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2014-03-26 16:22:37

Co-located with the Islands Innovation and Pacific Defense Energy Programs, the Summit provides the ideal venue for international energy leaders. HONOLULU, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit & Expo (APCESE) will take place September 15-17, 2014 at the Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI. Produced by TechConnect, APCESE will run concurrently with the Islands Innovation and Pacific Defense Energy Summit. Each year, more than 1,200 attendees from dozens...

2010-11-22 09:07:00

MANASSAS, Va., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $4.4 million contract modification to advance the design for an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) pilot plant off the coast of Hawaii. This contract modification is an addition to a Naval Facilities Engineering Command contract for $8.1 million issued in 2009. Under the contract, a Lockheed Martin-led industry team continues to develop critical system...

2009-09-30 08:00:00

MANASSAS, Va., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) recently awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an $8.12 million contract to further develop Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) technology, which leverages the temperature difference between warmer water at the ocean's surface and colder water below to produce renewable and reliable power. Under the contract, a Lockheed Martin-led industry team will develop critical OTEC system components and...

2008-10-08 09:00:42

MANASSAS, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a cooperative agreement contract with a maximum value of $1.2 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to demonstrate innovative technologies to enable ocean thermal energy power generation. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) uses the ocean's thermal gradient to drive a heat engine. Since the ocean's temperature difference is relatively small, large volumes of seawater must be moved to generate commercial...

2008-07-17 21:00:32

To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Nancy Hartsoch, VP Marketing of SolFocus, +1-650-623- 7134, Nancy_hartsoch@solfocus.com; or Pepi Nieva of Bright Light Marketing, +1-808-275-3012, pepi@brightlightmarketing.com, for SolFocus KAILUA-KONA, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A Hawaiian-style blessing of a solar array precisely tilted to take full advantage of the sun officially welcomed SolFocus, a Mountain View, California-based solar technology company, to Hawaii. SolFocus introduced its new Concentrator...

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