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2014-10-28 12:20:58

ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr is working with Con Edison, the utility that serves New York City and Westchester County, NY, on a project to manage energy use at plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) charging stations. Con Edison has installed Landis+Gyr's L510 load control switches at 50 single-family homes as part of a pilot program. The utility is testing sub-metering technologies and is studying how the customers respond to requests that they charge their vehicles at...

2014-10-28 08:38:14

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSEM announces the world's first white solar modules. This innovative technology is particularly attractive to the building industry where solar elements can blend into a building's skin and become virtually hidden energy sources. Applications in the consumer goods sector are also expected. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2014-10-28 08:26:11

Jim Sinopoli, Smart Buildings, Named Energy Champion-Thought Leader; Ken Hagaman, Anixter, and Ted Pinnow, United Stationers, Pronounced Energy Champion-End User Co-Winners LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daintree Networks, the leader in open wireless smart building solutions for enterprise control and energy management, today announced the winners of its first annual Energy Champion Awards. The awards were created to honor the efforts of those in the industry who...

2014-10-28 08:26:03

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) recently participated in a Carnegie Mellon University study to confirm the extent to which employee behavior can improve the company's energy efficiency. This "Plugwise" study focused on how knowledge and control influence behavior and found that PNC employees who monitored their energy use and automated the timeframe for specific devices to turn on and off reduced their energy consumption by 38...

2014-10-28 08:25:19

Putting data in the hands of federal employees can help agencies translate government-wide mandates into meaningful savings and efficiency gains. WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Better data provided by smart building technologies might be just what agencies need to help them reach the Obama Administration's ambitious energy efficiency goals, according to a new report released by Government Business Council (GBC) and Siemens. In the September survey of senior federal...

2014-10-28 08:25:16

JAIPUR, India and CHENNAI, India, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc., (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Rajasthan Government aimed at developing Rajasthan as the global hub for solar energy. SunEdison intends to establish 5 GWs of capacity in the form of multiple Mega Solar Projects, with the expected capacity of each Mega Solar project 500 megawatts...

2014-10-28 08:25:08

Armow Wind being built by Ontario workers with Ontario-made products TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction has begun on the Armow Wind power project in Ontario. Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP ("Pattern Development") today announced the completion of a C$580 million construction and term loan financing, which was secured with 10 financial institutions. Located in the Township of Kincardine, the 180 megawatt (MW) Armow Wind power...

2014-10-28 00:27:32

LONDON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Thin Film Photovoltaic Cells in US$ Thousand by the following Technologies: Amorphous Silicon (a-Si), Cadmium Telluride (CdTe), and Copper Indium Selenide/Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIS/CIGS). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013...

2014-10-27 23:11:45

Global solar technology leaders APS and Upsolar are teaming up to offer a turnkey solar financing and installation package for residential customers. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 The partnership unites high-quality PV modules from Upsolar and advanced microinverter technology from APS to maximize system output and accelerate homeowners’ return on investment. The package is aimed at homeowners who want to capitalize on the many benefits of solar energy without the commitment of...

2014-10-27 12:34:20

DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Grid Storage Technologies Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The smart grid storage technology refers to the method used to store electricity on a large scale with integration of smart grid system. The electricity is stored during off-peak load hours and is delivered during on-peak load hours. The smart grid storage technology...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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