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2010-01-25 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- One Block Off the Grid (1BOG), the nation's largest solar consumer advocate, today announced the launch of the company's first East Coast solar group purchasing campaign. Homeowners throughout the northern part of New Jersey can now sign up for free to join the Northern New Jersey 1BOG solar campaign and buy residential solar energy at a group discount rate of only $5.45 per watt. This is a 16% reduction over standard rates for solar in the region for...

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2010-01-06 10:38:31

Renewable energy methods hold hope for terminus lake water quality worldwide Ecosystems of terminus lakes around the world could benefit from a new system being developed at the University of Nevada, Reno to desalinate water using a specialized low-cost solar pond and patented membrane distillation system powered by renewable energy. "These lakes "“ hundreds worldwide "“ such as the Great Salt Lake, the Salton Sea, the Aral Sea and Walker Lake here in Nevada, see a decline in...

2010-01-05 14:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger announced today an opportunity for a qualified entity to administer Pennsylvania's new Home Heating Equipment Rebate program. "We are looking for an individual, organization or business with the knowledge and ability to distribute $11 million of federal funding to citizens willing to invest in making their homes more energy and cost efficient," said Secretary Hanger. The...

2009-12-16 07:40:00

COTATI, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With all the current interest in renewable sources of energy, you could say things are heating up in the solar energy industry. Sun Pirate, a solar contractor, is anticipating an increased demand for certified solar energy professionals and is offering two online courses this winter to help meet that demand. The courses -- Fundamentals of Solar Hot Water Heating and Photovoltaic System Design & Installation -- will concentrate on the basics of...

2009-11-04 11:48:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Heat by Design is an elegant and energy-efficient heater that combines the small appliance functionality of a space heater with the aesthetics of a contemporary 32" x 24" frame that is printed with digital photos uploaded by the customer. Heat by Design is used to warm cooler rooms or offices. Homeowners and businesses can turn down the main thermostat, thus reducing their heating bills. Heat by Design is manufactured using digital images uploaded by the...

2009-10-26 07:00:00

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungevity, one of the nation's fastest growing online solar providers, announced today that its team will be attending and speaking at the Solar Power International Conference in Anaheim, California from Tuesday-Thursday, October 27-29. Sungevity will be featured in exhibit space #431. Launched in April, 2008, Sungevity quickly became a leading residential solar provider in California with its unique online sales offering. It is the only...

2009-10-19 12:18:00

CAPE MAY, N.J., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury Solar Systems, one of the leading solar integrators on the East Coast, today announced that it has partnered with McGlade's on the Pier to establish the first solar energy system on the Cape May Promenade. The system is also the first established on a restaurant in all of Cape May. McGlade's on the Pier owner and Cape May resident Micki McGlade, commented, "As a business owner I am consistently evaluating the investments we need to make...

2009-10-08 10:23:00

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Heating and Cooling announced today the launch of a combined federal and commercial rebate program that is designed to generate up to $3900 in cash rebates and tax credits toward the purchase of a new energy-efficient heating or cooling system. The "Cash for Clunkers Program" automatically rebates consumers $200 for their old furnace or air conditioner, with old appliances being donated to charity or recycled whenever possible. In...

2009-10-08 08:00:00

PORT CHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury Solar Systems, one of the leading solar integrators on the East Coast, today announced that it is offering its customers the SunPower 'Solar Now Same-As-Cash' program, a fast, easy way to own a high-efficiency solar power system. Since the initial launch of the program in mid-July, approximately $3.0 million in loans have been approved for homeowners in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, for the purchase of a residential SunPower solar...

2009-10-06 07:00:00

Contract Proposals Outstanding Increased to $22.3 Million; Financing Options to Assist in Closing Contracts MIAMI, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Electron Solar Energy (OTC:ESRG), an international green technology installer and distributor of alternative energy systems and energy efficiency solutions, announced today that the company has obtained attractive financing options from two premier financing companies for its clients which will help facilitate final closing on numerous...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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