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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...

2014-06-16 23:04:07

Today marks the beginning of Energypath 2014, Pennsylvania’s largest sustainable energy conference, held through Friday, June 20, at Albright College. Through the generosity of Sustainable Energy Fund of Allentown, PA, over two hundred scholarships were awarded to college students, professors and secondary educators to attend the week-long educational event. Reading, PA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Energy Camps combine hands-on and classroom training in solar photovoltaic, micro hydro and...

2014-06-16 23:02:47

Saying it reflects consensus from major clean energy, utility and environmental stakeholders while solidifying the Commonwealth’s commitment to 1,600 MW of solar energy by 2020, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today announced their support for proposed legislation for a new net metering and renewable energy incentive program that will result in hundreds of millions of dollars in cost savings for ratepayers. Boston, MA...

2014-06-15 20:20:17

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gov. John Kasich has an opportunity to retain a wind industry in Ohio if he uses his line-item veto on Monday to remove an anti-wind-energy provision from the budget bill - with $2.5 billion in current investment, hundreds of millions in local leases and tax payments, over 60 factories, and thousands of Ohio jobs on the line. On Friday, Ohio became the first state to slow down its clean energy progress, despite the billions of dollars...

2014-06-13 16:21:02

TORONTO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Moose Power Inc. ("Moose Power"), along with its partner Nautilus Solar Canada Inc. ("Nautilus"), has sold three projects to an investment vehicle of NewWorld Environmental Infrastructure, L.P. ("NewWorld") and North Sky CleanTech Alliance Fund, L.P. ("North Sky"). This is the first step in a larger commitment by New World and North Sky to fund at least 28 projects representing 9.2 megawatts. (Photo:...

2014-06-12 16:22:23

3,000+ Global energy leaders convene in New York City to drive forward industry collaboration for investment in State's growing energy industry NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The second annual New York Energy Week event series, created by energy information company EnerKnol, will commence on Monday, June 16. The week will feature 30+ events, drawing the industry's top leaders from across alternative and conventional energy, utilities, government, startups, high-tech, and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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