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2012-04-04 23:02:46

Competitors in the Exergy Tour international ladies pro cycling race in Idaho May 24 — 28, will race for $100,000 in prize money -- believed to be the largest payout for a five-day race in the history of ladies pro cycling and an amount that is comparable to payouts for the men. Boise, ID (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 Competitors in the 2012 Exergy Tour international ladies pro cycling race, taking place in Idaho May 24 — 28, will be racing for $100,000 in prize money, what is believed...

2011-05-12 07:31:00

With $4 per gallon gas prices, legislators need to get serious about a coherent energy plan to support the country's growing demand WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) and The Hill brought together the Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Fred Upton (R-MI), former Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. (D-TN), and other policy leaders to discuss energy policy at an event today in the U.S. Capitol. In addition to Chairman...

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2010-12-13 13:34:18

Carsten Beier from the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT in Oberhausen, Germany does not believe that "anyone would burn a 50-dollar bill just to keep warm. It's obvious that it simply is too valuable for that." But, in contrast to dollar bills, most energy carriers are all too frequently burned for less than they are worth. Take wood, for example. Beier and his colleagues have analyzed the efficiency of heat supply systems and he explains that "wood...

2010-06-08 12:22:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Native corporation Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI) and Houston-based Laurus Energy announced the formation of Stone Horn Ridge LLC, a company created to commercialize syngas from underground coal gasification (UCG). The Anchorage-based joint venture is developing syngas for power generation, ultra-clean liquid fuels and other industrial applications. Stone Horn Ridge's production site will be on resource-rich CIRI-owned land on the west side...

2010-06-07 17:01:00

HOUSTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurus Energy, a privately-held company developing underground coal gasification projects in North America, today announced it has closed on an agreement with Alaska Native corporation Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI) to develop an underground coal gasification project. The agreement will result in the first North American company created to commercialize syngas from underground coal gasification (UCG). The joint venture will be based outside of Anchorage....

2010-02-10 04:45:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurus Energy, a privately-held company developing underground coal gasification projects in North America, today announced that Don A. Turkleson has joined the management team as Chief Financial Officer. He joins a company that offers a solution to the problem of energy independence by unlocking and capturing value from otherwise unmineable coal. Laurus Energy has offices in Houston, Montreal, Edmonton, AB, and Sheridan, WY. Prior to joining Laurus...

2009-06-16 09:30:46

How to get wind turbines to work harderHow much usable energy do wind turbines produce? It is a question that perplexes engineers and frustrates potential users, especially on windless days. A study published this month in the International Journal of Exergy provides a formula for answering this vexing question.Abolfazl Ahmadi and Mehdi Ali Ehyaei of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, at Iran University of Science and Technology-Arak Branch, in Arak, have investigated the "exergy" of...

2009-04-01 15:29:31

Tapping industrial waste heat could reduce fossil fuel demands in the short term and improve efficiency of countless manufacturing processes, according to scientists in Japan writing in the International Journal of Exergy. Lihua Zhang and Tomohiro Akiyama of Hokkaido University, Sapporo, explain that heat waste from industrial processes, such as combustion and electricity generation is sometimes of low energy and diffuse. Capturing this low-quality heat for re-use elsewhere on an industrial...

2008-11-14 06:00:17

Regulatory News: In December 2007 Helbio S.A., a Morphic Technologies (STO:MORPB) subsidiary, received an order for an energy system for converting biogas from sewage into electricity and heat. Following a four-month trial period, all tests show that the system has lived up to its promise and Morphic has therefore decided to launch this combination of energy systems in a range of output categories on a wider front in Europe. In the system, heat or electricity is extracted from...


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