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2014-09-24 23:06:54

Mediaplanet announces distribution of its third cross-platform edition of Green Living, inspiring readers to research energy literacy initiatives and pursue sustainable living practices through home automation and green energy pursuits. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The print component of “Green Living” is distributed within today’s edition of Toronto Star, with a circulation of approximately 230,400 copies and an estimated readership of 622,100. The digital component is distributed...

2014-09-24 23:06:08

An industry leader in manufacturing organic food and supplements, renewable energy, and clean water products has launched a new, revolutionary brand. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Representatives with BNatrl (https://www.bnatrl.com) announced today that it has officially launched a new brand called: “Off Grid.” Off Grid includes the company’s alternative energy and water products, with products designed to help provide off-the-grid solutions for clean power and...

2014-09-24 23:05:05

Global Green Energy Market (Solar PV, Wind energy, Hydroelectric power, Bio-fuels, Geothermal energy) - Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019 (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Global green energy market is projected to have a market size of USD 831.99 billion by 2019. This growth is estimated to come at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2013 to 2019. Factors driving the growth in demand for green energy include renewable portfolio standards and regulations,...

2014-09-24 23:01:32

"District Energy in Cities Initiative" under the Global Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), a global initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched at the UN Climate Summit in New York City New York City, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) is proud to support the launch of the “District Energy in Cities Initiative” under the Global Energy Efficiency...

2014-09-24 16:22:13

On Project Completion, One-Third of Total Campus Electricity Demand will be Served with Carbon Neutral Energy DAVIS, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, Davis and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) plan to build a 16-megawatt, ground-mounted solar power plant that is expected to generate 14 percent of UC Davis' electricity needs. The university anticipates that, when the plant is completed in 2015, more than one-third of total electricity demand on campus...

2014-09-24 16:21:51

Both companies provide resources for United Solar Initiative to carry our projects in Africa and Central America CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Schletter, a leading producer of solar mounting systems, metal fabrication production, and a supplier of engineering services, has donated $100,000 USD to United Solar Initiative Inc. (USI), a Chapel Hill based non-profit propagating solar energy among disadvantaged communities. Strata Solar, one of the nation's leading...

2014-09-24 12:23:36

Project Is First Under Solar 4 All(TM) Program Extension BORDENTOWN, N.J., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) today marked the start of construction on a 10.14-megawatt-dc (MW-dc) solar farm on the capped Parklands Landfill. The project, part of PSE&G's Solar 4 All program, will transform 40 acres of landfill space into a clean energy producing solar farm, capable of powering nearly 2,000 average-size homes annually. The Parklands Landfill...

2014-09-24 12:21:13

BRIGHTON, Mich., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CGE Energy today announced a unique utility rebate guarantee program that allows commercial facilities to take advantage of utility rebates, even if there are no funds available from their local utility. State and local utilities have been very successful with their energy efficiency rebate incentives, but they have set defined limits for them. Each year these rebate programs run out of funding toward the end of summer. For example,...

2014-09-24 08:22:40

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy announced today that it has been ranked among the top energy providers in the world for sustainable environmental, social and economic practices. Rankings from Sustainalytics, a leading global research firm that measures sustainable business practices for investors, place Consumers Energy 14(th )out of 226 energy providers worldwide. "Our Promise is to care for the Michigan communities we serve in every Lower Peninsula county....

2014-09-23 08:24:03

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In July, Bourne Energy successfully field-tested the latest version of its BackPack Power Plant (BPP) portable hydropower system in a shallow remote river in the Pacific Northwest. The unit performed flawlessly producing a steady 600W (12-24V). A zero-fuel power generator of this size (one cubic meter) producing 600 watts is a small but significant step forward in energy development for a sustainable future. It will help renewable energy...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'