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Worldwide Water Shortage By 2040

Winnie Axelsen, Aarhus University Two new reports that focus on the global electricity water nexus have just been published. Three years of research show that by the year 2040 there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of...

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2014-07-31 23:21:56

Consumer plug-and-play panels highly functional, more durable, and charges devices faster. Layfayette, Colorado (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 AspectSolar, the makers of the International CES-Award Winning SunSocket Solar Generator and the EnergyBar 250, are proud to announce the launch of their latest solar panel: the EP-60. Spring-boarding off the success of the EP-55, the EP-60 improves upon the lightweight, plug-and-play design of its predecessor, while increasing the efficiency and charging...

2014-08-01 00:20:31

KAMUELA, Hawaii, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paniolo Power Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Parker Ranch, Inc., has announced plans for a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) providers for a pumped-storage hydroelectric (PSH) system on Parker Ranch lands. The RFQ process will open in September. This Request for Qualifications is the first potential project to emerge from the utility-grade integrated resource plan (IRP) initiated by...

2014-07-31 23:09:16

Luxury NYC Co-op Community Contracts GI Energy to Upgrade Its Independent Heating and Power-Generating System New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 North Shore Towers, a luxury co-op community based just east of New York City, partnered with GI Energy, one of the nation’s leading combined heating and power (CHP) systems providers, to complete a $13 million upgrade of its 43-year-old CHP system. The original CHP system had been maintained since installation in 1971 and in an effort to...

2014-07-31 23:02:28

Verian’s Purchase-to-Pay Suite Provides Visibility and Control Over the Complex Financials of the Oil and Gas Industry Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 An industry-leading midstream oil and gas services company has selected Verian as a partner to help improve financial operations. Verian was chosen because of their innovative purchase-to-pay product solutions that grant clearer visibility into spending and budget commitments. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, the company provides services...

2014-07-31 23:01:31

Why solar power and green energy expansion possesses a threat to the livelihood & status quo of local utility companies. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 With solar energy companies expanding into California’s booming economy in the past decade, it’s no wonder why local utility companies are fearing they will lose loyal customers. Solar energy, or electricity through the use of solar panels, is a cheaper and environment friendly approach to electricity. According to California Solar...

2014-07-31 20:20:26

Regulation Aligns U.S. Transport Rules with Tougher International Standards WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PRBA - The Rechargeable Battery Association today thanked the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration for releasing a final rule on the transport of lithium batteries, the culmination of a four and a half year effort to enhance safety by harmonizing U.S. hazardous materials transport regulations with the more stringent international...

2014-07-31 16:24:30

HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. ("Cheniere Partners") (NYSE MKT: CQP) reported a net loss of $226.2 million and $296.0 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014, compared to a net loss of $47.0 million and $98.7 million for the same periods in 2013, respectively. Significant items for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014 were a loss of $178.5 million and $216.9 million, compared to a gain of $11.1 million and a loss of $10.3...

2014-07-31 16:24:22

HOUSTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheniere Energy, Inc. ("Cheniere") (NYSE MKT: LNG) reported a net loss attributable to common stockholders of $201.9 million, or $0.90 per share (basic and diluted), for the three months ended June 30, 2014, compared to a net loss attributable to common stockholders of $154.8 million, or $0.71 per share (basic and diluted), for the comparable 2013 period. For the six months ended June 30, 2014, Cheniere reported a net loss attributable to common...

2014-07-31 16:24:14

Continuing Weak Markets, Current and Impending EPA Regulations Weigh on Central Appalachian Operations; 1,100 Jobs at Risk BRISTOL, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight operating affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) have notified their employees late this afternoon that the coal mines and other facilities where they work are subject to being idled due to sustained weak market conditions and government regulations that have challenged the entire Central Appalachian...

2014-07-31 16:24:05

- New Event Provides Clarity for Evolving Energy Industry with Industry Leaders in Oil, Gas, Coal and Energy Infrastructure - JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the energy industry, there's an upcoming event that will bring the nation's top thought leaders in oil, gas, coal and energy infrastructure together on August 21-22, 2014. The first annual Rocky Mountain Energy and Infrastructure Summit, sponsored by MIES (Mirror Image Environmental Solutions), the Bronze Buffalo...


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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...

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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
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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
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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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