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2012-10-03 23:00:01

More than 50 UC Berkeley energy research projects on display Berkeley, Calif. (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 The largest student-run energy event in the West will convene on October 18 and 19 to examine the tensions driving innovation, investment and policy in energy. The Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC) will host the annual BERC Symposium on the campus of UC Berkeley. Two keynotes and a range of panel discussions on October 19 will examine technical drivers, policy challenges...

2012-10-03 02:29:07

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE:NWE) today announced that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) notified the company that it has ranked other options ahead of the Mountain States Transmission Intertie (MSTI) to serve BPA's southern Idaho loads. This notification was in conjunction with the January 2012 Memorandum of Understanding between NorthWestern and BPA agreeing to explore the potential for MSTI to...

2012-09-20 17:12:30

A team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Ho Nyung Lee has discovered a strain relaxation phenomenon in cobaltites that has eluded researchers for decades and may lead to advances in fuel cells, magnetic sensors and a host of energy-related materials. The finding, published in Nano Letters, could change the conventional wisdom that accommodating the strain inherent during the formation of epitaxial thin films necessarily involves structural defects, said Lee, a member of the Department...

2012-09-12 06:33:01

Taxpayers for Common Sense, Heritage Foundation, National Taxpayers Union, and Competitive Enterprise Institute Outline Troubled Projects That Could Still Move Ahead. WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four groups - Taxpayers for Common Sense, Heritage Foundation, National Taxpayers Union and the Competitive Enterprise Institute - warned today that a number of energy boondoggles would remain in the federal pipeline under the No More Solyndras Act. While the "No...

2012-08-30 06:22:31

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Energy showcased the Marriott La Jolla, owned and operated by HEI Hotels & Resorts, on Tuesday during a tour of the facilities of its Better Buildings Challenge participants. As part of a three-day tour in California of participant facilities, the Department of Energy recognized and highlighted the energy-efficient and energy-saving practices and technologies implemented by the Marriott La Jolla. (Logo:...

2012-08-28 23:01:03

The Judge in the Tennessee Valley Authority coal fly ash spill lawsuit handed down an opinion and order on Thursday, holding in favor of some 800 residents of Roane County, TN whose properties were damaged and devalued in a 2008 catastrophe where a dike failed, spilling more than one billion gallons of coal ash into the community and waterways neighboring the Kingston Fossil Plant. New York City (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., a leading national mass tort and personal...

2012-08-09 10:21:13

LONGVIEW, Wash., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Executives from Weyerhaeuser, Nippon Paper Industries, Cowlitz County Public Utility District, and the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) will gather today at the North Pacific Paper Corporation (NORPAC) facility to celebrate the largest industrial energy efficiency project in BPA history and one of the largest energy efficiency projects in the United States to date. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120111/AQ34535LOGO) When...

2012-07-26 02:24:36

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NORESCO, a national leader in energy efficiency and energy infrastructure solutions, is partnering with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement $15 million in self-funding facility upgrades in the greater Los Angeles area. As the VA's first energy savings performance contract (ESPC) under the Department of Energy's newest ESPC Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, the project will improve energy...

2012-07-25 06:21:34

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced it expects to save more than $264 million and reduce fossil fuel use by 72 percent at its Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) through energy and operational efficiency measures over the 25-year performance period. Through an energy savings performance contract with Johnson Controls, the global leader in delivering energy solutions, the project is expected to deliver these results through the installation...

2012-07-18 10:21:13

HONOLULU, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI), in partnership with Arsenal Venture Partners and TechConnect, recognize the 2012 Top 10 Defense Energy Technology Solutions and Top 7 Tropical Environment Energy Solutions. From over 250 global applicants spanning the energy spectrum, the organizations with the most promising military-related technologies were selected to present to a panel of officials including U.S. Pacific Command...