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2010-05-17 08:30:00

SHENYANG, China, May 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (Nasdaq: APWR) ("A-Power" or "the Company"), a leading provider of distributed power generation ("DG") systems in China and a fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that it will participate in the upcoming 2010 WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition in Dallas, Texasbetween May 23rd and 26th. The WINDPOWER Conference Program offers a platform to discuss perspectives,...

2010-05-11 12:30:00

With Uncertainty Mounting About Climate/Energy Bill, Major New Study for CSI Details Path for Breaking Away From "Business As Usual" in the Electric Power Sector. WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What happens if Congress fails to pass a climate or energy bill in 2010? Even without a federal carbon policy, the United States could move from the "business as usual" status quo to a dramatically cleaner and healthier approach to meeting its electrical power needs, according to a...

2010-05-04 06:05:00

LAS VEGAS, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the National Hardware Show, WindTronics, announced the strategic roll-out of its much-anticipated Honeywell Wind Turbine, which starts generating power in wind speeds as low as two miles per hour while addressing issues related to noise, vibration, size and output. Additionally, WindTronics announced the Honeywell Wind Turbine was awarded a Gold Edison Award for Energy in the Edison Best New Product Awards presented by Discovery Channel. "We're...

2010-04-19 12:30:22

Showcasing its energy research initiatives for an Earth Day event on April 22 at the Pentagon, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) will highlight the microbial fuel cell, a device with the potential to revolutionize naval energy use by converting decomposed marine organisms into electricity. These fuel cells convert naturally occurring fuels and oxidants in the marine environment into electricity, offering a clean, efficient and reliable alternative to batteries and other environmentally...

2010-04-01 16:01:00

RAPID CITY, S.D., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced that Wygen III, Black Hills Power's 110-megawatt coal-fired generation facility near Gillette, Wyo., began commercial operations today, three months earlier and at a lower cost than originally anticipated. "We are pleased that Wygen III began providing power to our Black Hills Power customers today. To the credit of our power generation team, we successfully completed the construction of...

2010-03-31 17:12:00

SHENYANG, China, March 31 /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 filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2009 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The annual report can be accessed on the Company's website at http://www.apowerenergy.com . The Company will...

2010-03-19 07:48:00

SHENYANG, China, March 19 /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 fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2009, before the market opens on Wednesday, March 31, 2010. The Company will host a conference...

2010-03-12 04:07:00

FOLSOM, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Altergy Systems, announced today that its Freedom Power(TM) Systems turned the red carpet "green" at Sunday's 82nd annual Oscars® by supplying the first clean hydrogen fuel cell power systems used to power numerous applications at the Academy Awards® ceremonies. Altergy's Freedom Power(TM) Systems provided clean "off the grid," electricity to fulfill various power requirements at the Oscars®...

2010-03-09 07:00:00

SHENYANG, China, March 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (Nasdaq: APWR), a leading provider of distributed power generation ("DG") systems in China and a fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, EVATECH Co., Ltd. ("EVATECH") of Kyoto, Japan, has signed a definitive contract with a Chinese leading renewable energy company to supply one set of photovoltaic solar machines. The contract covers the...

2010-02-23 14:25:08

Researchers from the University of Zaragoza (UNIZAR) have calculated the energy and economic potential of urban solid waste, sludge from water treatment plants and livestock slurry for generating electricity in Spain. These residues are alternative sources of renewable energy, which are more environmentally friendly and, in the case of solid urban waste, more cost effective. Using waste to generate electricity has economic and environmental advantages. "It gives added value to waste, because...


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