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2011-10-04 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp (Pinksheets: SVMI.PK - News), made waves at the 4th annual Huntington Beach Green Expo this month. "What better place is there to learn from amazing businesses how you can adopt sustainable practices than by coming to the beach," said Jerry Wheeler, president and CEO of the Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce. In order to participate in the expo SVMI had to meet certain criteria for its DynoValve® product, and...

2011-09-29 03:00:00

LONDON, September 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Olympic and Paralympic Hopefuls Lead Call for Ticketholders to Neutralise Their Travel Carbon Footprint to the Games In supporting the ambition for London 2012 to be the most sustainable Games possible, BP Target Neutral announced today that they are inviting London 2012 ticketholders, from across the world, to try and set a new world record for the most number of people offsetting their travel carbon to a single event....

2011-09-15 08:51:00

VALLEJO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PotsandPans.com®, the successful e-commerce site of Meyer Corporation, U.S. -- the largest cookware company in the U.S. -- announces its unique participation in an ambitious carbon neutral campaign initiated by UPS®, the global package delivery and logistics company. Beginning on August 18th, the on-line cookware store and culinary resource center will help to mitigate the climate impact of air and ground...

2011-09-14 09:30:00

TORONTO and CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, BMO Financial Group has been named to the Global 500 Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) by the Carbon Disclosure Project, which represents 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in assets. BMO - the only Canadian-headquartered company named to the Index - has been recognized for the actions it is taking to reduce global emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change. BMO is one of just...

Google Reveals Energy Usage, Carbon Footprint
2011-09-09 04:31:42

  For the first time, tech giant Google has revealed what the New York Times refers to as one of their "most closely guarded secrets"--the amount of power used by their global facilities. According to James Glantz of the newspaper, the company reported Thursday that "its data centers continuously drew almost 260 million watts...to run Google searches, YouTube views, Gmail messaging and display ads on all those services around the world." Furthermore, Martin LaMonica added that...

2011-09-08 20:43:32

A pilot waste-to-energy system constructed by Duke University and Duke Energy this week garnered the endorsement of Google Inc., which invests in high-quality carbon offsets from across the nation to fulfill its own carbon neutrality goals. The system, on a hog finishing facility 25 miles west of Winston-Salem, converts hog waste into electricity and creates carbon offset credits. By capturing greenhouse gases from hog waste and burning them to run a turbine, the system produces enough...

2011-08-25 11:23:00

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunlyte LLC (Kennebunkport, Maine) is proud to join forces with EDC (Langenhagen, Germany) and shorewood.blueprint (Middlesex, UK) to form the Sunlyte Alliance. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110825/NE57832 ) The Sunlyte Alliance sets the benchmark for Sustainability in Media. The Sunlyte Alliance offers the Media and Entertainment Industry Certified CarbonFree(®) CD and DVD packaged discs made from 100%...

2011-08-09 15:06:00

BOYERTOWN, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo America Corporation (ClimeCo) announces the passing of a major technology milestone - the first successfully implemented Tertiary Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Abatement System (Abatement System) in the U.S., a project at Rentech Energy Midwest Corporation (REMC) developed under the Climate Action Reserve (CAR) Nitric Acid Protocol. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/FL58248LOGO ) The REMC Nitric Acid Unit #1 Abatement system...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, August 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), announces today that it has signed in July an agreement with Beijing Clinci Energy and Environment Technology Co. Ltd., an experienced Chinese company ("Clinci") with a proven technology to convert biomass to energy, to jointly implement 14 animal waste-to-energy projects in China. These 14 projects have the potential to support over 70 megawatts capacity of...

2011-08-02 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp (Pink Sheets - SVMI) (the "Company"), an innovative automotive technology company that licenses, manufactures, distributes and services an array of patented technologies and products that reduce harmful emissions and improve fuel efficiency, is pleased to announce that it has finalized an agreement (the "Repayment Agreement") with YA Global Investments, L.P., f/k/a Cornell Capital Partners, L.P. ("YA Global") settling over $2.4M in...