Energy Management

 
 

View the Disney Environmental Report, located on pages 50 - 70.

Shopping centers have been the scourge of environmentalist with their high energy usage and promotion of urban sprawl. But recent trends in the United States has led to a decline in the stability of shopping centers and malls. Research has shown that more and more commercial centers will become abandoned in the future as population trends and increased popularity of online shopping continues to erode the profits of physical commercial centers.  It is clear that the number of malls will continue to decrease, while the number of abandoned sites will continue to increase. The International took a close look at the problem:

Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a world leader in fuel dispensers takes aim at the alternative fuel market with a pump that dispenses gasoline, diesel, propane-LPG, and -- of course -- CNG, from a single dispenser unit.

The new look of natural gas might surprise you. From taxis to refuse trucks to the car in your garage, Natural Gas Vehicless are coming to a street near you.

US EPA and the natural gas industry working together to provide alternative energy options in a world plagued by rising energy costs.

Nine EU nations have come together to draw up plans to make a continental wide green super-grid a reality.

GE's Juan de Bedout gives a tour of the new smart grid technologies designed for industrial and consumer use

The city of Boulder, Colorado in the USA has installed "Smart Grids", which allow you to determine how much energy you are using, at what times, and even where it's coming from.

Most of the world relies on 50-year old energy systems. Smart grids could be the next step. They are digitized energy networks, delivering electricity in an optimal way from source to consumption

 
 
 
 
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