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2012-05-20 22:22:05

NREL Director Elected to Two-Year Term KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dan Arvizu, Ph.D., MRIGlobal Executive Vice President and Director of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, was elected Chairman of the National Science Board. The National Science Board is the governing board of the National Science Foundation, which, with an annual budget of $6.9 billion, funds about 20 percent of all federally supported basic scientific research at U.S. colleges and...

2012-03-13 08:00:00

RED BANK, N.J., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the granting of their exclusive licensing agreement with National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK) has entered a Cooperative Research & Development Agreement with NREL. Under the terms of the CRADA, Natcore and NREL would work together to reach two goals: 1. Reduce solar cell costs by 2%-3%, and; 2. Increase solar panel energy output from 3% to 10% over the course of a...

2011-11-07 11:55:00

Stan Bull is appointed to support council for economic development KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stanley R. Bull, Ph.D., Director of Energy Science and Technology at MRIGlobal and Director Emeritus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has been appointed to serve on the Energy Solutions Industry Council, one of seven councils formed by the Missouri Department of Economic Development to maximize economic growth opportunities. Bull has more than 35...

2011-11-02 12:02:00

David Brockman is appointed to build energy portfolio. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal's Chief Energy Advisor David Brockman has been named Director of Energy Programs. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110114/DC30495</font>) In his new role, Brockman will have responsibility for building, coordinating, and operating MRIGlobal's Energy Research Business Area. He will serve as the interface...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

Power Tagging Continues Momentum By Presenting Its Unique Intelligent Energy Platform to International Group of Attendees and Investors Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has selected Power Tagging, a leading provider of distribution grid communication technologies, to present at its highly selective 24th Industry Growth Forum. NREL, a facility of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), holds the premier forum annually to provide further...

2011-10-18 08:00:00

DENVER, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, GE announced that it plans to locate the nation's largest photovoltaic panel factory in Aurora, Colo. The 200,000 square-foot plant, which will cost $300 million to retrofit and will employ 355 workers, will produce thin-film photovoltaic panels using technology designed by PrimeStar Solar, a Colorado company GE purchased earlier this year. When running at full capacity, the plant will make 400 megawatts worth of panels a year - enough...

2011-09-23 07:00:00

Team NJ using Eragyâs energy management software for high-performance solar powered house. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 Eragy, a leading provider of award-winning energy management software applications and services, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Team NJ in the 2011 Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an awardâwinning program that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and...

2011-09-03 07:00:00

RavenBrick has installed its high-tech, energy efficient "smart" windows at what is considered to be one of the world's largest "zero-energy" office buildings. The company also announced that it was ramping up hiring considerably and would soon be purchasing a high-speed, automated production line. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 03, 2011 Denver-based RavenBrick (http://www.ravenbrick.com ) has announced that the companyâs high tech, energy-efficient window technology,...

2011-08-12 10:52:00

Stock Listing: MP:TSXV Stock Listing (US): MCTYF: OTC Web Site: www.microplanet.com SEATTLE, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - MicroPlanet Technology Corp. ("MicroPlanet" or the "Company"), (MP:TSXV & MCTYF:OTC) a provider of smart grid t echnology which significantly increases efficiency, quality, and conservation of electricity, today is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to provide...

2011-08-02 12:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synapse Product Development is working with the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to engineer prototypes for a desiccant* enhanced evaporative air conditioning (DEvap A/C) system. Each year, air conditioning uses approximately 4 out of 41 quadrillion Btu (quads) of the source energy used for electricity production in the United States alone, which results in the release of about 235 million metric tons of carbon...