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Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Canadian scientists have developed a new method of harvesting energy from chin and jaw movements using a strap made from smart materials. The captured energy can be turned into electricity...

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2014-09-20 23:03:11

Technology MarketWatch Journal provides a review of dynaCERT's latest product launch which offers an immediate solution, in part, to the problems associated with toxic air quality from mass urbanization -- the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that one in eight of total global deaths were as a result of air pollution exposure in 2012 and the trend is worsening. A surge in the world's population living in cities is leading to hazardous levels in air quality in numerous big...

2014-09-19 23:08:32

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine has honored its HRNG natural gas generator series with a Bronze Award in the Emergency, On-Site, Standby Power category of its 2014 Product of the Year program. Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year program is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire/life safety, electrical and plumbing...

2014-09-19 23:02:15

2G CENERGY®, Florida-based manufacturer of high-efficiency low emission CHP Cogeneration systems, announced that the New York State Energy Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has recently approved 2G®’s advanced technology for a statewide CHP incentive program. St. Augustine, Florida (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 2G®’s advanced technology simultaneously produces electricity and thermal energy through a unique process, which greatly increases overall energy...

2014-09-19 23:01:29

ICS Security Market report gives detailed insights into the global ICS security market split across various regions, type of technologies, type of verticals and type of professional services. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/industrial-control-systems-security-ics-market-1273.html) (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A new research report "ICS Security Market [DDOS, IDS/IPS, Firewall, SIEM, SCADA Encryption, UTM, Application Whitelisting, DLP, Database Activity Monitoring;...

2014-09-19 16:22:03

State Incentive Programs Help Ensure Energy Resilience WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With businesses losing more than $80 billion each year due to power outages the need for a well-planned and coordinated emergency power system is vital to keep businesses and emergency services operating during natural or man-made disasters, and state incentive programs are effective incentives for businesses and vital public services according to participants at an emergency back-up...

2014-09-19 16:21:54

SDG&E Thanks Customers for Patience & Conservation Efforts During Five-Day Heat Wave & Thunderstorms SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a record-breaking five-day heat wave combined with a microburst of thunderstorms bringing high winds, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is thanking customers and community partners for their efforts to save energy and for their patience during power outages. Due to the extreme weather conditions, SDG&E reached new all-time...

2014-09-19 16:21:39

BRISTOL, Va., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), announced today that Plum Energy LLC will construct a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on property adjacent to Alpha Coal West Inc.'s Eagle Butte Mine, near Gillette, Wyoming. The Plum Energy facility will supply LNG to Alpha Coal West's mine haul vehicles, producing cost efficiencies and fuel savings for its mining operations. Natural gas becomes LNG when the gas is cooled to more than 260...

2014-09-19 16:21:21

DALLAS, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers an EMS market research report titled Energy Management Systems (EMS) Market (Utility EMS, Industrial EMS, EnterpriseEMS, Demand Response, Energy Management Devices, HEMS, BEMS) - Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018) in its store. The research reports that the EMS market is expected to grow from $17.4 billion in 2013 to $38.49 billion in 2018, at an estimated Compound Annual Growth Rate...

2014-09-19 12:28:31

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Grid Cyber Security Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Smart grid cyber security involves the protection of smart grid technology from various cyber threats. The security of the smart grid network is a major issue faced by power utilities because there is a frequent exchange of sensitive information via communication networks...

2014-09-19 12:22:26

US Defense Production Act Title III Phase 2 funds Red Rock Biofuels project in Oregon HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Velocys, the technology innovator for smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL), is pleased to announce that its customer, Red Rock Biofuels, has been awarded a $70 million grant to construct a biomass-to-liquids (BTL) plant in Oregon incorporating Velocys Fischer-Tropsch (FT) technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147183 "We are very pleased to...


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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...

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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.