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2014-06-30 23:06:18

Bold new plan to reach 20 percent goal CHARLOTTE, NC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 During the June 25 Clinton Global Initiative conference in Denver (CGI Americas), Envision Charlotte and Duke Energy announced that Uptown Charlotte buildings have reduced energy consumption by 8.4 percent since Envision Charlotte was launched, saving businesses an estimated $10 million or more. Charlotte is among the first cities in the world to have developed a measurable program in more than 60 buildings within...

2014-01-27 08:24:22

TourneyParties.com Anticipates 40,000 Online Subscribers Will Use Site to Search for Parties and Events in Charlotte During 2014 CIAA Tournament CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- February 2014 marks the ninth consecutive year the City of Charlotte and Time Warner Cable Arena will host the men's and women's college basketball teams of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA). Charlotte-bound college basketball fans can find a comprehensive guide to hundreds...

2013-09-19 23:18:50

Stronger partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, earlier launch date and increased marketing contributed to substantial increase in minutes; participation also increased by 10%. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Literacy in Charlotte-Mecklenburg during the summer is increasing, according to Charlotte Mecklenburg Library statistics. This year, more than 24,000 people read 21 million minutes and tracked their reading with the Library’s online summer reading program....


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.