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2014-06-02 12:23:57

Federal carbon safeguards will drive investment in clean energy industries and jobs AUSTIN, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama administration today announced its landmark climate change initiative - the first-ever protection against carbon emissions from existing power plants. Carbon emissions, or greenhouse gases, cause climate change and are already costing Texans millions of dollars in damage from drought, wildfires and extreme heat. The new standards, which...

2014-06-02 08:23:55

Organics-to-waste facility to begin producing clean energy in summer of 2015 EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluesphere Corp. [http://www.bluespherecorporate.com ] (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today that Mecklenburg County has issued the Company an air emissions permit for its 5.2 MW waste-to-energy project in Charlotte, North Carolina. Obtaining the...

2014-05-30 23:05:19

Company Recognized by Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council for U.S. Procurement Supplier Diversity Achievements Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 National Grid today announced that it was awarded Local Corporation of the Year 2014 by the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) at an awards gala held earlier this month. “It is such an honor to receive this award on behalf of National Grid’s procurement team,” said Supplier...

2014-05-29 08:24:00

Advanced vanadium flow battery provides containerized multi-megawatt "all in one" solution MUKILTEO, Wash., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UniEnergy Technologies (UET), manufacturer of large-scale energy storage systems for utility, commercial and industrial, and micro-grid applications, today announced commercial availability of the Uni.System(TM) grid-scale energy storage system. The Uni.System is modular, factory-integrated (including power conversion), and "plug & play,"...

2014-05-29 08:23:37

econValue report from CEM's solar and wind initiative shows how renewables can increase jobs, incomes, and manufacturing WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Large-scale deployment of renewable energy can create jobs, increase incomes, improve trade balances, and contribute to industrial development--if the right policies and frameworks are in place. That's according to a new report released by the Clean Energy Ministerial's Multilateral Solar and Wind Working Group. The...

2014-05-28 23:06:59

The world’s first provider of Big Energy Data will showcase how big data from utility providers can reduce energy spend and carbon emissions. Atlanta (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Urjanet is pleased to announce its participation in the White House 2014 Energy Datapalooza today. This event is part of the Obama Administration’s Energy Data Initiative, highlighting private-sector innovators who are using the power of big data to help address the nation’s biggest economic and environmental...

2014-05-28 23:02:40

Innovative purchasing model achieves wide-scale, low-cost solar deployment. Montpelier, Vt. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) has just released a new case study on a successful model for reducing solar costs through collaborative purchasing by public agencies. This case study, “A Model of Collaborative Solar Purchasing: The Alameda County Renewable Energy Procurement Project,” is available on CESA’s website at:...

2014-05-28 12:23:14

Two 75-megawatt (MW-DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) projects lead new energy era in South Africa JOHANNESBURG, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced that two 75-megawatt (MW-DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) projects have completed construction and are fully operational and successfully helping to power the Eskom South African electric grid with renewable energy....

2014-05-28 12:23:07

White House Open Data Initiative identifies EnerKnol as a top innovator harnessing data to build U.S. clean energy economy. NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- EnerKnol today announced that the White House and the U.S. Department of Energy have selected the company to present its decision support technology at the 2014 White House Energy Datapalooza on Wednesday, May 28 in Washington, DC. The Energy Datapalooza will highlight the nation's leading private-sector...

2014-05-28 08:40:38

Building Energy also Announces Integration of Key Government Software Tools with its Cloud-Based Software-as-a-Service Platform WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White House Energy Datapalooza - Building Energy Inc., developer of the largest trusted platform of data and apps for the built environment today announced the launch with the National Trust for Historic Preservation of its platform to over 1,200 Main Street Center communities for energy savings, job creation, and...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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