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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...

2014-05-05 16:22:15

CHICAGO, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL), a leading provider of clean energy solutions and a leader in community wind power development, continues to build a strong and dynamic management team across its family of companies by announcing the appointment of Mr. Ram Madugula as president of Power Engineers Collaborative, LLC ("PEC"). Effective April 25,( )2014, Mr. Madugula was appointed president of PEC and will be responsible for all facets of the...

2014-04-17 16:22:44

US Dept of Energy hails new California energy storage consortium as a groundbreaking model for public-private partnerships SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneering initiative designed to accelerate the development of the energy storage sector in California has signed its first corporate members - from international giants to emerging startups. CalCharge announced the enrollment of Duracell, Hitachi, Volkswagen, LG, Eaton, Enovix, EnerVault, Farasis Energy,...

2014-04-09 12:22:56

New National Public-Private Partnership to Transform the Home Energy Loan Market - Warehouse Facility to Facilitate $100 Million Medium Term Note Program SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homeowners across the United States will benefit from an innovative public-private partnership announced today to make it easier to find lower-cost loans for home energy efficiency improvements. Leading institutions from the public and private sectors today announced the formation of a...

2014-04-09 08:23:47

MODESTO, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevron Energy Solutions (CES) and the Stanislaus-Tuolumne International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union (IBEW) will host a regional contractor sourcing day on April 10(th) to build a network of local companies and workers for projects intended to build a healthier and more energy-efficient California. Following recent work together on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in communities like Patterson, Waterford and...

2014-03-31 16:21:59

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of four students from the Georgia Institute of Technology developing a new electrical power grid technology with an Internet-like control architecture won the third annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and the Department of Energy's $100,000 grand prize, competition officials announce today. The Georgia Tech team presented their technology to a panel of expert judges from the clean energy community at the ACC Clean...

2014-03-24 16:21:30

Renewable Funding will run program providing low-cost, 20-year financing in 17 Counties and 167 Cities this summer OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the decision to launch the nation's largest Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, California homeowners will soon be able to more easily save money by reducing their energy and water use through an innovative public-private financing partnership. Operated under the auspices of the California...

2014-03-13 16:23:25

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business plan competition supported by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) encouraging students from universities in the southeastern United States to develop business plans for new clean energy companies, today announces its Elite Eight Plus Two, with nine winners from ACC schools and one winner from the at-large, non-ACC pool of...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.