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2014-09-10 08:22:02

Two turbines have exceeded power projections in first six months of operation PIPESTONE, Minn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, (OTCQB: JUHL) -- Just six months after the landmark installation of two power-producing wind turbines at Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc., the turbines are producing more renewable, low emissions electrical power than was anticipated when the towers went into operation in January. The wind turbines have exceeded the projected power...

2014-09-09 12:22:51

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree) have completed the acquisition of the energy efficiency and renewables business of Chevron Energy Solutions (CES), a division of Chevron USA. Oaktree is combining the acquired CES businesses with existing portfolio company, OpTerra Energy Group (OpTerra), to form one of the nation's largest independent and privately held companies in the energy efficiency and renewable energy...

2014-09-04 23:03:22

New Guide Shows Affordable Path to Residential Solar Power Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The New England Solar Cost-Reduction Partnership, a coalition of five New England States managed by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), has produced a new guide for community group purchasing, "Planning and Implementing a Solarize Initiative: A Guide for State Program Managers." This guide features detailed cases studies of two particularly well-developed and successful...

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...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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