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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...

2011-07-21 09:38:00

STAMFORD, Conn., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Can saving the planet be as simple as what kind of laundry detergent you use? Maybe not. But MXenergy, one of the nation's leading independent energy providers, says those choices do matter and wants consumers to think about the environmental impact of their daily decisions. "What you realize as you move to a more sustainable lifestyle is how so much of 'green living' is just about simple choices," says Marjorie Kass, MXenergy Managing...

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2011-07-14 12:11:37

By Craig Osenberg, University of Florida Plants are good for the planet because, among other things, they help offset the effects of global climate change. It turns out, however, that other members of the terrestrial ecosystem, soil microbes, may exacerbate the problem, offsetting some of the beneficial effects of plants. In a new study published in the July 14 edition of the journal Nature, researchers conclude that more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causes soil to release the potent...

2011-07-12 13:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is expanding its commitment to helping businesses meet water-quality standards with the investment of $4.2 million in grants and loans for 10 projects in six counties. "The investments made today will go a long way in helping local farms and businesses reduce costs and be more environmentally friendly," Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker said. "These projects also will have a...

2011-07-06 12:49:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CityRyde, the leading bike-sharing innovator, announced today that the carbon methodology behind its revolutionary Inspire software has been validated under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), bringing to fruition the two-year development of a system that will energize bicycle sharing the world over. CityRyde has also received $345,000 in investment to bolster the company as it brings Inspire to market. With Inspire, bike-sharing programs can...

2011-06-27 13:19:00

POULTNEY, Vt., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College received the Second Nature Climate Leadership Award June 23 at the fifth annual Climate Leadership Summit of the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) in Washington, D.C. Green Mountain College received the award for achieving climate neutrality this year. GMC, a 700-student liberal arts college in Vermont, is only the second college in the nation to reach this goal, and the...

2011-06-15 05:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today announces that it has selected CFM International's advanced LEAP(TM) engine to power 30 new Airbus A320neo aircraft scheduled to begin delivery in 2016. In addition, the airline has selected the CFM56-5B engine to power 30 of its current technology A320s on order. The engine orders have a combined value of $1.4 billion at list price. In January, the airline announced it would nearly triple its fleet size with an...

2011-06-14 12:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows a good shade tree can provide welcome relief from the blistering summer sun. However do you realize those same trees can reduce your air conditioning bill as well? MXenergy, one of the nation's leading independent energy providers and a leader in the sustainability movement, is encouraging its customers to use their "green thumb" when tackling rising summer cooling bills. An early summer heat wave and an unexpected spike...