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Included in this newsletter is a preview of The Energy Show 2011 – an event dedicated purely to energy purchasing, metering and on-site generation – which, with the associated Energy Lectures, takes place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham, on May 4-5. EfficientEnergy.net is an official media partner for this event and in the build-up to the show our preview will be expanded to include additional news and product information.
EVENTS & EDUCATION
The Energy Show 2011 Show Preview
With its sister conference The Energy Lectures, The Energy Show is dedicated purely to energy purchasing, metering and on-site generation. More?
Seminar topics announced for Energy Management show
Speakers covering key energy issues have been announced by the organisers of NEMEX 2011, part of May’s Sustainabilitylive event. More?
MACHINERY & PRODUCTION PROCESSES
VSDs bring savings for steel plant's extraction system
A stainless steel plant in Sheffield will save £300,000 a year on fume extraction energy costs by installing four ABB variable speed drives. More?
Compact Gold Line servo drive from Inmoco
Elmo’s Gold Whistle EtherCAT-ready digital servo drive, available from Inmoco, is a super miniature network-based servo drive offering high power-density. More?
BUILDINGS & FACILITIES
Lighting sensors square up for efficient presence detection
New Control PRO lighting sensors from Steinel allow commercial areas to be covered by presence detectors without overlaps or leaving gaps. More?
Somar helps contractors fast-track into energy efficiency
Low-energy lighting supplier Somar launches a ‘partnership programme’ to help electrical contractors expand their energy efficiency businesses. More?
VEHICLES & TRANSPORT
Carbon Trust invests £1m in ACAL fuel cell technology
Fuel cell technology developed by a Runcorn company has gained a £1m Carbon Trust investment as part of the Polymer Fuel Cell Challenge. More?
Schaeffler bearing technology key to electric car's performance
Hybrid bearing technology from Schaeffler has helped electric vehicle manufacturer Delta Motorsport develop a 150mph all-electric road car. More?
ENERGY PROCUREMENT & MANAGEMENT
Power analyser tests drive and energy systems efficiency
For engineers needing electrical power and efficiency measurements, Yokogawa's WT1800 power analyser performs up to six power input measurements. More?
WEG's Blackberry App calculates motor energy efficiency
WEG offers motor users a mobile tool to calculate energy savings, RoI and reductions in CO2 emissions — all from their Blackberry. More?
Junction box helps solar power cabling to go the distance
Offering a solution to short cables on PV panels, Spelsberg's PV48 junction box can seal cable diameters of between 4 and 7mm. More?
Micro-inverter demonstrates efficient solar PV control
At Ecobuild, Enecsys showed its new single micro-inverter for solar PV systems that claims the highest power density available for such a device. More?
FUNDING & FINANCE
Funding cuts mean Carbon Trust looks to public sector links
The Carbon Trust is to pursue partnerships with the private sector in an attempt to make up for a reduction in Government funding. More?
LEGISLATION, REGULATION & STANDARDS
Industry and Government link to form Green Economy Council
The UK's new Green Economy Council has looked at how government and industry can work towards the transition to a green, low-carbon economy. More?