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2014-10-15 16:24:00

New Companies Join Albireo Energy Platform, Expand Geographic Footprint to the West Coast DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huron Capital Partners ("Huron Capital") today announced continued acquisition momentum in the building automation and energy services sector with the addition of Poway, CA-based Electronic Controls Systems ("ECS") and Green Total Solutions ("GTS") to its Albireo Energy, LLC ("Albireo Energy") platform. Together, ECS and GTS have nearly 200 employees...

2014-10-15 16:23:58

Albireo Energy Expands Geographic Footprint to the Western Region of the U.S. SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albireo Energy, LLC ("Albireo Energy") today announced the acquisitions of San Diego, Calif.-based Electronic Controls Systems (ECS) and Green Total Solutions (GTS). Together, ECS and GTS have nearly 200 employees providing building automation solutions and energy services to Fortune 500 companies, large REITS, military bases and data centers. As Divisions of...

2014-10-15 16:23:54

Company says natural gas bills for average residential customer will be approximately 12 percent lower than last year. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) released its annual winter forecast today for residential customers in North Carolina. The Company is projecting that monthly natural gas bills will on average be $14 lower per month for Piedmont's typical North Carolina residential customer over the coming five month November through...

2014-10-15 16:23:49

Company says natural gas bills for average residential customer will be approximately 11 percent lower than last year. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) released its annual winter forecast today for residential customers in South Carolina. The Company is projecting that monthly natural gas bills will on average be $12 lower per month for Piedmont's typical South Carolina residential customer over the coming five month November through...

2014-10-15 16:23:29

LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for alternative solar technologies was valued at $12.6 billion in 2012. This market is estimated to grow to more than $22.8 billion by the end of 2018 from a value of about $13.9 billion in 2013, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.5% for the five-year period, 2013 to 2018. This report provides:Quantification and explanation of market trends in the various non-crystalline silicon solar cell technologies...

2014-10-15 16:23:26

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Thin Films, Inc. (OTC BB: SLTZ), is pleased to provide current and prospective shareholders with a corporate update. -- Solar Thin Films has successfully reorganized operations to lower costs and expenditures. -- Management has negotiated and eliminated $4 million in debt. -- The company has retained Marcum LLP as its public accountant. -- The company has filed financials up to and for the quarter ended Q2...

2014-10-15 16:20:36

Prospects for Top Companies with LNG & CNG Trucks, Vans, Buses & Coaches LONDON, Oct. 15. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details In 2014, the market for Commercial NGV is still in its infancy despite the increase of vehicle population especially during 2009 to 2013. The C-NGV market is currently characterised by a high level of concentration in a small number of countries, low penetration in the major automotive markets and limited supply of NGV models. The latter is mainly due to...

2014-10-15 12:36:47

DALLAS, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new research report "Smart Grid Networking Market by Hardware (Cables, Controllers, Routers, Smart Meter Com Module, Switches), by Software (Network Management: Performance, IP, Device, Security, Configuration), by Services, & by Regions - Global Forecast & Analysis (2014 - 2019)", published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global smart grid networking market into various sub segments with an in-depth...

2014-10-15 12:24:13

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 2 of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant offline Oct. 14 to investigate the cause of the loss of a support system following a lightning strike on an electrical transmission line near the plant. Because the unit was already in the process of coasting down for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage, the decision was made to leave the unit offline and begin the refueling and maintenance outage on Oct....

2014-10-15 12:24:08

Aggregate purchase price of $500 million PITTSBURGH, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountaineer Keystone Energy, LLC ("Mountaineer Keystone" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of First Reserve, the largest private equity firm exclusively focused on energy, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the equity interests in PDC Mountaineer LLC ("PDCM"), a Marcellus Joint Venture ("JV") between PDC Energy, Inc. and Lime Rock Partners LLC, with an effective date of...


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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'.