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2014-09-01 00:21:22

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QM Power Inc., an enabling platform technology company setting a new high standard for energy efficiency and power density in electric motors, generators and actuators, announced it has been awarded two prestigious highly competitive million dollar awards from the US Department of Energy to expedite its Q-Sync(TM) motor solution into the commercial refrigeration market and extend it into Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning...

2014-08-29 23:06:06

The move will enhance the company's ability to provide holistic energy analysis to its business and nonprofit clients, acting as an outsourced energy department. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 A deal was finalized this month for Brightergy to acquire the Supply-Side Division of Acumen Energy Solutions, a firm based in Overland Park, KS. The acquisition marks the formation of a new department within Brightergy for Management of Electrical Power and Gas; Acumen’s former...

2014-08-29 16:21:43

Utility Provides Essential Funding to Napa County Chapter of the Red Cross SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an increased partnership of $25,000 following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake near Napa, Calif., on August 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141611 "American Red Cross and PG&E both recognize that natural and human-caused disaster can strike suddenly, at anytime...

2014-08-29 12:23:00

MENTOR, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS) (the "Company"), a holding company operating local natural gas utility companies serving approximately 73,000 natural gas customers in seven states, announced that its Board of Directors declared a monthly dividend of $0.045 per share to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2014. The dividend will be payable on September 30, 2014. About Gas Natural Inc. Gas Natural Inc., a holding company,...

2014-08-29 08:21:37

Residents, Businesses to Receive New Meters by End of 2017 JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is accelerating its plan to provide updated electric meters to homes and businesses across Michigan. By the end of 2017 -- two years earlier than scheduled originally -- 1.8 million electric meters will be updated along with 600,000 natural gas meters for customers who also have Consumers Energy electric service. "Our high customer satisfaction and growing...

2014-08-28 16:22:42

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Oilfield Process Chemicals Market 2014-2018.pdfhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2170333/Global-Oilfield-Process-Chemicals-Market-2014-2018pdf.htmlAbout Oilfield Process ChemicalsOilfield process chemicals are products that are used during the exploration and processing stages of oil and gas in the resource area or field. The Oil and Gas industry is the end-user of such chemicals....

2014-08-28 16:22:19

JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) President and CEO Eric Silagy issued the following statement today regarding the Florida Supreme Court's affirmation of the Florida Public Service Commission's approval of FPL's 2012 base rate settlement agreement: "We're extremely pleased by the court's unanimous decision, which affirms an important rate agreement that was developed and supported by key customer advocacy groups and thoroughly...

2014-08-28 12:23:19

CINCINNATI, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced it will retire the remaining coal-fired units, 5 and 6, at its W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond, Ohio, effective Sept. 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Due to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's increasingly stringent regulations on power plant emissions, Duke Energy Ohio three years ago announced its intent to retire Beckjord Station's coal-fired units 1 through 6 -...

2014-08-28 08:22:34

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan homeowners may still receive help paying their heating bills if they file by Sept. 30 for a State of Michigan Home Heating Credit. Residents can qualify for the assistance if their homestead is in Michigan, they own or rent their home, apartment or mobile home, and meet income guidelines (see link below). Media toolkitMORE ASSISTANCE INFO AVAILABLE AT: www.consumersenergy.com/assistance "Consumers Energy encourages all...

2014-08-27 23:01:14

The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s (RTPark) 64 West Center building was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® Silver Certification in August. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s (RTPark) 64 West Center building was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® Silver Certification in August. LEED, which was developed by the U.S....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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