The TopLED Black Series with lens from Osram Opto Semiconductors is the first TopLED in a black package that can achieve a typical luminous intensity of 1.9 cd (at 20 mA), which means it is as bright as a comparable LED in a white package but offers higher contrast and fewer reflections. The target applications of the red and yellow LED are displays such as fuel price totem signs or public transport passenger information systems.
The ACT government's Feed-In Tariff Scheme is claimed to have saved 238 tonnes of greenhouse gases in a matter of just a few months of operation.
The JCC Fireguard range of fire-rated downlights is designed for commercial and domestic applications and meets the relevant Australian building regulations, having been tested to meet AS1530.4-2005, the fire-resistant test of downlights penetrating a floor ceiling system.
Smart metering will be integral to the development of the Victorian government’s future Smart Energy Network implementation plans.
The JCC Fireguard range of fire-rated downlights is designed for commercial and domestic applications and meets the relevant Australian building regulations, having been tested to meet AS1530.4-2005 — the fire-resistant test of downlights penetrating a floor ceiling system.
Developments in smart grid technologies have the potential to help both consumers and power companies reduce their dependence on carbon-emitting energy.
Technology analyst IDTechEx forecasts that the energy harvesting market will reach US$4 billion by 2019, driven by its deployment in a wide range of traditional and new applications.
Researchers at CSIRO have developed electric vehicle technology that not only powers a vehicle but helps to power the home or building it is attached to when not in use.
Industry response to the ACT government’s call for expressions of interest for its proposed solar energy facility has been positive.
The Victorian government has recently passed legislation that allows electricity generated by consumers with solar power facilities to be sold to utilities, providing an incentive for the installation of solar cells.
Internet search engine company Google has added ‘energy savings’ as a new value-added service to consumers and electricity providers with the announcement of its ‘PowerMeter’ concept.
The WTI BPM and MPC series rack mount power distribution units (PDUs) meter and report total kWh energy consumption, enabling users to know how much the IT equipment contributes to the data centre utility bill.