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2014-07-31 23:01:31

Why solar power and green energy expansion possesses a threat to the livelihood & status quo of local utility companies. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 With solar energy companies expanding into California’s booming economy in the past decade, it’s no wonder why local utility companies are fearing they will lose loyal customers. Solar energy, or electricity through the use of solar panels, is a cheaper and environment friendly approach to electricity. According to California Solar...

2014-07-31 08:25:32

SunEdison's eleventh solar project under the Feed in Tariff program will bring energy and jobs to Ontario TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has reached financial close with Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale (NORD/LB) for an 18 megawatt (MW) DC solar power plant in Ontario. The project is set to start construction in July and be completed by the end of 2014,...

2014-07-30 12:25:12

RICHMOND, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an online report released today, Dominion (NYSE: D) says that 50 percent of the electricity it produced from its fleet of power stations in 2013 came from carbon-free nuclear and renewable energy. In addition, the company's generation fleet saw a 24 percent reduction in carbon intensity - the carbon emissions rate per unit of electric output - from 2009 to 2013. These are highlighted in Dominion's seventh annual Citizenship & Sustainability...

2014-07-30 12:24:55

SC Johnson Climbs List of EPA's National Top 100 List of Green Power Users; Ranks No. 9 on Top 30 On-Site Generation List RACINE, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it ranks on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) National Top 100 list of the largest green power users. Moving up 17 spots to No. 77, SC Johnson is currently using nearly 75 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough green power to meet 43 percent...

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...


Word of the Day
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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