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2011-03-14 14:58:37

A revolutionary type of personal power pack now in development could help our troops when they are engaged on the battlefield. With the aim of being up to fifty per cent lighter than conventional chemical battery packs used by British infantry, the solar and thermoelectric-powered system could make an important contribution to future military operations. The project is being developed by the University of Glasgow with Loughborough, Strathclyde, Leeds, Reading and Brunel Universities, with...

2011-03-09 07:00:00

SHENYANG, China, March 9, 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 on March 7, 2011, a subsidiary of GE Transportation served notice on A-Power that GE Transportation has issued a demand for arbitration against A-Power for alleged unresolved breaches of certain terms of the gearbox...

2011-03-08 07:20:00

SHENYANG, China, March 8, 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 has received from Thailand's Biomass Electricity Co., Ltd. ("Biomass Electricity") an advance payment of US$ 8.97 million that starts the implementation phase of a project to develop a 150 megawatt biomass-fueled power...

2011-02-27 22:00:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD; NASDAQ: BLDP) announced that it has been conditionally awarded up to C$7 million by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). This funding will be used to extend the operating life and lower the product cost of FCgen(TM)-1300, the fuel cell power plant that powers Ballard's CLEARgen(TM) distributed generation system. The first application of this new lower cost distributed generation solution is expected to be a...

2011-02-16 08:30:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The purpose of this press release is to briefly outline the accomplishments of Sand and Shale Oil Recovery (SASOR) and the assets it has accumulated over the nearly five years of its existence. To date nearly $2 million USD has been invested in its development both in patented and patent pending unconventional energy development and conservation devices. The Company is a private entity with two major shareholders: Thomas B. O'Brien and John N....

2011-02-16 08:05:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) will receive funding from the Global CCS Institute to support installation of the nation's first commercial-scale carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) system on AEP's Mountaineer coal-fueled power plant in New Haven, W.Va. Global CCS Institute, based in Canberra, Australia, will provide AU$4 million (US$4.01 million) to support the initial engineering and characterization phase of AEP's commercial-scale...

2011-02-09 04:35:00

Tokyo, Feb 9, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. and Panasonic Corporation have jointly developed a new model of their "Ene-Farm" home fuel cell. The new product is manufactured by Panasonic, and will be sold by Tokyo Gas from April 1, 2011.The "Ene-Farm" fuel cell co-generation systems generate electricity through a chemical reaction between oxygen in the atmosphere and hydrogen extracted from city gas, and the heat generated as a byproduct of this process is also used for home...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1985, Norbert Stein applied for a United States patent for a "Hand-Held Electronic Book Device For Reading." Stein developed the eBook in Santa Clara with Bertelsmann, and later sold his interest to the international book publisher. The eBook is a major contribution to the electronics world. Kinetic Highway - Now Stein has, patent pending, a new revolutionary device - Kineto. Kineto is showing a model of its Renewable Power system...

2011-01-19 06:30:00

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 19, 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 received a RMB 68.17 million (approximately US$ 10.2 million) cash subsidy on January 6, 2011 from the Liaoning Provincial Government in support for the Company's acquisition in January 2010 of Evatech Co. Ltd....

2011-01-18 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion North Carolina Power, a unit of Dominion (NYSE: D), and a Washington, D.C.-based green energy solutions provider are taking advantage of an abundant natural resource that attracts millions to the Outer Banks each year - the sun. Dominion, which serves about 120,000 retail electric customers in northeastern North Carolina, has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with 510nano Inc. for the electric output of a 1.4-megawatt...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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