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2011-07-27 15:42:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Budget Office yesterday issued a new report about the effects of a potential national renewable energy mandate, and not surprisingly, the agency's findings affirm research published earlier this year by American Tradition Institute. Of course the "devil is in the details," and CBO analyzed seven potential scenarios for either a national Renewable Energy Standard (RES, which is more restrictive on permitted electricity...

2011-06-02 08:35:00

BUTTE, Mont., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) is asking the Montana Public Service Commission (MPSC) for approval to purchase and operate the yet to be developed Spion Kop Wind Project located in Central Montana. NorthWestern announced its intent to purchase the 40 megawatt project in April. If approved by the MPSC, the proposed $86.1 million project is to be developed by Compass Wind and placed into utility rate-base for NorthWestern's Montana electric...

2011-04-18 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar North America, the premier solar industry exhibition and conference in North America and largest solar event in California, is returning to San Francisco for its biggest show yet at the Moscone Center from July 12-14. Reflecting the current state-of-the-solar-industry, the accompanying conference at Intersolar North America 2011 is the place to hear directly from the experts on all the hottest solar topics in North America. With...

2011-04-12 11:01:00

MILPITAS, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "By raising its Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) from 20 percent to 33 percent, the state is spurring development of this vital, emerging sector of the 21st century's economy that is providing Californians with more jobs each year. More importantly, the Golden State is taking a giant step forward in nurturing the rise of alternative energy needed to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels. "Innovation and environmental protection have long...

2011-03-14 13:33:00

LAS VEGAS, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NV Energy (NYSE: NVE) is seeking approval from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to enter into long-term power purchase agreements for 50 megawatts of new solar energy from two proposed photovoltaic projects in southern Nevada and 51 megawatts from a new geothermal project slated for Churchill County, Nev. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100825/LA55163LOGO) Additionally, NV Energy is requesting permission to enter into...

2011-01-12 07:00:00

SHELDON, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Invenergy Wind LLC ("Invenergy") is announcing that it has entered into a ten-year agreement to sell Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) from its High Sheldon Wind Farm to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). NYSERDA will apply the credits toward meeting New York's Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). Each REC represents one megawatt-hour (MWh) of clean, renewable electricity, put into the power grid in lieu of...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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