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How To Make More Efficient Fuel Cells
2014-07-10 03:09:31

By Glen Martin, Stanford School of Engineering Using high-brilliance X-rays, researchers track the process that fuel cells use to produce electricity, knowledge that will help make large-scale alternative energy power systems more practical and reliable Solar power and other sources of renewable energy can help combat global warming but they have a drawback: they don't produce energy as predictably as plants powered by oil, coal or natural gas. Solar panels only produce electricity...

2014-07-10 08:31:33

Utility, oil and gas, energy and manufacturing organizations unprepared for both internal and external threats, according to survey from Unisys and Ponemon Institute BLUE BELL, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) finds alarming gaps in the security of the world's critical infrastructure. Nearly 70 percent of companies surveyed that are responsible for the world's power, water and other critical functions have reported at least one...

2014-07-10 08:23:24

Covanta and Great River Energy join working group to help accelerate commercialization of Electrodynamic Combustion Control(TM) technology. SEATTLE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLIR), an emerging leader in combustion and emissions control technology for industrial, commercial and utility markets, today announced the formation of a Solid Fuel Working Group. According to the company, this group of key industry stakeholders have a shared...

2014-07-10 08:23:19

SALT LAKE CITY, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richfield Oil & Gas Company (OTCQX: ROIL) ("Richfield") announced today that since entering into the Agreement and Plan of Merger ("Merger") with Stratex Oil & Gas Inc. (OTCBB: STTX) ("Stratex") announced on May 7, 2014, which must be approved by Richfield shareholders, Richfield has received $1.7 million in proceeds from the $3 million Loan Agreement with Stratex which has been advanced to fast forward the pre-merger development...

2014-07-10 08:23:13

SHENYANG, China, 10 July, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NF Energy Saving Corporation (NFEC) ("NF Energy" or the Company), a leading energy saving service solutions provider for China's power, petrochemical, coal, metallurgy, construction and municipal infrastructure development industries, announced today that it has recently signed a $0.28 million contract with Guangxi Baise Baikuang Power Co., Ltd. to supply its valve products to the supercritical thermal power generation unit located in...

2014-07-10 08:23:05

EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluesphere Corp. [http://www.bluespherecorporate.com ] (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today the receipt of a term sheet from Energy Power Partners ("EPP") for full equity financing of over $15 million for its 3.2 megawatt (MW) waste-to-energy project in Johnston, Rhode Island. The facility will generate clean electricity...

2014-07-10 08:22:29

Photovoltaic (PV) Micro-grids will Bring Electricity to Six Remote Villages by the End of 2014 BELMONT, Calif. and CHENNAI, India, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced a new project that will install 159 kilowatts (kW) of solar PV micro-grids with battery storage in six remote Indian villages, which will bring electricity to, and thereby improve health and...

2014-07-10 04:20:42

HONG KONG, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anton Oilfield Services Group ("Antonoil" or the "Group", HKEx stock code: 3337), the leading independent oilfield services provider in China, is pleased to announce that a new Production Operation Service contract of the Group in Iraq has entered stable operations since billing started in this month. This project involves daily maintenance and management by Antonoil for a newly built Central Processing Facility (CPF) in an oilfield in southern...

2014-07-09 23:11:48

New financial model opens traditionally-difficult markets, execs say Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Stuart Wiston, President of New Wind Energy Solutions in Nashville, stood atop the roof on Eugenia Ave. in Southeast Nashville and looked out over the expanse of 250 solar panels which now produce power that helps the building owner, CB Ragland, offset their electricity costs. This solar project, however, is unlike any other in Nashville or most of the United States. Besides...

2014-07-09 23:06:29

A new independent study prepared for the Nevada Public Utilities Commission estimates that the grid benefits of rooftop solar systems installed in the state through 2016 will outweigh costs by more than $36 million, confirming that solar energy can provide real savings for both solar and non-solar customers alike. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 A new independent study prepared for the Nevada Public Utilities Commission estimates that the grid benefits of rooftop solar 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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