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2014-09-01 00:21:22

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QM Power Inc., an enabling platform technology company setting a new high standard for energy efficiency and power density in electric motors, generators and actuators, announced it has been awarded two prestigious highly competitive million dollar awards from the US Department of Energy to expedite its Q-Sync(TM) motor solution into the commercial refrigeration market and extend it into Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning...

2014-08-21 12:21:03

Project to Advance Conversion of Non-food Biomass Feedstocks to Renewable Carbon Fibers for Use in Defense, Space, Aviation, and Automotive Industries BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high performance, low cost carbon fibers from biomass. The DOE award will fund development of a...

2014-07-15 08:23:01

PIPESTONE, Minn., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Renewable Energy Systems, Inc. a subsidiary of Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company") and an experienced provider of solar, wind and battery storage systems for homeowners, small business, municipal governments, schools and farming operations, is pleased to announce that its been named as lead contractor for all rooftop installations through Solar Chicago, a new program serving Chicago, Illinois and several neighboring...

2014-07-14 16:21:50

ATLANTA, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the addition of a group of leading practitioners, Geosyntec today expands our environmental management and sustainability services to include consulting, engineering, and marketing services so that clients can monetize their energy efficiency savings, renewable energy production, and renewable fuel production through environmental credit markets. These services are now offered through Green Harbor Energy, a division of Geosyntec...

2014-06-24 23:07:19

Funds will support development of the Midwest Innovation Bridge (the Bridge), a regional clean energy incubator. The Bridge will offer a suite of services for early-stage technology companies in Michigan, Illinois and the Midwest region. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 NextEnergy and partner Clean Energy Trust have been awarded a $745,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) for the National Incubator Initiative...

2014-06-19 12:23:28

Nearly Half of U.S. States Represented in Efforts to Promote Advanced Energy Legislation and Regulation WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a national association of businesses making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable, continues to grow its State Coalition with today's announcement of two new state partners, the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA) in Pennsylvania and Alliance for Clean Energy New York...

2014-06-13 08:20:32

University of Washington and Penn State University Teams Finish Second and Third WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. announced the winning team of the competition, The Ohio State University, as they took home the overall winners title at the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. The team's exceptionally engineered 2013 Chevrolet Malibu with energy storage, electric drive and ethanol (E85) fueled engine...

Data-rich Predictive Models Help Decide Which Consumers Buy Solar Equipment And Why
2014-05-20 03:39:23

DOE/Sandia National Laboratories In an effort to better understand what persuades people to buy photovoltaic (PV) systems for their homes, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are gathering data on consumer motivations that can feed sophisticated computer models and thus lead to greater use of solar energy. A primary goal of the project is to help increase the nation's share of solar energy in the electricity market from its current share of less than .05 percent to at least 14...

2014-05-20 12:24:32

PIPESTONE, Minn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. "Our first quarter results continue to show ongoing year-over-year growth due to the strength of our base businesses and our diversification strategy," stated Dan Juhl, Chairman and CEO of Juhl Energy, Inc. "We saw strong operating...

2014-05-13 08:23:49

New Call for Proposals issued by BIRD Energy, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Israel Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources TEL AVIV, Israel, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BIRD Energy announced its sixth funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint project proposals with a focus on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. To be considered, a project proposal must include R&D cooperation between two companies or cooperation...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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