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2014-06-10 16:22:28

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Capital Partners LLC ("PCP" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Douglas C. Anderson has joined the Company as Managing Director and Director of Research & Due Diligence where he will be responsible for leading investment research and project due diligence activities. In addition Mr. Anderson will serve on the PCP Investment Committee. Mr. Anderson has more than 30 years of experience in the power, energy and...

2014-06-05 12:24:35

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid Demonstration Project, Alstom has been awarded a contract to deliver Demand Response Management System (DRMS) to Con Edison. Con Edison provides electric service to 3.3 million customers in New York City and Westchester County, New York. Alstom's DRMS, based on its e-terraDRBizNet 3.0 technology, will allow Con Edison to efficiently use consumer loads to manage energy supply and demand, with...

2014-06-04 23:04:45

Funding Fuels Clinical Trial Solutions Leader Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Edison Ventures proudly announced today leading a more than $10 million financing in Jersey City-based TrialScope. Edison’s $5.5 million investment fuels growth and finances TrialScope’s acquisition of substantially all Deloitte Analytics LLC assets, including the PharmaCM business, which provides technology solutions for clinical trial registration and transparency. Co-investors include Dublin...

2014-06-04 23:04:02

This is the industry’s first 100-watt replacement ENERGY STAR(R) LED to achieve such efficient light output while providing the same quality of light consumers love. East Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 GE Lighting engineered its 100-watt A-line replacement ENERGY STAR(R) LED to achieve100 lumens per watt (LPW), making it the lighting industry’s most efficient ENERGY STAR 100-watt LED replacement. This bulb is one of 40 new LED bulbs and fixtures hitting the market this summer as...

2014-06-04 08:38:27

UGetLight's A19 series liquid cooled LED bulb is an unbreakable, waterproof, all liquid filling LED bulb with a plastic cover, standard incandescent bulb design, 50,000 hours of life, and five years warranty. BEIJING, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UGetLight, the only LED company in China that owns a patented liquid cooling technology has recently introduced a new model of LED named UGL A19 series liquid cooled LED bulb. UGL A19 merges the traditional quality of the incandescent lamp with the...

2014-06-02 08:23:47

NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince International Corporation ("Prince"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of essential engineered solutions for diverse consumer and industrial markets, is pleased to announce that Grinding and Sizing Company, LLC has changed its name to Prince Energy LLC effective June 1, 2014. At the same time, Prince Energy LLC will be adopting the Prince logo, tagline, and other Prince branded materials. Also on June 1(st), Prince Energy LLC will be...

2014-05-30 23:11:22

For the first time in 40 years, Thomas Edison’s Nickel Iron Battery is back being built in the USA by Encell Technology. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 For the first time in 40 years, Thomas Edison’s Nickel Iron Battery is back being built in the USA by Encell Technology in Alachua, FL. Encell has chosen Iron Edison to be the first US distributor of the US made Nickel Iron Battery. The USA Series batteries can be configured online at...

2014-05-27 08:34:29

- BACtrack's Smartphone Breathalyzer Wins at San Francisco Ceremony SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACtrack, the leader in personal and professional-grade breathalyzers, has been named a 2014 Edison Award Winner, earning Bronze in the category of Industrial Design for its smartphone breathalyzer, BACtrack Mobile. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140523/90987 The BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer is the first smartphone breathalyzer to combine fuel cell sensor...

2014-05-23 23:05:12

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics reveals their newly designed Class 1 Division 1 explosion proof drop light. This drop light is ideal for general close work and inspection activities in hazardous locations requiring explosion proof protection. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The EPL-DL-12-25-1523 explosion proof drop light from Larson Electronics is designed to operate on 12 volt current and comes complete with 25’ of 16/3 SOOW cord ending in a 15 amp explosion proof...

2014-05-22 08:36:00

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco (NYSE: TYC) today announced that Tyco Far East Holdings Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary, has completed the sale of Tyco Fire & Security Services Korea Co. Ltd. and its subsidiaries (ADT Caps Co., Ltd., Capstec Co., Ltd. and ADT Security Co., Ltd.) that form and operate the company's South Korean security business ("ADT Korea") to The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), in a cash transaction valued at $1.93 billion. ADT Korea is a...


Latest Thomas Edison Reference Libraries

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2010-10-27 22:37:47

The Kinetoscope is an early motion picture device although not a movie projector. It is designed to be viewed by an individual through a window of a cabinet housing its components. It works by creating the illusion of movement by conveying a strip of perforated film bearing sequential images over a light source with a high-speed shutter. Thomas Edison was the first to describe it in conceptual terms; however, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson was the first to develop it. Ten Kinetoscopes...

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2010-10-26 18:09:56

Execution by electrocution, started in the United States, is an execution method in which the person being killed is strapped to a specially built wooden chair and electrocuted through electrodes placed on the body. Although its use is in decline the electric chair has become a symbol of the death penalty even though it was only used in the United States and briefly in the Philippines. The goal of the chair was to incapacitate the organs of the body in order to cause death. This was done...

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2010-10-07 11:54:11

Charles Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat created the Vitascope, an early film projector, in 1895. They demonstrated the Vitascope at the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta, they called it the Phantoscope. Armat and Jenkins fought over the rights to the invention and eventually Armat, with legal authority, sold the rights to the Kinetoscope Company. The company eventually approached Thomas Edison to finance the manufacture of their machine before it was outdated. He agreed on the term...

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2010-10-04 16:28:51

The telephone is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sound generally the human voice. The phone's basic function is to allow people who are separated by large distances to talk with each other. The telephone is used across the world and is one of the most common appliances in the developed world. The phone is designed to have a microphone, an ear piece which reproduces the voice, a ringer, and a keypad to enter the numbers. The microphone, earphone, and the keypad are...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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