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2014-05-15 16:23:30

SEOUL, Korea, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) will provide up to $3.9 million to the 21st Century Power Partnership to create and operate a platform for power sector technical support for the Mexican federal government. This program will help Mexico achieve secure, reliable, and clean electricity as part of its energy reform agenda. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140515/MN27712) The 21st Century Power Partnership is...

2014-05-15 12:24:02

Leading New York State energy services company to become exclusive energy supplier of Triple A affiliate of MLB's Washington Nationals SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueRock Energy, Inc., the premier provider of electricity, natural gas and green energy products to businesses and residents in New York State, today announced that it has become the official energy supplier of the Syracuse Chiefs, the high-scoring, fan friendly Triple A affiliate of Major League Baseball's...

2014-05-14 23:03:52

Sustainable Clothing Brand Has Been A Champion Of Wind Power Since 2005 Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 PrAna has worked to reduce its electricity consumption and replace its main energy source with wind power since 2005, helping to reduce harmful emissions that contribute to climate change and exceeding its own expectations for success. “Very early on at prAna, there was this energy around doing things in a more sustainable way,” said prAna’s founder, Beaver Theodosakis. “So...

2014-05-14 08:23:20

BAODING, China, May 14, 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 will provide engineering, procurement and construction services to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) for a 5 MW solar power plant in Thailand as a member of a four-party Consortium...

2014-05-13 23:06:41

HP’s Palo Alto campus outfitted with more than 4,000 solar panels, enough to offset more than 20 percent of the facility’s current electricity usage Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) is helping HP’s corporate headquarters go solar in a project expected to significantly reduce the technology giant’s greenhouse gas emissions and help it achieve its ambitious renewable energy goals. SolarCity and HP, along with the City of Palo Alto, City of Palo Alto...

2014-05-13 12:25:37

Under the theme of "Act Together, Think Creative," CEM5 focused on accelerating the transition to a global clean energy economy SEOUL, South Korea, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the growing urgency of the world's energy and climate challenges, energy leaders from the world's largest economies and others gathered in Seoul for the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) to strategize next steps in their efforts to accelerate the deployment of clean and efficient energy. Hosted by Korea...

2014-05-13 12:25:01

Awards program showcases world's leading smart grid consumer engagement programs SEOUL, Korea, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, during the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial in Seoul, Korea, the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) and the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF) announced Entergy New Orleans, Inc.'s "SmartView" Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) pilot project as the winner of the first-ever ISGAN Award of Excellence. The project was singled out from...

2014-05-13 12:23:54

New agreement expands the scope of activity for global network of renewable energy experts SEOUL, Korea, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have formalized a collaboration that will help accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. The jointly led Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN) will leverage both organizations' resources by...

2014-05-13 11:27:12

UEA Community-led sustainable energy projects are not taken seriously enough by the government, according to a new report from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Published today, the report looks at how initiatives such as community-owned solar panels, wind turbines and hydro-electricity generators, as well as energy-saving projects, could make big differences in tackling climate change. But while a ‘Big Society’ ethos has formed part of the legislative program for the...

2014-05-13 08:25:07

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an ambitious effort to reduce energy use on a global scale, the Clean Energy Ministerial's Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative announced a competition to recognize the most energy-efficient lighting around the world. SEAD Global Efficiency Medals will be awarded to the most energy-efficient lamps and luminaires on the market as well as to new technologies that push the boundaries of efficient...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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