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2011-06-01 08:35:01

Tokyo, June 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Ulvac-RIKO is proud to announce a new breakthrough in renewable energy research . efficiently converting hot water of 90 degrees C into 3 kilowatts (100 V, 30 A) of electricity using a (patented) compact and portable power generation system.With the world facing global warming and an ever reducing supply of oil resources, there is a clear and present need for new technology research in renewable energy. Furthermore, in light of the recent great east...

2011-05-16 19:39:47

Billions of dollars lost each year as waste heat from industrial processes can be converted into electricity with a technology being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The high-efficiency thermal waste heat energy converter actively cools electronic devices, photovoltaic cells, computers and large waste heat-producing systems while generating electricity, according to Scott Hunter, who leads the development team. The potential for energy savings is...

2011-05-11 16:08:00

POOLER, Ga., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MPSA) today dedicated its new $325 million Savannah Machinery Works, a state-of-the-art facility that will manufacture and service large gas and steam turbines to provide power to the electric grid both in the United States and around the world. Some 500 energy industry executives, business leaders, and guests from throughout the country were joined by Hideaki Omiya, President of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries...

2011-05-04 17:00:00

LAS VEGAS, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today NV Energy (NYSE: NVE) celebrated a major step toward southern Nevada's energy independence with the dedication of the new 484 megawatt combined-cycle addition at the existing 144 megawatt Harry Allen Generating Station. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100825/LA55163LOGO) Located 25 miles north of Las Vegas, the new facility will enable the plant to provide enough energy to supply approximately 375,000 homes. With the addition of...

2011-05-02 16:25:34

Boston College and MIT researchers see broad residential and industrial applications High-performance nanotech materials arrayed on a flat panel platform demonstrated seven to eight times higher efficiency than previous solar thermoelectric generators, opening up solar-thermal electric power conversion to a broad range of residential and industrial uses, a team of researchers from Boston College and MIT report in the journal Nature Materials. Two technologies have dominated efforts to harness...

2011-04-29 10:08:00

SHENYANG, China, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. ("A-Power," Nasdaq: APWR), a leading provider of distributed power generation systems in China and a manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that Mr. Jinxiang Lu, A-Power's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, attended a meeting between a delegation of government officials and businessmen from the city of Shenyang and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) on April 22,...

2011-04-28 15:30:00

- Fuel cell system to be powered from renewable bio-gas - System will provide heat in addition to clean electricity VANCOUVER, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD) (NASDAQ: BLDP) today announced an agreement to deploy a one-megawatt fuel cell generator that will provide peak electrical power and heat at the Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) sales and marketing headquarters campus in Torrance, California. Michael Goldstein, Ballard's Chief Commercial Officer...

2011-04-18 07:05:00

SHENYANG, China, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. ("A-Power," Nasdaq: APWR), a leading provider of distributed power generation systems in China and a manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that on April 13, 2011, it signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("Memorandum") with Liaoyuan Zhongneng Electrical Equipment Ltd., for an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to develop a combined heat and power generation plant...

2011-04-14 11:42:00

Utility advances clean air strategy by retiring coal-fired generating units CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced plans Thursday to retire 18 older coal-fired generation units at three power plants as part of the federal utility's vision of being one of the nation's leading providers of low-cost and cleaner energy by 2020. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The retirements will help TVA reduce...

2011-04-13 02:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AREVA Solar has been awarded a major contract to install a 44 megawatt solar thermal augmentation project at a 750 megawatt coal-fired power station in Queensland, Australia, representing the largest solar project in the Southern Hemisphere and the world's largest solar/coal-fired power augmentation project. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/PH82293 ) AREVA Solar's Australian-pioneered Compact...


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