Resalta Begins Third Energy Retrofit Project of the City of Ljubljana

Resalta, Petrol and the City of Ljubljana signed the agreement for the third energy retrofit project of the City of Ljubljana. The project includes 27 municipal buildings, of which 17 will undergo a complete energy retrofit and 10 a partial retrofit. The aim of the public-private partnership is to optimize …

Sports Arenas Around the World Score Sustainability Points With ABB Technology

Nearly half the world watched when Kylian Mbappe secured France’s second FIFA World Cup, scoring in the 4-2 win against Croatia. Fans in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia or in front of their TV’s didn’t miss a beat thanks to the optimal lighting, controlled by ABB’s i-bus KNX System. …

Report: Protected Buildings Cost English Households £500m a Year in Energy Bills

A new report has revealed the extent to which strict property regulations are pushing up energy bills and stymieing energy efficiency efforts in older homes. According to new research released today by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political …

US Commercial Buildings Could Cut Energy Use 29% With Widespread Controls

A new report by the US Energy Department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has concluded that widespread use of building controls across the country could cut energy consumption by an average of 29%, or the equivalent electricity used by 12 to 15 million Americans. US Energy Department’s (DOE) Pacific Northwest National …

Ukraine: Energy Efficiency in Municipalities

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ is currently helping Ukrainian municipalities to train experts and implement energy-efficiency upgrades, for example. These efforts are proving successful: initial measures have already enabled municipalities to cut annual energy consumption by up to ten per cent …

SUSI Energy Efficiency Fund enters the SEE region

The SUSI Energy Efficiency Fund (SEEF) has acquired a portfolio of energy efficiency projects from GGE d.o.o. (GGE), one of the leading energy service companies (ESCO) in South-East Europe. The transaction is structured as a sale of receivables with a consideration of 7.5 million euro. The energy efficiency portfolio includes …

ABB Solutions Equip Sports Infrastructure in Rio de Janeiro

ABB has many products integrated within Rio de Janeiro’s sports infrastructure, built to hold sporting events and leisure in the city. Without ABB as one of the equipment suppliers for large lighting networks and power supply at the Deodoro Sports Complex (Complexo Esportivo Deodoro), as well as facilities in Copacabana, …