Business News Archive - October 20, 2009

Toronto Stock Exchange (Venture) Symbol: "WND" Issued and Outstanding: 45,979,397 VANCOUVER, Oct.

MILAN, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced that construction began this month on a 1-megawatt solar electric power plant in Mesagne, Comune di Brindisi, Italy. SunPower designed and is building the plant, which is owned by Bluenergia S.r.l.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT), today announced the release of Version 6.0 of its BonVoyage System (BVS) software, the world's most popular onboard system for optimizing marine voyages.

SHANGHAI, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched a sale for travel to all the airline's destinations with fares starting as low as $39*.

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today reveals frighteningly low fares for travel this Halloween.

HOUSTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Drilling, Inc. (Nasdaq: UDRL) announced today that it will release its 2009 third quarter results after the market closes on Monday, November 2, 2009.

MADISON, Va., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Plow & Hearth® Campaign to Reforest America®, a yearlong reforestation effort launched by the company last October has reached its goal of donating one million trees to be planted in locations across the country.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.