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2014-10-17 23:00:52

Solar Power International (SPI), the solar industry’s most respected, comprehensive educational conference and product exhibition, will kick off Monday evening at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and run through Thursday, said the Solar Energy Industries Association, which co-produces the event. WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Solar Power International (SPI), the solar industry’s most respected, comprehensive educational conference and product exhibition,...

2014-10-17 20:21:09

COPPELL, Texas, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Power Group, Inc., a Texas-based distributor and supplier of batteries and related power accessories, and a third-party logistics provider, today announced that its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, beginning at 10:00 AM Central Time, for shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 28, 2014. About Universal Power Group, Inc.Universal Power Group, Inc. is...

2014-10-17 20:20:54

BURNABY, British Columbia, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Schneider Electric(TM) Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for solar power conversion chain, announces the launch of the new PV Skid, an optimized power conversion system designed for North American photovoltaic (PV) power plants. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141017/152715 Schneider Electric will be exhibiting in booth #1024 at Solar Power International on October 20-23, 2014 in Las Vegas,...

2014-10-17 16:22:04

Inland Empire Families and businesses taking advantage of rebates and using less to help #endwaterwaste INLAND EMPIRE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As California enters its fourth consecutive year of drought, residents across the Inland Empire are successfully partnering with their water agencies to reduce water use. Many local water providers have saved substantially more water than the 11.5 percent statewide average savings that were announced last week by the State Water...

2014-10-17 16:21:55

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar" or the "Company") and its Joint Provisional Liquidators ("JPLs"), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that the class meetings of scheme creditors of LDK Solar and its subsidiaries, LDK Silicon & Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. and LDK Silicon Holding Co., Limited (together the...

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 12:24:31

OTTAWA, Canada, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Arctic fisheries management plan announced by Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq that will protect more than 800,000 square kilometres in Canada's Beaufort Sea from large-scale commercial fishing and ensure a sustainable resource for local communities was praised today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152709 The Beaufort Sea Integrated Fisheries Management Framework, which...

2014-10-17 12:24:12

DUBLIN, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Investment Prospect Analysis on Hazardous Waste Treatment Market in China, 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 In 2013, the total output of hazardous waste in China was 34.65 million tons, slightly dropped compared that of 2012 which was 34.9 million tons. However, the above data are published by Environmental Protection Department, and they are...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Persoonia coriacea
2014-10-22 11:50:54

Persoonia coriacea is a species of shrub plant. The species may also be referred to as the leathery-leaf persoonia. It is classified in the Lanceolata group, which is a group of 54 closely related species with similar flowers but very different foliage. Often, these species will interbreed with each other. In the case of P. coriacea, it hybridizes with P. helix. P. coriacea is a small shrub that grows up to 5 feet in height. It has hairy branches and leaves. These narrow greenish-grey...

Papaver rhoeas
2014-10-16 11:37:39

Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...

Papaver orientale
2014-10-16 11:34:49

Papaver orientale is a species of flowering plant. This perennial plant (surviving more than 2 years)may also be referred to as the Oriental poppy and it is a member of the Papaveraceae family. P. orientale can be found in northeastern Turkey and northern Iran. P. orientale commonly grows between 2 and 3 feet and its flowers will commonly bloom from June till July. Flowers are scarlet red, orange or pink in color with purple centers. Long stalks produce thistle-like gray or green leaves...

Papaver nudicaule
2014-10-15 11:29:10

Papaver nudicaule is a flowering plant species. This species may also be referred to as the Arctic poppy or the Iceland poppy. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. This plant is a short- lived species that is commonly grown as a biennial or annual plant. P. nudicaule plants can be found in the Asian mountain areas and north into arctic regions in Europe and North America. P. nudicaule produces large, fragrant flowers that can be grown in a variety of different colors from white,...

Nelumbo nucifera
2014-10-15 11:26:21

Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.