Posts Tagged: energy

Apps for Innovation – Two More Weeks Til Deadline

The Consumer Electronics Association’s “Apps for Innovation” contest for software application developers closes in two weeks, on Monday, December 14. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 and a free trip to the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), January 7-10, 2010, in Las Vegas. A second-place winner will receive $5,000, and a third-place winner will receiveRead… Read more »

3 Ways to Save Money on Municipal IT Energy Costs

by Sophicity When a municipality is tasked with reducing operating costs, one often overlooked area is energy use in the IT infrastructure. With energy prices on the rise, an increasingly taxed power grid and growing public concern over efficiency, new technologies and approaches to the way IT operates can lead to a dramatic reduction inRead… Read more »

Mitigation = Successful Preparedness, Resiliency and Recovery

Mitigation = Successful Preparedness, Resiliency and Recovery Disasters have a very significant impact on our Nation and the world. This topic will focus primarily on one specific type of disaster and hazard within the United States, but it does not diminish the impact of this type disaster or other hazards on a global scale andRead… Read more »

Renewable Energy’s Tipping Point

Earlier, I pointed to legislation that signals broad acceptance of the renewable energy sector across all continents. Various countries are taking the initiative to invite capture and conversion of solar, wind, and thermal energy. (see 3 Aug blog) Heretofore not thought of as energy titans — i.e., no formidable oil or gas reserves — theseRead… Read more »

Renewable Energy Laws Spur Global Investment

I’ve noticed that momentous changes to the rules by which we all live and work often start out on the frontiers, then flow back inward. New ways of doing old business, new industries, even shifts in societal and family rules are often hatched out of necessity by out-there, pragmatic pioneers who seek a better way,Read… Read more »

Can technology improve driver behavior & create a cleaner environment?

By Kristin Bockius Originally posted on www.brightsidegovernment.com In the public sector, we have the opportunity to participate in many innovative programs that are beneficial to cities and citizens across the U.S. One such program involves what most of us do everyday – get on the road and drive. Ever wonder how a driver’s behavior canRead… Read more »

TODAY!!! Webinar: Measurement Needs for Advanced Biofuels 1PM

Time: 1:00 PM (ET) Free Registration Here The USMS Office will hold a webinar TODAY as part of an ongoing effort to help ensure that measurement technologies keep pace with and support important technological innovations in the energy arena. Topics will include a brief overview of the USMS, results of the Biomass Sector Specific Assessment,Read… Read more »

Webinar: Measurement Needs for Advanced Biofuels 6/9/09

Measurement and Standards Needs for Biofuels: A Preliminary Assessment Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009 Time: 1:00 PM (ET) Cost: Free Register Here The USMS Office will hold a webinar on June 9, 2009 as part of an ongoing effort to help ensure that measurement technologies keep pace with and support important technological innovations in theRead… Read more »