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2014-07-24 20:21:08

DULUTH, Minn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday Stationstores will be adding compressed natural gas (CNG) to their existing Stationstore located at 3931 W First Street, Duluth, MN. Holiday will also begin operating CNG?powered trucks in its fuel delivery fleet. Trillium CNG(TM) will build, operate, and maintain the public access fast-fill CNG fueling location. Trillium CNG(TM) has twenty years of experience and a national network of compressed natural gas locations. Currently,...

2014-07-24 16:22:29

EnerCare has jointly served with Direct Energy more than one million home services and water heater rental customers in Ontario for 12 years HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers, today announced an agreement with EnerCare for the sale of the Direct Energy-branded home and small commercial services business in Ontario to EnerCare for $550 million (CAD). Direct Energy and EnerCare have jointly...

2014-07-24 16:22:21

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With hot summer weather arriving in San Diego this week, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is offering tips for residential and business customers to save energy and money now and throughout the summer. Increased energy use causes higher bills. Air-conditioning use typically increases when temperatures go up, and coupled with the rising cost of energy, some customers may see an increase in their upcoming utility bills. SDG&E offers a...

2014-07-24 16:22:17

Utility's Renewable Energy Portfolio, Effective Energy Efficiency Programs Touted in National Report SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is ranked as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing effective energy efficiency programs, according to a report released today by Ceres, a leading environmental sustainability advocacy organization. Clean-tech sector research and advisory firm Clean Edge...

2014-07-24 12:23:19

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom has been awarded a contract worth approximately $30 million to supply a new 300 MVAr, 230 kV Static VAR Compensator (SVC)(([1])) system with long-term warranty for FirstEnergy Corporation's Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) unit. Alstom will design, manufacture, construct, install, test and commission the new SVC, to be located in West Wharton, New Jersey. The device will regulate transmission voltage to maintain and enhance...

2014-07-24 08:25:31

Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas BELMONT, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage of the...

2014-07-24 08:25:24

WAKE FOREST, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) announced today that the company will present at three upcoming investor conferences. -- The 3(rd) Annual Needham Advanced Technologies Conference at Needham's offices in New York City at 11:30a.m. ET on Thursday, August 7, 2014. -- The Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston at 2:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 13,...

2014-07-24 08:24:38

ALBANY, New York, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to report MarketResearchReports.biz "Global Biofuels Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/211695 ] - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" Biofuels is a class of fuels whose energy is derived biologically from carbon fixation. They are derived from various conversion procedures from solid biomass, liquid fuels and various gases. Liquid produced from various...

2014-07-24 04:20:40

Revenues will double by 2020 - Solar PV is becoming a high-growth mainstream energy source in emerging markets LONDON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased focus on curbing the emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants is fuelling the global solar power market. Coupled with favourable legislation and the need to enhance energy self-sufficiency and security, these factors will help the solar power market grow rapidly. While sale volumes are primarily concentrated in Asia-Pacific,...

2014-07-23 23:21:35

Top experts in finance from Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, IF LLC, Global Settlements LLC and Kilpatrick & Stockton LLP; join developers from Fiberight and Enerkem; who will be alongside cutting edge technology providers and chemical companies Velocys, Calysta, Novomer and Liquid Light as speakers in Orlando to discuss the MSW to biofuels and bio-products conversion market (6-8 October). (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The MSW to Biofuels and Bio-products Event(October, Orlando) will address...


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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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