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2009-10-01 08:00:00

With the Participation of Antonio Hernandez, Energy Policy Director - The "Business Opportunities in the Spanish Renewable Energy Sector" Seminar Will be Held on the 6th of October at 13:00. Participants will be able to ask the Speakers Questions During the Meeting. - In Order to Participate, you Must First Register for Free Using the Following Link: http://xtalks.com/xto343spain5.ashx - The Seminar Will be Held in English and Will Focus on...

2009-09-15 05:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) today announced the completion of its 2009 landmark 776 million-kilowatt-hour purchase of renewable energy credits (RECs) from wind farms. The RECs are equal to 100 percent of the Company's electricity use in its North American locations, and nearly 90 percent of this year's purchase is helping to fund E.ON Climate & Renewables' (EC&R) recently-completed Texas-based Panther Creek wind farm. "Whole...

2009-06-26 13:24:00

TRENTON, N.J., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of solar energy businesses, electrical contractors, independent electricians, and solar energy workers joined together today at the State House to call on Governor Jon Corzine to veto legislation (A.3372/S.2340) the group says will not only increase costs for ratepayers, but cost the state hundreds of new green energy jobs as well. The coalition characterized the bill as an "oppressive new mandate" on all renewable energy and energy...

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2009-05-06 13:50:03

Hopes of a boom year for the wind energy industry have fallen flat in recent months as prices for natural gas have steadily fallen and potential investors have grown shaky. The stunning level of growth in the wind power industry seen between 2005 and 2008 "“ during which new capacity expanded from $3 billion to $17 billion "“ is expected to fall by $4 billion this year back to $13 billion.  Analysts predict that the expected contraction in the U.S. industry "“ the...

2008-12-22 05:30:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XsunX, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: XSNX), a solar technology Company engaged in the build-out of its multi-megawatt amorphous thin film photovoltaic (TFPV) solar manufacturing facilities in Oregon, provides a look into 2008's initiatives, legislation, and events set to positively impact the Renewable Energy Industry and reduce dependence on carbon based fuels. -- In October, the 30-percent Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) was...

2008-10-28 12:00:34

Sunrise Solar Corp. (OTCBB: SSLR) today announced that it has entered into an initial agreement with the financial partners of a Brazil-based BioDiesel company to deliver solar power and heating to their first U.S. manufacturing facility. Brazil is the most energy self-sufficient nation in this hemisphere. They are now bringing innovative and proven new technologies to a U.S. market starved for efficient alternatives for transportation fuels. Sunrise Solar has been selected as the...

2008-10-24 09:00:21

As mobile network expansion moves ostensibly to emerging markets where solar energy levels are more favorable, solar power appears ready to play an important role in reducing the costs of cellular service delivery and ensuring a more reliable power supply. The OEMs' drive toward reducing base station power consumption, along with improvements in photovoltaic cells, have meant that solar energy is now a very viable solution for powering cellular base stations. ABI Research vice president...

2008-10-20 12:00:27

Origin Energy and Acciona Energy have announced a long-term power purchase agreement, under which Origin will buy output from the Waubra wind farm in western Victoria in Australia. The Waubra wind farm is owned and is being built by Acciona Energy and it will generate 192MW of electricity, enough green energy for 143,000 households each year. Under the agreement, Origin will be supplied with renewable energy and renewable energy certificates (RECs) to support its mandatory obligations...

2008-10-15 12:00:28

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy Carolinas and GreenCo Solutions, Inc., have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly pursue new alternative energy projects designed to turn swine waste into electricity. The two companies will work together to identify and support swine waste-to-energy projects in Eastern North Carolina to serve the utility's customers and those of the state's electric cooperatives. (Logo:...

2008-10-10 09:00:46

Re "Utilities' green initiative fails consumers," op-ed, Oct. 1: Dominion supports giving Virginia's consumers the opportunity to buy green energy. Unfortunately, a recent op-ed column misinterpreted some of the provisions of Dominion's renewable energy proposal now pending before the Virginia State Corporation Commission. Please permit me to correct some of these inaccuracies and misinterpretations. Of course, no utility can direct the flow of electricity from a specific source to a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.