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2014-09-17 23:02:43

The average cost of going solar in the United States continued its rapid decline in 2013 and the first half of 2014, according to a new study from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Two leading solar advocacy groups, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar, applaud the report findings as the latest indicator that affordable solar energy is ready to power our new energy economy. SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) September 17,...

2014-09-17 23:00:46

In a report card deserving of the honor roll, a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind new study released today by The Solar Foundation says America’s K-12 schools have shown explosive growth in their use of solar energy over the last decade, soaring from 303 kilowatts (kW) of installed capacity to 457,000 kW, while reducing carbon emissions by 442,799 metric tons annually – the equivalent of saving 50 million gallons of gasoline a year or taking nearly 100,000 cars off U.S. highways,...

2014-09-17 16:22:45

Favorable Regulatory Environment and Rural Electrification Plans to Jump-start Market Growth LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This research analyzes the Asia-Pacific microgrid market. The Asia-Pacific microgrid market is in its early stage with several pilot projects invested in by the electricity utilities in the region. The study covers market trends, regulatory policies, business models, value chain, revenue forecast, pricing trends, and business case studies of microgrid...

2014-09-17 16:22:16

- China returns to top spot thanks to aggressive targets and efforts to open up the market to foreign investors NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's renewables market is the most attractive destination for investors looking to invest in the sector, according to EY's Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) published today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/NY40565LOGO-b The RECAI ranks 40 renewables markets on the attractiveness of their...

2014-09-17 08:23:04

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rwanda has contracted Ignite Power Ltd, a British company, to provide solar powered electricity to Rwandan households. The company will start with a pilot of 1,000 households in four of Rwanda's 30 districts, including Kamonyi and Gisagara. Francis Gatare, Rwanda Development Board (RDB)'s Chief Executive Officer, said if the pilot yields positive results, the company will be allowed to roll out between 250,000 and 1 million panels....

2014-09-16 23:10:35

Pfister Energy supports its partner, Infinity Development, in obtaining U.S. Army MATOC solar energy award. Hawthorne, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 With Pfister Energy Inc as its solar construction partner, Infinity Development Partners of San Antonio, TX. has been awarded a solar technology contract for projects on U.S. Army facilities located throughout the US, including Alaska and Hawaii, U.S. Territories and the Marshall Islands. The Army’s Energy Initiatives Task Force...

2014-09-16 23:09:31

Provides media relations; affiliations to investment and finance professionals Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The DFI Group, a PR and corporate development firm, today announced a public relations and media awareness program specifically designed for the Renewable Energy sector. It also announced access to its network of investment and financial experts for emerging companies that seek out capital, or require the services of a CFO on a part time basis. It’s estimated that there...

2014-09-16 23:06:03

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) has just executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Duke Energy for their 48MW solar farm project, Innovative Solar 41 (IS 41) which is located in Bladen County and will be constructed in 2015. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 IS 41, a 48MW solar farm project located in Bladen County, NC, was one of the selected projects that qualified for the Duke Energy Request For Proposal (RFP) that was announced earlier in the year. Signing the fifteen...

2014-09-16 12:23:06

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (formerly MCM Capital One Inc.) ("EHT" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EHT) is pleased to announce that it is currently in negotiations to acquire a number of solar energy projects that are backed by long-term power purchase agreements. In total the projects are more than 50 Megawatts (50,000 Kilowatts) in size and, once fully operational, would collectively generate in excess of $16 Million CDN in annual recurring...

2014-09-16 12:22:53

DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Biodiesel Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Biodiesel Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global biodiesel industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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