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2014-05-15 23:13:50

Young executive recognized for his contributions to US clean energy market. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Renewable Choice Energy today announced that CEO Quayle Hodek has been recognized by UK-based Recharge News as a young new-energy pioneer. The program selected 40 energy leaders from around the globe out of a nomination pool of nearly 100 and will feature these leaders in an upcoming issue of Recharge magazine, as well as an international forum event in October. The Recharge4040...

2014-05-15 08:24:23

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In what may be the first of its kind in South Florida, Broward County will launch an innovative project at its wastewater treatment facility that will generate cost-saving electricity from a common urban waste: fats, oils and grease (FOG). The energy produced by the project will both offset utility-purchased power and help achieve county-wide carbon reduction benefits. The project, to be designed and built by Chevron Energy...

2014-05-14 23:03:52

Sustainable Clothing Brand Has Been A Champion Of Wind Power Since 2005 Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 PrAna has worked to reduce its electricity consumption and replace its main energy source with wind power since 2005, helping to reduce harmful emissions that contribute to climate change and exceeding its own expectations for success. “Very early on at prAna, there was this energy around doing things in a more sustainable way,” said prAna’s founder, Beaver Theodosakis. “So...

2014-05-14 08:23:46

NUEVO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nuview Union School District will launch a comprehensive sustainability project that will include solar energy systems, energy efficiency measures and improved lighting components that are guaranteed to save the district over $7 million in its first 20 years of operation. Working closely with members of the Nuview school board and staff, including Superintendent David Pyle, Chevron Energy Solutions designed and built the project. The...

2014-05-13 11:27:12

UEA Community-led sustainable energy projects are not taken seriously enough by the government, according to a new report from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Published today, the report looks at how initiatives such as community-owned solar panels, wind turbines and hydro-electricity generators, as well as energy-saving projects, could make big differences in tackling climate change. But while a ‘Big Society’ ethos has formed part of the legislative program for the...

2014-05-13 08:25:26

WALTHAM, Mass., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American DG Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADGE), a leading On?Site Utility, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and athletic facilities, has reached an agreement with Tecogen Inc., manufacturer of combined heat and power (CHP) and chiller systems, as their exclusive distributor in China, Hong Kong and Japan for these products. John Hatsopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of American...

2014-05-13 04:21:30

New Report Details Benefits of Advanced Energy Technologies for Buildings and Industry, Electricity Generation, Electricity Delivery and Grid Management WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's electric power system can be modernized for higher performance by adopting advanced energy technologies that reduce carbon emissions and provide a variety of other economic and system benefits, according to a new report released today by the Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)....

2014-05-12 23:04:26

FLS Energy Closes New Round of Fundraising as It Eyes Aggressive Growth Plans Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 FLS Energy, a North Carolina based full service solar energy developer and contractor, is pleased to announce an equity investment by the New Energy Capital Cleantech Infrastructure Fund, the Cleantech Alliance Direct Fund, and Novus Energy Partners to finance corporate growth and solar energy project construction and acquisition. FLS Energy owns and operates approximately 50...

2014-05-12 23:02:51

New research study “Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2014” worked out by GlobalData is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the report, China is emering as a top player in the worldwide renewable energy market. London, UK (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 A combination of factors, such as growing concerns over global warming, limited fossil fuel reserves and burgeoning energy demand, has forced the nations in the Asian-Pacific region to expand the share of renewable...

2014-05-12 16:23:02

Leading online energy retailer teams up with top provider of affordable residential solar to offer more choices to homeowners SAN DIEGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a complete solar services provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV:ON), today announced a marketing alliance with privately held, energy comparison shopping provider, Choose Energy. Choose Energy's technology offers consumers an easy-to-use, comparison-shopping...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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