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2014-10-27 12:32:29

Solar installation built on former landfill provides energy to City of Sacramento and amenities for park-goers. SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good news for residents of Sacramento. Conergy, one of the world's largest downstream solar companies, recently completed a 1.5 megawatt solar installation on Sutter's Landing Park, a regional recreation area in Sacramento, Calif. The solar installation will produce approximately 2,300 megawatts hours of solar energy...

2014-10-27 12:24:43

Despite overall optimism, chief executives cite government regulation and geographic expansion as critical challenges over the next three years HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2014 Energy chief executives in the U.S. are optimistic about the possibilities for industry and organizational growth over the next three years, with nearly two-thirds expecting to record its greatest profits in 2016 and 2017, according to the results of a study by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm....

2014-10-27 12:24:23

BROKEN BOW, Neb., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power officials, and state and community leaders today dedicated the state's newest clean energy project, the 75-megawatt (MW) Broken Bow II wind farm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120103/LA29138LOGO Located in Custer County, Neb., the new wind facility's 43 turbines generate enough clean electricity to power about 30,000 Nebraska homes. The power from the facility has been...

2014-10-27 12:24:11

DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Tidal Energy Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Tidal energy is a form of hydropower generation, which converts the energy from tides into electricity. A typical tidal power plant is run by an underwater turbine that rotates and converts mechanical power to electrical power. The electrical power thus produced is sent to the shore...

2014-10-27 12:24:05

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), the global leader in liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology and equipment, today announced it has signed an agreement to supply its proprietary liquefied natural gas (LNG) process technology and equipment to Technip for a mid-scale LNG project in Fengzhen City, Inner Mongolia Province, China. Air Products' technology at that location will be key to a liquefaction train producing approximately 300,000 tons per...

2014-10-27 12:23:58

Award Continues Company's Successful Record of Project Delivery in the Region HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction services to build four crude-oil storage tanks at the TengizChevroil oil production facility in Tengiz, Kazakhstan. The company also will modernize the fire and gas detection systems across the entire crude tank farm. TengizChevroil is a joint venture of Chevron, ExxonMobil,...

2014-10-27 12:23:41

Closes Oversubscribed Warburg Pincus Energy Fund, Surpassing $3 Billion Target NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Warburg Pincus ("the firm"), a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, today announced the closing of Warburg Pincus Energy, L.P. ("Warburg Pincus Energy") at $4 billion, surpassing its fundraising target of $3 billion and reaching the fund cap agreed with investors. Warburg Pincus Energy will be a companion fund to Warburg Pincus Private...

2014-10-27 12:23:34

Company announces acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne's Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) business, including the intellectual property (IP) rights and patents related to molten salt technology for solar thermal power SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced its acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne's Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) business. The...

2014-10-27 12:23:21

DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Solar PV Inverter Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A PV inverter is a device that converts direct current (DC) from solar panels to alternate current (AC) of the required frequency, which is then supplied to the electric grid. This device uses the maximum power point tracking (MPPT) technique to extract the maximum amount of power...

2014-10-27 08:24:59

- Calnetix License Technology for Oil & Gas Industry-related Products - CERRITOS, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calnetix Technologies, a world leader in high-speed permanent magnet motor generators, power electronics and magnetic bearings for a variety of applications and industries, announced today an intellectual property license agreement with UK-based Turbo Power Systems (TPS). The agreement grants Calnetix a license to use TPS Megawatt class electric motor 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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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.