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Sara Agnew, Office of Strategic Communication, University of Iowa UI research looks at conflict between identities as parents and workers Some working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others—and the reason has nothing...

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2014-08-21 20:20:51

CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB or the Board) has received an application from Alliance Pipeline Ltd. to implement new services and related tolls and tariffs (New Services Offering) which would commence 1 December 2015. In June 2014 the Board invited comments from interested persons on the application. Having considered the comments received, the Board has decided to hold a public hearing to consider the merits of the application. The Board has identified a...

2014-08-21 16:21:42

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its longstanding commitment to the military, Southern Company today recognized the first graduates of the transmission line and substation construction apprentice training program the company helped establish at Fort Stewart near Savannah, Ga. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO A Troops to Energy jobs founding member, Southern Company partnered with the U.S. Army to develop the new program providing specialized...

2014-08-21 12:24:06

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today DuPont filed a patent infringement lawsuit against SunEdison and its affiliate NVT LLC in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. In its complaint, DuPont alleges that by sourcing and using photovoltaic cells and solar modules containing Samsung SDI Co., Ltd. (into which the former Cheil Industries Inc. merged) front side metallization paste, SunEdison infringes DuPont's patented tellurium paste technology. The...

2014-08-21 12:23:52

Latest Step Follows Announced August 31st Departure of "Fatally Compromised" Magwood on Heels of June and July Letters Urging Him to Step Down for Violations of Ethics Laws in Seeking and Landing a Job Promoting Nuclear Energy. WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen groups and individuals - including leading national and regional organizations Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the...

2014-08-21 12:21:03

Project to Advance Conversion of Non-food Biomass Feedstocks to Renewable Carbon Fibers for Use in Defense, Space, Aviation, and Automotive Industries BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high performance, low cost carbon fibers from biomass. The DOE award will fund development of a...

2014-08-21 08:32:46

ALBANY, New York, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Substation Automation Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/216101 ] - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020," the market was valued at USD 96.52 billion in 2013, which is expected to reach USD 139.34 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 5.4% from 2014 to 2020. Substation automation is an integral part of electrical...

2014-08-21 08:30:59

ST. CLOUD, Minn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GERINGHOFF will participate in POET-DSM's Project Liberty trials, starting with an Open House and tours at POET's facilities in Emmetsburg, Iowa--September 3, 2014. GERINGHOFF and POET are teaming up for a second round of trials with the Geringhoff Horizon Elite XL Stover Collection (SC) corn head--a corn head capable of simultaneously harvesting corn, while windrowing stover, in a single pass. This exceptionally clean windrow is then...

2014-08-21 08:24:16

XI'AN, China, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sino Clean Energy Inc. (OTCPink: SCEI) ("Sino Clean Energy," or the "Company"), a leading producer and distributor of coal-water slurry fuel ("CWSF") in China, today announced that it will release its unaudited financial information for the Group as of and for the years ended December 31, 2012 and 2013, before the end of October 2014. The Company will schedule an annual meeting of its shareholders to elect directors immediately following...

2014-08-21 08:24:00

Marque Industry Event to Address Major Challenges Faced By Power Organizations Worldwide WATERTOWN, Mass., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doble Engineering, the leading testing and maintenance authority with nearly 100 years of experience in the electric power industry, will attend CIGRE Session 2014, where industry leaders have the opportunity to connect on the critical issues they're facing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130912/NE78817LOGO At CIGRE Session, Doble will participate in...

2014-08-21 08:23:47

Total Production from Prolific Shale Plays Surpasses 2.6 Million Barrels Per Day DENVER and HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by more than 86,000 barrels per day (b/d) or 3.4% in July, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. In North Dakota, the active oil rig count is close to 200 and...


Latest energy Reference Libraries

Optimal Energy Joule
2014-06-18 06:24:29

The Joule was produced by Optimal Energy based in Cape Town, South Africa. It was an electric six-seat passenger car first thought of in 2004. It was shown to the public at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. Changes were made and shown again at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Production of the Joule stopped in April 2012 and Optimal Energy announced it was closing down in June 2012. The Joule was an electric car designed by Keith Helfet, who also designed the Jaguar XJ220 and the Jaguar F-type...

Solar Impulse
2014-04-11 10:27:07

The Solar Impulse is a Swiss made long-range solar-powered aircraft project. It was developed at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The project’s goal is to circle the Earth with a piloted fixed-wing aircraft, powered only by solar energy. Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss aeronaut leads the project who was a co-pilot with Andre Borsch berg a Swiss businessman, in the first balloon to circle the Earth non-stop. The Swiss aircraft is a single-seat monoplane which can stay airborne...

ZENN Motor Company
2014-01-06 10:48:03

The ZENN or "Zero Emissions No Noise" Motor Company is a Canadian company that initially produced small lead-acid electric vehicles. It is currently focused on gaining the rights to electric storage capacitor technology. Ian Clifford, Marek Warunkiewicz and Probyn Gayle are the co-founders of Feel Good Cars, later renamed ZENN Motor Company. The first prototype the company produced was a Dauphine Electric vehicle based on the Renault Dauphine. The all-electric prototype went on display at...

Stellar Astrophysics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The prominent feature that allows for the existence of life on Earth is the Sun. Radiation from our closest star provides heat and energy to our planet, driving biological processes and providing the necessary conditions for liquid water to naturally exist. But our Sun is only but one star in this vast Universe. And as it turns out, most stars are quite different than the one that illuminates our day. For this reason, scientists have, for hundreds of years, attempted to study the other...

Antarctic Sea Urchin (Sterechinus Neumayeri)
2012-04-17 11:36:15

The Antarctic Sea Urchin (Sterechinus neumayeri), is a species of sea urchin in the family Echinidae. It is found in the Antarctic Ocean living on the seafloor. It is common around the circumpolar waters, including the Balleny Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Terra Nova Bay, and Victoria Land. It is found at depths of about 820 feet. The colors of this species range from bright red to dull purple and can grow to 2 inches in diameter. The test (shell) is globular with...

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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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