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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 emissions...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Carey,...
A revolutionary type of personal power pack now in development could help our troops when they are engaged on the battlefield.
SHENYANG, China, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd.
SHENYANG, China, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd.
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).
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