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2014-07-22 08:25:06

GREENWICH, Conn., HOUSTON, LONDON, and HONG KONG, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Reserve, the largest global private equity firm exclusively focused on energy, today announced the promotion of two investment professionals within the Buyout Funds team. The promotions further strengthen the Firm's team which continues to uphold the Firm's 30-year tradition of diverse energy sector investments around the world. "I continue to be proud of the team we have built at First Reserve, and these...

2014-07-22 08:25:01

WALTHAM, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) today announced the sale of combined heat and power ("CHP") systems to a group of public schools in northern New Jersey, and Long Island, New York. The sales involved three contracts with a combined value at $1.97 million, and were made separately to two regional offices of a multi-national Energy Services Company ("ESCO"). The projects involved three high schools, one middle school, and one elementary school....

2014-07-22 08:24:52

System used in the award winning ROSE Cottage Project, a zero-net-energy home featured on RCMZeroEnergy.com CONCORD, N.H., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The H L Turner Group Inc. has been awarded US Patent No. 8,733,429 for its high efficiency "E-Max Hybrid(TM)" solar-geothermal heating and/or cooling system design. The hybrid design can yield geothermal system performances upwards of a 7.5 effective COP (Coefficient of Performance), about twice that of conventional geothermal...

2014-07-22 08:24:48

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- EcoFactor®, the leader in cloud-based home energy services, was awarded U.S. Patent 8,751,186 for the use of connected thermostats to calculate the dynamic thermal properties of buildings. It is the 20th patent EcoFactor has received for its award-winning approach to energy management and intelligent home automation. EcoFactor's latest patent further extends its coverage of key technologies involved in the use of big data to manage energy...

2014-07-22 08:24:43

Alliance leverages advanced software platform and easy financing options to introduce affordable rooftop solar energy solutions to California homeowners SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a provider of comprehensive solar energy services, today announced the inclusion of its rooftop solar services and financing to Elevate's integrated digital services offering. As one of the leading cloud-based, digital subscription service providers to residential...

2014-07-22 08:24:32

Eka Energy to manage natural gas and power operations. NORWALK, Conn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, announced today that Just Energy has selected Eka Energy to manage trading, risk management, scheduling, and settlement for its natural gas and power operations. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140718/128685 Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX: JE) (NYSE: JE) is a leading...

2014-07-22 08:24:22

BAODING, China and SANTIAGO, Chile, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar", has expanded its footprint in the Americas by opening the Company's third Latin American office in Santiago, Chile. http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2012/04/01/20120401160439160364.jpg To facilitate the opening of the...

2014-07-22 08:24:05

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andalay Solar, Inc. (OTCQB:WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, proudly announced that its panels are now being used for a solar initiative pioneered by DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) in conjunction with Washington, D.C.-based contractors, including WDC Solar, Inc. Mark Davis, CEO of WDC Solar, began working with the DCSEU in 2012 to convert houses in low-income communities in Washington, D.C. to solar...

2014-07-22 08:24:03

Agreement Provides 20 Years of Fixed Energy Pricing BELMONT, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). The power purchase agreement enables SNWA to lock in a significant portion of its energy costs at a fixed rate, providing an effective hedge against future...

2014-07-22 08:22:20

Company also releases one year data on its employee electric car incentive plan - 120,000 commuting miles on electric NEWARK, N.J., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSE&G today announced an innovative program to encourage New Jersey businesses to provide employees with electric car charging at work. The unique perk would foster greater adoption of electric cars, which would help to improve the state's air quality, help companies achieve sustainability targets, reduce costs for employees 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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