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2014-05-14 08:23:46

NUEVO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nuview Union School District will launch a comprehensive sustainability project that will include solar energy systems, energy efficiency measures and improved lighting components that are guaranteed to save the district over $7 million in its first 20 years of operation. Working closely with members of the Nuview school board and staff, including Superintendent David Pyle, Chevron Energy Solutions designed and built the project. The...

2014-05-13 12:23:54

New agreement expands the scope of activity for global network of renewable energy experts SEOUL, Korea, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have formalized a collaboration that will help accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. The jointly led Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN) will leverage both organizations' resources by...

2014-05-13 11:27:12

UEA Community-led sustainable energy projects are not taken seriously enough by the government, according to a new report from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Published today, the report looks at how initiatives such as community-owned solar panels, wind turbines and hydro-electricity generators, as well as energy-saving projects, could make big differences in tackling climate change. But while a ‘Big Society’ ethos has formed part of the legislative program for the...

2014-05-13 08:25:26

WALTHAM, Mass., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American DG Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADGE), a leading On?Site Utility, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and athletic facilities, has reached an agreement with Tecogen Inc., manufacturer of combined heat and power (CHP) and chiller systems, as their exclusive distributor in China, Hong Kong and Japan for these products. John Hatsopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of American...

2014-05-13 08:23:54

Youth from Myanmar and Thailand train together to represent South East Asia for FC Bayern Munchen Youth Cup Final SINGAPORE, May 13, 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," is excited to announce that the Company will sponsor ten youths from South East Asia for a chance of a lifetime to compete in the...

2014-05-13 04:21:30

New Report Details Benefits of Advanced Energy Technologies for Buildings and Industry, Electricity Generation, Electricity Delivery and Grid Management WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's electric power system can be modernized for higher performance by adopting advanced energy technologies that reduce carbon emissions and provide a variety of other economic and system benefits, according to a new report released today by the Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)....

2014-05-12 23:04:49

Transparency Market Research published new report "Green Energy (Solar PV, Wind energy, Hydroelectric power, Bio-fuels, Geothermal energy) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Green Energy (Solar PV, Wind energy, Hydroelectric power, Bio-fuels, Geothermal energy) Market - Global...

2014-05-12 23:04:26

FLS Energy Closes New Round of Fundraising as It Eyes Aggressive Growth Plans Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 FLS Energy, a North Carolina based full service solar energy developer and contractor, is pleased to announce an equity investment by the New Energy Capital Cleantech Infrastructure Fund, the Cleantech Alliance Direct Fund, and Novus Energy Partners to finance corporate growth and solar energy project construction and acquisition. FLS Energy owns and operates approximately 50...

2014-05-12 23:02:51

New research study “Asia-Pacific Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2014” worked out by GlobalData is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the report, China is emering as a top player in the worldwide renewable energy market. London, UK (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 A combination of factors, such as growing concerns over global warming, limited fossil fuel reserves and burgeoning energy demand, has forced the nations in the Asian-Pacific region to expand the share of renewable...

2014-05-12 16:23:02

Leading online energy retailer teams up with top provider of affordable residential solar to offer more choices to homeowners SAN DIEGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a complete solar services provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV:ON), today announced a marketing alliance with privately held, energy comparison shopping provider, Choose Energy. Choose Energy's technology offers consumers an easy-to-use, comparison-shopping...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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