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2014-07-29 23:01:09

NJ Approves Bank to Provide Finance Support for Resilient Power Projects Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 New Jersey recently created the first-in-the-nation “Energy Resilience Bank (ERB).” Following the devastating impacts of SuperStorm Sandy, where over 8 million people lost electric power in the region, the ERB will provide $200 million for municipalities to finance clean resilient power solutions. This will include “projects that would ensure a highly reliable power supply...

2014-07-29 12:23:41

Company eyes market expansion as country seeks to grow renewable energies JOHANNESBURG, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wuxi Suntech, one of the world's largest manufacturers of PV modules, is expanding its footprint in Africa by establishing a subsidiary company in South Africa. The subsidiary, Suntech Power South Africa, is fully compliant with South Africa's Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) legislation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130762 "Suntech is...

2014-07-29 08:24:18

GUELPH, Ontario, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today released this statement on behalf of Thomas Koerner, General Manager of Canadian Solar Inc. Americas division, in response to the United States Department of Commerce's ("DOC") preliminary decision made last Friday to impose anti-dumping ("AD") tariffs of up to 44.18% on certain Taiwanese photovoltaic cell...

2014-07-29 00:20:33

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerstorm Capital Corporation (OTC:PSTO) CEO, Mike J. Freni, today announced the appointment of social entrepreneur Titus Brenninkmeijer to the Company's Board of Advisors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140328/AQ93100LOGO Mr. Brenninkmeijer's work has focused on assisting global entrepreneurs to grow sustainable businesses through the development of commercially viable applications. Prior to entering the solar...

2014-07-25 08:22:07

Yingli is the First Foreign Supplier to Receive the Award BAODING, China and TOKYO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that it was recognized by Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (Fuji Electric) as one of its best suppliers of 2014....

2014-07-24 16:22:17

Utility's Renewable Energy Portfolio, Effective Energy Efficiency Programs Touted in National Report SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is ranked as a top utility for delivering clean electricity to its customers and implementing effective energy efficiency programs, according to a report released today by Ceres, a leading environmental sustainability advocacy organization. Clean-tech sector research and advisory firm Clean Edge...

2014-07-24 08:27:19

Global Financial Services and Solar Veteran continues Mosaic's Recent Management Expansion to Accelerate Growth of Peer-to-Peer Solar Marketplace OAKLAND, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosaic, the nation's peer-to-peer solar finance company, today announced that financial services and solar industry veteran Bruce Ledesma has been named the company's Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Bruce will be responsible for scaling operations to service Mosaic's growing base of...

2014-07-24 08:25:31

Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas BELMONT, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage of the...

2014-07-23 23:21:35

Top experts in finance from Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, IF LLC, Global Settlements LLC and Kilpatrick & Stockton LLP; join developers from Fiberight and Enerkem; who will be alongside cutting edge technology providers and chemical companies Velocys, Calysta, Novomer and Liquid Light as speakers in Orlando to discuss the MSW to biofuels and bio-products conversion market (6-8 October). (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The MSW to Biofuels and Bio-products Event(October, Orlando) will address...

2014-07-23 08:25:51

RWAMAGANA, Rwanda, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Rwanda is preparing to commission in early August 2014 the first utility-scale solar PV power plant in East Africa with a production capacity of 8.5 MWp. The project has commenced testing phase of up to 20% of its total capacity. At present, less than one in five households in Rwanda have access to electricity, and this will increase the country's production capacity by up to 8%. Access to electricity is crucial...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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