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2014-10-23 08:26:47

SunEdison continues partnership with Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. to bring clean energy to California BELMONT, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services announced today that it has closed on construction financing underwritten by Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. The funds will be used to construct the 26 megawatt (MW) DC Vega solar power plant located in Merced County, CA. "Vega is...

2014-10-23 08:26:34

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the October Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of October 23, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for September 2014, including...

2014-10-23 08:26:20

Status Acknowledges Cassidy Turley's Role as High-Quality LEED Project Administrator WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has designated the firm a LEED(®) Proven Provider(TM) for the LEED for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance rating system family. This designation was developed to streamline the LEED project review process...

2014-10-23 08:25:28

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forester Media Inc., publisher of Stormwater magazine, is seeking papers for presentation at StormCon 2015, which will take place in Austin, TX, August 2 - 6, 2015. The 2015 conference will feature six program tracks, described below. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/LA22573LOGO Presentations for StormCon 2015 will be 30 minutes each, including a question-and-answer period. Please carefully read the information below before...

2014-10-23 08:24:18

Elecnor has been short-listed for the project entailing the electrification of the San Francisco-San Jose stretch SAN FRANCISCO, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elecnor has been short-listed to take part in the Caltrain Modernization Program, involving the commuter rail service in California between San Francisco and San Jose. This is an ambitious project worth nearly USD 1.23 billion (approximately EUR 970 million) and scheduled to be implemented by 2019. (Logo:...

2014-10-23 08:24:13

High-Efficiency Transient Plasma Ignition Technology Provides Breakthrough for Significant Cost Savings, Fuel Conservation & Emissions Reduction in Maritime Diesel Engines LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Commissioned by TCC Group, a leading international seaborne trade company, researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering have made exciting progress in developing a more efficient method to initiate combustion,...

2014-10-23 08:22:45

BorgWarner's Regulated Two-Stage (R2S®) Turbocharging Technology Improves Performance and Fuel Economy for Powerful Downsized Diesel Engine AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner's award-winning regulated two-stage turbocharging (R2S(®)) technology boosts the 2.0-liter diesel engine for Volvo's new Drive-E powertrain family. Available for nearly all Volvo models, the fuel-efficient four-cylinder engine achieves an output of 190 HP (140 kW) and a maximum...

asteroid sample retrieval
2014-10-23 04:28:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For NASA, manned missions to Mars and other deep-space destinations remain an essential goal. A new study from the University of New Hampshire, however, reveals that researchers are only beginning to understand and characterize the radiation hazards such missions would encounter. UNH associate physics professor Nathan Schwadron led the study which is published online in the journal Space Weather. Schwadron, from the UNH Institute for...

2014-10-23 04:20:55

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 808 Renewable Energy Corporation (OTCQX: RNWR), Closes $2,000,000 of its $10,000,000 Convertible Preferred Offering on the First Day of the Offering. Board Member Thomas Grainger has purchased the first $2,000,000 of the offering and secured a ninety day option on another $5,000,000. The Company may reduce or increase the size of the Offering at its own discretion. The Company currently has zero debt and recently started trading on...

2014-10-23 04:20:17

US' Boston Purchased 284 Rapid Transit Vehicles from China CNR BOSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Department of Transportation today officially get the approval from the Board to purchase 284 rapid transit vehicles from China CNR Corporation Limited ("China CNR") to provide service for Boston metro's red and orange lines. Specifically, these rapid transit vehicles include 152 orange line vehicles and 132 red line vehicles, mainly for the replacement of the old...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

North Ronaldsay Sheep
2014-10-23 14:48:17

The North Ronaldsay sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that reside on the island of North Ronaldsay in the Orkney Islands of Scotland. This breed was developed by crossing breeds found on the Orkney and Shetland islands. Today, it can be found on many of the other islands in the area and some have been exported as an exotic breed. Because the North Ronaldsay developed on an isolated island with little vegetation, it primarily consumes seaweed and this has altered its digestive system and...

Newfoundland Sheep
2014-10-23 13:48:34

The Newfoundland sheep, also known as the Newfoundland local, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to and named after Newfoundland. The breed developed after the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when sheep were introduced into the islands of the area. The North Country Cheviot and the Border Cheviot are known to be two of the breeds that helped develop the breed and it is thought the Border Leicester, Suffolk, Scottish Blackface, and Dorset may have been introduced into its...

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...

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