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2014-07-24 08:27:19

Global Financial Services and Solar Veteran continues Mosaic's Recent Management Expansion to Accelerate Growth of Peer-to-Peer Solar Marketplace OAKLAND, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosaic, the nation's peer-to-peer solar finance company, today announced that financial services and solar industry veteran Bruce Ledesma has been named the company's Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Bruce will be responsible for scaling operations to service Mosaic's growing base of...

2014-07-24 08:25:31

Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas BELMONT, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage of the...

2014-07-23 12:29:06

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Overview of South Africa%s Updated Integrated Resource Plan Released for Public Commenthttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2241896/Overview-of-South-Africa%s-Updated-Integrated-Resource-Plan-Released-for-Public-Comment.htmlScenario Planning for South Africa's Electricity Generation CapacityThe Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) is South Africa's master plan for new electricity generation capacity....

2014-07-23 12:24:12

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hydropower Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Hydropower is the most mature, reliable and cost-effective renewable power generation technology where power is derived from the energy of water moving from higher to lower elevations. It is a proven, anticipated, and typically price-competitive technology. Hydropower has one of the best...

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...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • 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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