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2014-07-30 12:25:18

Corbett's Emissions Reduction Plan Will Result in Cleaner Air, Lower Prices, More Jobs HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett today rallied on behalf of working families in Pennsylvania's energy sector. Joined at the Rally to Support American Energy in Pittsburgh by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, Gov. Corbett criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recent proposed rule for...

2014-07-17 16:22:21

ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) today praised the action of Australia's Parliament and Prime Minister in repealing the carbon tax, which has hurt consumers via high electricity costs and damaged the economy. "The Australia Government's reversal of the carbon tax is a lesson in leadership for the modern world," said Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce. "We encourage U.S. policymakers to take the same path and reject...

2014-07-01 23:05:36

NRG Energy project includes 19 miles of perimeter fence line and 749,000 solar panels that generate power for 100,000 homes New York, New York (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 American Integrated Security Group (AISG) has developed a customized solution for NRG Energy’s use at the largest photovoltaic solar plant in the world, the California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR). “AISG was chosen for the CVSR project due to our vast experience in developing security solutions for the energy vertical,”...

2014-06-02 12:23:57

Federal carbon safeguards will drive investment in clean energy industries and jobs AUSTIN, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama administration today announced its landmark climate change initiative - the first-ever protection against carbon emissions from existing power plants. Carbon emissions, or greenhouse gases, cause climate change and are already costing Texans millions of dollars in damage from drought, wildfires and extreme heat. The new standards, which...

2014-05-29 12:23:26

66% Believe Power System Modernization is a Good Idea, with 74% in Support of Cutting Back Old Power Plants Through Greater Energy Efficiency and 58% Favoring the Use of Lower Emission Power Sources Even If It Costs More Money WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) readies its draft guideline for greenhouse gas emissions from the electric power sector under the Clean Air Act, a new survey shows that Americans...

2014-05-27 23:02:09

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released a comprehensive report, “Cutting Carbon Emissions Under §111(d): The case for expanding solar energy in America.” The report offers a detailed, point-by-by point case as to why states should take advantage of clean solar energy as part of their efforts to comply with §111(d) of the Clean Air Act. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 With the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to announce new air quality...

2014-05-22 16:20:25

Top 10 States for Clean Energy Job Announcements in Q1: Idaho, Texas, California, Missouri, New York, Kansas, Arizona, Hawaii, New Mexico, Louisiana; Ongoing Uncertainty Surrounding Federal Clean Energy Policies - Coupled with Persistent Attacks on State Level - Kept New Clean Energy Job Numbers Low. WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressional inaction on key clean energy tax policies, coupled with attacks on state renewable energy programs, led to a dramatic decline in...

2014-04-18 23:06:41

Steven Winter Associates Earns Award for Work in Promoting Energy-efficient Construction and Environmental Protection by Contributing to 320 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes in 2013 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) has been recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award. The award recognizes SWA’s work in promoting energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by contributing to 320...

2014-04-09 08:24:09

ESF Welcomes Governor Cuomo Energy Administration to Kick-off Second Annual New York Energy Week, Addressing State's vision for Energy Innovation NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Energy Solutions Forum (ESF), an EnerKnol, Inc. company, today announced the State's top appointed energy officials will headline the Opening Ceremony of the annual New York Energy Week event series on June 16, 2014. The State's energy Administration will be represented by: (Photo:...

2014-03-24 16:21:30

Renewable Funding will run program providing low-cost, 20-year financing in 17 Counties and 167 Cities this summer OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the decision to launch the nation's largest Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, California homeowners will soon be able to more easily save money by reducing their energy and water use through an innovative public-private financing partnership. Operated under the auspices of the California...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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