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2013-03-11 12:21:15

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has made Nashville's Energy Automation Systems, Inc. a part of the TVA Preferred Partners Network, which means EASI is among a group of commercial and industrial organizations working with TVA to improve energy efficiency across the TVA network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090326/CL89542LOGO ) The network spans clients in 7 States, including most all of Tennessee and parts of Mississippi,...

2013-03-11 12:21:10

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke-American Transmission Co. (DATC) has reached an agreement to purchase Atlantic Power Corporation's interest in the Path 15 transmission project, an existing 84-mile, 500-kilovolt transmission line in central California. "Path 15, which connects the transmission grids between northern and southern California, plays an important role in maintaining regional electric system reliability and market efficiency," said Phil Grigsby, president,...

2013-03-04 12:22:10

Shares Power Down Day Toolkit and Corporate Energy Policy to help companies take steps to save energy WEST HARTFORD, Conn., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Legrand announced the success of the company's first employee-driven Power Down Day with a total energy intensity reduction for the day at nearly 25 percent. Twenty-four sites participated in Power Down Day, held on November 29, 2012. "A Power Down Day," according to Susan Rochford, vice president, Energy Efficiency,...

2013-02-18 08:23:49

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In order to better meet the needs and demands of its Oklahoma City area customers, Remedy Roofing is now offering energy efficiency consultations to its customers, premiering new features on http://www.remedyroofing.com/roofing-oklahoma-city.php Heating and cooling costs are two of most costly drains on a home's utility expense in the Oklahoma City area. Regardless of the methods used to heat or cool the home, the desire is to keep the...

2013-02-14 16:21:56

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently a Los Alamos National Laboratory quantum cryptography (QC) team successfully completed the first-ever demonstration of securing control data for electric grids using quantum cryptography. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC60813) The demonstration was performed in the electric grid test bed that is part of the Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIPG) project at the University of...

2013-01-30 16:21:12

FOIA-Disclosed Documents Expose Inadequate Attention to High Risk Faced by Taxpayers, Problems with Loan Due Diligence and Apparent Political Interference. ATLANTA, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Documents newly acquired under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent litigation show that Solyndra-like problems are plaguing the controversial $8.33 billion federal loan guarantee conditionally committed for the construction of two nuclear reactors (Vogtle 3 and...

2013-01-28 12:22:37

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Described by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) as a milestone in DOE's Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (ICCS) program, Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today that Phase One of its two stage carbon capture project in Port Arthur, Texas is onstream. Ultimately, the project will capture approximately one million tons of carbon dioxide (CO(2)) annually to be recovered, purified by Air Products, and transported by Air Products...

2013-01-23 08:22:56

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewables, part of Duke Energy's Commercial Businesses, announced today the completion of its 36-megawatt (MW) energy storage and power management system at its Notrees Windpower Project in west Texas. The system completed testing and became fully operational in December, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) "Battery storage is an important innovation to address the variability of wind...

2013-01-23 08:21:56

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Building Energy Inc. announced today that it is licensing its cloud-based application to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to make its national database of building energy and asset data accessible, open, and secure. The DOE's goal is to enable managers, engineers, and financiers of energy efficiency projects to make confident and informed decisions about building energy efficiency. (Logo:...

2013-01-23 08:21:23

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Auto Show®, the automotive industry's annual public policy show and the largest public show held in Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce that Energy Secretary Steven Chu will be the government keynote speaker at the Washington Convention Center on Thursday, January 31(st). Secretary Chu's address will focus on the Department of Energy's EV Everywhere Grand Challenge and will follow the "Affordable Mobility: The Future of...