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2010-02-17 07:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Atrato, Inc. (www.Atrato.com), the leading provider of high performance autonomic tiered storage for data-intensive applications such as virtual environments, virtual desktops (VDI), business and scientific analytics, data warehousing, and Web 2.0 applications, announced today that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has deployed sixteen Atrato Velocity1000 (V1000) systems in its Golden Field Office, to support implementation of its newly...

2009-12-14 12:00:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Midwest Research Institute is a key contributor on two teams awarded separate contracts to support the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in advancing the clean and efficient use of fossil fuels and alternative energy. In the first award, MRI is a team member to prime contractor Booz Allen Hamilton's five-year, $98 million contract to provide DOE with strategic energy planning and analysis...

2009-11-13 13:07:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SUNV) and EPIR Technologies, Inc. ("EPIR" and together with Sunovia, "The Partners") are pleased to announce the hiring of cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar cell experts, Dr. Angelo Gilmore and Dr. Chollada Gilmore. Both are accomplished scientists in the field of thin-film CdTe solar cells and come to EPIR from First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR). EPIR is in the process of expanding its...

2009-10-26 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, announced today that it has produced a world-record, full-sized solar panel with a 20.4 percent total area efficiency. The prototype was successfully developed using funds provided by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under its Solar America Initiative (SAI), which was awarded to SunPower...

2009-10-19 15:00:00

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy, Inc. and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today formally commissioned a new 2.3-megawatt Siemens wind turbine at NREL's National Wind Technology Center. The turbine is the centerpiece of a multi-year project to study the performance and aerodynamics of a new class of large, land-based machines - in what will be the biggest government-industry research partnership for wind power...

2009-09-08 10:24:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovalight, Inc., a privately-held firm providing printed silicon ink solar cell technology, today announced that the company has demonstrated a record 18 percent conversion efficiency with silicon-ink processed solar cells. The industry standard size solar cell results were independently certified by two of the world's recognized solar cell testing centers, the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and The...

2009-08-13 06:00:00

MANASSAS, VA, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Catch the Wind Ltd. (TSX-V: CTW.S), developer and manufacturer of the Vindicator(R) laser wind sensor (LWS) and other sensor products, announced today that it has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the U.S. Department of Energy's primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. Under the terms of the research agreement, Catch...

2009-05-19 08:38:00

BOULDER, Colo., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- GAITS has been awarded a multi-year IT and Scientific Support contract with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Department of Energy. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070628/GAITSLOGO ) NREL's research expertise and facilities are dedicated to developing innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. The NREL is a leader in the research, development, and coordination of energy solutions needed to power homes,...

2009-04-29 12:45:04

Secretary of Energy Steven Chu says his department will provide $93 million to support development of wind energy in the United States. Chu announced the plans Wednesday during a visit to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo. The money will come from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, as will more than $100 million for infrastructure improvements at the NREL facility. Wind energy will be one of the most important contributors to meeting President Obama's target of...

2009-04-20 09:00:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo. and PALM BAY, Fla., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just five months after announcing the creation of a state-of-the-art Center for Integrated Algal Research, Midwest Research Institute (MRI) has installed and activated two technically distinct bioreactor technologies to accelerate the Institute's pursuits in algae research. MRI recently activated an open pond "raceway" cultivation system at its laboratory in Palm Bay, Fla., and a continuous flow, closed loop...


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