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2009-02-03 13:16:00

DENVER, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With a goal of increasing power plant efficiency while incorporating renewable technologies, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has entered into an agreement with the Electric Power Research Institute to host a case study that is aimed at helping electric utilities add solar energy to fossil-fueled generating stations. Tri-State's 245-megawatt Escalante Station - a coal-based power plant located in Prewitt, N.M. - has been identified as the host...

2009-01-26 09:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- On Jan. 12, 2009, A-Power Energy Generation Systems (Nasdaq: APWR) and GE Drivetrain Technologies, a unit of GE Transportation, announced two Letters of Intent, one for GE to supply A-Power with 2.7 MW wind turbine gearboxes, beginning in 2010, and the second to establish a Joint Venture partnership for a wind turbine gearbox assembly plant. The joint venture will bring a multi-megawatt gearbox capacity to China and serve as GE...

2009-01-26 09:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- On Jan. 11, 2009, A-Power Energy Generation Systems (Nasdaq: APWR) celebrated the launch of its first wind turbine production facility, the largest in China, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Shenyang, China. The inauguration unveiled A-Power's full-scale wind turbine production business, as well as German Fuhrlander Wind Generation (Shenyang) Company, which licenses its technology to A-Power. The facility now has a total annual...

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2009-01-21 08:52:28

'Smart' fridges that run on renewable electricity and are capable of negotiating the most energy efficient way to keep food cold have been developed by researchers from CSIRO's Energy Transformed Flagship. CSIRO's Intelligent Energy team have developed a fridge capable of maintaining its average temperature while regulating its power consumption from renewable-energy generators, such as solar panels (photovoltaics) or wind turbines. CSIRO Engineer, Sam West, says the smart fridges work as a...

2009-01-13 06:00:00

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Energy Recovery, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGYV; "CER"), a leader in the waste heat energy recovery sector of the industrial energy efficiency industry, announced today that a new sulfuric acid plant (the "Plant") that CER built under the EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) model (the "Project") for Hunan Yongli Chemical ("Yongli") was commissioned and has been operating successfully since December 28, 2008. Yongli, located...

2009-01-02 06:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (Nasdaq: APWR) ("A-Power"), today announced it will celebrate the launch of its first wind turbine production facility, the largest in China, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Shenyang, China, on Sunday, January 11, 2009. All investors are invited to attend the ceremony, which begins at 8 a.m. Meals and transportation from and to the local Sheraton hotel will be provided. The inauguration...

2008-11-13 15:00:24

SHENYANG, China, Nov. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. ("A-Power"), announced today that management will present at the upcoming Roth Capital Partners "China Comes To Vegas" Conference on Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 2:00 PM Pacific Time (5:00 PM Eastern Time). The conference is being held from November 19-21, 2008 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. A-Power management will be available for one-on- one meetings throughout the conference. The...

2008-11-11 09:00:39

TEL AVIV, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the global financial crisis and the growing global awareness of green energy, SDE Energy Ltd., a developer of an innovative technology for sea wave power generation, has recently received a 25 year concession to build sea wave power plants with a total capacity of 100MW from a Moslem country in Africa. The cost of this project is US $100 million dollars and the expected revenues from the electricity sold are estimated to be approximately...

2008-11-07 09:00:19

Raser Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Arca: RZ), a leader in geothermal power generation, inaugurated late yesterday its first commercial-scale power plant, in Beaver County, Utah, demonstrating the viability of advanced technology that can make geothermal a major price-competitive resource for this country's energy supply. The plant's output has already been committed to supply electricity to Anaheim. The company noted that the Beaver County plant, called Thermo, was built in only six months...

2008-11-05 06:00:18

By Paul Davidson Here's a bright spot in an ailing economy: Electricity prices are falling in many areas. The sharp drop in natural gas prices and, to a lesser extent, oil prices is slashing electric rates across big swaths of the USA. Utilities in the Northeast, Texas, Florida, the Mid-Atlantic and California rely heavily on natural-gas-fired power plants to generate electricity. "In those regions, rates will come down with the price of gas," says Bernstein Research analyst Hugh...


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