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2014-09-19 12:22:00

Project Agreement Executed with Dublin City Council; Project Financing Completed MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company") today announced that it has executed an agreement with the Dublin City Council ("Dublin") to build, own and operate a new 600,000 metric tonne per year, 58 net megawatt Energy-from-Waste facility in Dublin, Ireland (the "Dublin Waste-to-Energy Facility"). The Company also announced that...

2014-09-19 08:22:38

Sungevity Solar Experts Appear in-Store During New York Climate Week OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungevity, Inc., a leading global provider of residential solar services, today announced a new partnership with iconic New York City design destination, ABC Carpet & Home. The partnership not only provides ABC's community with an easy and affordable solution to installing solar power in the home but also supports the greater mission to educate today's conscious...

2014-09-18 23:06:42

A Solar Farm to be built in partnership with Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) will file for certification under the Eco Industrial Park act to receive $5M from the state. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 NC House Bill 1932 was introduced in 2010 to foster economic growth as related to green energy. Large scale solar farms in the state can qualify for this credit with a $5M ceiling if certain criteria are met which includes being on a site that is at least 100 acres in size. ISS...

2014-09-18 23:02:20

New report from Clean Energy Group describes the evolution of resilient power work to provide solutions for communities to deal with power outages Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Clean Energy Group has released a new paper about the history of “resilient power” efforts since the New York City blackouts in 1999 to Superstorm Sandy. The paper goes on to announce the launch of the Resilient Power Project and describes the importance of new technologies like solar PV with energy...

2014-09-18 12:24:02

Company is World's First Metals Company Accepted into Exclusive Climate Savers Program ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced the company has been accepted into World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Climate Savers program, an exclusive initiative of WWF to encourage companies to reduce their operational carbon footprint and act as agents of change within their sphere of influence. The only metals company to be accepted into...

2014-09-18 12:23:46

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is proud to announce that the largest annual grassroots solar event in the nation will be taking place at the beginning of next month - October 4-5, 2014. Attending the tour will allow communities across the country the opportunity to see new and innovative technologies locally that will benefit the environment on a global level. Americans have a voice in how they get their energy. Visiting homes on the...

2014-09-18 12:23:26

CHANDLER TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy's Echo Wind Park has reached commercial operation and company officials celebrated its dedication today in the shadow of one of 70 wind turbines in the park. The Echo Wind Park in Huron County adds another 112 megawatts (MW) to DTE Energy's renewable energy portfolio, or enough to power 52,000 homes. The wind park, primarily in Oliver and Chandler townships in Michigan's Thumb area, is sited on nearly 16,000 acres....

2014-09-17 23:02:43

The average cost of going solar in the United States continued its rapid decline in 2013 and the first half of 2014, according to a new study from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Two leading solar advocacy groups, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar, applaud the report findings as the latest indicator that affordable solar energy is ready to power our new energy economy. SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) September 17,...

2014-09-17 16:22:16

- China returns to top spot thanks to aggressive targets and efforts to open up the market to foreign investors NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's renewables market is the most attractive destination for investors looking to invest in the sector, according to EY's Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) published today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/NY40565LOGO-b The RECAI ranks 40 renewables markets on the attractiveness of their...

2014-09-17 08:23:04

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rwanda has contracted Ignite Power Ltd, a British company, to provide solar powered electricity to Rwandan households. The company will start with a pilot of 1,000 households in four of Rwanda's 30 districts, including Kamonyi and Gisagara. Francis Gatare, Rwanda Development Board (RDB)'s Chief Executive Officer, said if the pilot yields positive results, the company will be allowed to roll out between 250,000 and 1 million panels....


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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