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2014-10-23 16:23:11

Republic Services landfill hosts 9.6-megawatt power plant MT. GILEAD, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Biomass Energy today celebrated the completion of its 9.6-megawatt landfill gas-to-energy project at the Uwharrie Environmental Landfill in Mt. Gilead. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 DTE Biomass Energy last month started operating the facility at the landfill, which is owned and operated by Republic Services of North Carolina. Landfill gas at the site...

2014-10-23 12:23:38

ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 150-megawatt (MW) Solar Gen 2 solar facility in California from First Solar, Inc. As the largest solar facility in the Southern Power portfolio, Solar Gen 2 is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 average California homes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO "Our strategic renewable development has earned Southern...

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...

2014-10-22 23:01:52

Calling solar "critical to the United States" when it comes to meeting its future carbon reduction goals, Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today delivered the keynote address at Solar Power International (SPI), the largest solar trade show in America, co-sponsored by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Calling solar "critical to the United States" when it comes to meeting its future carbon reduction goals,...

2014-10-22 16:22:33

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mt. Poso Cogeneration Company and its partners DTE Energy Services (NYSE:DTE) and Macpherson Energy Corporation hosted an open house and media tour Wednesday for Kern County workforce development organizations and students to showcase skilled job opportunities in the energy field. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 The event was in recognition of the second annual National Bioenergy Day, an effort by renewable...

2014-10-22 12:23:48

Signs Agreements with the National Power Utilities of Mauritania and Ghana MONTREAL, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Windiga Energy, a Canadian-based independent renewable energy power producer, today announced the signature of a power purchase agreement ("PPA") with the National Electricity Company of Burkina Faso (SONABEL) for the construction and operation of a 20-megawatt photovoltaic plant located in Zina, in the province of Mouhoun. Conclusion of the PPA was the final step in the...

2014-10-22 12:23:40

Companies will be showcasing new monitoring capabilities at SPI Oct. 20-23 in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS and HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the solar photovoltaic (PV) market, today announced that Swinerton Renewable Energy, a turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operations and management (O&M) provider for the utility-scale and distributed PV markets, will standardize its...

2014-10-22 08:25:36

Little Rock Solar Facility is first sPower project to use high-efficiency thin-film photovoltaic cell modules SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, announced today recently breaking ground on the 7MWdc (megawatts of direct current) Little Rock Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA. The project is expected to begin commercial operation mid-December 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153574LOGO...

2014-10-22 08:24:47

Company a leader in cost-effective solar development; anticipates more than 900 MW in place by 2016 ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) has announced that Georgia Power has been selected by a panel of judges as the 2014 Investor-Owned Utility of the Year. SEPA, an educational non-profit organization dedicated to helping utilities integrate solar energy into their portfolios, made the announcement Tuesday at its annual Solar Power...

2014-10-22 08:24:24

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MG2 Tribal Energy ("MG2"), a partnership between the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians ("Mesa Grande") and renewable energy company, Geronimo Energy ("Geronimo"), is pleased to announce that the United States General Services Administration ("GSA") has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to purchase 140 megawatts (MW) of clean wind energy from the Walnut Ridge Wind Farm in western Illinois. The PPA was sourced via a...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin