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2014-10-16 12:23:53

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovateus Solar, LLC, a worldwide developer and installer of commercial and industrial solar power systems, has announced a finalized partnership with the South Bend, Indiana based solar racking company Kanzo, Inc. Kanzo, Inc. was established in 2011 and has been installed by Inovateus Solar in small quantities across the Midwest. Kanzo, Inc. is looking to cross the barrier from installing kilowatts to megawatts. The first large scale...

2014-10-16 12:23:39

John Klett recognized by the society's Materials and Energy Recovery Division for contributions to the advancement of solid waste processing technology NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Mechanical Engineers' (ASME) Materials and Energy Recovery Division (MER) recently honored retired Covanta Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer, John Klett with the Medal of Achievement Award. John has over 40 years of hands-on experience in power-plant...

2014-10-16 12:23:25

NEW DELHI, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post Modi's Visit to the US, the Bilateral Relationship is Taking a New Strategic Course With Energy Partnerships Setting the New Roadmap for Future Collaborations US-India relations have taken a new turn after the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His engaging discussions with President Barack Obama, including a joint statement, have set in motion a chain of activities that will strengthen the bilateral relationship....

2014-10-16 12:23:22

-- Winners to Appear Alongside Roscoe the Bed Bug Dog® in Upcoming Commercial -- FAIRFIELD, N.J., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Environmental Services, a leader in pesticide-free bed bug detection and control, announces the winners of its first Where's Roscoe Video Contest. To find the stars of its next commercial, Bell Environmental Services invited people to submit a video of their best "Where's Roscoe?" skit - a spin off its popular advertisement series featuring New York City-area...

2014-10-16 12:23:19

HOUSTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North American energy retailer Just Energy (NYSE: JE, TSX: JE) is proud to announce its sponsorship of Energy Day, Houston's largest free family festival showcasing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The family-focused festival will be held Saturday October 18(th), 2014 at Sam Houston Park from 11am to 5pm with interactive demonstrations and exhibits about various forms of energy, science, technology, efficiency, and...

2014-10-16 12:23:17

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen(®) Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) today announced the sale of three InVerde(®) INV-100 Ultra combined heat and power (CHP) units to a major museum on the west side of Manhattan. The three systems are expected to produce the majority of energy required by the museum. The Tecogen InVerde Ultra 100 units will reduce energy costs and cut criteria pollutants (compounds contributing to smog) to near-zero levels. The new system is estimated to...

2014-10-16 12:23:10

Tweet - Put a stake in your energy vampires with this new calculator from @DukeEnergy [http://prn.to/1paeHuG] CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy vampires are lurking in millions of homes across the country, sucking energy and money from consumers. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7349051-duke-energy-slayer-calculator-conservation-tips/ http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152222 They...

san francisco
2014-10-16 03:00:15

Provided by Nan Broadbent, Seismological Society of America Four urban sections of the San Andreas Fault system in Northern California have stored enough energy to produce major earthquakes, according to a new study that measures fault creep. Three fault sections – Hayward, Rodgers Creek and Green Valley – are nearing or past their average recurrence interval, according to the study published in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA). The earthquake cycle...

sunflower facts
2014-10-16 03:30:41

Provided by Cheryl Dybas, NSF As fall fields turn bright with color, what might we learn from roadside rows of sunflowers - and the sunflower seeds widely used to feed birds in colder weather? Scientists are finding that answers to biological and environmental questions large and small may be hidden in the petals of common sunflowers. For example, how frequently and under what conditions does evolution take the same path? When independent populations evolve the same characteristics,...

Sag A-Star
2014-10-16 03:00:04

Provided by Julie Cohen, UC Santa Barbara UCSB astrophysicist uses data gathered by a Russian spacecraft to bring science one step closer to figuring out the mysteries of our galaxy’s core Is matter falling into the massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way or being ejected from it? No one knows for sure, but a UC Santa Barbara astrophysicist is searching for an answer. Carl Gwinn, a professor in UCSB’s Department of Physics, and colleagues have analyzed images collected...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

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...

Hydrastis canadensis
2014-10-15 11:19:10

Hydrastis canadensis is an herb species. This herb may also be referred to as orangeroot or yellow puccoon and most commonly, Goldenseal. It is a perennial herb, meaning the species survives longer than 2 years. H. canadensis belongs to the Ranunculales family and can be found in southeastern Canada and northeastern United States. H. canadensis has a purple stem with tiny hairs that grow above ground. It has a thick, tangled rootstock or underground stem. This species produces 2 leaves....

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