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2014-07-23 08:25:51

RWAMAGANA, Rwanda, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Rwanda is preparing to commission in early August 2014 the first utility-scale solar PV power plant in East Africa with a production capacity of 8.5 MWp. The project has commenced testing phase of up to 20% of its total capacity. At present, less than one in five households in Rwanda have access to electricity, and this will increase the country's production capacity by up to 8%. Access to electricity is crucial...

2013-07-15 23:01:10

President Obama's recent Climate Policy has directed the EPA to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants and many utility companies have begun proactively pursuing options. A number of utilities have recently started making the move from diesel light plants to portable Solar/Wind powered light towers, from Progress Solar Solutions, for night-time operations that need outdoor lighting. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 President Obama recently presented the latest version of...

2010-11-08 11:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader in delivering products, services and solutions that increase efficiency in buildings, today announced it has completed a solar installation at Salt Lake City School District's Hillside Middle School, the first of many schools participating in Utah State Energy Program's new Solar for Schools program. Solar for Schools is a statewide energy education initiative created to help Utah students learn the...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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