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2014-10-17 16:22:06

On Year-Over-Year Basis, Production from Prolific Shale Plays Up 32.1% DENVER and HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from shale formations in North Dakota and Texas increased by 55,000 barrels per day (b/d) or 2.1% in September, according to Bentek Energy, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information. In South Texas, Eagle Ford shale oil production was 38.3% higher than...

2014-10-17 16:21:45

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In July 2014, notification was received from the US Patent and Trademark Office that two patent applications relating to new solar energy techniques had been allowed, and were in a state for formal issue. The first patent, entitled "Solar Energy Conversion and Utilization System (Application no. 13/103,070), claims a new advantageous technique for converting DC power from solar cells to 120 volt AC house current for powering a...

2014-10-17 16:21:43

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altus Power America, Inc. announced the signing of a long-term solar Net Metering Credit Purchase Agreement with the Town of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. The 20-year contract will help East Longmeadow save on a large portion of its electricity usage and reduce its carbon footprint. East Longmeadow is expected to save up to $125,000 annually with an estimated saving of $2.5 million over the duration of the 20-year term....

2014-10-17 16:21:42

Company's semi-annual review of margin decoupling mechanism results in proposed reduction, reflects impacts of weather, efficiency gains, and conservation efforts on customer consumption and margin collection CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today filed for an overall reduction in its retail natural gas rates in North Carolina as the result of the Company's semi-annual review of its margin decoupling mechanism. Today's filing, if...

2014-10-17 12:24:26

DUBLIN, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Research on Natural Gas Dispenser Market in China, 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 In 2013, the market scale of natural gas dispenser reached CNY 800 million in China. At the beginning of 21st Century, LNG dispensers emerged in China's market. The main products in the market were produced by Canada FTI Group and applied in some of the gas...

2014-10-17 12:23:56

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malissa Fritz, a communications professional with more than 15 years of experience, has joined CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, in the new position of director of issues management and leadership communications. "We are excited to have Malissa join the CHS Enterprise Marketing and Communications group. She has a strong track record of building...

2014-10-17 12:23:40

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that, effective immediately or as contracts permit, it will increase prices globally for process materials and advanced materials supplied by its Electronics business. Demand for Electronics materials has been rapidly increasing in recent quarters. These price increases are necessary to recover increasing raw material and production costs, to continue supply reliability improvements and to...

2014-10-17 12:23:38

LG Selected to Provide ENERGY STAR Products Throughout Tour, Exclusive ENERGY STAR Technology Partner at Denver Event DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As momentum continues to build for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "ENERGY STAR Change the World Tour," LG Electronics USA has partnered with The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) as the exclusive ENERGY STAR Technology provider for tomorrow's tour stop here at the Mulroy Opportunity Center....

2014-10-17 12:22:46

sPower Completes Construction on Four Solar Projects in Lancaster and Victorville, California SALT LAKE CITY and SHANGHAI, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, and sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a prominent renewable energy provider, announce details of the first partnership between the two companies. According to the terms of the contract, JinkoSolar supplied nearly 115,000...

2014-10-17 12:21:02

DUBLIN, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Research and Investment Prospect of China Electric Vehicle Charging Station and Charging Pile Market, 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The data issued by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers on July 9, 2014 show: in the first half year of 2014, China produced 20,692 new-energy automobiles and sold 20,477, up 2.3 times and 2.2 times over the...


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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.