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2011-12-13 09:50:00

ODESSA, Fla., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dais Analytic Corporation (OTC.BB: DLYT), a green technology company, announced today it has been selected to receive grant funding by the United States Department of Defense's Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) for development and installation of an advanced outside air handling system using Dais' patented Aqualyte material which, as a result of its composition, has demonstrated a reduction in energy costs in...

2011-12-06 04:00:00

DINUBA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Dinuba, Chevron Energy Solutions and Tioga Energy today announced the completion of a 1.15 megawatt solar electric system that will reduce energy costs for operations at the city's largest energy consumer: its wastewater treatment plant. The ground-mounted racking system of 4,704 photovoltaic modules sits atop a capped landfill near the plant on hundreds of large concrete slabs, each weighing more than 3,000 pounds. The...

2011-12-02 12:28:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama held a press conference at 815 Connecticut in Washington, D.C., a Transwestern managed property, to announce nearly $4 billion in combined federal and private sector energy upgrades to buildings over the next two years. These commitments, which are part of the Better Buildings Challenge, are targeted at reducing energy use and promoting energy independence. This announcement builds on 14 private sector commitments...

2011-12-02 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ygrene Energy Fund, a leading provider of energy efficiency programs for local governments, today announced it has been selected by the Department of Energy as a financial ally in support of the White House's Better Buildings Challenge. Ygrene joins the ranks of top tier financing leaders, cities and companies committed to energy efficiency that will save billions in energy costs and spur job creation. (Logo:...

2011-12-01 10:00:00

SAN BERNARDINO and MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB), the largest provider of affordable housing in the County, and HelioPower, an integrated energy solutions company with over 2000 solar and clean energy systems engineered and installed since 2001, today announced the completion of the largest Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Track 2 grant project in California. HACSB celebrated their 70(th) anniversary...

2011-11-23 11:59:00

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the selection of independent implementers, or teams of implementers, to deliver energy efficiency programs for its Business (Targeted Markets) and select Residential (Mass Markets) programs. The deadline for bid submissions is Jan. 16, 2012, with programs scheduled to launch April 1, 2012....

2011-11-09 12:00:00

CHESTER, Pa., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Energy Corporation, an internationally recognized owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects, is pleased to announce the release of its Community Outreach and Environmental Justice Policy. Prepared in response to the need to ensure all communities, especially communities which are disadvantaged, have a fair and just opportunity to participate in the decision making process in matters impacting their local...

2011-11-02 16:34:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The federal low-income Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) ranks seventh out of approximately 200 federal programs funded by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) in jobs created or retained, with 14,090 for the third quarter beginning July 1 and ending September 30, 2011. WAP has consistently ranked in the top 10 in job creation and retention since the first quarter of 2010. Beginning in 1976, the U.S. Department of Energy's...

2011-11-02 12:02:00

David Brockman is appointed to build energy portfolio. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal's Chief Energy Advisor David Brockman has been named Director of Energy Programs. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110114/DC30495</font>) In his new role, Brockman will have responsibility for building, coordinating, and operating MRIGlobal's Energy Research Business Area. He will serve as the interface...

2011-10-07 15:01:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company") today announced an adjustment to the conversion rate on its 1.00% senior convertible debentures due 2027 in connection with its previously announced cash dividend of $0.075 per share. The dividend was declared on September 22, 2011, and will be payable on October 14, 2011 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on October 3, 2011. The conversion rate has been...