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2011-04-07 09:58:00

CHICAGO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian patent 2,643,380 was issued March 22, 2011 for a method to store variable wind and solar power as heat in heavy oil formations, including oil sands and oil shale, and assigned to PyroPhase Inc. US Patent No. 7,484,561 was previously issued. Presently wind and solar power amount to less than 2% of US total electric generation because they require costly backup plants to supply power when wind and solar are not available This method can...

2011-03-30 08:00:00

TRAVELERS REST, S.C., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Liquid Combustion Technology, LLC, (LCT) is contributing 100 power generators vital to Japanese relief efforts to help officials and northern Japan citizens begin the recovery journey from multiple catastrophes. The LCT donation, made on behalf of the Company, its employees and its customers, represents more than $120,000 worth of generators. The generators are built on LCT's own high-quality engine platforms that can provide more than...

2011-03-17 14:25:00

HOUSTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide Power Products said in a statement today that it is prepared for and has available portable power modules to help Japan with their emergency backup power requirements due to Friday's earthquake. Will Perry, President of the industrial power equipment provider, says it has a total of over 20 megawatts of large portable Caterpillar power units available and ready for shipment to Japan. He added we would "do whatever needs to be done" to...

2011-03-14 15:46:00

says Japan nuclear plant crisis spotlights the need for safety in electricity generation WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Council for Affordable and Reliable Energy (ACARE) today stated that the ongoing nuclear power plant crisis in Japan underscores the importance of safety in power generation. "ACARE continues to support all forms of electricity generation including coal, natural gas, nuclear and renewable sources," said ACARE executive director Mike...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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