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2010-04-07 12:28:00

TradeTheNews.com Roundtable Series Outlook for New U.S. Nuclear Energy: Political, Regulatory and Economic Dynamics Tuesday, April 13, 2010 -- 4:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. EDT WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Nuclear Infrastructure Council (NIC), a leading think tank advocate for new nuclear energy, will join TradeTheNews.com, a Wall Street-based innovator in real-time breaking financial news, analysis and trade ideas, in presenting an April 13, 2010 (4:30 pm -...

2010-03-11 14:25:08

Materials scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have designed a way to harvest small amounts of waste energy and harness them to turn water into usable hydrogen fuel. The process is simple, efficient and recycles otherwise-wasted energy into a useable form. "This study provides a simple and cost-effective technology for direct water splitting that may generate hydrogen fuels by scavenging energy wastes such as noise or stray vibrations from the environment," the authors write in a...

2010-02-08 05:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondre Energy, Inc. (MEI), a leading energy strategies firm based in Philadelphia, will save the Diocese of Scranton on average more than 14 percent in electricity costs over the next two years. The savings cover approximately 240 separate electricity accounts in Diocesan churches, rectories, schools, convents, and other facilities. Savings for the Diocese's GS1 category accounts will exceed 19 percent. "Electricity costs are a significant budget item...

2010-01-26 09:00:00

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help stimulate and inspire young students across the state, First Choice Power has awarded 22 grants totaling more than $50,000 to Texas teachers who submitted creative ideas to discuss energy and energy-efficiency in the classroom. "Teachers positively impact their students every year," said Brian Hayduk, president of First Choice Power. "Energy efficiency is a growing issue, and today's students are the key to its future. First...

2010-01-19 15:45:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) today released an in-depth analysis of the potential impact on military activities, including training and weapons testing, deriving from expanded oil and natural gas exploration in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. The paper--entitled Eastern Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Exploration and Military Readiness and produced in collaboration with Commonwealth Consulting Corporation, led by Col. Martin Sullivan, USMC...

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2010-01-07 07:55:00

Regions across east and central China, such as Hubei and Jiangxi provinces, have resorted to rationing of power for industry to tide them over through the icy weather that has pushed up energy demand while disrupting coal transportation. Wang Changxing, spokesperson for the Shanghai grid, told Reuters, "Even under extreme circumstances, we will ensure residential electricity supply, which is always the top priority." According to meteorologist reports, daytime temperatures in Shanghai reached...

2009-12-23 11:46:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Chairman and CEO Don Blankenship today commented on the release of new projections by the U.S. Department of Energy that fossil fuels will continue to supply the vast majority of America's energy needs for the next 25 years. "This study confirms that there will always be a market for abundant, affordable electric power generated by coal," Mr. Blankenship said. "We need to keep politicians from meddling in the energy market with...

2009-12-17 06:30:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- N-Viro International Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: NVIC) ("N-Viro"), an environmental and materials operating company that owns patented technologies to convert various types of waste into beneficial reuse products, including the renewable biofuel N-Viro Fuel(TM) and, N-Viro Soil(TM), announces the support of the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth ("DELEG") through a grant reward for the feasibility test of N-Viro...

2009-12-10 17:18:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Background: America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) President and CEO Regina Hopper issued the following statement today regarding comments made by Sens. Kerry (D-MA), Graham (R-SC) and Lieberman (R-CT) on climate and energy legislation: "Increasing use of clean, abundant, American natural gas can play a central role in helping our nation achieve greenhouse gas emission reduction targets while creating jobs and enhancing U.S. energy security....

2009-10-22 10:03:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the world's population swells, environmental problems, energy limitations, shortages of clean water and food, and health threats are becoming crises, particularly in less developed countries. Innovations in nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology could help, but only if they reach the places where they can offer the greatest benefits. Making the most of these emerging technologies demands unprecedented international...


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