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2014-09-01 00:21:22

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QM Power Inc., an enabling platform technology company setting a new high standard for energy efficiency and power density in electric motors, generators and actuators, announced it has been awarded two prestigious highly competitive million dollar awards from the US Department of Energy to expedite its Q-Sync(TM) motor solution into the commercial refrigeration market and extend it into Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning...

2014-06-24 23:07:19

Funds will support development of the Midwest Innovation Bridge (the Bridge), a regional clean energy incubator. The Bridge will offer a suite of services for early-stage technology companies in Michigan, Illinois and the Midwest region. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 NextEnergy and partner Clean Energy Trust have been awarded a $745,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) for the National Incubator Initiative...

EPA Fighting Against Climate Change With New Clean Power Plan
2014-06-02 11:31:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency, at the direction of the Obama Administration, unveiled the Clean Power Plan, which would cut carbon emissions from exiting power plants. The move, framed as an attempt to fight climate change, would cost between $7.3 billion and $8.8 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. The EPA said the plan would eventually save between $55 billion and $93 billion in pollution-related costs....

2014-05-13 08:23:49

New Call for Proposals issued by BIRD Energy, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Israel Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources TEL AVIV, Israel, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BIRD Energy announced its sixth funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint project proposals with a focus on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. To be considered, a project proposal must include R&D cooperation between two companies or cooperation...

2014-04-29 23:01:17

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 6–2 to affirm the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability via the so-called “Cross-State Air Pollution Rule” to regulate power-plant emissions when those emissions have the potential to hurt downwind air-quality. The ruling in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation will affect about 1,000 power plants in 28 states. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 6–2 to affirm the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

2014-03-31 16:21:59

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of four students from the Georgia Institute of Technology developing a new electrical power grid technology with an Internet-like control architecture won the third annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and the Department of Energy's $100,000 grand prize, competition officials announce today. The Georgia Tech team presented their technology to a panel of expert judges from the clean energy community at the ACC Clean...

2014-03-13 16:23:25

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business plan competition supported by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) encouraging students from universities in the southeastern United States to develop business plans for new clean energy companies, today announces its Elite Eight Plus Two, with nine winners from ACC schools and one winner from the at-large, non-ACC pool of...

2014-01-22 16:22:14

Submissions Accepted from Universities in the Southeastern United States COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business innovation competition that encourages students to develop and commercialize new clean energy technologies, is now accepting entries. Supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, the ACC Clean Energy Challenge is open to student teams throughout the southeastern United States developing commercially...

2013-11-05 23:24:38

D.C. City Council honors the DCSEU for its work helping District residents, businesses, and institutions reduce their energy costs and carbon footprints. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 The DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU), the District’s resource for energy efficiency, was honored today by the D.C. City Council for its work helping District residents, businesses, and institutions reduce their energy costs and carbon footprints. The DCSEU is a utility with a difference:...

2013-08-26 23:23:57

BuildingOS quickly aggregates energy data from multiple vendors’ technologies, giving building managers easy access to energy information and analytics at an unprecedented price point. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Today, Lucid announced the availability of BuildingOS®, the world’s first online operating system for energy management. The revolutionary software enables managers of facilities, energy, and sustainability in commercial buildings to quickly aggregate building...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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