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2009-07-08 12:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A shift in the ability of crops to thrive, increased building cooling costs and lower heating costs are among the possible impacts of climate change identified in the Pennsylvania Climate Impact Assessment, a report released today by the Department of Environmental Protection. "Climate change is long-term variations to daily weather patterns," said DEP Secretary John Hanger. "Those variations can have positive and negative effects on...

2009-06-25 16:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Canadian Coal Corp. (TSX: WTN, WTN.DB & WTN.WT and AIM: WTN) (the "Company") announces its operating results for the three and twelve month period ended March 31, 2009. During this period, the Company's financial position continued to strengthen as a result of strong cash flow from operations. Net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009 was $47.6 million or earnings per share of $0.23, on a basic and diluted basis. For the year...

2009-06-25 05:30:00

TORONTO, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Galway Resources Ltd. (GWY: TSX-V) is pleased to announce that the Company has successfully re-negotiated the deal terms with Rio Tinto for the Carboluis coal project located in Santander, Colombia. The total land package for the concessions represents roughly 50% of the San Luis coal basin, comprising 7,500 hectares. Nineteen historic drill holes, along with extensive surface sampling, have shown strong potential for the basin and the concession...

2009-03-31 02:51:00

Maintained Profitability in a Difficult Operating Environment Financial Highlights -- Operating revenue amounted to approximately Rmb36,836 million, representing an increase of 12.43% over the Previous Year. -- Net profit attributable to equity holders of the Company amounted to approximately Rmb761 million (2007: Rmb3,564 million). -- Basic earnings per share attributable to equity holders of the Company amounted to approximately Rmb0.06...

2009-02-16 14:49:00

Strategic Purchase Strengthens WePOWER's Position as a Leader of Next Generation Wind Energy Technology TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- WePOWER LLC, a developer of clean energy solutions around the world, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of patented and proprietary wind energy technologies from PacWind, Inc. "Our vision at WePOWER is to bring transformational, perpetual and clean energy solutions to the marketplace and PacWind's pioneering wind turbine...

2008-11-03 09:00:32

Clean energy technology company, Solar Systems, has opened its A$10 million Bridgewater R&D facility, near Bendigo in Australia. According to the company, hi-tech photovoltaic technology currently being tested at the Bridgewater facility will be progressively installed at an A$420 million large-scale solar power station. Construction of the demonstration solar power station will commence in 2009 following the signing of a A$292 million development agreement between Melbourne-based...

2008-10-15 15:00:21

In conjunction with the 2008 Energy Solutions Conference, Hart Energy Consulting will celebrate its 8th Annual Global Energy and Environmental Excellence Awards on November 6. These awards recognize companies who, through innovation and technology, have made significant progress towards solving our global energy challenges. Award categories include: -- E&P, -- Refining - National and International, -- Transportation, -- Technology - Refining and Oilfield, --...

2008-10-07 21:00:28

By Ken Ward Jr. When it passed the massive Wall Street bailout legislation last week, Congress threw in a $2.8 billion package of tax breaks for the coal industry. The coal subsidies account for more than one-quarter of the $10.8 billion in energy incentives in the Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008, which was tacked onto the government bailout of the nation's financial industry. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., was among the architects of the coal provisions, which offer a...

2008-10-06 15:00:35

By WEIR, James COLD houses can kill people and it looks like the Government has been asleep at the heat switch for years. That is -- till an election is called. Suddenly, the price of power stirs Labour cabinet ministers to say Contact Energy's 10 per cent to 12 per cent price rise this week is outrageous and there should be a wider inquiry. Has it been any less outrageous that, nationally, power prices have already risen about 55 per cent since 1999? Or how about the outrage...

2008-10-01 12:00:27

San Domenico School, the oldest independent Catholic school in California, and Recurrent Energy, a leading solar power developer and the industry pioneer in Solar as a Service(SM), today announced the planned installation of a 412 kilowatt solar energy system. The project will require more than 2,300 photovoltaic panels, spread across several roof- and ground-mounted arrays - in total, offsetting nearly 85% of San Domenico's expected annual electricity costs. Scheduled to be completed by...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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