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2013-10-14 16:21:18

15MW of power contracted with Tucson Electric Power TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) Solar held a ceremony today to dedicate two solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the Tucson, Arizona area with a combined total of 15 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity. Both projects have long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Tucson Electric Power (TEP). "These are our maiden solar facilities in the U.S. and signal E.ON's commitment to...

2013-10-14 09:22:52

New study shows that research investments and growing markets have fueled a huge rise in new patents The number of patents issued for renewable-energy technologies has risen sharply over the last decade, according to new research from MIT and the Santa Fe Institute (SFI). The study shows that investments in research and development, as well as in the growth of markets for these products, have helped to spur this dramatic growth in innovation. "We were quite surprised," says Jessika...

2013-10-13 23:01:40

New child bike seats are available at BicycleTrailers.com, the leading provider of kid’s bike trailers, cargo bike trailers and pet trailers. This includes new products from well-renowned brands like Britax and Co-Pilot. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 New child bike seats are available at BicycleTrailers.com, the leading provider of kid’s bike trailers, cargo bike trailers and pet trailers. This includes new products from well-renowned brands like Britax and Co-Pilot. The...

2013-10-10 12:22:57

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Handy Tank an iconic and accredited water tank manufacturer in Australia is launching their high quality water tanks in the USA to help household's combat dry conditions. Alastair Pryor, Director of Handy Tank says, "Most people don't realize that North America is becoming the driest continent in the world. Global warming is causing extreme dry conditions and as climate change might exacerbate it, periods of droughts have become a serious...

2013-10-08 08:21:58

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sol Systems is proud to announce that it has facilitated financing for a 227 kW solar energy system at the KIPP Charter School, a non-profit in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Volt Energy developed the project and Sol Systems structured the transaction and financed the project on behalf of its investment client, Washington Gas Energy Systems (WGES). Sol Systems, Volt, and WGES are headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area,...

2013-10-07 23:03:14

In-demand research report “Global ICT Industry and Market Report: 2013 Edition” prepared by Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 In 2012, unfavorable economic conditions (attributed to the European debt crisis) in tandem with slow recovery of mature economies and less expected growth in the developing markets forced government and enterprise sectors to cut down their spending and...

2013-10-02 08:29:42

BioPop's "LIVA" Art Concept Harnesses Bio-Palette of Living Organisms GERMANTOWN, Md. and CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, announced today the formation of a new "Living Arts" subsidiary called Biological & Popular Culture, Inc. (BioPop). BioPop's team of innovative scientists and creative designers, enabled by the synthetic biology engineering technology of Intrexon, aims to create new bio-diverse...

2013-10-01 12:23:59

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Sept. 30 awarded contracts to 11 companies who will provide design/build support for energy and energy conservation projects worldwide. The $600 million shared capacity contract will be for the design and construction of conventional and renewable energy projects (e.g. solar walls; solar hot water; day lighting; geothermal heating and cooling systems;...

2013-09-27 23:22:17

Solar Center has announced the formation of a team of solar experts dedicated to serving Palm Springs residents with affordable solar energy. Details are available online at http://www.gosolarcenter.com. (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Solar Center, the leading provider of affordable residential solar energy systems in Los Angeles, has announced that they have formed a new team of solar experts dedicated to providing the residents of Palm Springs solar energy. The demand for affordable Palm...

2013-09-26 08:22:26

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced it will build two large-scale wind power facilities in South Texas. Duke Energy Renewables will build, own and operate the Los Vientos III and IV Windpower Projects, sited approximately 100 miles west of Brownsville near Rio Grande City in Starr County. Each will produce 200 megawatts (MW) of emissions-free electricity, enough to collectively power about 120,000...