For all of the Obama fallout over the recent Solyndra solar debacle, renewable energy continues to “heat up” shall we say. Despite the bad PR, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently reported another milestone. During the first half of 2011, renewable energy sources (biomass/biofuels, geothermal, solar, water, and wind) produced 4.687 quadrillion Btus of energy or 12.25% of US ...Continue Reading → Share
On Thursday I attended my 2nd UTC Clean Tech roundtable event. Well worth my commute, the meeting focused on Ted Wilson’s update and discussion regarding the almost complete Ten-Year Utah Energy Initiative plan. Ted covered some of the very tough issues facing a conservative state meeting up with the realities of sustainability and the balance between People, Planet, and Profits.
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PilmerPR announced founder John Pilmer met today with Ukrainian government and energy leaders to offer insights into the energy communications challenges facing that country. Hosted by the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy (UCCD) and as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the visitors are traveling to Utah to examine “Energy Efficiency at the Federal, State and Local ...Continue Reading → Share
We received an announcement, the other day, from Scott at Eco Active America:
I am pleased to announce that we will be having the EPA’s 40th Anniversary Celebration and Award Event on December 2nd at Club Nokia. We will have celebrities, famous musicians presenting awards and playing music throughout the event. We would love to have your company be part of this event. This is an event not to be missed.
The e-mail goes on to explain why ...Continue Reading → Share
PilmerPR prides itself in helping Green businesses gain local, national and international attention for their innovations. Over the past couple of months, PilmerPR has helped one such local company get attention for its new products.
As the economy begins to recover, Orem-based ILLUMRA, a producer of wireless battery-free controls, announced it has hired four new employees, and is further expanding into the $470 billion European electronics market.
“We have been watching these folks for months as they have started to ...Continue Reading → Share
The crowd of entrepreneurs attending today’s UVEF presentation responded enthusiastically to Todd Pedersen, CEO and founder of APX Alarm. With 5500 employees, the company expects to knock on 10 million doors this summer as it gobbles market share in the home security market. 850,000 installations to-date puts APX in the top 4 companies in their industry.
If you think Todd is ready for a vacation, you would be mistaken, and ...Continue Reading → Share
Treehugger this week reported that a new solar project in Hawaii transformed into the “Holy Grail” of renewable energy when they integrated waste heat power generation capacity using the ElectraTherm Green Machine (PilmerPR client). Is that too strong of a claim?
ElectraTherm previously announced integration with geothermal technology and industrial waste heat. This is the first solar project they have been involved in and the results look promising.
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