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2014-09-12 08:22:06

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario, Canada is now home to North America's largest power plant fuelled completely by biomass. The Atikokan Generating Station conversion is complete and the station is now generating electricity and helping meet local power needs in northwestern Ontario. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145554 Atikokan Generating Station, which employs 70 full-time workers, burned its last coal two years ago, on Sept. 11, 2012. Conversion of the station...

2014-09-12 08:22:03

Lackluster Derivative Demand, Returning Production Reversed Two-month Uptrend LONDON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market dropped 1% in August as energy prices fell globally, according to the just-released monthly Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI). The PGPI is a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals and is published by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider and a top...

2014-09-12 08:21:46

BAODING, China, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar", today announced that the Company will host its Global Investor Day from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT on October 21st, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, which will be in conjunction with Solar Power International 2014 from October 20th...

2014-09-11 23:08:39

Genera Energy’s new system enhances existing biomass conversion technologies with innovation in preprocessing techniques and mechanical processes VONORE, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Genera Energy Inc., a recognized leader in biomass feedstock supply innovation and supply chain advancements, recently introduced its newest feedstock management system module, BIN-SPEC™. A proprietary preprocessing system, BIN-SPEC delivers a consistent biomass product to a customer’s...

2014-09-11 23:08:18

Oilfield Equipment Rental Market report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/oilfield-equipment-rental-market-1083.html) (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The market study on "Oilfield Equipment Rental Market by Drilling Equipment (Drill Pipe, Drill Collars, Heavy-Wate, Drill Subs), Pressure & Flow Control Equipment (BOP, Valves...

2014-09-11 23:07:45

The addition of two wood grinding hammer mills from Schutte Buffalo Hammermill, LLC to the pilot testing facility at Georgia State University’s Herty Advanced Materials Development Center will allow for efficient testing of high moisture content materials for biofuel pellet feedstock. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Biomass Testing Hub The Herty Advanced Materials Development Center of Georgia Southern University has been a world-class applied research facility for over 75 years....

2014-09-11 23:05:53

Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced it signed two instrumentation and control system cooperation agreements with China’s State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Company. LONDON (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company LLC today announced it signed two instrumentation and control (I&C) system cooperation agreements with China’s State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Company (SNPAS). Danny Roderick, president and CEO, Westinghouse...

2014-09-11 20:22:24

DUBLIN, Ireland, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sn3h54/global_geothermal) has announced the addition of the "Global Geothermal Heat Pump Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sn3h54/global_geothermal ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Geothermal Heat Pump Industry Report 2014 is a...

2014-09-11 20:20:36

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled unanimously that a New Jersey law that promoted construction of new power plants by subsidizing development of new generation in the state is invalid because it oversteps the state's regulatory authority. The judges ruled that the federal government has exclusive control over interstate rates for capacity payments to electric power generators. The New...

2014-09-11 16:30:26

CLEVELAND, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beckett will launch its model 8124S Stand- Alone Lithium-ion Energy System at The Battery Show in Novi, MI September 16-18, 2014. The newest lithium-ion battery system from Beckett places the battery management system / controller and communications inside the battery module for a complete, independent energy storage system. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140911/145482 At 24Vdc and 1.1kWh of capacity, the model 8124S is...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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