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2011-06-28 08:30:00

CAESAREA, Israel, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Technology Ventures - a GE, NRG Energy and ConocoPhillips joint venture - is making its first non-US and first water-related investment by providing capital to Emefcy Ltd, an Israeli company that can turn wastewater treatment from a huge energy drain to an electricity generator. Emefcy's technology uses naturally occurring bacteria in an electrogenic bioreactor to treat wastewater. The organic material in the waste...

2011-04-21 13:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) and NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), one of America's leading energy producers, are joining forces to provide owners of the upcoming Mitsubishi i new freedom and range confidence across NRG's eVgo(SM) (ee-vee-go) comprehensive, privately funded electric vehicle (EV) recharging network. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110421/LA87452) Set for an initial rollout in the coming months in two of...

2011-04-12 13:05:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corporation (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB), sponsor of the 250-megawatt (AC) California Valley Solar Ranch power plant, announced today the project has been offered support via a conditional commitment for a loan guarantee of up to $1.187 billion from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). California Valley Solar Ranch is expected to create 350 jobs during construction, will power approximately 100,000 homes, and will be one of...

2011-03-09 00:00:28

Executives and government officials from Autodesk, Google, Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, U.S. Department of Energy, AES, NRG Energy, A123 Systems, Silver Spring Networks, and more set to speak at Green:Net 2011 "“ the only conference to focus on the intersection of the "Ëœgreen' and IT industries San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 GigaOM, a leading business media company, today announced that new industry luminaries have joined the speaker lineup at Green:Net 2011, GigaOM's...

2010-11-18 06:15:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading North American energy retailer Direct Energy is teaming with NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) to deliver America's first, privately-funded electric vehicle charging solution to consumers. Initial rollout plans will deliver home and remote charging capabilities across Houston, with a broader Texas and U.S. rollout set to follow. The eVgo(SM) fueling package launched by NRG Thursday was designed to provide electric vehicle consumers with a turnkey...

2010-10-14 14:59:00

Experts: South Texas Project and V.C. Summer Reactor Trapped by Same "Powerful Undertow" of Unfavorable Economics, Cheap Natural Gas, Slumping Demand and Runaway Construction Costs That Caused the Collapse of Calvert Cliffs-3. WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The same combination of forces that brought down Constellation Energy's Calvert Cliffs-3 nuclear reactor are already well along in the process of undermining the two major remaining federal loan guarantee applicants:...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'