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2011-08-29 12:00:00

Pioneer of thermoelectric technology with track record of high-volume commercialization success to advise Alphabet Energy on strategies for deploying its waste-heat recovery technology. San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 Alphabet Energy, Inc., maker of thermoelectric materials for waste-heat recovery, has engaged Dr. Lon Bell as a strategic advisor. Dr. Bell is the founder and former chief technical officer of Amerigon Inc. and former president of its thermoelectrics research and...

2011-08-24 13:19:00

During Earthquakes, Hurricanes and Other Disasters, Diesel-Powered Backup Generators Keep Nuclear Power Plants, Hospitals and Other Critical Services Up and Running WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Within seconds after Tuesday's massive earthquake led to the shutdown of the North Anna nuclear power plant, three backup diesel generators went to work and provided power to the electrical and reactor cooling systems. ("Power restored to nuclear plant after quake" - CNN)...

2011-08-24 04:00:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerHouse Energy Inc. (PHE) and M2 Renewables, Inc. (M2R) are pleased to announce their recent mutual signing of a Strategic Distribution Agreement, granting M2R exclusive rights to distribute and sell the Pyromex AG Ultra High Temperature Gasifier (UHTG) for use in PHE's wastewater market sector for applications of 50 ton/day or less. M2R consummated the agreement by submitting an initial purchase order to PHE for a 5 tpd UHTG system....

2011-08-19 16:48:00

REGINA, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Carmen Dybwad, CEO of IPAC-CO2 Research Inc., welcomed today's announcement that the Government of Canada is moving forward with regulations for the coal-fired electricity sector. IPAC-CO2 works to gain public and regulator confidence in the geological storage of carbon dioxide as a sustainable energy and environmental option by providing independent performance assessments of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. "This is great news for...

2011-08-18 09:22:00

SHENYANG, China, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: APWR) ("A-Power" or the "Company"), a leading provider of distributed power generation systems in China and a manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that it was notified recently by the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") that the SEC has initiated a formal, nonpublic investigation into whether the Company or any of its personnel violated the...

2011-08-17 07:55:00

DUBLIN, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable energy and energy storage group, Gaelectric, and XEMC VWEC, a member of the Chinese XEMC Group, a global leader in Direct Drive Permanent Magnet Generator (PMG) wind turbines, have signed contracts to co-develop three Irish wind farms, and have agreed to examine the co-development of Gaelectric's pipeline of wind energy projects in Ireland. This will see the first commercial deployment of XEMC VWEC wind turbines in Europe with the...

2011-08-17 05:00:00

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerigon Incorporated (NASDAQ-GS: ARGN), a global developer and marketer of innovative thermal management technologies for a broad range of heating and cooling and temperature control applications, today announced that it has been awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to lead the development of an energy recovery system that can improve passenger car fuel efficiency by five percent by converting waste heat...

2011-08-12 10:52:00

Stock Listing: MP:TSXV Stock Listing (US): MCTYF: OTC Web Site: www.microplanet.com SEATTLE, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - MicroPlanet Technology Corp. ("MicroPlanet" or the "Company"), (MP:TSXV & MCTYF:OTC) a provider of smart grid t echnology which significantly increases efficiency, quality, and conservation of electricity, today is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to provide...

2011-08-10 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen Inc., a pioneering force in distributed power generation, today introduced the InVerde Ultra 100 - a breakthrough, low-emissions, natural gas engine-driven cogeneration system. Designed for commercial and industrial facilities, the InVerde Ultra 100 will meet and even exceed the strictest California emission standards, making it a preferred clean energy solution for today's heating and power needs. (Photo:...

2011-08-01 09:05:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTG Universidad is a two-unit combustion turbine plant that was commissioned in late 1970 by the Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) on the north side of Monterrey, Mexico's third-largest city. By the 1990s, the two 14-MW turbines were obsolete, used sparingly, and slated for demolition in 2010. However, by 2002, portions of Monterrey, a major industrial center, began experiencing power restrictions caused by a lack of sufficient reactive power...