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2011-04-12 13:05:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corporation (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB), sponsor of the 250-megawatt (AC) California Valley Solar Ranch power plant, announced today the project has been offered support via a conditional commitment for a loan guarantee of up to $1.187 billion from the U.S.

2011-03-30 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A motorcade of battery, hybrid and fuel cell powered vehicles will parade through Washington D.C. on Tuesday, April 19th, as part of the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) conference during Earth Week.

2011-03-29 19:48:15

Superlenses earned their superlative by being able to capture the "evanescent" light waves that blossom close to an illuminated surface and never travel far enough to be "seen" by a conventional lens.

2011-03-25 12:12:00

Why Aren't Japanese and American Citizens Getting All the Facts? "Extreme" Step Seen As Indication of Much Higher Radiation Levels Than Revealed So Far by NRC, Japanese Government WASHINGTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three groups - Friends of the Earth (FOE), the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) and Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) - announced today that they have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to get to the bottom of what led the...

2011-03-23 07:06:00

VISALIA, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Logos Technologies®, Inc. and EdeniQ, Inc., announced U.S.

2011-03-19 04:47:27

“The nation that controls magnetism will control the universe,” famed fictional detective Dick Tracy predicted back in 1935.

2011-03-17 21:08:28

Systems biology is a holistic approach to the study of how a living organism emerges from the interactions of the individual elements that make up its constituent cells.

2011-03-17 07:30:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have reached a licensing agreement for Argonne's resin wafer electrodeionization (RW-EDI) technology.

2011-03-15 09:29:00

NEW YORK, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Electrolux Major Appliances North America has been named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Product Manufacturer by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

2011-03-14 14:06:05

Since the 1970s, hydrogen has been touted as a promising alternative to fossil fuels due to its clean combustion —unlike hydrocarbon-based fuels, which spew greenhouse gases and harmful pollutants, hydrogen's only combustion by-product is water.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.