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2014-10-21 12:25:06

- Qualified customers can receive up to $10,000 in energy efficiency upgrades RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 4,000 households across the state could soon be eligible for an energy makeover, courtesy of Duke Energy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company has announced the launch of its Helping Home Fund, a $20 million program authorized through an agreement with the N.C. Public Staff and approved by the N.C. Utilities Commission during the...

2014-10-14 23:02:14

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) welcomed keynote speakers to discuss the future of the energy industry. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) opened its 2014 OATI Energy Conference at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on October 14, 2014. The first day of the Conference commenced with influential energy industry leaders examining the future of the energy industry, as well as other topics surrounding the 2014 theme...

2014-10-08 16:21:14

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Value Recovery Holding, LLC, of Columbus, Ohio (VRH) is pleased to announce its selection by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville to serve as prime contractor to assist the Army's Office of Energy Initiatives (OEI) with comprehensive portfolio and program management support to the Army's Renewable Energy Enterprise. VRH will support OEI's implementation of cost-effective, large-scale, Renewable Energy...

2014-09-30 23:08:23

Northwest remodeling firm is one of only four home performance contractors in the nation to be recognized for using cutting-edge technologies to reduce the energy costs of the nation’s homes Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The U.S. Department of Energy presented Neil Kelly Company with a Housing Innovation Award during the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance’s Excellence in Building Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Neil Kelly Company was one of four home...

2014-09-25 16:22:12

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Wednesday that it has priced $1 billion of new 10-year global power bonds with an interest rate of 2.875 percent - TVA's first new 10-year power bond offering since 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100304/TVALOGO TVA receives no funding from taxpayers, and pays its own way with revenues from power sales and power program financings. The proceeds from the sale will be used...

2014-09-18 23:03:48

Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Jim Risch joined the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Department of Energy labs to announce the creation of the Senate National Laboratory Caucus to "make certain that U.S. labs continue to build on their successes and remain world leaders in cutting edge research" during National Lab Day on the Hill on Tuesday. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 On Tuesday, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz joined Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Jim...

2014-08-29 23:06:06

The move will enhance the company's ability to provide holistic energy analysis to its business and nonprofit clients, acting as an outsourced energy department. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 A deal was finalized this month for Brightergy to acquire the Supply-Side Division of Acumen Energy Solutions, a firm based in Overland Park, KS. The acquisition marks the formation of a new department within Brightergy for Management of Electrical Power and Gas; Acumen’s former...

2014-08-12 08:41:18

HOUSTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgeway Software, the most recommended provider of legal services management solutions, today announced that Sandia National Laboratories has selected Bridgeway Software's eCounsel(®) to electronically manage its legal matters and improve the performance and operational maturity of its internal legal department. Sandia National Laboratories will leverage Bridgeway to increase efficiencies for more than 30 legal professionals and migrate from...

2014-08-05 08:25:12

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority reported Tuesday net income of $147 million for the nine months ended June 30, 2014, on almost $8 billion in revenue, and a nearly 7 percent reduction in operating and maintenance expenses year-over-year resulting from cost-saving initiatives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100304/TVALOGO "We have seen some positive signs both operationally and financially through the first nine months of the year,"...

2014-08-04 12:23:16

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it will be collaborating with the Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States (CHORUS) as a component of its model for providing public access to peer-reviewed articles that report on DOE-funded research. CHORUS is a collaborative service developed by the not-for-profit organization CHOR, Inc. to provide easy public access to scholarly works. "Powered by the robust...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.