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2010-10-26 14:29:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- KGRA Energy Corporation has received a $750,000 grant from the State of Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection towards the construction of a waste heat-to-power project. The cogeneration facility will be located in Bradford County, PA and will harvest the heat from reciprocating engines at a natural gas compression station currently under construction by a major US natural gas company. It will produce approximately 1.26MW of clean,...

2010-10-26 08:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA ) has approved a landmark Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with EnviroMission Limited (EVM:ASX; Pink Sheets: EVOMY) to purchase green power from EnviroMission's Solar Tower power station development planned for Arizona. EnviroMission Chief Executive, Roger Davey, said "Finalization of this PPA with SCPPA is an important milestone that will allow project finance to be secured for Solar...

2010-10-19 22:03:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A Power Purchase Agreement for the sale of electricity from the proposed EnviroMission (ASX: EVM; OTCQX: EVOMY) Arizona Solar Tower development to the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) has been placed on the agenda for approval at the next SCPPA board meeting on October 21, 2010. EnviroMission was selected as the only suitable solar energy project at the time of EnviroMission's successful submission to a 2008 SCPPA Request for Proposals...

2010-10-19 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC, CHCWS) ("China Hydroelectric" or the "Company" or "CHC"), an owner, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it recently signed a framework agreement (MOU) with China Guangdong Nuclear Energy Development Co., Ltd. ("Guangdong Nuclear" or "CGNEDC") for the equity transfer of a controlling interest of the Wuyue Pumped Storage...

2010-10-19 06:30:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A Power Purchase Agreement for the sale of electricity from the proposed EnviroMission (ASX: EVM; OTCQX: EVOMY) Arizona Solar Tower development to the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) has been placed on the agenda for approval at the next SCPPA board meeting on October 21, 2010. EnviroMission was selected as the only suitable solar energy project at the time of EnviroMission's successful submission to a 2008 SCPPA Request for Proposals...

2010-10-15 11:38:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- FUKAI Environmental Research Institute, Inc., based in Ueda, Japan, has developed an innovative technology capable of generating hydrogen energy at the world's lowest cost. This newly developed technology generates hydrogen by adding aluminum or magnesium to what is known as "functional water" in the boiling state. The amount of hydrogen generated is 2.0L per 1g of aluminum or 3.3L per 1g of magnesium. Thanks to this technology, it is possible to...

2010-10-07 13:25:00

YORBA LINDA, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Calnetix, Inc., a global leader in energy efficient high speed motor and generator technologies, components and systems, announced today that certain assets of its subsidiary Calnetix Power Solutions (CPS) have been acquired by GE (NYSE: GE). Recovering waste heat from industrial processes and using it to produce electricity is a rapidly growing trend in the global power industry, offering high efficiency and a reduced carbon footprint. In...

2010-09-29 15:58:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first combined cycle natural gas-fueled power plant in the state of Tennessee is officially operating, the Tennessee Valley Authority announced Wednesday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The Lagoon Creek Combined Cycle Plant, near Brownsville, Tenn., began commercial operation with a generating capacity of 550 megawatts. Combined cycle plants...

2010-09-25 01:51:23

A team led by a North Carolina State University researcher has shown that water-gel-based solar devices "artificial leaves" can act like solar cells to produce electricity. The findings prove the concept for making solar cells that more closely mimic nature. They also have the potential to be less expensive and more environmentally friendly than the current standard-bearer: silicon-based solar cells. The bendable devices are composed of water-based gel infused with light-sensitive...

2010-09-16 13:47:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroMedia Filtration, Inc. (www.mmfwater.com), an industry leader pioneering wastewater treatment and renewable energy technology, announces that it has changed its name to M2 Renewables, Inc. (www.m2renewables.com), effective June 22, 2010. "We are proud of our success in providing wastewater solutions with 1/10 the footprint, 1/2 the cost, and 1/5 the energy use of conventional systems, and we have grown into a company with new directions and...


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