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Size, Age Of Plants Impact Their Productivity More Than Climate, UA Study Shows

Vanessa Buzzard, University of Arizona Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology The size and age of plants has more of an impact on their productivity than temperature and precipitation, University of Arizona researchers have discovered....

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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...

2014-07-22 08:25:12

TSX : AXY VANCOUVER, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) is pleased to announce that the Dokie 1 wind farm re-commenced full operations on July 18. The project temporarily suspended operations on July 16 because of a nearby forest fire. The fire did not enter the project area. Further risk from the fire has been substantially reduced due to cool, wet weather and the construction of firebreaks and the deployment of fire protection personnel from the...

2014-07-22 08:24:05

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andalay Solar, Inc. (OTCQB:WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, proudly announced that its panels are now being used for a solar initiative pioneered by DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) in conjunction with Washington, D.C.-based contractors, including WDC Solar, Inc. Mark Davis, CEO of WDC Solar, began working with the DCSEU in 2012 to convert houses in low-income communities in Washington, D.C. to solar...

2014-07-22 08:24:03

Agreement Provides 20 Years of Fixed Energy Pricing BELMONT, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). The power purchase agreement enables SNWA to lock in a significant portion of its energy costs at a fixed rate, providing an effective hedge against future...

2014-07-21 23:00:47

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installation Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/solar-photovoltaic-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems are used to generate electricity through the photovoltaic effect. Solar radiation is trapped and...

2014-07-21 23:00:18

Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) released a new sustainability report, saying, in part, “We believe it’s important to invest in clean, renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar and hydro in North America. Supporting clean energy will help achieve long-term benefits for our business, such as price stability.” Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) released a new sustainability report, saying, in part, “We believe it’s important to...

2014-07-21 08:24:06

Upon Closing the Company will Triple the Company's Operating Assets in Spain TEL-AVIV, Israel, July 21, 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 of definitive agreements for the purchase of 3 photovoltaic (solar) plants with approximately 5.6MWp (with nominal output of approximately 5.2MWn) in the aggregate (the...

2014-07-21 08:24:01

Company Part of Team Awarded $5.5 Million Contract From U.S. Army Corps of Engineers PIPESTONE, Minn., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, is pleased to announce today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has awarded a $5.5 million contract to the team of Juhl Energy, Inc. (MN.), Aegis Renewable Energy (VT.), and Icenogle Construction...

2014-07-18 23:08:14

300,000 hospitals worldwide lack reliable electricity. SunFarmer steps into underserved markets like Nepal with philanthropic capital and solar development expertise, enabling critical energy access through investments that are high-impact and low-risk. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 SunFarmer, a nonprofit bringing reliable solar energy to hospitals, schools, and other institutions lacking critical energy access, announced today that six health clinics in rural Nepal have...

2014-07-18 16:21:25

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jjhcm9/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Biorefinery Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jjhcm9/global ] report to their offering. A biorefinery is a facility that is used for converting biomass into fuels, power, heat and chemicals. Chemicals such as acetic acid, liquid fuel such as bioethanol and biodegradable plastics such...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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