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2014-03-18 16:21:34

ALEC's anti-rooftop solar campaigns defeated in Washington and Utah SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) today announced two new wins for rooftop solar in 2014 as the public continues to defeat attacks from anti-solar utilities, their national trade association Electric Institute (EEI), and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). In Utah and the state of Washington, solar advocates preserved net metering with zero...

2014-03-18 08:29:07

Young artists and writers gain exhibition and publication opportunities and access to more than $8 million in scholarships as they join the ranks of prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards alumni including Stephen King, Sylvia Plath and Zac Posen NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers has announced the national winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the country's longest-running and most prestigious award...

2014-03-17 08:21:15

AMSTERDAM, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - To achieve a minimum EUR4.3 billion annual synergy goal, the Alliance is implementing convergence plans in four key areas: Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, and Human Resources. - Converged business functions become official 1 April and are expected to have an immediate positive effect on operational performance. - Newly appointed Alliance...

2014-02-27 16:21:49

- Broad coalition of businesses and individuals partner to fight attempts to toll existing, non-tolled interstate lanes - RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses and organizations from numerous sectors of the U.S. economy, as well as individual citizens, today launched a national coalition opposing tolls on existing federal interstates. The Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates (ATFI) is a broad-based organization united by the belief that a viable, sustainable solution to...

2014-02-25 12:31:21

International NFC Alliance to promote convenient cross-border mobile NFC services BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian telecom operators Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan), HKT (Hong Kong), KDDI (Japan), and SK Planet (South Korea) are jointly announcing the formation of the Asia NFC Alliance, with the support of the GSMA, today at MWC 2014. The Alliance aims to extend existing NFC services beyond national borders to further accelerate the adoption of convenient and...

2014-02-24 08:29:29

Nation's leading integrated pharmacy health care provider will help support and advance the Alliance's interoperability initiatives ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CommonWell Health Alliance (the "Alliance") - the health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort - announced today that CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) has joined as one of the newest Contributing Members of the organization. CVS Caremark, the largest integrated pharmacy health care...

2014-02-23 12:21:01

Alliance's Achievements on Exhibit at HIMSS Booth #1389 ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CommonWell Health Alliance (the "Alliance") - the health information technology (HIT) vendor-led interoperability effort - announced today that Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC), with 77 hospitals in 14 states, has signed a letter of intent to use the Alliance services. This comes two months after the announcement that participating providers from Chicago;...

2014-02-20 12:23:30

BOSTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, Northeast Utilities System (NU) in Massachusetts opposed a plan that would bring economic growth to the state while boosting use of cleaner and more efficient solar energy. Solar delivers a financial benefit to all ratepayers, but NU doesn't like it because they prefer investing in large transmission and gas projects to increase their profits. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130828/SF71040LOGO) For example, a...

2014-02-14 16:22:33

Measure Could Provide Global Commitment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from HFCs ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy (Alliance) has offered its support for the negotiation of an amendment to the Montreal Protocol which would curtail the global growth of greenhouse gas emissions from hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Their statement of support was delivered at the US Stakeholder Meeting on 2014 HFC Activities under the...

2014-02-13 08:37:13

Multi-Year Alliance Begins February 28th Live On Spike NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attack Poker and Bellator have announced a multi-year alliance that will kick off at Bellator's Season 10 debut from Mohegan Sun Casino live on Spike TV Friday, February 28(th). The alliance will make Attack Poker the official online gaming partner of Bellator, and will be featured throughout Bellator's live event broadcast, as well as online and through digital campaigns....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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