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2013-09-20 16:21:26

GE to Provide Financing, Technology, Services for 700-MW Natural Gas-Powered Combined Cycle Facility WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive Power Ventures (CPV), GE Energy Financial Services and ArcLight Capital Partners announced today that they have closed financing for the $842 million CPV Woodbridge Energy Center. GE is providing financing, advanced power generation technology and services for the electric generating facility under construction in...

2013-09-19 23:36:48

In line with its global expansion activities, BG Cleaning Systems will participate in the Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo Nepal 2013 on 20-22 September 2013 in Kathmandu Nepal at the DECC, United World Trade Center and will be at Booth B54. BG Cleaning Systems is searching for qualified business partners with an entrepreneurial spirit. Kathmandu, Nepal (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 In line with its global expansion activities, BG Cleaning Systems is participating in the Franchise...

2013-09-19 23:30:14

The commercial grade luminaire from Intense Lighting offers impressive efficiency and output up to 4000 lumens. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Intense Lighting, Inc., an award-winning manufacturer of specification grade LED lighting solutions, is pleased to announce the nationwide launch of the IML6, an LED recessed downlight that uniquely features 850 to 4000 delivered lumens. The IML6 is an ideal, general lighting source for a variety of environments including commercial,...

2013-09-18 12:24:51

As alleged in the Complaint, Lauren Abraham, 23, Came Into Contact With a Live, Downed Electrical Wire During Hurricane Sandy and Horrifically Burned to Death in Front of Friends and Neighbors Due to the Negligence of Con Edison NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, Kim Tinnin filed a lawsuit on behalf of her deceased daughter, Lauren Abraham. On October 29, 2012, Lauren Abraham, a 23-year-old makeup artist and teacher-in-training, walked outside of her home in...

2013-09-12 23:00:42

Edison Ventures proudly announces that it has exited Tangoe, Inc. of Orange, CT. Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Edison Ventures proudly announces that it has exited Tangoe, Inc. of Orange, CT. Edison invested a total of $8M in Tangoe, with its initial investment in 2002. Tangoe completed its IPO in 2011. Edison’s investment in Tangoe generated total cash proceeds to Edison of $80M, or 10X investment cost for Edison. Tangoe is a leading global provider of Communications...

2013-09-12 12:24:32

ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced that Chris Cummiskey has been named chief commercial officer of subsidiary Southern Power, effective Oct. 14. In this role, Cummiskey will lead the expansion of wholesale marketing activities, including business development, acquisitions and asset management for Southern Power. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130912/CL78871) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO) Cummiskey is...

2013-09-06 12:20:40

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Power Corporation (NYSE MKT: DPW - News) is pleased to announce that William J. Hultzman has been appointed as VP of Finance, effective August 21, 2013. Mr. Hultzman served as Finance & Business Development Advisor for STEC USA, LLC, a private start-up in the industrial automation industry space, from 2009 until August, 2013. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Hultzman served as the Vice President of Finance and Corporate Secretary...

2013-09-04 00:21:02

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Enterprises, Inc., a strategic partner to the background screening industry and expert provider of court research information products, smart data solutions and ancillary services, today announced that Timothy Brothers has been promoted to Vice President of Sales and Technology. Mr. Brothers joined the firm in 2012 as Director of National Sales, bringing nearly two decades of industry experience serving the CRA, mortgage...

2013-09-01 23:01:22

“Smart Factory Market by Technology (SCADA, DCS, PLC, ERP, MES, PLM, MOM), Field Devices (Industrial Network, Robotics, RFID, And Motors & Drives, Relays & Switches, & Sensors), Application (Process, Discrete) - Global Forecast & Analysis (2013 - 2018)” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 The Smart Factory is referred to as a fully integrated and affordable factory automation solution that...

2013-08-28 08:26:46

Agreement Expected to Help Caliber I.D. Expand Global Footprint ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucid, Inc. (OTBB: LCDX), d/b/a Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics (Caliber I.D.), a leader in noninvasive optical biopsies of skin and manufacturer of VivaScope® confocal imaging systems, has entered into a strategic advisory agreement with H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC, designed to benefit the growth of Caliber I.D. as it continues to develop its business through a...


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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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