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2014-05-15 08:24:23

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In what may be the first of its kind in South Florida, Broward County will launch an innovative project at its wastewater treatment facility that will generate cost-saving electricity from a common urban waste: fats, oils and grease (FOG). The energy produced by the project will both offset utility-purchased power and help achieve county-wide carbon reduction benefits. The project, to be designed and built by Chevron Energy...

2014-05-14 23:03:38

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is thrilled to announce that the Company has recorded a high number of votes for a 2014 Clean Tech Award from The New Economy and is one of the final contenders for the Best Energy Efficiency Solutions 2014 award category. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime...

2014-05-14 12:25:14

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business leaders highlighted the important contributions of the energy efficiency industry to Ohio's economy today on at the 2014 Ohio Energy Efficiency Expo (#OhioEEexpo). This event, hosted by the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (@MEEAee), brought together small businesses, manufacturers, efficiency program implementers, and other energy stakeholders to emphasize the economic value of energy efficiency policies to the state of Ohio and to...

2014-05-14 08:23:46

NUEVO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nuview Union School District will launch a comprehensive sustainability project that will include solar energy systems, energy efficiency measures and improved lighting components that are guaranteed to save the district over $7 million in its first 20 years of operation. Working closely with members of the Nuview school board and staff, including Superintendent David Pyle, Chevron Energy Solutions designed and built the project. The...

2014-05-13 12:25:37

Under the theme of "Act Together, Think Creative," CEM5 focused on accelerating the transition to a global clean energy economy SEOUL, South Korea, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the growing urgency of the world's energy and climate challenges, energy leaders from the world's largest economies and others gathered in Seoul for the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) to strategize next steps in their efforts to accelerate the deployment of clean and efficient energy. Hosted by Korea...

2014-05-13 12:23:54

New agreement expands the scope of activity for global network of renewable energy experts SEOUL, Korea, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have formalized a collaboration that will help accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. The jointly led Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN) will leverage both organizations' resources by...

2014-05-13 11:27:12

UEA Community-led sustainable energy projects are not taken seriously enough by the government, according to a new report from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Published today, the report looks at how initiatives such as community-owned solar panels, wind turbines and hydro-electricity generators, as well as energy-saving projects, could make big differences in tackling climate change. But while a ‘Big Society’ ethos has formed part of the legislative program for the...

2014-05-13 08:25:07

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an ambitious effort to reduce energy use on a global scale, the Clean Energy Ministerial's Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative announced a competition to recognize the most energy-efficient lighting around the world. SEAD Global Efficiency Medals will be awarded to the most energy-efficient lamps and luminaires on the market as well as to new technologies that push the boundaries of efficient...

2014-05-13 04:21:30

New Report Details Benefits of Advanced Energy Technologies for Buildings and Industry, Electricity Generation, Electricity Delivery and Grid Management WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's electric power system can be modernized for higher performance by adopting advanced energy technologies that reduce carbon emissions and provide a variety of other economic and system benefits, according to a new report released today by the Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)....

2014-05-12 23:06:12

Selecting EnergySavvy's Optix Engage, Mass Save delivers the most usable and effective online home energy assessment to the residents of Massachusetts. Seattle, WA and Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 While ACEEE has ranked Massachusetts the number one state in energy efficiency for three years in a row, Mass Save® is not resting on its laurels. Implementing EnergySavvy’s Optix Engage, it’s bringing the most usable and effective online home energy assessment to the state’s...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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