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2014-07-10 12:34:21

ALBANY, New York, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Smart Grid (Advanced Metering Infrastructure, Distribution Automation, Software and Hardware, Communication Technologies, Transmission Upgrades, Cyber Security) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," global smart grid market was valued at USD 37.7 million in 2012 and is expected to reach 118.1 million in...

2014-07-10 12:23:24

DUBLIN, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8ffq37/green_energy) has announced the addition of the "International Green Energy Market - Forecast to 2019: Companies profiled include ABB, Alterra Power, Kyocera, Nordex, Hanwha Q Cells, Calpine, Suzlon" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 There has been an increased emphasis on the need for green, renewable and sustainable energy sources...

2014-07-10 12:23:18

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverstone Holdings LLC, a leading energy and power-focused private equity firm, announced today that it has hired a highly experienced team of energy-focused leveraged finance professionals who will spearhead the firm's expansion into credit and capital markets activities. The team is comprised of Christopher Abbate, Jamie Brodsky, and Daniel Flannery. Mr. Abbate, who joins Riverstone as a Managing Director and will lead the new team, has...

2014-07-10 12:23:05

- Lift vessel will complete 15 geotechnical borings VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 110-foot long lift vessel will periodically be located off the shore of Camp Pendleton during July to obtain core samples needed for Dominion Virginia Power to move ahead with its proposal to build wind turbines 27 miles off the coast. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/126004 The U.S.-flagged Inez Eymard literally lifts itself out of the water to provide a...

2014-07-10 12:22:51

DALLAS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "HVDC Converter Station Market by Type (Monopolar, Bi-Polar, Back to Back, and Multi-Terminal), by Technology (Line Commutated Current Sourced Converters and Voltage Source Converters (VSC)), by Application and by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the HVDC Converter Station Market with analysis and forecasts of the global revenue. The global HVDC Converter Station...

2014-07-10 12:22:21

National Contest Measures Sustainability Success WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announces that 125 buildings in its managed portfolio will be competing in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) 2014 ENERGY STAR(®) National Building Competition: Team Challenge. For the first time, EPA has invited groups of five or more buildings to compete in teams. More than 5,500 buildings and...

2014-07-10 12:22:20

Will Expedite Solar Sales, Help Drive Partner Revenues & Scale Sungevity's Business OAKLAND, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungevity, Inc., a recognized leader in the global solar market, today announced the first technology capable of generating residential solar installation quotes instantly based on nothing more than a street address. The company's new Instant Solar Quote (Instant iQuote) tool is being piloted at select Lowe's stores in California. Sungevity has been...

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...


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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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