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2014-10-22 08:25:34

First major deployment of its kind in North America ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) has entered into an enterprise-wide license agreement to deploy a comprehensive grid analytics solution from Landis+Gyr across its service territories. The analytics package includes a suite of applications aimed at enhancing asset life, reliability and distribution system optimization. PHI's operating companies, including Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City...

2014-10-22 08:25:21

Named Leading Technology Provider for 'GreenZone' Community Center, LG Outfits Sustainable Facility with Air Conditioning Solutions, Electronics, Appliances NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring its commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainable technologies, LG Electronics USA is playing a major role at the premier event for sustainable building, the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, which opens here today....

2014-10-22 08:25:12

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. energy industry boom has created the biggest engineering and construction need in a generation. Significant energy-delivery projects are being planned from coast to coast to support the nation's oil, gas and natural gas liquids. To assist industry professionals in making the most of these unprecedented opportunities, McGraw Hill Construction's ENR will host its second annual Energy Construction Summit on Tuesday, November 18, 2014...

2014-10-22 08:25:03

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Pepco Energy Services (PES) wanted to find cost-effective ways to improve the operations of its Midtown Thermal Control Center (MTCC) in Atlantic City, it contacted Tustin Energy Solutions (TES), a commercial energy management company located in Norristown, PA. TES made numerous energy efficiency upgrades and utilized a non-proprietary automated plant optimization application. The result was a nearly 25% improvement in operating...

2014-10-22 08:24:55

GAMBRILLS, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LRI Energy Solutions (LRI), a leading provider of lighting and water building efficiency services, is pleased to announce that utility and energy industry expert Peter Fox-Penner has joined the firm's Board of Directors. Dr. Fox-Penner, a principal of The Brattle Group, is an expert and thought leader in the utility and energy services sectors. His practice centers on energy and environmental policies and electric regulation, planning,...

2014-10-22 08:24:47

Company a leader in cost-effective solar development; anticipates more than 900 MW in place by 2016 ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) has announced that Georgia Power has been selected by a panel of judges as the 2014 Investor-Owned Utility of the Year. SEPA, an educational non-profit organization dedicated to helping utilities integrate solar energy into their portfolios, made the announcement Tuesday at its annual Solar Power...

2014-10-22 08:24:40

DUBLIN, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Shale Gas Market (Technology, Application and Geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 According to a new market research report titled, "Global Shale Gas Market (Technology, Application and...

2014-10-22 08:24:24

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MG2 Tribal Energy ("MG2"), a partnership between the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians ("Mesa Grande") and renewable energy company, Geronimo Energy ("Geronimo"), is pleased to announce that the United States General Services Administration ("GSA") has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to purchase 140 megawatts (MW) of clean wind energy from the Walnut Ridge Wind Farm in western Illinois. The PPA was sourced via a...

2014-10-22 08:24:12

SunEdison to Build 30 Solar Systems for 9 Public Agencies in San Francisco Bay Area BELMONT, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar developer and technology provider, has been awarded 17.7 MW DC of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects through the Regional Renewable Energy Procurement Project (R-REP) led by the County of Alameda. SunEdison will be working with 9 different public agencies in the Counties of Alameda, Contra...

2014-10-22 08:23:58

- Certificate marks new age of risk reduction, quality and safety for solar plant assets LAS VEGAS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL -- Today VDE Testing and Certification Institute (VDE), a globally recognized premium certification body, in conjunction with partner Fraunhofer ISE, a world leading applied solar research institute, announced the issuance of VDE Quality Tested (QT) Certification to First Solar, Inc. for its design, engineering and...


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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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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.