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2014-07-08 12:20:56

BETHESDA, Md., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If the heat of summer is wearing you down, it is likely taking its toll on your car's battery too. Contrary to popular belief, summer highs rather than winter lows pose the greater threat to battery life, according to the non-profit Car Care Council. Sooner or later all batteries have to be replaced. Excessive heat and overcharging are the two main reasons for shortened battery life. Heat causes battery fluid to evaporate, thus damaging...

2014-07-08 08:33:53

CALGARY, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX-V: PFC) - PetroFrontier Corp. ("PetroFrontier") is very pleased to announce that the fifth well in its 2014 Work Plan and Budget (the "2014 WP&B") has now spud and drilling is underway. The OzEpsilon-1 well is a vertical exploration well located in Exploration Permit 128. This is the fifth and final vertical test well to be drilled as part of the 2014 WP&B. All wells will include an extensive open hole evaluation program and up to...

2014-07-08 08:27:59

Donald Grove, owner of Nuclear Recruiters, Inc., releases new book geared towards those interested in getting a job in the nuclear power industry GARDNER, Kan., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Donald Grove releases his new book: The Essential Guide to Getting a Job in the Nuclear Power Industry, How to Secure Full-Time Employment or Contract Work and is now available through Universal Publishers http://www.universal-publishers.com/book.php?method=ISBN&book=1627340130 Barnes...

2014-07-08 08:23:23

The Sunningdale project is the final project to reach operation in Recurrent Energy's portfolio of 20 projects totaling 220 MWp in Ontario, Canada SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recurrent Energy, a leading North American solar project developer, today announced the commercial operation of the 10 megawatt (MWp)/7 MWac Sunningdale solar project. This is the final project to reach commercial operation in the 20 project portfolio, totaling 220 MWp, developed by...

2014-07-08 08:23:17

String Optimizer Delivers Lower Cost and Higher Performing Large-Scale PV Systems FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampt LLC today ushered in a new era in PV system optimization with the release of their new String Optimizer, a DC power converter with multiple maximum power point tracking (MPPT) and output voltage and current limits to optimize system design and maximize performance of large-scale PV systems. Ampt will showcase the String Optimizer at several partner booths...

2014-07-08 08:23:06

TSX : AXY VANCOUVER, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Alterra Power Corp. is pleased to provide the following updates on its near-term growth projects and financing plans: Jimmie Creek Hydro: Alterra has executed all major contracts for this 62 MW run-of-river hydroelectric project in coastal British Columbia. Full construction is underway, with nearly 100 workers currently active at the site. Road and bridge construction is now complete and work is well underway at the intake...

2014-07-08 08:23:00

Online Tool Promotes Investment in this Energy Efficient Technology to Reduce Energy Costs and Power Outages for Building Owners and Managers NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AGRION, the energy & infrastructure marketmaker, has partnered with Con Edison and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to create a new web platform to help promote the use of energy storage in New York buildings. The site, GridMarket.com, aims to simplify the...

2014-07-08 08:22:58

As Panama Struggles with Electricity Capacity, PV Monitoring is Key for Country's Top Grid Operator, EGESA SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inaccess, a global provider of solar monitoring and control systems, today announced that it has successfully commissioned its solar power plant optimization solution, insolar, at a 2.4 MW solar power plant in Sarigua, a desert region in Panama's Herrera province. Sarigua is the country's first grid-scale solar array and is owned by La...

2014-07-08 08:22:21

DUBLIN, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n8cpzx/gasification) has announced the addition of the "Gasification Market by Gasifier Type, by Feedstock, by Application, and Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts (2014 - 2019)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The demand for gasification as a substitute for clean energy supply is growing constantly with its increased acceptance. The...

2014-07-08 08:21:56

ALBANY, New York, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Biofuels Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019," biofuels production was 24,326.7 million gallons in 2012 and is expected to reach 50,921.4 million gallons by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 9.6% from 2013 to 2019. Browse the full Biofuels Market Report with TOC at...


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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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