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2014-08-19 02:30:59

Sara Agnew, Office of Strategic Communication, University of Iowa UI research looks at conflict between identities as parents and workers Some working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others—and the reason has nothing to do with demands on their time and energy. The cause is their occupation. According to University of Iowa researchers, parents who hold jobs viewed by society as aggressive, weak, or impersonal are likely to be more stressed out than parents...

2014-08-19 08:24:13

SINGAPORE, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia's oil and gas game is moving into new territories, with established producer countries and corporate players eyeing new strategies, and re-discovered frontiers across vast region, from Pakistan to New Zealand. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/700457 ) This Conference highlights diverse upstream ventures, acreage opportunities, changing corporate strategies, investments, oil and energy finance,...

2014-08-19 08:23:45

LSX frameless modules provide shelter from the elements and renewable energy at the same time BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumos Solar, a Boulder, Colorado based design-centric solar product company, is proud to announce today that the company's LSX frameless modules were used to create a custom solar canopy for Walmart in Portland, Oregon. The system is a part of Walmart's Renewable Energy Commitment, adding to their ultimate goal of achieving 100% renewable...

2014-08-19 08:23:39

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Flexible AC Transmission (FACT) Systems - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Flexible AC Transmission (FACT) Systems in US$ Million by the following Compensation Types: Variable Compensation, and Fixed Compensation. The North American market (comprising of United States and...

2014-08-19 08:23:25

BRIGHTON, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Green Energy LLC (CGE) today said customers of the company have saved more than 300 million kilowatt hours of energy since the company's founding. That milestone is the equivalent of $33 million in energy cost savings, or powering about 28,000 average American homes for a year. "Three hundred million kilowatt hours are equivalent to 450,000,000 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions or the effect of planting nearly 170,000 acres of...

2014-08-19 08:23:24

HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has received an order for five subsea manifolds from Petrobras, Brazil's national oil company, for its pre-salt fields located offshore Brazil. The order represents the balance of the 16 subsea manifolds ordered under a frame agreement in 2013. In total, FMC Technologies has received orders for 19 subsea manifolds for Petrobras' pre-salt fields. Engineered and manufactured in Brazil, the...

2014-08-19 08:23:19

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive energy platform developer, Innovari, announced today the addition of Brent Hodges as senior vice president of strategy and markets. Hodges brings over 14 years of smart grid experience to the firm which will bolster Innovari's ability to deliver innovative, best-in-class demand-side management projects both nationally and globally. "To support and expand our talented leadership team, we are adding an impressive industry player...

2014-08-19 08:23:17

LONDON, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS Power Index will remove confusion over the actual level of wholesale energy prices which feed into final bills ICIS, the independent authority on global energy markets, has launched the ICIS Power Index (IPI), which provides UK energy users, commercial buyers and policy-makers with a simple way to see wholesale energy price trends that impact the retail market. The index, which delivers insight into the complex...

2014-08-19 08:23:12

Highest Level Since February 2013, Despite Falling Feedstock Prices LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market rose for a second consecutive month, up 4% in July to $1,446 per metric ton (/mt), following a 2% monthly advance in June, 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...

2014-08-19 08:23:09

First Half of $100 Million Q3 Investment in the North Carolina Solar Market Deployed CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three new North Carolina utility-scale solar farms have begun producing power, racking up another 18.2 MW, equal to taking about 2,400 passenger vehicles off the road for the year. A significant portion of the investment responsible for the projects was managed by Washington, D.C.-based solar investment and financing firm, Sol Systems....


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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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