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2014-09-05 12:21:22

STOCKHOLM, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 World Water Week, focusing on energy and water, closed today with participants jointly emphasising the importance of a water goal, as well as intimateintegration of energy and water in the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The Week also concluded that water efficiency is one of the main tools in combatting poverty and hunger. A few obstacles overshadow all others in the fight to end poverty. One is the silo mentality....

2014-09-05 12:21:19

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global agriculture and energy business, announced today it will proceed with construction of a fertilizer manufacturing plant at Spiritwood, N.D. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140905/143421 The CHS Board of Directors approved final plans for the approximately $3 billion project at its September meeting. Groundbreaking will take place...

2014-09-05 08:25:40

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and sapphire and silicon wafers, today announced its solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, has received an order for its solar boron diffusion system from a leading Taiwan cell manufacturer, which makes it the third boron diffusion customer in that country. The system will be used...

2014-09-05 08:25:22

RUEIL MALMAISON, France, September 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a call for tender, Sagemcom will provide more than 1.2 million meters and data concentrators for the Linky program, establishing its position as a key player in the French smart meter industry. With nearly 1 million products to be deployed by 2017, Sagemcom is the only actor to be present on the entire G3 smart meters chain, a technology with a strong export potential. (Logo:...

2014-09-05 08:21:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that it was awarded an order valued at approximately $50 million to provide ClearSky(TM) Plume Abatement Cooling Systems for a coal liquefaction process facility to be built by Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group. SPX has agreed to provide SPX Marley ClearSky(TM) Plume Abatement Systems, with the latest cooling technology of recycling of condensed steam, for Shenhua's indirect coal liquefaction...

2014-09-05 04:20:23

Landis+Gyr has been chosen to deliver a substantial portion of 'Linky' meters to ERDF (the French national electricity distributor, Electricite Reseau Distribution France). These meters will be produced in Montlucon, France, where Landis+Gyr has been located since 1940 ZUG, Switzerland, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, the global leader in energy management solutions, announced today the signing of a contract worth approximately EUR60 million to deliver 'Linky' meters to...

2014-09-05 04:20:21

808 Renewable Energy Corporation is a leader in Cogeneration in the State of California. They are now a public company trading under the symbol RNWR GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick S. Carter, Chief Executive Officer of renewable energy firm 808 Renewable Energy Corporation (OTCQX: RNWR), today announced that the firm has begun trading on OTCQX®, the marketplace operated by OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected...

2014-09-05 00:20:15

Falco Fusion Sports Electric Wheel delivers seamless power, high torque and cardio-control with biometrics feedback WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faced by stifling speed limits and poor options offered by ebikes, off-road biking has been excluded from the ebike revolution until now. Falco, an experienced manufacturer and a pioneer of 250W to 1500W ebike direct drive motors and propulsion systems, has launched Falco Fusion Sports Drive: A cutting-edge super-fast, ultra-light, and...

2014-09-04 23:12:54

The state of Illinois has recognized Alpha Controls & Services for completing effective energy saving projects for public facilities in the program year 2014 as part of the state’s Energy Now Program that offers rebates for energy saving projects. ROCKFORD, Ill (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The state of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) officially recognized Alpha Controls & Services as a leader in implementing energy saving projects for public...

2014-09-04 23:07:38

Growth management specialist Keith Berger has joined the team at Velo Solar to guide the company’s expansion in the growing U.S. solar market. Formed in 2013 as a strategic spinoff of Empower Energy Technology, Velo Solar brings the well-honed ability of a team of experienced energy engineers and solar developers to every project. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Growth management specialist Keith Berger has joined the team at Velo Solar to guide the company’s expansion in the growing U.S....


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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