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2009-06-16 08:00:00

Will Share Insights on How to Best Meet America's Energy Infrastructure Challenges at Gathering of Business, Labor, Government and Academic Leaders DETROIT and CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Christopher J. Kearney, is scheduled to take part in a Town Hall panel discussion focused on the challenges of America's aging energy infrastructure. Mr. Kearney's panel entitled...

2009-06-09 14:21:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) today strongly praised the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee for its approval of a measure that seeks to boost the domestic supply of oil and natural gas. The amendment, offered by Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.), passed by a vote of 13-10. "This vote represents a major step in the effort to enhance our nation's energy security," said Energy Security Leadership Council Co-Chairman, General P.X....

2009-06-04 13:06:00

RALEIGH, N.C., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy Carolinas' N.C. customers will pay slightly less for electricity under a proposal filed today with the N.C. Utilities Commission. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c) The company is seeking to lower the fuel component in customer rates, and to adjust other components of the customer bill that reflect the cost of energy-efficiency programs and renewable energy resources. If approved as proposed, the...

2009-06-01 07:30:00

3,000-Acre Cultivation Plan Includes Giant King Grass, Potential as Dedicated Energy Crop for Electric Power Plant PASADENA, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), a clean energy company providing products and technology for renewable and alternative energy, today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Auro Infra to develop an agricultural project in Tanzania based on Giant King Grass. Auro Infra is a private company...

2009-05-28 09:26:00

Funding to Support Current and Pending Nanotechnology Development COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixelligent Technologies, an emerging leader in developing nanotechnology applications, announced today it has closed on $2 million in new equity financing. Pixelligent is developing ground breaking applications in optical lithography and nanocomposites for the semiconductor and microelectronics markets. "To raise capital for a development stage company in the current economic...

2009-05-19 16:28:00

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. and BUTTE, Mont., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Montana Public Service Commission (MPSC) has formally approved the Company's construction of the Mill Creek Generating Station (MCGS) near Anaconda, Montana. "We appreciate the commission's thoughtful and thorough deliberation. This is our first new electric generating resource in Montana, and is a key step towards our vision of being a fully integrated, regulated utility. It will enable us to integrate additional...

2009-05-06 13:07:00

Efforts in Achieving a Green Economy Should Balance with Jobs WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Labor Council for Latin American Advancement today issued a letter to the members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the House Energy and Commerce Committee calling on Congress to ensure that any proposed federal renewable standards do not adversely affect Latino and Latina workers in the United States. In her letter, Dr. Gabriela Lemus, highlighted the potential unintended...

2009-04-29 09:31:00

ANAHEIM, Calif. and RAMONA INDIAN RESERVATION, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalyx, Inc. has been contracted to be the technology provider and will team with the Ramona Band of the Cahuilla Indian Tribe to develop the Tribe's Eco-Tourism resort near Anza, Calif. The first of its kind, the Ramona Band of Cahuilla Mission Native Americans' resort is designed as a 100% off-grid renewable energy project that will employ multiple alternative energy technologies to meet 100% of its energy needs and...

2009-04-21 10:08:00

SHENYANG, China, April 21 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (Nasdaq: APWR) ("A-Power" or "the Company"), a leading provider of distributed power generation ("DG") systems in China and a fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced it has signed contracts with the subsidiaries of Anhui Wenergy Co., Ltd. ("Wenergy") to build two micro-grid electricity-generation systems in Anhui Province based on biomass as the primary fuel. The total...

2009-04-02 09:31:00

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND), Senator George Voinovich (R-OH), and key members of the Energy Security Leadership Council (ESLC), a project of Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE), unveiled The National Energy Security Act of 2009 Wednesday. The bill presents a comprehensive plan to reduce our nation's dangerous dependence on oil, primarily through the electrification of the short-haul ground transportation fleet. "For too long, our national...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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