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2014-10-23 20:22:28

CoolCalifornia City Challenge Recognizes the State's Best at Energy Management DIAMOND BAR, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Upgrade California(®) today joined with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to announce the winners of the Cool California City Challenge, a competition among 10 cities in the state to reduce their carbon footprint and better manage energy use. In a hard-fought battle, the city of Riverside edged out second-place Claremont to be crowned the...

2014-10-23 20:21:53

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoegh LNG Partners LP (NYSE:HMLP) announced today that its board of directors has declared a prorated quarterly cash distribution with respect to the quarter ended September 30, 2014 of $0.1834 per unit. The distribution was prorated for the period beginning on August 12, 2014, which was the closing date of Hoegh LNG Partners LP's initial public offering, and ending on September 30, 2014, and corresponds to a quarterly distribution of $0.3375...

2014-10-23 16:24:18

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Oilfield Chemicals in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Drilling Fluids, Cementing Chemicals, Production Chemicals, EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery) Chemicals, Stimulation Chemicals, and Completion & Workover Fluids. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are...

2014-10-23 16:23:11

Republic Services landfill hosts 9.6-megawatt power plant MT. GILEAD, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Biomass Energy today celebrated the completion of its 9.6-megawatt landfill gas-to-energy project at the Uwharrie Environmental Landfill in Mt. Gilead. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 DTE Biomass Energy last month started operating the facility at the landfill, which is owned and operated by Republic Services of North Carolina. Landfill gas at the site...

2014-10-23 16:22:46

COLLINSVILLE, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois customers can expect another year with natural gas prices lower than the national average during the upcoming 2014-15 heating season. "We are fully prepared for the winter season and expect stable prices for Ameren Illinois customers," said Ameren Illinois Gas Supply Director Ken Dothage. "Because of our price hedging and storage strategies along with the continued increase in natural gas production in the U.S., we...

2014-10-23 16:22:40

LNG export project to create 3,000 new construction jobs, deliver natural gas to international markets HACKBERRY, La., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 community, business and international leaders, along with several federal, state and local elected officials, today took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new $10 billion liquefaction export facilities at Cameron LNG in Hackberry, La. The project is being developed by a joint venture formed by Sempra Energy's...

2014-10-23 16:22:23

AHOSKIE, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today that Roanoke Electric Membership Cooperative has received one of the first loans from a new program of the Rural Utilities Service to finance improvements to the energy performance of utility customers' homes and businesses. "We are proud to be among the first to benefit from this new RUS program because our cooperative is committed to delivering affordable energy...

2014-10-23 12:24:17

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) announced today the appointment of Andrew L. Fawthrop to the Company's Board of Directors, effective November 1, 2014. Mr. Fawthrop will stand for re-election at the Company's 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100316/NY71495LOGO Mr. Fawthrop, 62, has deep and broad-based experience in the oil and gas industry, including in West Africa, having served for 37 years with...

2014-10-23 12:24:12

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intervale Capital ("Intervale"), a private equity firm focused on the oilfield services industry, has signed a definitive agreement to sell Proserv Group Inc. ("Proserv" or the "Company") to Riverstone Holdings LLC ("Riverstone"), an energy and power-focused private equity firm with over $27 billion of committed capital. As part of the transaction, Riverstone Global Energy and Power Fund V, L.P., in partnership with Proserv management,...

2014-10-23 12:23:38

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 150-megawatt (MW) Solar Gen 2 solar facility in California from First Solar, Inc. As the largest solar facility in the Southern Power portfolio, Solar Gen 2 is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 average California homes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "Our strategic renewable development has earned Southern...


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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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