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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...

2010-02-23 08:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Feb. 23 /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 its wholly owned subsidiary, EVATECH Co., Ltd. ("EVATECH") of Kyoto, Japan, will participate in the upcoming 3rd International Photovoltaic Power Generation Expo ("PV EXPO 2010") in Tokyo, Japan. PV...

2010-02-16 06:50:00

BOSTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A Founding Principal of GEI Consultants, Inc. asserts that as many as forty nuclear power plants will need to be constructed by 2035 to help support a one percent annual increase in U.S. electrical power demand. According to Daniel LaGatta, Ph.D., a one percent annual growth rate for electrical power demand would increase U.S. generation requirements by approximately 303,000 Mw in 2035. A host of electrical power sources - including wind, solar, clean fossil...

2010-01-26 09:51:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegis Energy Services, Inc. and New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) are pleased to announce the start up of a 75kW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant at Hill House High School. An additional five CHP systems will be on line soon at other public schools in New Haven. In a unique collaboration, Aegis Energy Services, Inc., the leading installer of CHP systems in the Northeast, will own the on-site power generating equipment and sell back the electricity...

2010-01-12 07:51:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced its first large scale, international installation of an inverter system designed to control the flow of electric current between the power grid and banks of storage batteries in an energy storage system. The company, through its SSD Drives Division, participated in a project to install a 12 megawatt energy storage system at a sub-station...

2010-01-05 07:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (Nasdaq: APWR) ("A-Power"), a leading provider of distributed power generation ("DG") systems in China and a fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced it has signed a technology license agreement with W2E Technologies GmbH ("W2E Technologies") to manufacture, operate, service and sell T8x 2.0 MW wind turbines. Under the license agreement, W2E Technologies granted A-Power...

2009-12-31 06:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Dec. 31 /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 has signed conversion agreements with the holders of its convertible notes issued on June 19, 2009. Pursuant to the Conversion Agreements, the Company and each of the noteholders have agreed, among...

2009-12-22 07:30:00

SHENYANG, China, Dec. 22 /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 it has signed a definitive DG contract with Thailand's Biomass Electricity Co., Ltd. ("Biomass Electricity") to develop a 150 MW biomass firing power plant in Prachinburi, Thailand. This contract covers the...

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2009-12-16 12:57:45

New scientific discoveries are moving society toward the era of "personalized solar energy," in which the focus of electricity production shifts from huge central generating stations to individuals in their own homes and communities. That's the topic of a report by an international expert on solar energy published in the ACS' Inorganic Chemistry, a bi-weekly journal. It describes a long-awaited, inexpensive method for solar energy storage that could help power homes and plug-in cars in the...

2009-12-04 09:00:00

$12 Million in Recovery Act Funds Leverages $15.7 Million for Nine Combined Heat, Power Projects HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine new large-scale heat and power projects announced today by Governor Edward G. Rendell will create enough energy to power 180,000 homes for one year and slash carbon dioxide emissions equal to 180,000 passenger vehicles while creating jobs and stabilizing power distribution networks. The combined heat and power, or CHP, projects will...


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