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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...

2011-07-27 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop innovative ways to reduce energy use in the information and communications technology industry. This is a first-of-its-kind agreement between an industry company and a national laboratory owned by the Energy Department. Under the agreement, Verizon will further its goal to become more energy efficient, and will work...

2011-07-15 04:15:00

GOLDEN, Colo., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) wanted to encourage adoption of innovative, energy-efficient commercial building technologies, it chose to lead by example. In designing the new $64 million Research Support Facility (RSF), the DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) created a super-energy-efficient, 220,000-square-foot office structure that represents the largest net-zero energy building in the United States. A key component...

2011-07-11 11:00:00

Respected life scientist rejoins MRIGlobal to lead critical complex projects, provide global solutions with global impact KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal, an internationally recognized research and development organization with offices and projects throughout the U.S. and overseas, has appointed Richard A. Winegar, Ph.D., to Principal Advisor for Science. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110711/DC32923 ) Dr. Winegar is a recognized expert...

2011-06-06 13:43:00

With the campus rapidly growing and expanding, here's what invited guests will find 'plugged into the sun' at the Solar Technology Acceleration Center, believed to be the largest test, demonstration and research facility for solar technologies in the United States! AURORA, Colo., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and dignitaries from state, local, and national government will find out what's 'plugged into the sun' as SolarTAC membership hosts its...

2011-05-23 07:00:00

DENVER, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation welcomed news that the economy added more than 200,000 jobs last month, and President Obama renewed his call for pursuing clean energy sources to break the United States' dependence on foreign oil while creating new jobs for Americans, skeptics were asking if investing in clean energy would actually help our nation's economy. For companies, employees, and officials in Colorado, the answer is a resounding yes. Employment in Colorado's...

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2011-04-27 07:45:00

While wind turbines are an important source of renewable energy, they also produce wakes of invisible ripples that can affect the atmosphere and influence wind turbines downstream. Researchers are have now launched a study to make the ripples visible in order to study how they impact the atmosphere. Julie Lundquist, assistant professor in the atmospheric and oceanic sciences department at University of Colorado Boulder, and researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

2011-03-31 00:00:28

Clean Energy Company MTPV Receives the Platinum Award and Top Honors for its Heat to Electric Semiconductor Chip Solution at the Preeminent 9th Annual Technology Forum Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Following a highly selective application and judging process, MTPV, LLC (http://www.mtpv.com) received the top award for their breakthrough technology for converting heat to electricity using semiconductor chips at the WBT Innovation Marketplace's ninth annual event. MTPV was selected from...

2011-01-14 13:11:00

Nationally-recognized energy expert to lead MRI in making global impact on energy and environment KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Midwest Research Institute (MRI), one of the nation's leading independent engineering and research organizations, with more than 65 years of experience in scientific/engineering technical services, has named David A. Brockman as Chief Energy Advisor. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110114/DC30495) Brockman will be...


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