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2014-07-28 16:23:21

WEST POINT, N.Y., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Army Athletic Association and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports' Army Sports Properties, announced today a new five-year partnership with EnergIce®, the first-of-its kind, vitamin-enriched premium ice bar for sports hydration and energy. www.energice.com "We are excited to partner with The United States Military Academy - one of the most recognized brands in the world and one whose core values directly align with our...

2014-07-28 16:22:09

Xcel admitted that all customers benefit from net metering DENVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week in Denver, Coloradans packed into the Public Utilities Commission meeting rooms to support the cornerstone rooftop solar policy net metering. Meanwhile, a new finding shows that Xcel also knows the true benefits of net metering. A Denver Post article from 2007 says "Xcel officials maintain that all customers benefit because solar systems delay the need to build...

2014-07-28 12:24:07

Awarded "Destination of the Future for Energy Intensive Industries" Award HARRISBURG, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett recently announced that the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Association named Pennsylvania the 2014 FDI Destination of the Future for Energy Intensive Industries for actively implementing strategies to support foreign direct investment in the energy sector. "Thanks to our diverse energy portfolio that is lowering energy costs...

2014-07-28 12:23:59

DUBLIN, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A wind turbine rotor blade is fundamental component of a wind turbine. The rotor forms the central part of the turbine and consists of multiple rotor blades attached to a hub. The rotor blades act as a motor in the turbine and extract energy by capturing wind energy and...

2014-07-28 12:23:49

Enhancements Add New Levels of Cellular Communications Support RALEIGH, N.C., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster Solutions has released a new version of its REXUniversal® meter that further enhances the smart meter line's interoperability and interchangeability with other smart grid vendors. This version incorporates point-to-point cellular communications technology which greatly expands the number of rural and remote residential utility customers who can be served by smart meters...

2014-07-28 12:23:47

COLUMBUS, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AEP Energy today began installation of a 101-kilowatt (kW) solar array on the roof of The Ohio State University's Student Life Recreation and Physical Activities Center (RPAC). AEP Energy will fund, build, own and operate the approximately 10,000-square-foot array, made up of 367 solar panels arranged in a configuration similar to the "Block O." Installation is expected to be completed in approximately eight weeks. The solar array is valued at...

2014-07-28 12:23:36

National Sponsorship Leverages Considerable Digital, Social Media Assets PLANO, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP) - the nation's leading cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company -- will embark on a highly integrated collegiate sports sponsorship platform with 24 Division I universities in 19 states designed to reach the farmer-owned cooperative's rural owners and customers. The platform centers on college football season and...

2014-07-28 12:23:31

Large Rooftop SunPower Installation in Newtown, Conn. DANBURY, Conn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ross Solar Group has completed a 38-kilowatt SunPower solar power system on behalf of the Diocese of Bridgeport at the St. Rose of Lima (St. Rose) church campus in Newtown, Conn. The system was installed at the newly constructed Faith Formation Center and will meet 100 percent of the building's electricity needs. Comprised of 116 high efficiency SunPower solar panels, the system...

2014-07-28 12:21:02

HOUSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mystik Lubricants is setting its sights on dominating a new market and expanding its marine lubricants product line into Canada with a sponsorship of Canadian fishing legend and TV personality, Bob Izumi, and the Bob Izumi's Real Fishing Show. The sponsorship effectively combines Bob's impressive portfolio as a respected angler and host with the superior quality of the Mystik Lubricants brand and products. Additionally, Bob will work...

2014-07-28 10:01:24

The National Academies A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academy of Sciences concludes that the overarching lesson learned from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident is that nuclear plant licensees and their regulators must actively seek out and act on new information about hazards with the potential to affect the safety of nuclear plants.  The committee that wrote the report examined the causes of the Japan accident and identified findings and recommendations...


Latest energy Reference Libraries

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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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