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2014-06-13 08:20:32

University of Washington and Penn State University Teams Finish Second and Third WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. announced the winning team of the competition, The Ohio State University, as they took home the overall winners title at the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals. The team's exceptionally engineered 2013 Chevrolet Malibu with energy storage, electric drive and ethanol (E85) fueled engine...

2014-06-05 16:22:05

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that it has signed a jointly funded cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the DOE's new Concentrating Solar Power: Efficiently Leveraging Equilibrium Mechanisms for Engineering New Thermochemical Storage (CSP: ELEMENTS) funding program, part of the SunShot Initiative. CSP: ELEMENTS supports the development of high-temperature thermochemical energy...

2014-05-14 12:24:26

Award Recognizes Safety Performance, Worker Engagement RESTON, Va., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has once again earned the highest recognition for excellence in safety from the U.S. Department of Energy's Voluntary Protection Program for the company's work at the Waste Treatment Plant project on the historic Hanford Site in Washington state. This marks the second time the project has achieved Star status in the program, which recognizes contractors and employees who...

2014-05-13 08:23:49

New Call for Proposals issued by BIRD Energy, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Israel Ministry of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources TEL AVIV, Israel, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BIRD Energy announced its sixth funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint project proposals with a focus on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. To be considered, a project proposal must include R&D cooperation between two companies or cooperation...

2014-05-12 16:23:51

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wiltshire & Grannis announced today that Scott Blake Harris has returned to the firm he helped found in 1998, and that the firm has assumed its original name, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP. Mr. Harris will become Chairman of the firm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86656 Mr. Harris returns to Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis after five years away, during which time he served as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of...

2014-05-07 12:23:21

Independence LED tubes are also potentially safer than competitor products WAYNE, Pa., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence LED Lighting, the award-winning U.S. LED manufacturer, announced today that, according to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) report data, Independence LED tubes are 15% more efficient than 30 other LED manufacturers, including tubes from competitors Philips, Cree, and Osram Sylvania. The DOE report found that LEDs are more efficient than ever. The CALiPER...

2014-04-25 00:20:19

16 Teams Rev Up for Collegiate Automotive Engineering Competition WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy and General Motors Co. today announced the official launch of the EcoCAR 3 competition, introducing the 16 participating universities and revealing the Chevrolet Camaro as the vehicle selected as the platform for the competition. "EcoCAR is an opportunity for the next generation of automotive engineers to help design and build innovative advanced vehicles...

2014-04-21 16:22:13

Adopts SAPC Industry Working Group Residential and Commercial Standards NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercatus, Inc., the leading enterprise level investment analysis and decision making platform for solar energy investors, has formally adopted the Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) Working Group standard contract documents for both residential and commercial solar. The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)'s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) convened the SAPC...

2014-03-11 23:25:28

SolarNexus to build industry’s first end-to-end framework to streamline solar project management by integrating multiple vendors’ offerings. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 SolarNexus, the industry leader in web-based solar business management software, today announced it has been awarded a $500,000 cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative. The award, announced as part of the SunShot Incubator Program, is aimed at reducing non-hardware...

2014-03-06 23:03:00

Mack Trucks’ Macungie Cab and Vehicle Assembly plant and General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems’ Scranton operations are two of only 14 manufacturers in the United States to receive Superior Energy Performance (SEP) certification. University Park, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Two manufacturers working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) at Penn State have received certification from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for significantly reducing their...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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