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2014-06-19 16:22:31

DILLER, Neb., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the official dedication of the Steele Flats Wind Energy Center, located in Jefferson and Gage counties, Nebraska. Approximately 100 local residents, community leaders, and state officials gathered today at the new wind facility, which is capable of generating 74.8 megawatts (MW) of wind power, enough electricity to meet the energy needs of 19,000...

2014-06-19 12:23:40

The Alliance for Solar Choice fights for the future of rooftop solar in Florida TALLAHASEE, Fla., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida utilities are lobbying to shut rooftop solar out of a Public Service Commission proceeding that will shape the future of rooftop solar in the state. The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), which represents the majority of the rooftop solar industry, is seeking to participate in this proceeding to support solar market development. While TASC...

2014-06-19 12:23:28

Nearly Half of U.S. States Represented in Efforts to Promote Advanced Energy Legislation and Regulation WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a national association of businesses making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable, continues to grow its State Coalition with today's announcement of two new state partners, the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEEA) in Pennsylvania and Alliance for Clean Energy New York...

2014-06-19 08:22:59

BAODING, China and SINGAPORE, June 19, 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 its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Singapore Company Pte. Limited ("Yingli Singapore"), is supplying 12 MWp of solar modules to Gading Kencana Sdn Bhd., a leading solar energy...

2014-06-18 23:13:28

Solar Photovoltaic Energy Camp attendees from Energypath 2014, Pennsylvania’s largest sustainable energy conference, assembled a 3kW solar array with the help of instructors, Bill Hennessy and Vera Cole. The hands-on experience prepared sixty solar camp attendees for future studies and work in the sustainable energy industry. Reading, PA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Energy Camps combine hands-on and classroom training in solar photovoltaic, micro hydro and biomass technologies; an introduction...

2014-06-18 23:06:50

Biomass Energy Camp attendees from Energypath 2014, Pennsylvania’s largest sustainable energy conference, visited biomass energy facilities including: a sustainable forest and Weber Hardwood in Lebanon, PA. This first-hand experience reinforced classroom learning facilitated by biomass energy expert Paul Lewandowski of AFS Energy. Reading, PA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Energy Camps attendees, including college students and professors, secondary educators and displaced workers, through the...

2014-06-17 23:13:18

Renewable energy provider helps stadiums to achieve LEED® certification. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Renewable Choice Energy today announced its partnership with two of the stadiums playing host to the World Cup in Brazil this month in their attempt to achieve LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building certification. The stadiums - Arena Pernambuco and Estiod Beire Riowill – have purchased a total of 10,145,850 kilowatt hours of renewable...

2014-06-17 23:01:12

Importance of district energy and CHP emphasized by former White House energy and climate change leader Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Heather Zichal, former deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change, provided the keynote address at the 105th Annual Conference and Trade Show of the International District Energy Association (IDEA) in Seattle, WA. With over 640 people from 15 different countries in attendance, Zichal detailed what she believes to be the case...

2014-06-17 08:22:57

National organizations join to launch product for the first national #PutSolarOnIt Day of Action OAKLAND, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Mosaic, the first company to crowdsource investments to finance solar projects, launches Mosaic Places, a technology platform poised to rapidly take the nation solar one place at a time. Mosaic Places allows the public to rally support and raise funds to put solar on local community centers, schools, libraries, places of worship, and...

2014-06-17 08:22:31

WALNUT, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunvalley Solar, Inc. (SSOL), a leading turnkey solar energy solution provider in the commercial and agricultural industries, announced today that it has been awarded a new 676.5 KW solar system installation contract for Raven Farms in Selma, CA. "We understand growers have high and variable energy needs. Unexpected increases in electricity prices have a costly impact on their bottom line. With California's drought, most farmers may have...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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