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2010-12-07 10:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Natural Sciences will offset its expected energy use with 100 percent renewable energy over a two-year period with Green-e certified renewable energy certificates donated by GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, the nation's oldest natural history museum announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100210/DA52541LOGO) Renewable energy certificates represent the environmental attributes of electricity generated from wind,...

2010-11-30 06:34:00

LONDON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With China now the clear global renewables leader and new countries emerging as key contenders in the market, a new world order is apparent in the clean energy sector, according to Ernst & Young's latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Indices of 30 countries. China's record spending on its wind industry this quarter represented nearly half of all funds invested in new wind projects around the world. Figures released for the second...

2010-11-29 17:08:00

Web host purchases 10,260 MWh of Green-e certified green power for all its operations OVERLAND PARK, KS, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ - Codero, a leading provider of dedicated and managed hosting services, is renewing its commitment to renewable energy by purchasing green power for 100% of its operations including a data center in Phoenix, AZ and its headquarters located in Overland Park, KS. The company began to purchase green power in November of 2009 from Eco Electrons Renewable Energy....

2010-11-11 07:00:00

STATESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar energy is now helping power homes and businesses served by electric cooperative EnergyUnited, thanks to a new photovoltaic solar farm in Taylorsville, N.C., that Duke Energy Generation Services (DEGS) recently acquired from SunEdison. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) EnergyUnited, which serves residents of Alexander County and 19...

2010-10-21 12:13:00

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy last night recognized six leading organizations for their leadership in advancing green power production and distribution during the 10th annual Green Power Leadership Awards in Portland, Ore. Across the nation, responsible companies and consumers voluntarily purchase renewable energy through local suppliers to help reduce America's dependence on foreign energy sources and expand an industry that is creating...

2010-10-20 15:54:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris announced today that it received a 2010 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize the country's leading green power purchasers for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation's voluntary green power market. EPA presented Harris with the award at an event held today in conjunction with the 2010 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in Portland,...

2010-10-20 11:00:00

CHERRY HILL, N.J. and PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, announced today that it has received a 2010 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize the country's leading green power purchasers for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation's voluntary green power market. EPA presented TD Bank with the award at an event...

2010-10-07 11:05:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new agreement announced today between Drexel University and Community Energy, Inc., Drexel will purchase Renewable Energy Certificates equal to 100 percent of its energy use, making Drexel one of the top 50 purchasers of wind energy in the nation. This Renewable Energy Certificate purchase will ensure that 84,268 megawatt hours of electricity will be matched annually with wind energy entering the electricity grid. The Renewable Energy...

2010-09-21 07:00:00

LANCASTER, TX, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ - United Natural Foods Inc. (Nasdaq: UNFI), a leading national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products, has extended its commitment to utilizing renewable energy by purchasing 6,200 MWh (megawatt hours) of electricity and renewable energy from EcoElectrons Renewable Energy for its new Lancaster, TX distribution facility. The renewable energy purchase is expected to reduce carbon emissions at its Lancaster facility by...

2010-09-08 10:13:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Fordham, president and chief executive officer, today announced that Champion Energy Services (championenergyservices.com) recently secured a contract to provide electric energy for Palatine Park District's newest facility, Falcon Park Recreation Center (www.palatineparkdistrict.com/falconpark.html), a multi-use facility encompassing an indoor turf field, gymnasium, indoor walking track, meeting facility, conference room and administrative offices....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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