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2014-05-22 12:23:22

Regional data included - renewable energy, clean vehicles, energy efficiency levels reach new highs SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by forward-looking policies and the resulting technology innovation, consumer demand for California's clean technology sector products and services is expanding, according to new data in Next 10's 2014 California Green Innovation Index (www.next10.org). "As consumers learn more about cost-effective new technologies, demand rises for products...

2014-05-22 12:23:15

ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karl R. Rábago, nationally recognized energy industry leader, will speak on the "Value of Solar" at Energypath 2014, Pennsylvania's largest annual sustainable energy conference, on Thursday, June 19(th) at 1:00 pm. Karl R. Rábago has some 20 years of experience in electricity policy and regulation, energy markets development, and energy technology development. He is the Executive Director at Pace Energy and Climate Center, whose goal...

2014-05-22 08:22:50

SALT LAKE CITY, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- sPower (Sustainable Power Group) a leading sustainable energy provider, announced the acquisition of Bosch Solar Energy North America entities with projects actively operating in the U.S. The acquisition complements sPower's existing distributed generation portfolio. The transaction follows sPower's acquisition of Tioga Energy's operating assets last year and its recent merger with Fir Tree Partners and Silverado Power. As a result of...

2014-05-21 12:23:53

Honor reinforces company's commitment to helping customers achieve sustainable energy strategies OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acumen Energy Solutions, a leader in delivering comprehensive energy management strategies, announced today that it has earned Platinum Trade Ally Status from Ameren Missouri's ActOnEnergy BizSavers® program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130812/DA61920LOGO The honor recognizes companies that help customers achieve reductions...

2014-05-21 12:23:51

ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kenneth A. Schuyler, Manager of Renewable Services at PJM Interconnection LLC, will speak at Energypath 2014 on the "Integration of Renewables". Mr. Schuyler will open the annual sustainable energy conference on Thursday, June 19(th) at 8:45 am. Mr. Schuyler's primary responsibilities at PJM include coordinating PJM initiatives to support integration of renewable energy resources into PJM market and operations, developing PJM strategies...

2014-05-21 12:23:26

-- Minor adjustments can result in big savings RICHMOND, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power is offering customers multiple ways to save money on their energy bills this summer. Programs with financial incentives offer customers ways to complete home-energy audits, upgrade mechanical equipment and tune up their heating and cooling units. Low and no-cost tips help save energy and lower bills. "Making minor adjustments at home can result in big savings on your energy...

2014-05-21 08:23:39

Program to offer range of support for American military veterans, including training and rooftop solar discounts SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a complete solar services provider and a wholly-owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV: ON), today announced the launch of its Military Appreciation Program, a comprehensive initiative aimed at honoring U.S. veterans through the power of solar energy. As a core part of the program, OneRoof Energy...

2014-05-20 23:05:04

[P2] Urges Businesses to Cut Energy Usage Before Price Hikes Take Effect Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 After reviewing the latest forecasts from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), energy-efficient lighting manufacturer Precision-Paragon [P2] is recommending that businesses undertake lighting retrofits before expected price increases in the cost of electricity take effect. According to the EIA’s Short-Term Energy and Summer Fuels Outlook, released on April 8, the...

2014-05-20 23:01:27

National Grid issues in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 National Grid issued a statement today in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Issued on May 19, the rule will affect cooling water intake structures at U.S. power plants, achieve significant environmental...

2014-05-20 12:24:57

Energy Management Education Helps California "Stay Golden" SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the state facing a near-record drought and a summer expected to be hotter than normal, elected leaders joined with the California Public Utilities Commission, California Energy Commission, and regional leaders throughout California today to kick off a new statewide education campaign, Energy Upgrade California. At events in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, and San...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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