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2008-10-13 09:00:41

Atlantic Energy Solutions, Inc. (OTC:AESO) is pleased to announce that it is moving on to the next phase of its $4.4 million energy efficiency project with a state college located in Upstate NY. To date, Atlantic Energy Solutions has completed $3.5 million in renovations to the college campus. Among the renovations are campus wide lighting system upgrades, improved water conservation technology, a building envelope and weatherization package, domestic hot water heater replacements, and a...

2008-10-10 18:00:30

Tokyo, Oct. 10 (Jiji Press)--Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry called on an advisory panel Friday to draw up specific measures before the end of the year to promote the use of nonfossil fuels. By inviting experts, the panel will discuss measures to expand development of nonfossil energy sources, support technologies that will contribute to a shift in energy sources, and utilize fossil fuels more effectively. The ministry is also considering proposing revisions to the law...

2008-10-09 12:00:32

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Pharmaceutical industry industry is available in its catalogue. Medical Nanotechnology Markets http://www.reportlinker.com/p096369/Medical-Nanotechnology-Markets.html Nanotechnology has reached critical mass. Nowhere is this more evident than in medicine. Rising medical costs, demands for less-invasive procedures and pressures for immediate feedback of medical conditions, all point to nanotechnology as offering...

2008-10-07 12:00:00

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP Melanie Hillis, 713-221-1165 melanie.hillis@bgllp.com Peak oil in Latin America is less than 10 years away; energy integration, nuclear power plants, and large-scale renewable power generation are necessities to ensure sufficient energy supplies in the future; the region's governments should play a stronger role in their respective energy sectors; and Latin America and the Caribbean are ripe for business. These are the significant findings of Bracewell &...

2008-10-07 09:00:47

The Chairman, President, and CEO of GreenHunter Energy, Inc. (AMEX: GRH), Gary C. Evans, will present at 10:00 AM Eastern time today at the William Blair Small-Cap Growth Stock Conference, held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel located in New York City. An audio and visual webcast of today's presentation, both live and replay, will be available at: http://www.wsw.com/webcast/blair14/grh/. Today's presentation will serve to update the investing community on recent overall developments in...

2008-10-07 09:00:47

Reporter Aleksandr Talanov interviews the head of the state holding Samruk-Energo, Yerlan Upushev, about the current situation of electricity production in Kazakhstan, shortage of power in the south of the country, and the measures the company takes to solve the problems. The following is an excerpt from Upeshev's interview published by the Kazakh newspaper Megapolis on 29 September: The situation in the energy sector of Kazakhstan worries many people now. The situation regarding energy...

2008-10-03 06:00:22

HARVEY, La., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Superior Energy Services, Inc. today announced that Terence Hall, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the 2008 Johnson Rice Energy Infrastructure Conference being held October 6-7, 2008 in New Orleans. Superior Energy's presentation will be webcast live on Monday, October 6, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the audio webcast and view accompanying presentation materials, visit the Investor Relations section...

2008-10-02 06:00:31

Text of report by Austrian newspaper Die Presse on 1 October [Interview with UK Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks by Jakob Zirm; place and date not given: "British Minister: Nabucco Yes, But No Projects in Iran"] [Zirm] Great Britain has an ambitious programme to develop nuclear energy. The Austrians, by contrast, are very sceptical when it comes to it. In this country people mostly think right away about the accident in Chernobyl. What is your first thought on the issue of nuclear power?...

2008-10-01 15:00:44

ISOBEL Lindsay refers to wasting money on Trident (Letters, September 29). We have a few examples recently of how Russia treats its neighbours (and one-time allies). In the case of Ukraine and Georgia, do what you are told or big brother will sort you out. As North Sea gas runs down, we will become more and more dependent on Russian energy sources and we cannot rely on the US to look after our interests. Giving up our nuclear option would be nave, for as long as we have the threat of...

2008-10-01 10:00:00

COMING soon to a junction near you: the car that 'talks' to traffic lights as it approaches, helping it to cut fuel consumption. A similar traffic management system - which enables communication between cars and lights to reduce stop-start engine inefficiency and cut fuel waste - has been trialled in Japan but the latest project, titled Travolution, is being tested much closer to home, at Ingolstadt in Germany. So it may not be too long before the system is up and running on Britain's busy...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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