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2010-09-13 16:30:00

RENO, Nev., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA), announced today that its Israeli subsidiary, Ormat Systems Ltd. ("Ormat"), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Solar Millennium AG to form a consortium to participate in the tender to develop, construct and operate a solar thermal power plant at "Ashalim" in Israel with a total capacity of approximately 120 megawatts (MW). Solar Millennium is a German stock corporation, specialized in the...

2010-09-09 14:16:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Fordham, president and chief executive officer of Champion Energy Services (championenergyservices.com), and Thomas Pash, chief executive officer of ONTILITY (www.ontility.com), today announced that the two companies have partnered to offer discounted solar and energy efficiency solutions, packages, services and training to commercial, industrial and other large-scale clients. "ONTILITY is a green industry market leader, and the company's complete...

2010-08-17 09:15:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Solaire Generation, a leading designer, manufacturer and installer of solar photovoltaic (PV) parking structures, has been selected to supply solar parking canopies for of one of the largest solar power installations at a single commercial site in the U.S. The overall 4.1 megawatt solar-power project is being built at a Fortune 100 corporate office campus in central New Jersey. The project is scheduled to reach completion by early 2011. The Solaire...

2010-07-19 05:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- One Block Off the Grid (1BOG), the nation's largest solar group discount company, today announced the launch of Philadelphia's first solar group purchase program. Designed to reduce the cost and confusion typically associated with buying solar, 1BOG offers free impartial advice and a group discount rate for installation. Mercury Solar Systems was selected as 1BOG's program partner and will service all member installations for the duration of the...

2010-07-13 08:02:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new solar farm will soon enable Knox County officials to harvest sunshine to meet the hot water demands at the county's 1,036-bed detention facility. Officials anticipate that the new solar thermal system, one of the nation's largest for domestic hot water according to FLS Energy - the solar company with which Trane worked on the project - will save $60,000 a year in natural gas expenses and reduce CO2 emissions by 174 tons annually. A ceremony...

2010-07-13 08:00:00

ASHLAND CITY, Tenn., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- When homeowners demand a "greener" option in residential water heaters, that's the new Cirrex Solar Thermal Water Heating System from A. O. Smith. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100713/CL33930 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100713/CL33930 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/CL21677LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100616/CL21677LOGO ) Up to 70 percent of the energy needed for...

2010-07-12 09:18:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- K-Flex USA, a leading manufacturer of elastomeric thermal insulation, delivers long-lasting cost and energy savings with K-Flex Solar(TM) Twin System - ST, a quick and safe solution for insulating heat transport piping on new or retrofit solar hot water systems. According to industry reports, solar water heating is the most cost effective and environmentally friendly way to heat water for residential, commercial and industrial applications. Solar hot...

2010-07-02 08:50:00

NEW BRITAIN, Pa., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Chant Engineering Co. Inc., a global, diversified engineering and manufacturing company, is proud to announce that its new 122 kilowatt (kW) roof-mounted solar energy system is now in operation. This is the largest system in Bucks County funded by the Pennsylvania Sunshine Solar Rebate Program. Mercury Solar Systems designed and installed the system and helped the Company secure Federal and State grants for the project. Further financing was...

2010-06-30 06:00:00

PHOENIX, AZ, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Pacific Blue Energy Corp. (OTCBB: PBEC), a publicly traded developer of renewable energy projects, is pleased to announce that it has secured the option to purchase 807 acres of solar energy zoned land in Gila Bend, Arizona. The option to purchase is the next important step in the company's progress as a developer of clean, affordable renewable energy. Located only thirty miles West of downtown Phoenix, the three noncontiguous parcels comprise an...

2010-06-28 07:36:00

DALLAS, June 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports announces it will carry the Molten Salt Solar Energy Thermal Storage and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010 to 2016 Market Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/molten-salt-solar-energy-ther mal-storage-and-concentrated-solar-p/ Molten Salt Solar Energy Thermal Storage and Concentrated Solar Power...


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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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