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2014-10-22 23:06:14

Veteran energy and utilities professional appointed to distinguished congressional committee New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C has selected Paul A. DeCotis, director of Energy and Utilities at West Monroe Partners, to Chair its Committee on Energy Resource Potential on US Department of Energy Lands. DeCotis has been on the Board of Energy and Environmental Systems for The National Academies for the past seven years and has been...

2014-10-22 23:05:01

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) and NRTC develop detailed webinar about how electric cooperatives can avoid demand charges and save power using advanced leverage from existing Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) installations and Conservative Voltage Reduction (CVR) techniques. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 With the penetration of AMI on the rise, electric co-ops have the opportunity to utilize advanced CVR techniques to improve reliability and...

2014-10-22 23:03:36

Enki Technology, a pioneer in multi-functional coatings for solar applications, today announced that it was awarded a $2 million cooperative agreement by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative through its Solar Manufacturing Technology program to deploy a fully integrated solar glass coating manufacturing line at Flextronics' Customer Innovation Center in Milpitas, CA. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Enki Technology, a pioneer in multi-functional coatings for solar...

2014-10-22 23:01:52

Calling solar "critical to the United States" when it comes to meeting its future carbon reduction goals, Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today delivered the keynote address at Solar Power International (SPI), the largest solar trade show in America, co-sponsored by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Calling solar "critical to the United States" when it comes to meeting its future carbon reduction goals,...

2014-10-22 20:21:32

Pennsylvania joins a growing number of states to pass legislation or resolutions allowing for a comprehensive approach to state compliance with EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA), along with labor, businesses and electric ratepayers statewide praise Gov. Corbett for signing into law House Bill 2354. This measure which passed the House and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support establishes...

2014-10-22 20:21:05

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The electric vehicle industry - land, water and air - is rapidly rising to become a huge market of over $290 billion by 2024. Some run entirely on harvested energy as with solar lake boats. Others recycle energy as with regenerative braking of cars, buses and military vehicles harvesting kinetic energy. Others use different forms of harvesting either to charge the traction batteries or to drive autonomous devices as we progress to the wireless...

2014-10-22 16:22:33

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mt. Poso Cogeneration Company and its partners DTE Energy Services (NYSE:DTE) and Macpherson Energy Corporation hosted an open house and media tour Wednesday for Kern County workforce development organizations and students to showcase skilled job opportunities in the energy field. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 The event was in recognition of the second annual National Bioenergy Day, an effort by renewable...

2014-10-22 16:22:21

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faraday, a data management platform that uncovers superior customer acquisition strategies for companies selling big-ticket purchases into households, has received a $1 million U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative award. The funding will support the development of the Faraday platform, which uses data analysis and visualization to improve conversion rates. Faraday's map-driven platform includes nearly a terabyte of data on 100...

2014-10-22 12:29:58

Vitamin B Center Provides Naturally Effective Energy Boost To Help Americans Get Through Their Busy Work Day PARSIPPANY, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricola(®), the leading manufacturer of soothing herb drops from Switzerland, has introduced Revitalizing Herb Drops, a uniquely effective and delicious herb drop that works to restore your energy. Available in a Lemon Zest flavor, Revitalizing Herb Drops contain an effervescent, powder-filled center with B-Vitamins to help...

2014-10-22 12:24:04

FERC Chairman LaFleur, PJM's Boston offer insights on shaping the resource mix VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The impacts of the world's largest and fastest fuel switch, evolving federal policies and the increasing use of non-traditional generation are driving the industry to recognize the greater need for resource diversity said PJM Interconnection President and CEO Terry Boston. He was joined by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Cheryl LaFleur, who...


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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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