US investors inject US$22.5m into Israeli smart energy solution for telecoms

May 22, 2015
American billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Energy has jointly invested US$22.5 million into an Israeli company that offers energy-saving software to the mobile networ...

Energy efficiency US: Boston ranks no 1 for energy policies

May 21, 2015
In the US, Boston has won the title of most energy-efficient city for the second year running according to a scorecard compiled by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Bo...

Energy storage: Cigarette butts better than commercial carbon, say scientists

May 20, 2015
In Asia, South Korean scientists have developed an energy storage solution using cigarette butts for application in electric vehicles, wind turbines, computers and handheld devices. The rese...

UK firm wins tender for smart city project at London’s Canary Wharf

May 19, 2015
In the UK, smart city innovator SEaB Energy has won a tender to begin work on a pilot waste-to-energy project in London's major business district Canary Wharf.The deal is part of the Cognicit...

Sweden seeks to partner with Indian companies to build smart cities

May 18, 2015
Sweden is looking to work with Indian companies in a bid to build smart cities through public-private partnership agreements in the Indian states of Karnataka, Telangana and Maharashtra.A seni...

Brazil’s regulator revises net-metering to boost solar PV uptake

May 15, 2015
In South America, Brazil's energy regulator has revised its net-metering regulations to boost uptake of distributed generation.ANEEL forecasts that up to 700,000 consumers could be using the n...

ZBB unveils building energy storage for behind the meter

May 14, 2015
US energy management systems company ZBB Energy has launched an energy storage system for behind-the-meter applications in commercial, industrial, multi-tenant and resort buildings.The Agile ...

South Korea’s Samsung SDI buys into electric vehicle battery market

May 13, 2015
South Korean energy storage solutions and electronic materials company Samsung SDI has officially taken over a battery-making facility in Graz, Austria.In February 2015, Samsung SDI acqu...