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2008-10-30 09:00:34

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dbd1d6/wind_power_opport) has announced the addition of the "Wind Power: Opportunities in Emerging Markets" report to their offering. Power is the backbone of any economy in today's world. But the high price of fossil fuel is forcing countries to focus on renewable energy sources. So the technologically-developed countries have replaced a considerable portion of their fossil fuel power with renewable sources to sustain...

2008-10-24 15:00:21

BRIDGMAN, Mich., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Initial inspections and disassembly of the main turbine are complete at American Electric Power's Cook Nuclear Plant Unit 1, out of service since Sept. 20 after vibrations, likely caused by a broken low pressure turbine blade, damaged the main turbine. The vibration also caused a hydrogen leak, resulting in a fire in the main generator that caused minimal damage to the facility. The turbine rotors and other major components have been...

2008-10-23 09:00:32

Raser Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Arca:RZ) announced today that it will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the first commercial geothermal power plant to be built in Utah in more than 20 years. Senator Orrin Hatch, along with other national, state and county government officials, has accepted Raser's invitation to participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference. These officials will be available to discuss Utah's efforts to reduce emissions from power...

2008-10-20 18:00:27

SHENYANG, China, Oct. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. ("A-Power"), would like to provide, as a follow up to the management conference call on Wednesday, October 15, a summary of the most common questions received from investors since that call and management's responses to those questions. Question: Will A-Power buy back stock? Management's Response: We believe the stock is currently undervalued and are discussing the opportunity to...

2008-10-20 09:00:34

Raser Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Arca:RZ) announced today that it has received the final $21 million installment of the tax equity payment under a definitive agreement that provides project financing and tax equity capital for Raser's 10 megawatt (MW) Thermo geothermal power project near Beaver, Utah. The funding arrangement previously provided approximately $30 million of non-recourse debt financing and tax equity capital to construct the Thermo geothermal power plant. Under this arrangement,...

2008-10-17 09:00:23

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4e0953/hybrid_power_syste) has announced the addition of the "Hybrid Power Systems and Renewable Energy" report to their offering. Hybrid power systems are combinations of two or more energy conversion devices (e.g., electricity generators or storage devices), or two or more fuels for the same device, that when integrated, overcome limitations that may be inherent in either. Hybrid systems can produce synergistic...

2008-10-14 12:00:28

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dc15ef/utility_use_of_bio) has announced the addition of the "Utility Use of Biomass" report to their offering. The 1st Edition of Research Reports International's Utility Use of Biomass report is a 40-page overview of the ways in which utilities are going about adding biomass-fueled generation to their electric resource portfolios. Renewable portfolio standards, the threat of carbon reduction mandates, and customer...

2008-10-09 06:00:35

By Anthony Harrington THE argument that nuclear should be part of any low- carbon solution to the UK's power requirements has been put forcefully by Westminster and, unsurprisingly, by the nuclear lobby. The counter argument - that it is, at best, a diversion from renewable energy - has been put equally forcefully by the likes of Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth. In its submission to government, the energy company E.ON puts the pro-nuclear case as clearly as anyone. "Given the scale...

2008-10-09 06:00:34

By John G. Edwards By JOHN G. EDWARDS REVIEW-JOURNAL The United States is bubbling with geothermal resources, a new study shows, and Nevada may reap the benefits. The study, the first by the U.S. Geological Survey in 30 years, shows policymakers the potential for geothermal power, a trade association leader said. "(The study) just reassures policymakers that there's a lot of (geothermal) resources out there," said Karl Gawell, executive director of the Geothermal Energy Association....

2008-10-09 03:00:33

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4fe8a1/3rd_thermal_power) has announced the addition of the "3rd Thermal Power India 2009 Conference" conference to their offering. 3rd Thermal Power India 2009 February 19- 20, 2009 New Delhi, India India Core and Council of Power Utilities are organizing the third edition of 'Thermal Power India'- a conference & exhibition series focussing on issues in the power generation industry covering coal, gas...


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