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2014-08-28 12:23:47

74% of Colorado voters would vote 'yes' on pro-solar net metering ballot measure DENVER, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll finds that 74% of Colorado voters would vote 'yes' on a ballot measure protecting solar net metering. Respondents expressed overwhelming support for a potential ballot measure that says "each electric utility will in no way limit its customers' participation in net metering," and maintains that net metering credit "equals the same rate that customers pay...

2014-08-28 12:23:19

CINCINNATI, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced it will retire the remaining coal-fired units, 5 and 6, at its W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond, Ohio, effective Sept. 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Due to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's increasingly stringent regulations on power plant emissions, Duke Energy Ohio three years ago announced its intent to retire Beckjord Station's coal-fired units 1 through 6 -...

2014-08-28 12:21:28

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global automotive supplier Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) is debuting its first-to-market wireless charging system with General Motors. This unique solution uses inductive coupling technology to support both wireless charging standards - Power Matters Alliance (PMA)/Powermat® and Wireless Power Consortium (WPC)/Qi. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO Cadillac is featuring it on the 2015 ATS, and will add...

2014-08-28 08:32:25

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Smart Grid Cyber Security Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/655249/Global-Smart-Grid-Cyber-Security-Market-2014-2018.html About Smart Grid Cyber SecuritySmart grid cyber security involves the protection of smart grid technology from various cyber threats. The security of the smart grid network is a major issue faced by power utilities because there is a frequent...

2014-08-28 08:23:57

CPS expands solar inverter field performance testing platform in America PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chint Power Systems America announces an agreement with the non-profit organization, Wichita Falls Faith Mission, Inc., on behalf of its shelter for women and children, Faith Refuge, in Wichita Falls, Texas. The 24,000 sq. ft. homeless shelter that opened in May 2012 is partially powered by about 650 solar panels. Under the agreement, Chint will provide array...

2014-08-28 08:23:27

TSXV Trading Symbol: MVN OTC Trading Symbol: MDLNF CALGARY, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Madalena Energy Inc. ("Madalena" or the "Company") (TSXV: MVN) (OTC: MDLNF) is pleased to announce the filing on SEDAR of its unaudited interim consolidated financial statements and related Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. Selected financial and operational information is outlined below and should be read in conjunction with...

2014-08-28 08:23:01

Pleasant Valley State Prison and Coalinga State Hospital Latest State Facilities to Become Solar Powered BELMONT, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services and its affiliate TerraForm Power, Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP), a global renewable energy company, today announced the completion and interconnection of a 2.6 megawatt (MW) DC system at the Coalinga State Hospital and a 1.6 MW DC...

2014-08-28 08:22:34

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan homeowners may still receive help paying their heating bills if they file by Sept. 30 for a State of Michigan Home Heating Credit. Residents can qualify for the assistance if their homestead is in Michigan, they own or rent their home, apartment or mobile home, and meet income guidelines (see link below). Media toolkitMORE ASSISTANCE INFO AVAILABLE AT: www.consumersenergy.com/assistance "Consumers Energy encourages all...

2014-08-28 04:20:30

Annual Roster and Second "Asia CEO of the Year" to be Announced at Singapore Dinner SINGAPORE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information, will unveil its 2014 Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings(TM) on October 28 during Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW), an annual exchange of ideas and discussions addressing pertinent energy issues. The Platts Top 250 Rankings, now in its 13(th) year, will...

2014-08-27 23:10:17

New Market Research Reports Title “Global Fuel Cell Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020” Has Been Added to GrandViewResearch.com Report Database. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/fuel-cell-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Global fuel cell capacity is expected to reach 664.5 MW by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 22.6% from 2014 to 2020. Government support across various nations to develop hydrogen fuel...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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