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2014-07-01 08:23:59

BlueRock Energy offers New York State residents and business owners tips on how to keep energy bills in check as heat rises in July SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: With summer heat expected to rise to 2014 highs across most parts of New York State over the next...

2014-06-30 23:22:35

MBH has acquired DES for $5MM. The combination will provide solutions that reduce carbon emissions in power generation and cogen systems globally. Murray Millander will join MBH as the CEO. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 MBH NRG LLC (MBH), a green energy solutions provider, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Distributed Energy Solutions, Inc. (DES), a leader in power generating infrastructure and sustainable energy systems. MBH agreed to purchase DES for $5...

2014-06-30 08:23:47

Construction to begin on 150 MW project in North Dakota BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in North America, is pleased to announce it has received notice to proceed (NTP) for construction on the Border Winds Project in Roulette County, North Dakota. RES Americas is the developer and engineering, procurement, and...

2014-06-30 08:23:33

WALNUT, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, was an invited speaker at the 17(th) Annual Platts Private Power in Central America Conference held June 12-13, 2014 in Panama City, Panama. The conference covered fossil fuel and renewable electricity projects in the region, and the Nicaragua Energia Reino Verde project was presented as a case study. Kukkonen's presentation, titled "12 MW Biomass Power Plant with...

2014-06-27 16:22:07

Yingli and FIFA announce plans for the official Corporate Social Responsibility Project of the 2014 FIFA World Cup BAODING, China and RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, June 27, 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 hosted a press conference in Rio de Janeiro to announce the Company's plans to...

2014-06-26 12:24:36

Creation of financial risk assessment methodology will accelerate solar deployment DENVER, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to accelerate the financing of solar energy projects, more than 20 market-leading companies have committed to support the adoption of truSolar, the industry's first, uniform risk assessment methodology governed by an accreditation body. The truSolar initiative was announced as a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action at the 2014 CGI...

2014-06-26 08:22:05

WALNUT, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today issued an update regarding the progress of the Tibbar Energy, Giant King Grass fueled, 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix. The power plant will supply clean and renewable electricity created from VIASPACE Giant King Grass (GKG) to the Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for at least the next 25 years. As previously reported, Tibbar Energy was issued a Virgin Island...

Research Shows Net Energy Analysis Should Become A Standard Policy Tool
2014-06-26 03:25:53

By Mark Shwartz, Stanford University Policymakers should conduct "net energy analyses" when evaluating the long-term sustainability of energy technologies, according to new Stanford University research. Net energy analysis provides a quantitative way to compare the amount of energy a technology produces over its lifetime with the energy required to build and maintain it. The technique can complement conventional energy planning, which often focuses on minimizing the financial cost of...

2014-06-25 23:07:51

A focus on greener practices across all industries, a universal push to do business and live our lives in a way that is easier on the environment, has led many companies and individuals to look into alternate ways to power their homes and businesses. Wise Business Plans is excited to offer increased support to green energy companies such as wind farms in 2014. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 According to the American Council On Renewable Energy, renewable energy accounted for nearly 40% of all new,...

2014-06-25 23:05:29

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) markets. Global market for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) is projected to reach US$1.3 billion by 2020, driven by the ever increasing demand for electricity across the globe and the resulting need for efficient and environment friendly power production technologies. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – A type of fuel cell technology, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'