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2013-12-17 12:20:39

FRANKLIN, Ky., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today celebrated completion of multiple energy-saving projects to reduce the plant's annual power consumption by more than 2.3 million kilowatt-hours -- enough electricity to supply about 170 homes in the Franklin area for a year. The site was also awarded a $200,545 rebate through its partnership with the Franklin Electric Plant Board (EPB) and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Meritor, a leading global...

2013-12-17 08:30:51

New online tool shows California homeowners how their energy and water scores compare and how to boost their savings OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new online tool developed by the nonprofit Build It Green helps California homeowners explore the question, "Is my home greener than my neighbors' homes?" The quick-and-easy Green Home Calculator at GreenPointRated.com/Calculator gives users a green home score that reveals answers to four intriguing questions: -- How does...

2013-12-17 08:23:08

Solar Financier Leverages the Mercatus Solution to Drive Growth in Competitive Solar Markets SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Power Company, Inc., a Boulder, Colorado-based financier and owner of over 50MW in distributed solar assets across North America, has adopted the Mercatus project evaluation platform to drive growth in the commercial and industrial solar markets. Haresh Patel, CEO of Mercatus, and Amory Host, CEO of Main Street Power, made the joint...

2013-12-17 08:22:12

Designer of 100% sustainable homes, Mesocore, announces a solution which solves water purification, green energy, sustainable housing and emergency relief in one unit. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Threatening to dramatically disrupt philanthropy and charity as it has been known so far by rocketing the ROI and impact nonprofits can make with every dollar, new sustainable technology from Mesocore combines the solution to multiple social issues simultaneously....

2013-12-16 12:21:27

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Consolidated Edison Development's jointly owned 150-megawatt (MW) Mesquite Solar 1 has been named a "Renewable Top Plant" by POWER magazine, ranking among the top renewable power installations completed worldwide during the past year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA29138LOGO) Located in Arlington, Ariz., about 60 miles west of Phoenix, Mesquite Solar 1 is one of the largest photovoltaic...

2013-12-16 08:21:48

A new insight - based on a '2013 Search for Growth' survey - identifies new areas of growth LONDON, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan released today its three big predictions for the global chemical, materials and food industry. Based on a '2013 Search for Growth' survey which involved 1835 executives in more than 40 countries globally, Frost & Sullivan's insight highlights new areas of growth. Materials market for energy-efficient buildings, construction...

2013-12-13 16:22:47

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement today in response to the Department of Energy's announcement of the recipients of the remaining $150 million in Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit (48C) funds. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) "America's manufacturing sector is the largest, most productive and technologically advanced in the world," said USW International President Leo W....

2013-12-13 12:22:11

DUBLIN, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dkp496/superconducting) has announced the addition of the "Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) Systems - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dkp496/superconducting ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for...

2013-12-13 08:21:49

BAODING, China, Dec. 13, 2013 /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 expressed its congratulations on the successful grid connection of world's largest hydro and PV hybrid project ("Project"), near the Longyangxia Dam in Qinghai Province, China. The Company has supplied 15 MW YGE series PV...

2013-12-12 23:02:14

There has been a gradually growing trend among self storage facilities in Canada to install solar panels at their locations. Secure Self Storage feels that it is important to take a leadership role in going green. Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 The government of Ontario has assisted in speeding up this development by presenting a Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) Program where building proprietors can put in solar panels on top of their roofs to produce green energy, and feed in to the...