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2010-12-15 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), and its renewable energy subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF) announced that a video of the presentation made by Chief Executive Dr. Carl Kukkonen at the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology held July 25-27, 2010 in Dalian China was released yesterday by the congress organizers. The presentation, entitled Giant King(TM) Grass: High Yield Feedstock for Biofuels,...

2010-12-15 07:00:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Blue Energy Corp. (OTCBB - OTCQB: PBEC), a publicly traded developer of renewable energy projects, today announced this progress update detailing developments at the Company's planned solar farm in Gila Bend, Maricopa County, Arizona. On December 10, 2010, Pacific Blue received vendor approval to restructure the Gila Bend land acquisition and extend the closing date to March 10, 2011.  The amended agreement allows for PBEC to acquire a...

2010-11-24 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Chief Executive, Dr. Carl Kukkonen reports, "We have received numerous inquires about a new viral video featuring Giant King Grass on the Internet -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwOWdHGwQBg. VIASPACE did not contribute to the video. Nor does management know who produced it. We do not endorse its contents. However, we do wish that we could have helped defeat Hitler and we do want to promote world peace." Information on VIASPACE...

2010-11-11 07:31:00

SHANGHAI, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Energy Recovery Inc. (Pink Sheets: CGYV) ("CER") announced today it signed a $10.9 million (US) contract with Wengfu Co., Ltd. to retrofit a heat energy recovery system into an existing sulfuric acid plant at the company's Fuquan City facility located in Guizhou Province, China. CER's heat recovery system will be capable of generating 960 tons of steam per day at 176C and 0.8MPa from operations at the plant. The steam will be used to...

2010-11-01 17:38:00

NEW YORK, November 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energtek Inc., a leader in hi-tech natural gas solutions and Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, today announced that the incorporation of the partially-owned subsidiary, Pan Energy doo, has been completed. Energtek's fully-owned subsidiary Energtek Products Ltd. owns 74 percent of the shares of the new company while the remaining 26 percent of shares are owned by a local fuel distributor. Pan Energy doo will provide fuel to...

2010-10-19 12:00:00

Stresses 'More-than-Tech' Solutions for Government and Private Sectors COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland is launching a new cybersecurity initiative that aims to stimulate public-private partnerships and address national vulnerabilities, including those facing industry. The idea is to help "connect the dots" in the region's burgeoning federal and private cyber sector. The focal point of the initiative, the new Maryland Cybersecurity Center...

2010-10-11 05:00:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- N-Viro International Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: NVIC) announced today the N-Viro Fuel(TM) mobile energy system for production of N-Viro Fuel(TM) is in transit. The initial project phase includes delivery of the portable unit to our permitted site in Western Pennsylvania. N-Viro crews expect to complete assembly promptly. The actual project started last year with design, permitting and equipment purchases. The mobile system is the first of its...

2010-10-06 08:58:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) has named Sarah K. Magruder Lyle to be its Vice President of External Affairs. Magruder Lyle comes to ANGA with a strong background in energy policy, strategic planning, government relations and political affairs. In this position, Magruder Lyle will work to cultivate partnerships with local, state and national constituencies to promote ANGA's goal of expanding the use of abundant, clean, American natural...

2010-10-01 09:10:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- N-Viro International Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: NVIC) ("N-Viro"), an environmental technology company that markets an alternative fuel manufacturing process and agricultural products, is pleased to issue this update regarding its equity financing and development agreements with VC Energy I, LLC of Las Vegas, NV ("VC Energy"). As reported in the Company's Form 8-K filed September 27, 2010, N-Viro and VC Energy amended their June 29, 2010...

2010-09-22 10:20:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Three of the nation's leading energy and safety experts have combined forces to create Reese-Colston Energy Training (RCT), a knowledge-based provider of high-end private and public energy and safety seminars uniquely designed for virtually every level of employee -- from field personnel to office management to executives working for or with natural gas and electric utilities, and oil and gas production companies. "We formed Reese-Colston...


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.'