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2014-07-28 16:22:09

Xcel admitted that all customers benefit from net metering DENVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week in Denver, Coloradans packed into the Public Utilities Commission meeting rooms to support the cornerstone rooftop solar policy net metering. Meanwhile, a new finding shows that Xcel also knows the true benefits of net metering. A Denver Post article from 2007 says "Xcel officials maintain that all customers benefit because solar systems delay the need to build...

2014-07-24 04:20:40

Revenues will double by 2020 - Solar PV is becoming a high-growth mainstream energy source in emerging markets LONDON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased focus on curbing the emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants is fuelling the global solar power market. Coupled with favourable legislation and the need to enhance energy self-sufficiency and security, these factors will help the solar power market grow rapidly. While sale volumes are primarily concentrated in Asia-Pacific,...

2014-07-16 16:21:50

Nation's Leading Provider of Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing Expands SAN DIEGO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renovate America, the leading provider of residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing in the U.S. today announced it raised $50 million in growth equity from new and existing investors. Valor Equity Partners led the round, which also included Macquarie, RockPort Capital and Spring Creek. Renovate America partners with local...

2014-07-09 12:23:07

More than 150 CA jurisdictions embracing HERO to date; $250 million in funded projects on 12,500 homes; 2,400 new jobs created SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to combat the drought and help residents reduce energy use, 24 additional California communities launched the HERO program today: the cities of Arcadia, Atwater, Barstow, Bellflower, Costa Mesa, Delano, El Cajon, Escondido, Huntington Beach, Laguna Hills, Mammoth Lakes, Menlo Park, Modesto, Monterey,...

2014-07-07 12:23:18

SALT LAKE CITY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celtic Bank is pleased to announce that it recently funded a PACE bond with Los Angeles County in the amount of $6,860,000 for the New Constance Hotel located in Pasadena, California. Funds for the New Constance Hotel will be used to install energy efficient improvements including new HVAC and controllers, LED lighting, elevator motors and controls, window treatments, water systems, and insulation. These improvements are estimated to save...

2014-07-07 12:22:42

Progressive actions shaping the potential of energy storage SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California is again poised to lead the nation in sustainable energy development with recent legislation and regulations clearing the way for advanced energy storage and, most importantly, an extended incentive program with funds to support it. Similar to California's experience with solar energy during the past decade, the state's market for energy storage is now primed for greater...

2014-07-01 12:23:23

New efficiency and solar finance platform features easy application, quick approval MINNEAPOLIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutectics(TM) Finance has launched a new financing platform to fund energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in buildings across the United States. For projects ranging from $25,000 to $5,000,000, Eutectics Finance features a simple financing application, quick turnaround, and a committed capital partner with the goal of financing $70 million in...

2014-06-25 08:23:36

The Decree is Subject to the Approval of the Italian Parliament TEL-AVIV, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO; TASE: ELOM) ("Ellomay" or the "Company") an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector, today announced the execution by the Italian President of a decree presented by the Italian Government that will, if approved by the Italian Parliament, decrease the Feed-in-Tariff ("FiT") guaranteed to existing...

2014-06-25 08:22:52

Colorado Springs leads the way with SunShare's Solar Garden fully subscribed with construction about to begin DENVER, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A historic moment for the rapidly growing Community Solar market, Colorado energy company SunShare has sold out the nation's largest privately developed and subscribed Community Solar Garden - before construction begins on the 10,000+ solar panel installation this fall. A Solar Garden of this size can power over 500 average Colorado...

2014-06-16 23:02:47

Saying it reflects consensus from major clean energy, utility and environmental stakeholders while solidifying the Commonwealth’s commitment to 1,600 MW of solar energy by 2020, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today announced their support for proposed legislation for a new net metering and renewable energy incentive program that will result in hundreds of millions of dollars in cost savings for ratepayers. Boston, MA...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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