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2012.08.16

China Launches New Energy Saving and Environment Protection

On June 16, the State Department officially released the notice of ‘the 12th five-year energy saving and environment protection industry development plan.’ The plan points out that, in 2010, the total value of China’s energy saving and environment protection industry reached RMB 2 trillion, and it is expected that by 2015 the total industry value will reach RMB 4.5 trillion,  with the added-...

2012.08.14

2012 Asia Cold Chain Logistics Forum Unveiled

The 2012 Asia Cold Chain Logistics Summit Forum, which was co-hosted by the Tianjin Binhai New District Government and Cross Taiwan Strait Cold Chain Logistics Technology and Service Alliance, was unv...

2012.08.06

National Standard of Cold Chain Logistics Released

On June 29, as approved by the Standardization Administration of China, the national standard of ‘Cold chain logistics category and basic requirement (GB/T 28577-2012)’ by the National Logistics Standardization Technical Committee was officially released. The standard will be implemented on October 1, 2012.cialiscialislevitraorder generic levitraorder generic levitralevitra side effects nihlevitra...

2012.08.24

Existing-Home Sales Up in July, Prices Rising

Aug 23, 2012 Sales of existing homes were up in July 2012, according to the National Association of Realtors. NAR said the increase came despite affordable inventory constraints. The national median price showed its fifth consecutive months of year-over-year increases.   Total existing-home sales grew 2.3% in July 2012 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.47 million, up from 4.37 million...

2012.08.24

Report Says Renewable Energy Will Grow Significantly Over Ne

23 August 2012 PARIS -- Renewable power generation is expected to continue its rapid growth over the next five years, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The report says that despite economic uncertainties in many countries, global power generation from solar, wind, hydropower, and other renewable sources is projected to increase by more than 40 percent to almost ...

2012.08.08

IEA Organizes High-level Dialogue with Experts from Caspian

Energy experts from the public and private sectors in the Caspian region attended a three-day meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan, from July 3 to 5. The event, which was organized by the International Energy Agency (IEA),  combined high-level energy policy dialogue and the regional launch of the Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP) 2012 publication; training and capacity development.   The par...

2012.08.18

Russian Government Identifies Border Crossing Points for ODS

On July 10, the Russian Federation issued a decree approving a list of checkpoints for the importation of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) into the Russian territory.   According to the list, ODS can be carried by motor vehicle transport through the single checkpoint of Ubylinka on the Russian-Latvian border, and by railway transport through Ivangorod on the Estonian-Russian border and throug...

2012.08.06

Denmark to Ban Fossil Fuel Boilers

Incentives in a new energy agreement recently approved by the Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building are intended to accelerate the changeover to renewable systems for space heating. Oil and gas fired boilers will be excluded as a heat source for new buildings from 2013 and this restriction will be extended in 2016 to existing buildings in areas with natural gas or a district heating netw...

2012.08.06

First North American Standard Announced for Household Refrig

The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), CSA Group, and UL Environment announced the release of the first voluntary sustain-ability standard for household refrigerators.   The standard is AHAM 7001-2012/CSA SPE-7001-12/UL 7001, ‘Sustainability standard for household refrigeration appliances’.   The standard is the first in a family of product sustainability standards under...

2012.08.23

Honeywell Helps Canadian Utilities Increase Energy Efficienc

8/22/2012 Programmable Thermostats and In-Home Energy Displays Help Boost Enrollment, Manage Demand and Promote Conservation   MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 22, 2012 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced ...

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