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2014-01-30 08:23:12

- Stor Generation Will Use Honeywell Technology to Aggregate Energy Reduction for National Grid -- a First in the UK MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and power management company Stor Generation Ltd. have launched a new, first-of-its-kind smart grid program in the U.K. The companies will use Honeywell technology to temporarily trim energy use in commercial and industrial facilities, combining the excess power to help stabilize the electrical...

2014-01-29 12:22:50

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following U.S. President Obama's State of the Union address, Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) urges the Administration to adopt energy policies that help families and businesses by capitalizing on greater use of coal, America's true all-of-the-above energy advantage. Coal is the nation's lowest cost and most abundant energy resource. This past year, coal generation rebounded 5 percent due to its lower costs, while gas generation fell 11 percent....

2014-01-29 08:20:28

OXFORD, England, January 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy resourcing is probably the biggest challenge facing the world in the 21st Century. The problem is acute in underdeveloped countries where the energy infrastructure is poor but it also exists in the developed nations particularly in the heavy manufacturing and defence industries. Prices are rocketing as countries switch from generating electricity using the traditional fossil fuels - coal, oil and gas to renewable energy...

2014-01-29 00:20:24

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard laid out smart energy policies that President Obama can take unilaterally to achieve his State of the Union goal of relieving income inequality: "If President Obama has decided to take unilateral action, he can fight income inequality by seizing this once-in-a-lifetime energy moment by allowing oil and natural gas jobs that pay seven times the minimum wage. "The American...

2014-01-28 16:21:11

MONESSEN, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers brace for considerably higher electric bills in the coming weeks, the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance called for legislative hearings to investigate the reasons for the supply shortages that are causing prices to spike. Last week PJM Interconnection, which operates the regional power grid, asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for emergency approval to exceed a $1,000 per megawatt-hour price cap on the suddenly needed...

2014-01-28 12:22:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that Pennsylvania is expanding its commitment to advance clean and alternative energy sources with the investment of more than $4.5 million in grants through the Commonwealth Financing Authority. "Energy equals jobs, and today's investments continue my commitment to grow Pennsylvania's diverse energy industries," said Corbett. "The expansion of alternative energy is resulting in cost...

2014-01-28 08:27:22

Results prove that iPhone users want wireless charging if the price is right NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WiQiQi, designer of wireless chargers for the Apple iPhone 5 series, has pre-sold more than 28,000 units in the first week of its introductory promotion. Comments left by buyers show that iPhone 5 users have been waiting for an affordable and proven wireless charging system such as the Qi compatible i5. The i5 wireless receiver is designed upon the proven WiQiQi Samsung...

2014-01-28 08:23:54

Platform Creates Industry's First Credit-Score Equivalent for Solar Energy Projects SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercatus, Inc., the leading enterprise level investment analysis and decision making platform serving as the core "operating system" for solar energy investors, announces that it has closed its Series A round of financing led by Trepp, LLC, the leading provider of information, analytics and technology to the CMBS, commercial real estate and banking...

2014-01-28 08:23:35

BURNABY, British Columbia, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing demand for technological advancements and automation in end user industries is driving building energy management solutions market, globally Almost every country across the world is witnessing the issue of widening power demand and supply gap. This is primarily due to higher dependence on conventional and less efficient sources of energy for generation of power. Also, with the increasing prices of...

2014-01-28 00:20:19

American Security Project outlines policy choices to ensure energy security, economic stability, and environmental sustainability WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Security Project (ASP) released a key report regarding the choices America faces regarding Energy production and consumption. It predicts that 2014 will be a year of continued upheaval for America's energy system and lays out the choices that our nation faces in ensuring that the vitality of the...