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2014-10-22 23:06:58

evolvingENERGY comes to Toronto, October 28-30, 2014 Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) is bringing together district energy practitioners from across North America for the evolvingENERGY conference in Toronto October 28-30, providing a platform for dialogue across the Canadian district energy industry and exploring the evolution of community energy systems. The conference will focus on the issues pertinent to the district energy...

2014-10-22 16:22:33

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mt. Poso Cogeneration Company and its partners DTE Energy Services (NYSE:DTE) and Macpherson Energy Corporation hosted an open house and media tour Wednesday for Kern County workforce development organizations and students to showcase skilled job opportunities in the energy field. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 The event was in recognition of the second annual National Bioenergy Day, an effort by renewable...

2014-10-22 12:23:46

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is by Lynn Good, Duke Energy President and CEO: Duke Energy has called the Carolinas home for more than a century. Throughout that time, we've been honored to serve our customers and communities by delivering reliable, low-cost electricity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO To further this commitment, we have invested more than $9 billion across our six-state region over the last decade to...

2014-10-22 12:23:43

Top 10 States are MA, CA, RI, OR, VT, CT, NY, WA, MD, and MN; 5 States Most in Need of Improvement are ND, WY, SD, MS, and AK WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governors and lawmakers in state capitals across the nation continue to take major steps to lower energy costs, reduce pollution, and save consumers money by increasing their states' energy efficiency, according to the findings of the 8(th) edition of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released today by the...

2014-10-21 08:26:16

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC, a leading private investment firm focused on energy infrastructure, announced today that an affiliate has completed agreements to acquire the 250 megawatt (MW) Northwest Ohio Wind Project in Van Wert and Paulding Counties, OH. Starwood Energy Group's investment affiliate acquired the project from Trishe Resources, Inc. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Construction on the project...

2014-10-21 08:26:07

State of Building Energy Management survey uncovers compelling results including lack of awareness of the Internet of Things (IoT) LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daintree Networks, Inc., and CoR Advisors® have released findings gleaned from their "State of Building Energy Management Survey" distributed to building owners, managers and other industry professionals. The survey was conceived to gain insight into the state of the industry in terms of both awareness and...

2014-10-20 20:22:50

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emerging Technologies Coordinating Council (ETCC) announces that today, the 2014 Emerging Technologies Summit (ET Summit) kicks off in the country's hub of technological innovation - San Francisco. Hosted biennially by the ETCC, this year's event taking place October 20-22 will bring together the best and most innovative thinkers in emerging clean technologies. Building on its reputation as one of the leading business summits on...

2014-10-20 10:45:12

The debate on global warming continues to rage unabated; are we entering one of the earth’s natural cycles of warming, as some maintain or is temperature increase entirely caused by the actions of humanity? Whatever the reason, there is no dispute that ozone levels are being severely depleted by a range of chemicals, chiefly chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). Carbon dioxide levels have also breached the 400 parts per million (ppm) limit for the first time in over 3 million years, and average...

2014-10-17 12:23:38

LG Selected to Provide ENERGY STAR Products Throughout Tour, Exclusive ENERGY STAR Technology Partner at Denver Event DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As momentum continues to build for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "ENERGY STAR Change the World Tour," LG Electronics USA has partnered with The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) as the exclusive ENERGY STAR Technology provider for tomorrow's tour stop here at the Mulroy Opportunity Center....

2014-10-17 12:22:46

sPower Completes Construction on Four Solar Projects in Lancaster and Victorville, California SALT LAKE CITY and SHANGHAI, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, and sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a prominent renewable energy provider, announce details of the first partnership between the two companies. According to the terms of the contract, JinkoSolar supplied nearly 115,000...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.