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2014-09-18 12:23:58

Interactive mobile exhibit showcases new, smart technologies that empower consumers and businesses HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy service is no longer just about flipping a switch and paying a bill. It's about using new technology to manage energy with greater convenience and efficiency, adding value to your life or business and savings in your pocket. That's the driving theme of the Innovation to Inspiration tour launched this week by Direct Energy, North America's largest...

2014-09-18 12:23:46

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is proud to announce that the largest annual grassroots solar event in the nation will be taking place at the beginning of next month - October 4-5, 2014. Attending the tour will allow communities across the country the opportunity to see new and innovative technologies locally that will benefit the environment on a global level. Americans have a voice in how they get their energy. Visiting homes on the...

2014-09-18 12:23:26

CHANDLER TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy's Echo Wind Park has reached commercial operation and company officials celebrated its dedication today in the shadow of one of 70 wind turbines in the park. The Echo Wind Park in Huron County adds another 112 megawatts (MW) to DTE Energy's renewable energy portfolio, or enough to power 52,000 homes. The wind park, primarily in Oliver and Chandler townships in Michigan's Thumb area, is sited on nearly 16,000 acres....

2014-09-18 12:23:23

Chronic Delays Making Already Extremely Expensive Power Source Even More Costly: At Least 49 Out of 66 Reactor Projects Now Running Behind Schedule, Including All 5 in U.S. and Most in China. PARIS and WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to what is often claimed in the United States by proponents of nuclear power, the reality is that other nations around the globe do not have a better track record when it comes to delivering nuclear reactor projects on time and on...

2014-09-18 12:22:08

Blue Sun's St. Joseph, Missouri Biodiesel Refinery Earns Production Quality Recognition SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sun has received BQ-9000 Producer status from the National Biodiesel Accreditation Commission and National Biodiesel Board. There are fewer than 50 companies that have achieved this milestone recognition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147060 "We have always been focused on producing the very highest quality fuel. This...

2014-09-18 08:26:39

Unique and affordable home decor by 87-year-old artist Mort Barish brings vibrant color and energy into any living space. GIG HARBOR, Wash., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City, in the 1940's and 1950's was a hotbed of music, art and theatre. Everyone from Ella Fitzgerald to Duke Ellington and Sidney Bechet could be heard somewhere in the city. Artists like Benny Goodman and Frank Sinatra were there to beguile and entertain. This period also ushered in a new movement in art...

2014-09-18 08:24:10

Project development team focused on system reliability by reducing critical failure points ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- System reliability is always paramount and Bakersfield 111 Solar Park presents industry-leading tracker manufacturer, Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI) and ET Solar's turn-key solar financial solutions provider, ET Capital, with an interesting case in point. Not only does the 1.8 MW DC facility need to operate properly in the...

2014-09-18 08:24:04

Expansion plans will make Minnoco one of the largest fuel retailers in the Twin Cities LITTLE CANADA, Minn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnoco announced today an expansion program that will bring more of the locally owned fuel retail outlets to the Twin Cities area. After successful introduction of four retail outlets during the fall of 2013, the retail group has identified another 18 locations planning to convert to the new brand, bringing the total to 24 outlets when...

2014-09-18 08:23:46

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join industry colleagues for the most prominent annual Conference held in Africa's oil and gas-LNG and energy industry. Since 1994 this event remains the widely recognised for forging and enhancing relationships between both companies and governments. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/703725-INFO ) Meet with state oil officials plus private and public companies seeking to execute...

2014-09-18 08:23:33

Company Earns Full Certification against All 15 CSSD Performance Standards which center on environmental stewardship and continuous improvement for Air and Water PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD), a collaborative between environmental organizations and energy companies to encourage prudent and responsible development of shale gas resources in the Appalachian region, announced today that it has certified Chevron Appalachia...


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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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