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2014-10-27 16:22:45

MONTREAL, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - As the Quebec government turns its attention to the development of a new energy strategy and the optimal future mix of cost-effective and non-emitting renewable electricity Quebec should seek to pursue, climate change is again capturing headlines. Today, the need to explore and implement technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions like wind energy has never been more vital. These topics were the focus of discussion this afternoon as the...

2014-10-27 12:32:29

Solar installation built on former landfill provides energy to City of Sacramento and amenities for park-goers. SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good news for residents of Sacramento. Conergy, one of the world's largest downstream solar companies, recently completed a 1.5 megawatt solar installation on Sutter's Landing Park, a regional recreation area in Sacramento, Calif. The solar installation will produce approximately 2,300 megawatts hours of solar energy...

2014-10-27 12:24:14

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York University will stimulate creation of clean-energy companies by launching a certificate program to train experienced business professionals in energy efficiency and renewable energy. The new program, called Clean Start, will provide a comprehensive foundation for 15 professionals interested in establishing companies in, or making a career change to, those growing fields. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO The...

2014-10-27 12:24:11

DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Tidal Energy Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Tidal energy is a form of hydropower generation, which converts the energy from tides into electricity. A typical tidal power plant is run by an underwater turbine that rotates and converts mechanical power to electrical power. The electrical power thus produced is sent to the shore...

2014-10-27 12:23:34

Company announces acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne's Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) business, including the intellectual property (IP) rights and patents related to molten salt technology for solar thermal power SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced its acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne's Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) business. The...

2014-10-27 08:24:13

Future Composite Materials Needs for the Global Wind Energy Market 2014-2019 IRVING, Texas, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Composite materials are used in a variety of applications in the wind energy industry, such as wind turbine blades, nacelle covers, and spinners. Composite materials are used in the wind energy industry due to its high strength-to-weight ratio and good mechanical properties. The Asia Pacific region is expected to be the largest region with a market share of 40% in...

2014-10-27 04:21:03

Significant Acquisition adds to ContourGlobal's Growing Wind and Solar Operating Portfolios WIEN, Austria and NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal and affiliates of Austria's Raiffeisen Banking Group announced that they have signed agreements for ContourGlobal to purchase approximately 201 MW of renewable energy operating plants in Austria, Slovakia and the Czech Republic for an undisclosed sum. The portfolios acquired include 8 operating wind farms in Austria...

2014-10-24 23:05:19

Various revealing factors play key roles in rise of mainstream solar panel installation and usage by the average consumer. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Looking back, it wasn’t so long ago that solar panel installations were seldom, and mainly done by energy activists alone. It was never a practical option for the average consumer, however in the last few years, this has dramatically started changing. Since the price of traditional energy has steadily been on the rise, prices for green...

2014-10-24 16:22:02

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville today released a request for proposals for a 25MW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) renewable energy project at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. The Redstone Arsenal project is a 30-year Power Purchase Agreement, whereby the Army offers to purchase the on-site generated renewable steam and electricity for up to 30 years in accordance with the terms and...

2014-10-23 16:23:11

Republic Services landfill hosts 9.6-megawatt power plant MT. GILEAD, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Biomass Energy today celebrated the completion of its 9.6-megawatt landfill gas-to-energy project at the Uwharrie Environmental Landfill in Mt. Gilead. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 DTE Biomass Energy last month started operating the facility at the landfill, which is owned and operated by Republic Services of North Carolina. Landfill gas at the site...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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