Información sectorial

Paisas crearon ‘app’ que ayuda a ahorrar energía

Juan Esteban estaba en su habitación. Al celular le llegó una notificación sobre un consumo atípico de energía, por lo que decidió ir a la cocina; allí encontró la razón: había olvidado apagar el horno.

Annual Technology Baseline Expands To Include Transportation Data

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in collaboration with Argonne National Laboratory, has released the first-ever Transportation Annual Technology Baseline (ATB), providing detailed cost and performance data, estimates, and assumptions for current and future vehicle and fuel technologies in the United States.

Traceability...from inception to the age of Industry 4.0

Traceability began with simple product and component tracking and has since expanded to include strategies that optimize productivity and quality within manufacturing operations. Technological progress has turned traceability into a ubiquitous and critical application for today’s world-class manufacturers.

Generación de energía aumentó en agosto, pero la demanda sigue cayendo

La firma XM informó este jueves que la generación promedio de energía en Colombia durante agosto de 2020 fue de 188,75 GWh-día, lo que representó un incremento de 2,38% en comparación con julio de este año. Además, el 81,75% de la generación fue producto de energías renovables.

Three Ways to Elevate Sustainability Efforts

Many organizations are under pressure to respond to stakeholder demands to improve their sustainability posture. For instance, Deloitte Global’s 2019 millennial survey found that customer preferences are tilting toward sustainable products and services, with 42 percent of millennials stating that they had chosen to purchase a company’s products or services because they perceived it to have a positive impact on society or the environment.

The challenge of reaching zero emissions in heavy industry

Materials produced by three heavy industries – chemicals, steel and cement – play a critical role in our daily lives. Think of the steel used in the vehicles that move us around, petrochemicals for gloves and masks used in hospitals, the cement and concrete for the buildings we live and work in, among many other examples. An increasingly numerous and prosperous population has led to a multiplying of demand for these materials.

Direct current microgrids to be tested in Europe’s power system

The Horizon 2020 supported project Tigon is focussed on deploying DC-based grid architectures that can improve the reliability and resilience of a decentralized and renewables-based system.

UK Data Centres – Carbon Neutral by 2030?

Data centres are complex system of systems containing everything from enterprise servers to cooling equipment. They were originally built and designed to principles first created in the 1950’s – the world has since moved on.

Digitization and Platform Economics Enable New Energy and Building Industry Business Models

The energy industry evolution provides opportunities for businesses to engage in a highly digitized and integrated environment and gain revenue from new value streams and business models. This major transition—driven by decarbonization of the supply and demand sectors—to a clean, intelligent, mobile, and distributed energy system comes with a host of challenges but also opportunities.