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2011-12-02 01:15:00

Clean energy can help meet growing electricity demand and minimize pollution in the Southern United States, but progress to adopt renewable energy strategies has been hindered by a number of myths, according to a new study by Duke and Georgia Tech researchers. These myths, encompassing both sides of the clean energy debate, may affect how the South responds to what is expected to be a 28 percent rise in population within the next 20 years. A study by researchers at Duke University and...

2011-07-06 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second time in a month, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced plans today to build a large-scale wind farm in Kansas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, will build, own and operate the 131-megawatt (MW) Cimarron II Windpower Project in Gray County - approximately 200 miles west of Wichita. The company purchased the fully developed and...

2011-05-24 07:30:00

CHICAGO, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a global leader integrating renewable energy sources to the grid, announces today an expansion of its PureWave DSTATCOM® Distributed Static Compensator product line. The new system, a single-inverter model of S&C's field-proven PureWave DSTATCOM, is specifically designed as a cost-effective VAR compensation solution for small wind generation plants. Although many wind energy generation systems require...

2011-05-05 04:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph Perry, CEO of FlexEnergy (www.flexenergy.com), a clean tech business with the breakthrough solution to create clean energy with near zero emissions from harmful greenhouse gases, will be a panelist in the upcoming CalTech/MIT Enterprise Forum (www.entforum.caltech.edu). The panel on Renewable Energy and the Smarter Grid: Opportunities for the Entrepreneur, will take place on May 7th 2011 at the California Institute of Technology in...

2011-04-28 13:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With spring in full bloom and summer around the corner, preparing for winter may be the last thing Atlanta businesses want to consider. However, according to one energy provider, there can be significant financial benefits to doing so. From now until June 30 all MXenergy commercial customers who upgrade to new high-efficiency natural gas appliances will receive up to $1500 in energySMART rebates. "By taking advantage of these rebates...

2011-04-13 07:20:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Management Planning Solutions, Inc. (EMPSi) has been awarded Environmental Business Journal's Business Achievement Gold Medal award for environmental consulting. EMPSi doubled its revenues in 2010, due in large part to a rapid expansion in the clean energy sector. "This award is a testament not only to the hard work of our staff, who provide the outstanding service that keeps winning high-profile contracts, but also the economic...

2011-03-31 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy, Inc. recently and successfully commissioned its pad-mount transformers at the Flat Water Wind Farm. The transformers, rated at 1,750 kVA, three-phase at 60 Hz, are connected to wind turbines and are used as generation step-up transformers. They are meeting three unique wind farm electrical requirements that affect the usage of pad-mounted transformers: operation as a step-up transformer, over-excitation requirements and the need...


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