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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...

2010-09-13 08:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Sept. 13 /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 fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced a Joint Feasibility Study for a biomass fueled electric generation plant with Lincoln County Nevada. A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. and The Board of Lincoln County Commissioners (Nevada) have entered...

2010-08-31 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide Power Products has recently moved into a new warehouse facility enabling the company to provide its customers with an expanded fleet of new and used diesel and natural gas industrial engines and generator sets to the industrial, petroleum, and marine industries. The new facility has 15,000 square feet of warehouse and office space as well as a 1.5 acre yard. The location is in the heart of Houston's "Energy Corridor" on the northwest side. The...

2010-07-29 15:58:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL's Holtwood hydroelectric plant was honored for a century of clean, renewable electricity generation by being inducted into the Hydro Hall of Fame on Tuesday (7/27) during the annual HydroVision International Conference in Charlotte, N.C. PennWell, the organization that publishes the hydroelectric trade publications Hydro World and Hydro Review Magazine, selected Holtwood for the Hall of Fame in recognition of its place in engineering history,...

2010-07-26 08:07:00

SHENYANG, China, July 26 /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 fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that its subsidiary, Shenyang (Ruixiang) Lucky Wind Power Equipments Co., Ltd. ("Ruixiang") has entered into a strategic partnership with Baoding Huide Wind Power Engineering Co. Ltd ("Baoding Huide"). The...

2010-06-30 15:01:00

SHENYANG, China, June 30 /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 fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced the appointments of Mr. Kam F. Cheung to the position of Vice President of the International Division as well as Mr. Morris Li, Ph.D., to the position of Vice President of Solar Research and Development. Both...

2010-06-01 07:00:00

SHENYANG, China, June 1 /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 fast- growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced the Company will report its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, before the market opens on Thursday, June 10, 2010. The Company will host a conference call, to be simultaneously...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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