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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...

2011-07-05 05:00:00

PHOENIX, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVerde, Inc. (OTCBB: PWVI) today announced the completion and successful testing of their 50kw electric power renewable waste heat recovery system named the "Liberator." Under a previously announced Letter of intent ("LOI") with Newton Investments BV, ("Newton") PowerVerde will ship the first of five planned systems, the week of July 4th. PowerVerde Director Rick Davis commenting on the Liberator and PowerVerde's relationship with Newton, stated,...

2011-07-01 12:00:00

SHENYANG and BEIJING, China, July 1, 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 an independent director on its board of directors has resigned, effective June 30, 2011. The board of directors has accepted his resignation. Mr. Jianmin Wu has regretfully resigned as a director of A-Power and...

2011-06-30 08:32:00

NESS ZIONA, Israel, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HelioFocus, the Israeli thermo-solar developer, is proud to present its Dish technology - HelioBooster((TM)) - at InterSolar North America. This technology is physically proven as the most effective way to produce hot air Heat at high temperature (up to 1000 degrees C). HelioFocus system generates steam at a central air to steam heat Exchanger, allowing existing power plant to utilize the supplied high temperature super critical steam and...

2011-06-28 11:45:00

SHENYANG, China, June 28, 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 two independent directors on its board of directors have resigned, effective June 27, 2011. The board of directors has accepted their resignations. Mr. Remo Richli has resigned as a director of A-Power and as chair of...

2011-06-22 12:30:00

Average Additional Annual Cost Increase Could Exceed $250 Per Consumer Household ATLANTA, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If Plant Washington, the controversial Power4Georgians (P4G) proposed coal-fired power plant becomes a reality, Georgia consumers would see their electric bills skyrocket 10-20 percent in the first year depending on which electric member cooperative (EMC) they receive electricity from, as opposed to an expected 2 percent increase in the absence of the plant....

2011-06-20 09:50:00

SHENYANG, China, June 20, 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 made the following statement: We are aware of the article published on the Seeking Alpha website on June 17, 2011 by a self- admitted short seller, Mr. Eiad Asbahi, who stands to profit if the stock price of A-Power declines. We are...

2011-06-17 09:12:00

PITTSBURGH, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutting down nuclear power plants will have significant economic and environmental consequences, according to a new study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and DAI Management Consultants, Inc. Shifting from nuclear to other types of power plants could affect the reliability of the electricity supply, electricity costs, air pollution, carbon emissions, and the reliance on fossil fuels like coal and natural gas, the researchers said....

2011-06-17 11:48:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Power Systems is supplying the temporary power generation company, APR Energy (APR) with mobile power generation equipment that will be used to alleviate electric power shortfalls in Japan resulting from the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyo-Oki Earthquake and associated tsunami that recently devastated the country. Pratt & Whitney Power Systems is delivering three FT8® MOBILEPAC® gas...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'