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2014-06-03 12:27:29

Phase III of TCEC-led study finds adoption of expanded energy efficiency and demand response programs could reduce 40 to 50 percent of projected peak demand growth across the system AUSTIN, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Natural gas and renewable energy will continue to dominate the Texas electric supply additions over the next 20 years, while adoption of expanded energy efficiency and demand response programs could reduce 40 to 50 percent of projected peak demand growth...

2014-06-03 12:26:33

Five-year Lease Deal Clears Way for Turbine Testing off Florida's Southeast Coast BOCA RATON, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Florida Atlantic University's Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) will soon install the world's first offshore test berth for small-scale ocean current turbines thanks to a recently signed five-year lease agreement between FAU and the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management...

2014-06-02 20:21:14

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. Chairman and CEO Jim Robo issued the following statement regarding today's announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of its newly proposed guidelines for the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO "As a clean energy leader, NextEra Energy appreciates the shared...

2014-06-02 12:24:00

President Obama has "accepted the moral imperative to act on climate" HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed a rule to cut carbon pollution from existing U.S. power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. The rule, once enacted, has the potential to effect meaningful reductions in harmful greenhouse gases as the country transforms how it generates power....

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...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.