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2010-10-29 11:30:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 29 /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, announces the promotion of John S. Stanley, Ph.D., to Corporate Vice President of Business Development, effective immediately. Stanley, who joined MRI in 1981, was Group Vice President of Business Development. As Corporate Vice President of...

2010-10-27 07:55:00

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc., is pleased to announce it has been chosen as the winner of an Outstanding Presentation Award at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 23rd Industry Growth Forum which attracted nearly 500 investors, entrepreneurs, scientists and policymakers to Denver. One of three major Clean Energy Venture Awards given out, the Company receives a direct financial award as well as in-kind...

2010-09-20 02:15:00

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar"; NYSE: LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers and PV products, announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for collaborative research and development activities related to silicon materials and photovoltaic devices. The objectives for the collaborative...

2010-08-11 14:19:00

Energy Lab Plays Key Role in Developing Next-Generation Technologies AURORA, Colo., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Solar Technology Acceleration Center (SolarTAC),the nation's largest solar energy technology testing facility, announces the addition of the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Alliance), which manages and operates the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), as a sponsoring member. Located in Colorado, near Denver International...

2010-05-26 11:26:00

The Electric Power Research Institute members represent more than 90 percent of US electricity AURORA, Colo., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Solar Technology Acceleration Center (SolarTAC) announces the addition of the Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) as a sponsoring member. EPRI conducts research and development for the electric power industry and its membership represents more than 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States, along...

2010-05-25 16:01:00

DALLAS, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom, a global leader in power generation, today announced that Alstom Wind has signed a long-term, collaborative R&D agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). As part of the agreement, NREL will complete a comparative study of Alstom's proven wind power technology. Specifically, the agreement calls for testing and reporting on the performance of the ALSTOM PURE TORQUE (TM) design, a unique...

2010-05-25 08:00:00

DALLAS, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) confirms that measurements taken by Second Wind's Triton wind profiler system of wind speed and direction correlated well to meteorological (met) tower-based measurements. "The Triton measurements correlated well with the met tower measurements during the six months we studied," said NREL Principal Scientist Dennis Elliott. "We see Triton as a valid stand-alone...

2010-05-17 06:00:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Research Institute (MRI), one of the nation's leading independent research organizations, today announced its most successful third quarter in the company's 66-year history. MRI, a not-for-profit organization, reported its Research Operations Q3 revenue is $29.5M, an increase of 52% over the same period last year. MRI's year-to-date Research Operations revenue is $77.5M, up 31% over the same time last year. This revenue stream is in...

2010-04-22 10:42:00

PORT CHESTER, N.Y., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury Solar Systems, one of the leading solar integrators on the East Coast, today announced that it has partnered with The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to advance solar energy research. NREL will extract data for its own long-term research from Mercury Solar System's solar test-bed, the first solar photovoltaic testing facility in the Northeast. The system will be constructed on the roof of...

2010-03-19 09:26:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Research Institute (MRI) has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense contract to provide CBRNE--chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive--support services. CBRNE expertise is vital to national defense against chemical and biological warfare and terrorism. "Federal agencies have entrusted Midwest Research Institute to provide CBRNE expertise since our founding in 1944," said Michael F. Helmstetter, Ph.D., MRI...


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