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2014-07-31 23:01:31

Why solar power and green energy expansion possesses a threat to the livelihood & status quo of local utility companies. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 With solar energy companies expanding into California’s booming economy in the past decade, it’s no wonder why local utility companies are fearing they will lose loyal customers. Solar energy, or electricity through the use of solar panels, is a cheaper and environment friendly approach to electricity. According to California Solar...

2014-07-31 12:23:42

DUBLIN, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Biodiesel Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 During the past decade, biodiesel has attracted considerable attention as a non-toxic fuel because of its environmental benefits and because it is made from sources such as vegetable oil and animal fat. However, still it hasn't been able to garner the market to its full potential. The...

2014-07-31 08:25:32

SunEdison's eleventh solar project under the Feed in Tariff program will bring energy and jobs to Ontario TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has reached financial close with Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale (NORD/LB) for an 18 megawatt (MW) DC solar power plant in Ontario. The project is set to start construction in July and be completed by the end of 2014,...

2014-07-31 08:25:28

BAODING, China, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy International AG, has entered into a strategic alliance with AMB Energia Wytwarzanie ("AMB Energia"), a subsidiary of AMB Energia S.A. to co-develop 30 MW of...

2014-07-30 23:08:27

New Market Research Report, "Global Fuel Cell Market Analysis, Size, and Segment Forecasts to 2020,” has been added to the GrandViewReseach.com Report Database. View full report with TOC: http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/fuel-cell-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Global fuel cell capacity is expected to reach 664.5 MW by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 22.6% from 2014 to 2020. Government support across various nations to develop hydrogen fuel...

2014-07-30 23:07:15

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Hydropower Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/hydropower-industry. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The global installed capacity for hydropower is expected to reach 1,524 GW by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Cost advantages of hydropower based electricity generation and...

2014-07-30 23:04:59

In testimony on Capitol Hill, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today supported reforms of the permitting process for energy production on federal lands. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In testimony on Capitol Hill, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today supported reforms of the permitting process for energy production on federal lands. Arthur Haubenstock, who chairs SEIA’s Utility-Scale Solar Power Division and is also senior counsel for Perkins Coie...

2014-07-30 23:01:19

Taking part in a national “listening tour” conducted by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today urged states to turn to solar energy to help meet new carbon pollution targets. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Taking part in a national “listening tour” conducted by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today urged states to turn to solar energy to help meet new carbon...

2014-07-30 12:24:41

MONTRÉAL, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation"), through its subsidiary Boralex Europe S.A., has acquired Calmont 14 MW wind power project in the Midi-Pyrénées region in France. "With the Calmont wind power project acquisition, Boralex is pursuing its growth in France, strengthening its energy portfolio in the wind segment," said Boralex President and CEO Patrick Lemaire. With a 15-year power sales contract with EDF France, construction...

2014-07-30 12:23:57

SOUTH BEND, Ind., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovateus Solar, LLC, a worldwide developer and installer of commercial and industrial solar power systems, has participated in the development of a ground-based solar array project installed on the newly operational Maywood Solar farm located on 43 acres near the Vertellus Specialties, Inc. headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. The land is owned by Vertellus Specialties, Inc. and supported by Indianapolis Power & Light's (IPL)...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'