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2014-07-07 08:22:36

CHICAGO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a global leader in renewable energy integration, today announces an $11 million USD project with Green States Energy to design and build a 3.6 MW solar photovoltaic farm in Devens, Mass. This project will be the third plant built by S&C for GSE and will leverage a standardized electrical system design to connect the plant to the grid. The interconnection substation includes an integrated switching and control...

2014-07-07 00:20:21

Agreement with Beijing government helps transform approaches to air quality management BEIJING, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced that it is deploying the full force of its researchers in laboratories around the world in a 10-year initiative to support China in transforming its national energy systems and protecting the health of citizens. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140704/124519 Dubbed "Green Horizon", the project sets out to leap beyond current...

New Device Can Recharge Wireless Gadgets While Walking
2014-07-03 03:11:17

National Science Foundation By the end of 2014, Earth will be home to more mobile electronic devices than people. Smartphones, tablets, e-readers, not to mention wearable health and fitness trackers, smart glasses and navigation devices--today's population is more plugged in than ever before. But our reliance on devices is not problem-free: Wireless gadgets require regular recharging. While we may think we've cut the cord, we remain reliant on outlets and charging stations to...

2014-07-03 08:21:31

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and solar energy services provider, completed its acquisition of a 50% ownership stake in Silver Ridge Power, LLC ("SRP") from a subsidiary of The AES Corporation for approximately $178.6 million in cash, after giving effect to certain pre-closing adjustments to the initial purchase price pursuant to the provisions of the acquisition agreement. Through its...

2014-07-02 16:21:37

ALAMEDA, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blymyer Engineers, a world-class leader in solar energy engineering and America's most progressive engineering firm specializing in renewable energy solutions, announced today the company is exhibiting at Intersolar North American in San Francisco's Moscone Center July 8-10. The company views this event as critical to establishing business relationships in the solar supply chain, both domestically and internationally. With over 550 solar...

2014-07-02 08:23:03

Construction to begin on 200 MW project in Minnesota BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, is pleased to announce it has received notice to proceed (NTP) for construction of the Pleasant Valley Wind Project in Mower and Dodge Counties in southeast Minnesota. RES Americas is the developer and...

2014-07-01 23:05:36

NRG Energy project includes 19 miles of perimeter fence line and 749,000 solar panels that generate power for 100,000 homes New York, New York (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 American Integrated Security Group (AISG) has developed a customized solution for NRG Energy’s use at the largest photovoltaic solar plant in the world, the California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR). “AISG was chosen for the CVSR project due to our vast experience in developing security solutions for the energy vertical,”...

2014-07-01 12:23:27

DOHA, Qatar, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Solar Energy (QSE), the largest solar technology development and manufacturing facility in the MENA region, has signed a landmark agreement with Kazatomprom, a multi-billion dollar energy company based in the Republic of Kazakhstan. With this landmark agreement QSE has secured solar grade silicon, the raw material used to make solar panels, at an extremely competitive fixed cost for the next ten years. (Photo:...

2014-06-30 23:15:56

With closing of BrighterSavings™ fund, Brightergy opens up energy efficiency to the same no-upfront cost financing seen in renewable energy Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Solar Energy Industries Association (a trade group) announced recently that 74% of new electric generating capacity in the U.S. in Q1 2014 came from solar energy. While the continuing decline in solar panel prices (95% in the last 30 years) has been a large contributing factor, it has been financial...

2014-06-30 23:13:12

Global Wind Tower Market 2014-2018 is a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Governments across the globe are formulating various policies to stimulate the development of innovative wind technologies. A notable example of this is the FiT policy, which was designed to encourage investment in technologies related to renewable energy generation. The Renewable Energy Sources Act 2011 in Germany established fixed FiTs for the renewable...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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