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2014-09-15 23:03:36

A 15 Year Purchase Power Agreement (PPA) has just been signed by Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) on their Innovative Solar 41 (IS 41) project, a 48MW Solar Farm to be built in Bladen County and projected to be online by late 2015. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 IS 41 was one of the Duke Energy’s qualifying RFP projects and after months of negotiations the purchase power agreement (PPA) was executed by ISS representatives just this week. The PPA received from Duke Energy on...

2014-09-15 23:01:20

Tour supports campus environmental efforts and female student leaders across the country. Environmental Defense Fund joins the tour to engage students in climate action. Portland, ME (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 REVERB’s 14th Campus Consciousness Tour (CCT) will feature Swedish female pop duo Icona Pop. This fall, the Campus Consciousness Tour will visit ten schools empowering female student leaders and supporting environmental efforts on campus and nationally. “We are excited to take...

2014-09-15 20:21:04

Company Currently Building 350-MW Fab to Meet Ongoing Demand for its Solar Technology SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced that it has manufactured its one billionth high efficiency solar cell. This milestone was achieved 11 years after the company started manufacturing its A-300 solar cell in its first fabrication facility (Fab). Today, SunPower operates two Fabs...

2014-09-15 16:29:50

Featuring the award winning ROSE Cottage Project, a zero-net-energy home as seen on RCMZeroEnergy.com CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William A. (Bill) Turner, PE, LEED AP®, Sr. VP of The H L Turner Group Inc. (Turner Group) and President/CEO of Turner Building Science & Design, LLC predicts that the pace of growth in Zero Energy Building (ZEB) construction will grow even faster than recent estimates done by Navigant Research, who indicates the market growing to...

2014-09-15 16:23:36

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) reported that the Lisewo-2 well has started production at an initial gross rate of over 3 million cubic feet of gas per day (Mmcf/d). The Company's 49% share of this new production represents a 12% increase over the Company's average daily rate of 12.9 Mmcf/d equivalent during the first half of 2014. The Lisewo-2 well was completed in December 2013 and started delivering gas to the Lisewo facility just...

2014-09-15 16:23:35

HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Offshore plc ("Paragon") (NYSE: PGN) announced today that it issued a report on drilling rig status and contract information as of September 15, 2014. The report, titled "Fleet Status Report," can be found on the Company's website at www.paragonoffshore.com, under the "Our Fleet" section of the website. About Paragon Offshore Paragon is a global provider of standard specification offshore drilling rigs. Paragon's drilling fleet...

2014-09-15 16:23:30

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) has been recognized by BREEAM for its ability to allow the construction industry to responsibly source forest products. The announcement was made by BREEAM on September 12th. BREEAM - the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method - is the world's foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings. Worldwide, there are more than a quarter of a...

2014-09-15 16:23:24

Revises Third Quarter Physical Production Guidance HOUSTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) today announced that the Rochelle field is offline until repairs to the dry gas export compressors on the Scott platform are completed. In August, the previously announced planned shutdown of the Scott platform and Forties Pipeline System was completed and the Rochelle field returned to production on August 26, 2014. Production rates...

2014-09-15 16:22:53

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global crop protection chemicals market is segmented into all major regions and further, their key countries. In terms of regions, the report is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of the World (RoW). Asia-Pacific and North America are the top two consumers of crop protection chemicals, accounting together for nearly 50% of the total market share. Asia-Pacific is the fastest-growing region, in terms of...

2014-09-15 16:22:42

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has again achieved a leadership position among the top 10 percent of companies in its industry as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) 2014/2015, a gold standard benchmark for corporate sustainability performance. Air Products also is a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which places it among the top 20 percent of companies in its industry in North...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Rana boylii
2014-09-16 08:43:34

The Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog (Rana boylii) is a small frog measuring about 1.46 to 3.2 inches. It belongs to the genus Rana within the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia Spotted Frog and the Cascades Frog, also part of the Rana genus, reside in the northern regions of this frog’s territory. They show a preference for living in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses...

Rio Grande Leopard Frog, Rana berlandieri
2014-09-16 08:16:44

The Rio Grande Leopard Frog (Rana berlandieri) is a species of aquatic frog that is native to the southern United States in Texas and New Mexico, and south through Mexico and Central America. It is also occasionally referred to as the Mexican Leopard Frog. The handle berlandieri honors the Belgian naturalist Jean Louis Berlandier, who worked for the Mexican government on one of the first biological surveys of Texas. These frogs grow up to 2.2 to 4.5 inches long. They are normally tan,...

Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

Malabar Tree Toad, Pedostibes Tuberculosus
2014-09-15 16:22:26

The Malabar Tree Toad, Pedostibes Tuberculosus, is a species of toad located in forests along the Western Ghats of India south of Goa. It is small and it can be found in wet tree hollows or leaf bases that contain water. This slender frog features a moderately sized head with a pointed snout and vertical lores. The distance between the eyes is as wide as the width of the upper eyelid. The opening of the ear is well marked and is about a third of the diameter of the eye. The fingers are...

Striped Raphael Catfish, Platydoras armatulus
2014-09-12 09:39:00

The striped Raphael catfish (Platydoras armatulus), also known as the talking catfish or the chocolate catfish, is a species of catfish that can be found in many areas of South America, including the Amazon, the Orinoco, and the Tocantins and it has been introduced into the United States of America. This species burrows into the soft sand in river bottoms, feeding on crustaceans, mollusks, and organic fragments. The striped Raphael catfish holds small, curved spines that extend across its...

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