change.
However, conservation proponents won a national battle recently, when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a regulation supporting demand-response programs.
Illinois, Maryland and Massachusetts led the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) 2015 top 10 states for LEED certification list. This includes states that exceed in sustainable building construction, design and transformation.
Nevada’s Public Utility Commission has made it increasingly difficult for the state’s solar-power market, pushing out at least three solar companies. In January, the commission voted unanimously against requests to delay the implementation of controversial changes to metering rates.
Liberty Mutual released its 2016 Workplace Safety Index last month, summarizing the top 10 causes of disabling workplace injuries, using data from Liberty Mutual, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the National Academy of Social Insurance.
A new report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), part of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), outlines recommendations for improving thermal comfort for employees who work in moderately cold environments.
On Feb. 12, the Department of Energy (DOE) proposed an efficiency standard for general service lamps, marking the next step in an ongoing process that started with the passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) in 2007.
The results of a new survey of 500 energy industry representatives (utility executives, regulators, distributed energy providers, etc.), conducted by GTM Squared, a research arm of Greentech Media, suggest that ongoing regulatory proceedings designed to properly value distributed energy resources (D
The beauty of technology lies in its ability to make something magnificent out of the mundane. Take, for example, the transformation of the telephone into a mini, portable computer. A similar transformation is just around the corner, so to speak, for something equally familiar: the city street.
Green Generation Solutions (GreenGen), Bethesda, Md., retrofitted assisted-living facilities over several years to be greener and more energy-efficient, according to a December article in Facility Executive.
The evolution of renewable-energy technologies is full of surprises. No industry appears untouched, and new possibilities emerge all the time. For example, the confluence of solar power, storage and electric vehicles is revolutionizing the dynamic of energy consumption and transportation.