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2014-09-22 23:01:41

With a growing commitment to renewable energy, Illinois now ranks third in the nation in the number of K-12 schools that have turned to solar energy to power their classrooms, save money and help the environment, according to a newly released nationwide study. Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools was prepared by The Solar Foundation (TSF) – with data and analysis support from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – and funded through a grant provided by the U.S....

2014-09-22 16:27:20

LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil oil and gas sector is constantly undergoing active transformation from the past few years. The country is expected to witness significant growth and attract new investments in the medium to long term future. Amidst the series of recent developments, the report from OGAnalysis proves a strong guide for strategy formulation of all the players interested in Brazil oil and gas.Brazil oil and gas industry report provides complete information on...

2014-09-22 16:23:40

LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russia oil and gas sector is constantly undergoing active transformation from the past few years. The country is expected to witness significant growth and attract new investments in the medium to long term future. Amidst the series of recent developments, the report from OGAnalysis proves a strong guide for strategy formulation of all the players interested in Russia oil and gas.Russia oil and gas industry report provides complete information on...

2014-09-22 16:23:34

Introducing New Technology Engines, upgrading existing engines and expanding renewable Fuel-use help slash Greenhouse Gases WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 convenes in New York, clean diesel technology is poised as a key solution to help the world tackle the climate challenge, said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120201/MM46474LOGO "Diesel power has...

2014-09-22 16:22:54

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company headquartered in Birmingham, completed a month-long campaign for United Way at the corporate headquarters raising more than $268,000. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Southern Nuclear corporate employees also support United Way agencies through involvement in community service activities. This year, employees have read to local students with Better Basics, built...

2014-09-22 16:22:44

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sxhc6b/global_nuclear) has announced the addition of the "Global Nuclear Steam Generator (SG) Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sxhc6b/global_nuclear ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) A nuclear steam generator is used to transfer heat from the primary loop to the secondary loop....

2014-09-22 16:22:29

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zsfjhs/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Gas-to-liquid (GTL) Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zsfjhs/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Gas-to-liquid (GTL) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of...

2014-09-22 16:22:25

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of American Foresters (SAF) has published "Forest Carbon Accounting Considerations in US Bioenergy Policy" in the Journal of Forestry. The article, which was authored by an SAF-sponsored team comprised of some of the US's leading forest carbon experts, identifies and examines scientific-based insights essential to understanding forest bioenergy and "carbon debts." As noted by Reid Miner, the lead author and chair of the...

2014-09-22 16:22:20

Denver area's water park signs up to be powered by SunShare's Solar Gardens DENVER, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver-based SunShare announced today it has contracted with Hyland Hills Park and Recreation District to provide Water World, the largest community owned water park in the country, and its other district properties with 1.4 megawatts of clean, reliable energy from its Adams County Community Solar Garden. This is among the largest Community Solar deals to be signed...

2014-09-22 12:33:05

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts' physical market price assessments for oil, refined petroleum products, and North American natural gas are the basis for nine new cleared over-the-counter (OTC) energy contracts launched today by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), a U.S.-based operator of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information and a top...


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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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