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2010-05-20 07:51:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Capturing heat from the sun and using it to reduce water heating bills is now easier and less expensive than ever. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/wepower/44245/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100520/MM06541 ) WePOWER, a global leader in delivering safe, clean and renewable energy solutions, has begun offering its Solar Thermal Direct Energy systems in...

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2010-05-03 10:57:46

Although it sounds like a contradiction in terms, using the power of the sun for refrigeration is proving to be an original energy concept. In Tunisia and Morocco, Fraunhofer research scientists are using solar energy to keep perishable foodstuffs such as milk, wine and fruit fresh. "Refrigerated by sunlight" "“ we could well see an ecostatement like this printed on food packaging in the years ahead. Solar energy is already being used to power air-conditioning systems in buildings, but...

2010-04-14 11:06:00

MILWAUKEE, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) has entered into a strategic cooperative agreement with Chromagen, a leading global manufacturer of solar water heating solutions located in Sha'ar Ha'amakim, Israel, to develop advanced solar technology for water heating applications. Under the terms of the agreement, Chromagen will offer A. O. Smith exclusive marketing and distribution rights of its solar collectors for use in residential and commercial...

2009-07-08 14:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- At Intersolar North America, Vela Solaris AG (www.velasolaris.com), a privately-held Swiss corporation providing software solutions for the renewable energy sector, today announced the upgrading of their Polysun family of products in the United States to include the latest data from the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC) for all US solar system components. "We consistently strive to improve upon our industry-leading Polysun software, and...

2009-06-29 09:01:00

- Leading Solar Technology Company Shines in the USA - JESSUP, Md., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe's leading provider of world-renowned solar technology, Kingspan Solar Inc., has announced its arrival in Jessup, Baltimore. This follows an incredible response to the company's range of products, especially the European designed and manufactured product - Thermomax, at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas in January. The demand for the Thermomax product - the world-leading solar...

2009-02-17 13:32:00

Solar air conditioning an up and coming trend at estec2009 MUNICH and PFORZHEIM, Germany, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar 2009, Munich, May 27 - 29, 2009 -- Up and coming markets such as the solar air conditioning market are among the major themes of the 4th European Solar Thermal Energy Conference estec2009, which will take place in Munich on May 25 and 26. estec is the largest international conference for solar thermal technology and an international forum for representatives of...

2008-10-14 09:00:38

FAFCO, the oldest and largest solar water heating manufacturer in the United States, announces that Freeman A. Ford has become chairman of the board after serving as company president and chief executive officer. Robert Leckinger, formerly FAFCO's chief operating officer, succeeds him. Ford is a pioneer in the solar thermal industry and a 2006 inductee to the International Solar Hall of Fame. He and Richard O. Rhodes founded FAFCO in 1969. Ford continues to play an instrumental role in the...

2008-09-25 09:00:47

FAFCO, the oldest and largest solar water heating manufacturer in the United States, today praised this week's vote by the U.S. Senate to extend federal tax credits for solar energy. In a 93-2 decision, the Senate approved a tax package that extends renewable energy tax credits for companies and individuals for the next eight years. The package now goes to the House of Representatives. "FAFCO applauds Senate passage of the Renewable Energy Tax Credit as a significant step in promoting solar...

2008-08-25 21:00:30

SolarCraft of Novato will be donating a 3.7 kW Mitsubishi Electric Solar Energy System at the Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction on August 31st. In addition, Cline Cellars, powered by 100% solar electricity, offers 8 magnums of Green String farmed Syrahs and Zinfandels, grown and produced by the sun. This package is valued at $31,500 and is auctioned in partnership between SolarCraft, Mitsubishi Electric & Cline Cellars to benefit local Sonoma charities. Hosted by Cline Cellars, the...

2008-08-21 12:01:21

TrendSetter Solar Products, Inc. (Pink Sheets: TSSP) announced today that CEO Dirk Atkinson was interviewed on www.stockbully.com. In the interview, Mr. Atkinson discussed the current state of the company, the recently posted financials and the upcoming shareholder meeting. Stockbully.com gives attention to emerging growth companies that seek more exposure in the investment community. Stockbully.com is a multimedia investor relations source that seeks out promising and mostly...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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