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2009-05-26 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom Hydro* has signed a licensing cooperation agreement with Clean Current Power Systems Incorporated, a private Canadian company specialised in the design and testing of tidal energy technology. According to the main environmental regulatory bodies, this emerging energy source will soon play a significant role in renewable energy power generation. If all eligible tidal stream sites worldwide were equipped with this technology, a potential 100 TWh of...

2009-05-18 12:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent today to U.S. House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and House Energy and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Edward Markey (D-Mass.), the American Public Power Association, along with a number of consumer protection and utility industry groups including the Consumer Federation of America, Public Citizen, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and the National Association of Regulatory Utility...

2009-04-22 18:56:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) is deeply troubled by comments attributed today to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Wellinghoff. The Chairman's remarks show a fundamental misunderstanding of vital steps needed to keep energy prices affordable, promote greater energy independence and reliability, and accelerate the deployment of new, advanced technologies that will help to address concerns about climate change....

2009-04-21 10:08:00

SHENYANG, China, April 21 /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 contracts with the subsidiaries of Anhui Wenergy Co., Ltd. ("Wenergy") to build two micro-grid electricity-generation systems in Anhui Province based on biomass as the primary fuel. The total...

2009-02-19 16:56:00

SHREVEPORT, La., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), today submitted to the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) a request to increase the company's Arkansas non-fuel base rates by $53.9 million. If approved, the increase in base rates would be SWEPCO's first in Arkansas in more than 23 years. SWEPCO's request includes a $25.3 million increase in the direct cost of providing service to the...

2009-02-09 07:59:00

SHENYANG, China, Feb. 9 /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 it will participate in the Piper Jaffray Fourth Annual Clean Technology and Renewables Conference ("the Piper Jaffray Conference") in New York City on Thursday, February 19, 2009. The event will take place at The...

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...


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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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