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2014-10-22 08:25:34

First major deployment of its kind in North America ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) has entered into an enterprise-wide license agreement to deploy a comprehensive grid analytics solution from Landis+Gyr across its service territories. The analytics package includes a suite of applications aimed at enhancing asset life, reliability and distribution system optimization. PHI's operating companies, including Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City...

2014-10-22 08:25:21

Named Leading Technology Provider for 'GreenZone' Community Center, LG Outfits Sustainable Facility with Air Conditioning Solutions, Electronics, Appliances NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Underscoring its commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainable technologies, LG Electronics USA is playing a major role at the premier event for sustainable building, the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, which opens here today....

2014-10-22 08:25:03

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Pepco Energy Services (PES) wanted to find cost-effective ways to improve the operations of its Midtown Thermal Control Center (MTCC) in Atlantic City, it contacted Tustin Energy Solutions (TES), a commercial energy management company located in Norristown, PA. TES made numerous energy efficiency upgrades and utilized a non-proprietary automated plant optimization application. The result was a nearly 25% improvement in operating...

2014-10-22 08:24:59

BELMONT, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enmetric Systems, Inc., announced today that it has achieved EnergyWise Suite Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco(®). This designation recognizes Enmetric as having fulfilled the requirements and prerequisites to sell, deploy, integrate with, and support Cisco EnergyWise(TM) Suite products and solutions. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153362LOGO The Cisco EnergyWise Suite ATP Program assists...

2014-10-22 08:24:22

- Expects total annual pre-tax benefit to be approximately $4 million AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) announced today actions to optimize the Company's back office and support functions in Europe, Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") to better align its operations with current market conditions in the region. During the first half of fiscal 2015, A. Schulman plans to reduce headcount in EMEA by approximately 40 employees, with the majority of...

2014-10-22 08:23:58

- Certificate marks new age of risk reduction, quality and safety for solar plant assets LAS VEGAS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL -- Today VDE Testing and Certification Institute (VDE), a globally recognized premium certification body, in conjunction with partner Fraunhofer ISE, a world leading applied solar research institute, announced the issuance of VDE Quality Tested (QT) Certification to First Solar, Inc. for its design, engineering and...

2014-10-22 08:23:47

TAMPERE, Finland, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Right after launching Pino[TM], the only fully automatic and distributed Multi-Hop Mesh IoT network in the market, Wirepas is happy to announce their co-operation with Aidon, a leading provider of smart energy metering solutions and smart grid applications. The collaboration is a very concrete leap forward in bringing the Internet of Things to everyday life. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141014/710133 )...

2014-10-22 08:23:40

HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recapture Solutions, LLC ("Recapture") is pleased to announce it has acquired Flex Leasing Power & Service ("FLPS"). FLPS leases 250kw and 333kW Flex Turbines(TM) for remote well-site power generation to the North American oil and gas industry. Over the past two years, FLPS has developed a reputation for providing remote power in the harshest and most challenging environments with exceptional up-time and service quality. FLPS' fleet of...

2014-10-22 08:22:24

Launches More Than 30 New Programs and Increases Membership by Almost 100 Percent ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Been behind the wheel of an Enterprise CarShare vehicle lately? Recent business results from the company indicate that the answer is likely "yes." Over the past year alone, Enterprise CarShare reports its membership has increased by almost 100 percent and has launched more than 30 new programs in North America. Additionally, the acquisitions of AutoShare in...

2014-10-22 08:22:08

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) Air Maintenance Technology (AMT) for commercial vehicles will begin testing on U.S. trucking fleets in the next few months, as part of a research project supported by United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Vehicle Technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153499 Since 2011, Goodyear has been developing and testing its Air Maintenance Technology, which can aid in fuel...


Latest Technology Reference Libraries

Atari Lynx
2014-07-15 14:42:15

The Atari Lynx is a handheld gaming console released in September 1989, by the Atari Corporation. It was the first handheld to feature a color LCD screen. The Lynx (Handy Game) was originally developed by Epyx in 1987, but the company had financial troubles and agreed to have Atari handle production and marketing of the system. In 1991, Atari re-released the Lynx with improved hardware, longer battery life, and a sleeker look. Known as the Lynx II, it had rubber hand grips, a stereo...

The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

Nomophobia
2013-12-24 14:19:08

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. The term, which is an abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone-phobia”, was coined during a study by the UK Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a UK-based research organization to take a look at anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that almost 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain have a tendency to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage”....

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.