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2014-07-22 08:24:03

Agreement Provides 20 Years of Fixed Energy Pricing BELMONT, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). The power purchase agreement enables SNWA to lock in a significant portion of its energy costs at a fixed rate, providing an effective hedge against future...

2014-07-22 08:22:20

Company also releases one year data on its employee electric car incentive plan - 120,000 commuting miles on electric NEWARK, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G today announced an innovative program to encourage New Jersey businesses to provide employees with electric car charging at work. The unique perk would foster greater adoption of electric cars, which would help to improve the state's air quality, help companies achieve sustainability targets, reduce costs for employees and...

2014-07-22 00:22:19

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massive technology-led disruption across all industries globally, driven by the rapid proliferation of connected devices and services is moving everyone and everything towards a state of 'connected everything'. Connected devices will continue to proliferate in every aspect of life with an average digital native of at least 10 personal connected devices at home and access to over 80 billion devices. It is expected that by the time...

2014-07-21 23:03:16

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Electricity Meters (Smart Meters) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/smart-meters-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Transparency Market Research’s new report based on "Electricity Meters (Smart Meters) Market For Residential, Commercial and Industrial...

2014-07-21 23:00:47

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installation Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/solar-photovoltaic-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems are used to generate electricity through the photovoltaic effect. Solar radiation is trapped and...

2014-07-21 23:00:18

Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) released a new sustainability report, saying, in part, “We believe it’s important to invest in clean, renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar and hydro in North America. Supporting clean energy will help achieve long-term benefits for our business, such as price stability.” Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) released a new sustainability report, saying, in part, “We believe it’s important to...

2014-07-21 16:22:38

APPALACHIA, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that it is idling the Cumberland River Coal Company complex ("Cumberland River"), located in Wise County, Va., and Letcher County, Ky. Cumberland River comprises two underground operations and related facilities. The mining complex previously shuttered two contract mines during the second quarter of 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120727/CG47668LOGO "With this move, we are actively...

2014-07-21 16:22:07

ATLANTA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 52.50 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Sept. 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Aug. 4, 2014. This marks 267 consecutive quarters - dating back to 1948 - that Southern Company will have paid a dividend to its shareholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO With 4.4 million customers and nearly 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity,...

2014-07-21 12:23:30

BOULDER, Colo., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Milton Hydro, in partnership with Simple Energy, will deliver a social benchmarking program to customers in Milton, Ont. Funded by the Ontario Power Authority's Conservation Fund, the Milton Community Energy Challenge will demonstrate how community engagement can deliver energy conservation. Participants will earn rewards for reducing their household energy use and help schools earn prizes by joining school challenge teams. "We want to...

2014-07-21 12:22:53

Groups Also Seek Inspector General Investigation of Magwood's Violations of Ethics Laws, Conflicts of Interest Related to Seeking and Landing Job Promoting Nuclear Energy; 2 New Letters Follow June 18th Call for Embattled Magwood to Step Down Voluntarily WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups - including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern...


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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
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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