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Renewable Energy Use Is Up In The US
2013-07-19 06:05:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An increasing amount of the energy used each year in the US is coming from renewable sources such as solar panels and wind turbines, according to new research released Thursday by scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). According to the laboratory's energy charts, wind power led the way, increasing from 1.17 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTU) produced in 2011, called quads for short, to 1.36 quads in...

2013-07-17 23:19:56

President Obama's recent Climate Policy has wide reaching implications which has federal entities proactively pursuing cost-effective options to reduce carbon emissions. Many within the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security have recently started making the move from diesel light plants to portable Progress Solar/Wind (TM) Light Towers for mission critical night-time operations that need reliable outdoor lighting. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 The Progress...

2013-07-15 23:20:28

During a recent interview at the WQA Aquatech USA 2013 Conference in Indianapolis, Tim Evans, Business Development Executive for Doulton® Water Filters explained why ceramic filters are a good investment. Filtersfast.com, the leading online retailer of air filters and water filters promotes Doulton® Ceramic Filters during the month of July. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 As the leading online retailer of water filters and air filters, Filtersfast.com promotes the best water...

DOE Dire Warnings Climate Change Impact Energy Grid
2013-07-12 10:05:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new US Department of Energy (DOE) report warns about the massive direct and indirect impacts climate change is expected to have on the United States' energy grid in the coming years. Citing a shortage of cooling water for power plants, low water levels hampering coal barge and oil tanker traffic, and raging wildfires taking down transmission lines, the report asserts the effects of climate change are already being felt by the...

2013-07-08 23:03:52

Transparency Market Research add new "Power Generation Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/power-generation-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Economic growth and rise in population have been the most important reasons for energy/power generation in the past few decades. Commercial and residential...

2013-07-07 23:01:27

Transparency Market Research published new "Synthetic Biology Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth, Share And Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/synthetic-biology-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Synthetic Biology Market, Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth, Share and...

2013-06-20 23:19:34

IND Solar Farm at the Indianapolis International Airport Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Construction of the largest planned airport-based solar farm in North America is ahead of schedule according to project partners General Energy Solutions USA (GES), Cenergy Power, Telamon Corporation and Johnson Melloh Solutions. Official construction began immediately following the March 2013 groundbreaking ceremony at the entrance to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). The...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.