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2014-09-30 08:35:40

The 550 megawatt natural gas facility supplies power to the Texas market. GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC, a leading private investment firm focused on energy infrastructure, announced today that an affiliate has entered into an agreement with affiliates of Exelon Corp. to acquire a natural gas combined cycle electric power generating facility in Odessa, Texas. The electric power generating facility, located in the Permian Basin...

2014-09-30 08:25:26

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inova Energy Group, a Midwestern-based energy and sustainability consulting firm, has been awarded a contract with the Missouri Department of Economic Development's Division of Energy to help develop a Comprehensive Statewide Energy Plan for the state of Missouri. The Statewide Energy Plan will be developed under the directive of Missouri Governor Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon's Executive Order 14-06 and will identify and recommend...

2014-09-30 08:22:14

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) selected Aiman Abdrabou as the 2014 International Energy Manager of the Year. Abdrabou is Global Manager--Energy & Greenhouse Gas (GHG) for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO The International Energy Manager of the Year Award is recognition for an individual who has excelled in promoting the practices and principles of energy...

2014-09-29 23:02:55

Calling for “clear, credible and consistent signals from policy makers,” the International Energy Agency (IEA) today released two reports saying solar could be the world’s largest source of electricity by 2050. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) president and CEO Rhone Resch welcomed the reports, noting that solar is already the fastest growing renewable energy source in the U.S. and accounted for more than 50 percent of new generation capacity in the first half of 2014....

2014-09-29 08:24:34

DALLAS, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Power Generation Capacity and Output Forecasts Databook reports that provide data and forecast information for 16 key regions and countries of the world until 2040. Key countries and regions covered in these power generation market output and capacity databook reports include United States, Canada, Mexico, OECD Europe, Japan, South Korea, Australia/New Zealand, Russia, Non-OECD Europe and Eurasia other...

2014-09-26 23:08:04

External Awnings and Window Shades Minimize Electrical Costs and Consumption SLC, Utah (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Sugar House Awning announces efforts to raise consumer awareness about the benefits of awnings and energy conservation. The leading distributor of custom awnings and specialty canvas covers offers quality products that effectively lower usage and overall energy costs. Excessive use of heating and cooling systems can lead to hefty utility bills. This waste impacts both the...

2014-09-26 16:21:32

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a week of heightened discussion about carbon and climate, Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today called for greater use of advanced coal to fight energy inequality and improve emissions. "It's time we recognize energy poverty as the most serious crisis we face and reject climate alarmism that stalls solutions for energy access that would improve health, longevity and quality of life for tens of millions of citizens around the world," said Peabody...

2014-09-26 08:21:56

More Homes, Businesses to be Chosen to Produce Solar Energy into 2015 JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy continues to support the development of renewable energy in Michigan, working with 19 homeowners to produce electricity from solar panels in the next year. "We are pleased to work with Michigan residents to provide more power from renewable sources," said Tim Sparks, Consumers Energy's vice president for energy supply operations. "Since 2010, we have signed...

2014-09-25 08:32:47

DUBLIN, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Power Energy Storage Battery Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Power Energy Storage Battery Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global power energy storage battery industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic...

2014-09-25 08:22:35

SHENYANG, China, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NF Energy Saving Corporation (NFEC) ("NF Energy" or the "Company"), a leading energy saving services and solutions provider for China's power, petrochemical, coal, metallurgy, construction, and municipal infrastructure development industries, today announced that it recently signed a RMB 3.64 million (equivalent to $0.6 million) contract to supply flow control systems to Shanxi Xinyou Group's 2 x 660 MW power plant in Qitai County of...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'