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2014-10-10 12:21:13

GLASGOW, Scotland, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power has received consent from the Scottish Ministers to build and operate its 450 megawatt Neart na Gaoithe ("NnG") offshore wind farm in the Outer Forth Estuary in the North Sea. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141010/709908 ) This will be the first large-scale offshore wind farm constructed and operated in Scottish waters to be directly...

2014-10-03 08:20:39

WestJet announces service to the United Kingdom CALGARY, Oct. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced Glasgow, United Kingdom, as its newest European destination. Daily non-stop flights from Halifax begin May 29, 2015, with direct (same-aircraft) service from Toronto, operated on one of the airline's Boeing Next-Generation 737-700 series aircraft. Highlights of the new service include: -- New daily non-stop seasonal flights between Halifax and Glasgow...

2014-09-11 23:08:30

Wavetec installs “BIG SCREEN” at Science Centre on the banks of River Clyde in Glasgow for Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 ITAB, in a strategic partnership with Wavetec, won the tender to supply install and support a large external LED display screen at GSC. This project was called the Glasgow Science Center (GSC) project, and was in collaboration with BBC Scotland. Glasgow Commonwealth games is one of the largest, multi-sport event in the world which...

2014-08-01 12:29:13

Crowd-sourced user data allows Telefónica UK to monitor and address QoS issues in real time GLASGOW, Scotland and GUILDFORD, England, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SpatialBuzz, an innovative cloud-based customer experience analytics and service monitoring platform for network operators, has announced that mobile operator Telefonica UK is using SpatialBuzz's crowd-sourced analytics expertise to improve service experience for its customers during the Commonwealth Games,...

2014-07-18 04:21:03

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The XX Commonwealth Games starts in Glasgow next week and the city is getting ready to welcome a spectacular display of world-class sporting talent. As one of the event's official sponsors Toshiba TEC UK Imaging Systems is providing Glasgow 2014 with a comprehensive, fully supported office automation solution that will keep the information flowing. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140718/697432 ) Glasgow 2014...

2014-07-09 12:27:29

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glasgow's favourite mall pledges support to Team Scotland by changing its name One of Scotland's top malls, Silverburn, is getting right behind Team Scotland this summer by renaming itself as Goldburn for the duration of the Commonwealth Games. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140709/696701 ) The golden makeover will not only see the mall's central signage changed, but it will also extend to...

2014-06-11 08:35:31

Scotland's largest city is using NICE's advanced PSIM and video management solutions for daily operations and major events RA'ANANA, Israel, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced that the city of Glasgow is deploying its security solutions to enhance the community's safety and security infrastructure. The implementation, which includes NICE Situator [http://www.nice.com/situation-management/nice-situator#pr_11.6.14 ] and NiceVision...

2014-06-02 04:20:57

GLASGOW, Scotland, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGB Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing truly novel anti-infectives, announces today that Dr Stephanie Dancer, an internationally renowned medical microbiologist, has joined its scientific advisory board (SAB). She will help oversee the development of MGB Biopharma's lead antibiotic candidate, MGB-BP-3. An oral formulation of MGB-BP-3 is ready to enter Phase I development for Clostridium difficile, and an iv...

2014-05-27 04:20:35

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Around 75 of Scotland's senior business leaders met today at Aggreko's global manufacturing hub in Dumbarton to kick start the company's campaign to build a lasting Commonwealth Games legacy for Glasgow. The event was attended by Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman, Lord Smith of Kelvin and Team GB Olympic Men's Curling Captain, David Murdoch and saw the FTSE-100 company unveil a specially commissioned artwork...

2014-05-15 23:03:45

Dr. Andrew Pearson and his Star team receive The Rittinger Medal for breakthrough heat pump technology that fights climate change. London, UK (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The team responsible for the world’s largest zero carbon 90C (194° F) ammonia district heat pump, which has been installed in Scandinavia but designed and manufactured in Glasgow by Star Refrigeration, received the prestigious Rittinger Award at the International Heat Pump Conference in Montreal, last night. Dr. Pearson...


Word of the Day
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.