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2014-08-29 08:21:37

Residents, Businesses to Receive New Meters by End of 2017 JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is accelerating its plan to provide updated electric meters to homes and businesses across Michigan. By the end of 2017 -- two years earlier than scheduled originally -- 1.8 million electric meters will be updated along with 600,000 natural gas meters for customers who also have Consumers Energy electric service. "Our high customer satisfaction and growing...

2014-08-28 23:13:54

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by OKG AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for all of their three reactors, Oskarshamn Units 1, 2 and 3. VÄSTERÅS, Sweden (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been selected by OKG AB in Sweden to provide replacement nuclear fuel deliveries for all of their three reactors, Oskarshamn Units 1, 2 and 3. The contract includes yearly deliveries...

2014-08-28 23:12:00

Report Projects Next-Generation Solar PV Materials to Become a $2 Billion Market by 2021 (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Glen Allen, VA: According to a newly released report from NanoMarkets titled,” Materials for Next-Generation Photovoltaics – 2014-2021” The total market value of emerging PV technologies -- advanced crystalline silicon cell architectures, thin films, organic and dye-sensitized technologies, and various nanomaterials -- will grow to nearly $2.1 billion by 2021, up from...

2014-08-28 23:06:49

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Substation Automation Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Substation Automation Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020," the market was valued at USD 96.52 billion in...

2014-08-28 23:05:06

Transparency Market Research published a new report, "Global Concentrated Solar Power Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2020," to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, “Concentrated Solar Power Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2020,” global concentrated solar power market was valued at USD...

2014-08-28 20:21:11

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowie Resource Partners, LLC ("BRP") announced today an extension of its coal supply agreements with Intermountain Power Agency ("IPA") through 2024. BRP Executive Chairman, John Siegel, commented that "we are delighted that one of our largest, most important customers is sufficiently satisfied with our clean burning coal that it would deem it beneficial to continue our relationship by adding a decade to our contracts. In this instance,...

2014-08-28 16:29:07

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowie Resource Partners, LLC ("BRP") announced today an extension of its coal supply agreements with Intermountain Power Agency ("IPA") through 2024. BRP Executive Chairman, John Siegel, commented that "we are delighted that one of our largest, most important customers is sufficiently satisfied with our clean burning coal that it would deem it beneficial to continue our relationship by adding a decade to our contracts. In this instance,...

2014-08-28 16:23:15

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: APL) ("APL", "Atlas Pipeline", or the "Partnership") announced today that the Partnership has successfully amended its revolving credit facility, significantly increasing the Partnership's borrowing capacity, extending the term of the facility, and lowering borrowing costs. The new five year facility matures on August 28, 2019, has an initial borrowing capacity of $800 million, and contains an accordion...

2014-08-28 12:23:47

74% of Colorado voters would vote 'yes' on pro-solar net metering ballot measure DENVER, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll finds that 74% of Colorado voters would vote 'yes' on a ballot measure protecting solar net metering. Respondents expressed overwhelming support for a potential ballot measure that says "each electric utility will in no way limit its customers' participation in net metering," and maintains that net metering credit "equals the same rate that customers pay...

2014-08-28 12:23:19

CINCINNATI, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced it will retire the remaining coal-fired units, 5 and 6, at its W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond, Ohio, effective Sept. 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Due to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's increasingly stringent regulations on power plant emissions, Duke Energy Ohio three years ago announced its intent to retire Beckjord Station's coal-fired units 1 through 6 -...


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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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