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2014-07-01 12:23:27

DOHA, Qatar, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Solar Energy (QSE), the largest solar technology development and manufacturing facility in the MENA region, has signed a landmark agreement with Kazatomprom, a multi-billion dollar energy company based in the Republic of Kazakhstan. With this landmark agreement QSE has secured solar grade silicon, the raw material used to make solar panels, at an extremely competitive fixed cost for the next ten years. (Photo:...

2014-07-01 12:23:21

WALTHAM, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) today announced the sale of three combined heat and power (CHP) systems to a boutique hotel group in New York City. The contract, valued at $1.76 million, will include both the prepackaged CHP units as well as the turnkey installation. The systems will utilize Tecogen's premium 100 kilowatt CHP module, the InVerde 100, and will substantially reduce each hotel's energy costs and provide electricity during power...

2014-07-01 12:23:16

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher fuel costs caused by the extreme weather conditions associated with this winter's polar vortex contributed to a slight increase in the fuel component of rates for Duke Energy Progress customers in South Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Residential customers will also see a decrease in the charge for implementing energy efficiency programs that help customers save energy and money. As approved...

2014-07-01 11:46:10

Science China Press Experiments aimed at devising new types of photodetectors have been triggered by the increasing use of optoelectronic devices in personal electronics, cameras, medical equipment, computers and by the military. Professor Zhao Kun and co-researchers at the State Key Laboratory of Petroleum Resource and Prospecting, part of the China University of Petroleum in Beijing, have proposed a new type of infrared photodetector. Photodetectors, which can convert photons to...

US, European Energy Companies Under Attack By Russian Hackers
2014-07-01 10:40:00

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, Symantec Corp. reported that a group of Russian hackers – known as "Energetic Bear," as well as "Dragonfly" – is now attacking energy companies in the United States and Europe. The group is reportedly capable of disrupting power supplies, the cyber-security researchers warned. "An ongoing cyberespionage campaign against a range of targets, mainly in the energy sector, gave attackers the ability to mount sabotage...

2014-07-01 08:24:10

Company offers energy efficiency resources, bill payment assistance as high temperatures impact bills ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the heat of the Georgia summer descends, Georgia Power is reminding customers that focusing on energy efficiency can help keep their homes cool and reduce the impact of the hot weather on power bills. As part of continued efforts to help customers save energy and money, the company has made it easy to find energy efficiency solutions and advice at...

2014-07-01 08:23:59

BlueRock Energy offers New York State residents and business owners tips on how to keep energy bills in check as heat rises in July SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: With summer heat expected to rise to 2014 highs across most parts of New York State over the next...

2014-06-30 23:15:56

With closing of BrighterSavings™ fund, Brightergy opens up energy efficiency to the same no-upfront cost financing seen in renewable energy Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Solar Energy Industries Association (a trade group) announced recently that 74% of new electric generating capacity in the U.S. in Q1 2014 came from solar energy. While the continuing decline in solar panel prices (95% in the last 30 years) has been a large contributing factor, it has been financial...

2014-06-30 23:14:53

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Automotive Turbochargers markets. Global market for Automotive Turbochargers is projected to reach US$16.2 billion by 2020, driven by stringent fuel economy and emission control regulations, and growing sales and production of passenger cars and commercial vehicles. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – As the automotive industry continues to be challenged by issues pertaining to energy...

2014-06-30 23:13:12

Global Wind Tower Market 2014-2018 is a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Governments across the globe are formulating various policies to stimulate the development of innovative wind technologies. A notable example of this is the FiT policy, which was designed to encourage investment in technologies related to renewable energy generation. The Renewable Energy Sources Act 2011 in Germany established fixed FiTs for the renewable...


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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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