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2014-09-09 16:20:35

AltCar Trade Conference Brings Top Government Agencies & Associations Together for State of the Industry Updates & Education on 9/19 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AltCar Expo, the nation's leading forum for alternative fuel ride and drive, industry, fleet & public education and demonstration, will take place on Friday and Saturday, September 19-20, 2014, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. The City of Santa Monica's Ninth Annual AltCar Expo is free...

2014-09-09 12:23:03

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Fuel Cells Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/120423/World-Fuel-Cells-Market.html World commercial spending to more than double by 2017 World fuel cell spending -- including research and development funding, investment in fuel cell enterprises, as well as revenue derived from commercial sales -- is projected to advance nearly 10 percent per year to $11 billion in 2017...

2014-09-09 12:22:51

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree) have completed the acquisition of the energy efficiency and renewables business of Chevron Energy Solutions (CES), a division of Chevron USA. Oaktree is combining the acquired CES businesses with existing portfolio company, OpTerra Energy Group (OpTerra), to form one of the nation's largest independent and privately held companies in the energy efficiency and renewable energy...

2014-09-09 12:21:54

DUBLIN, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global New Energy Automobile Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global New Energy Automobile Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global new energy automobile industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and...

2014-09-09 08:23:31

August Proved the Eighth Consecutive Record-Breaking Month of 2014 DENVER, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural gas production in the lower 48 United States increased by 0.4 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) during the month of August versus July, according to Bentek Energy®, an analytics and forecasting unit of Platts. Production averaged 68.9 billion Bcf/d, the highest monthly average on record and the eighth consecutive month this year that average monthly production exceeded...

2014-09-09 08:23:16

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key players in and leading thinkers on Africa's Hydrocarbons; major opportunities highlighted within the upstream arena. The 21st Africa Oil Week starting on November 3rd leading up to November 7th in Cape Town will focus on Leading Corporate Players in Africa, Africa's Giant Plays & Opportunities, New Frontier Openings, Foreign State Oil Companies, Africa's Exploration Potential containing Government...

2014-09-09 08:23:01

Shell and Giant are teaming up to help D.C. and Baltimore consumers save at the pump during the back-to-school season and beyond LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With back-to-school season finally here, families are spending more on fall must-haves like school supplies, after school activities and new clothes. To keep budgets under control during this high-spend season and beyond, shoppers can take advantage of savings opportunities that make their dollars work...

2014-09-09 08:22:54

- Proves electrical power generation from ultra-low density fuel emissions at full-scale operation - IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR), designer and manufacturer of proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment that generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, successfully completed initial testing of its Gradual Oxidation technology at its full-scale operational facility in Irvine, CA. At the request of a...

2014-09-09 08:21:47

New Offerings Bolster Control, Savings And Convenience To Fleets HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell, one of the largest fuel card providers in the world, this month celebrates the first anniversary of its Shell Fleet Navigator(® )Card in the U.S. market. With the ability to instantly enforce company policies, combined with the access offered by one of the nation's largest fuel networks, Fleet Navigator customers can significantly reduce their out-of-policy expenditures and fuel...

2014-09-09 04:20:28

CHP Systems to be Installed for On-Site Utility Solutions WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EuroSite Power Inc., (OTCQB: EUSP) an On-Site Utility solutions provider, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and leisure centres in the United Kingdom (UK) and Europe, has signed agreements worth approximately £3.78 (US$6.26) million with two hotels belonging to FJB Hotels. Under the terms of the two 15 year...


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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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