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2009-08-17 12:20:00

Many American consumers are citing confusing claims about the energy efficiency of electric cars heading for showrooms, Reuters reported. Last week, General Motors said its upcoming Chevy Volt would get an unprecedented 230 miles per gallon in city driving, but critics jumped on GM's claim for the Volt as an example of brash marketing and fuzzy math. Felix Kramer, head of California-based CalCars.org, a nonprofit advocacy group for plug-in electric vehicles, acknowledged that the sticker...

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2009-07-21 13:28:21

U.S. residents used less coal and petroleum last year than they did in 2007, California's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory said. As for renewable energy, U.S. residents used somewhat more solar, nuclear, biomass and wind energy during the same time period, the laboratory said in a release Monday. This is a good snapshot of what's going on in the country, Livermore analyst A.J. Simon said. U.S. energy use in 2008 was estimated at 99.2 quadrillion BTUs, down from 101.5 quadrillion BTUs...

2009-06-03 10:16:00

CHICAGO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest "Mad About Options" clip analyzes Fast Money's take on Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090323/AQM046LOGO) "Mad About Options" co-hosts, www.ONN.tv CEO E. Matthew "Whiz" Buckley and Chief Investment Strategist Jud Pyle, outline option strategies that option investors can use if they agree or disagree with the "Fast Money" host's picks. This video can be found on www.ONN.tv (http://www.onn.tv) under the...

2009-04-23 20:42:00

Agreement for Costco Gas Stations Would Adjust Fuel for Temperature in Several States Oil Companies Will be 'Making Fairness Illegal' if They Try to Stop Costco Deal, says Consumer Watchdog SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Costco has agreed to settle a lawsuit over the sale of "hot gasoline," becoming the first U.S. gasoline retailer to do so and setting a possible national precedent, said Consumer Watchdog. The group applauded the discount chain and urged others...

2009-04-13 09:59:00

NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Raritan Inc. and EDSA Micro Corporation today announced that the two companies have combined their data center power analytics solutions to help companies automatically calculate and present energy efficiency ratings based on the new Advanced Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) metric (formerly called Level 3) -- developed by the global IT association, The Green Grid. Advanced/Level 3 PUE requires that data center energy data be monitored and recorded...

2008-10-30 15:00:34

BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, today announced that the company will provide a live audio webcast of its presentation to investors at the 2008 AeA Classic Financial Conference scheduled for November 4, 2008, at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Paul J. van der Wansem, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BTU International, will present at the conference's Session 2 on...

2008-10-20 12:00:28

BTU International, Inc. (Nasdaq:BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, will hold its quarterly earnings conference call to discuss third quarter 2008 results on Tuesday, October 28, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The dial-in number to participate in the conference call is 877-741-4253. This call is also being webcast and can be accessed at BTU's website at www.btu.com. An earnings press...

2008-09-27 03:00:31

By Anonymous Approximate Heat Content of Petroleum and Natural Gas Plant Liquids Asphalt. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) adopted the thermal conversion factor of 6.636 million British thermal units (Btu) per barrel as estimated by the Bureau of Mines and first published in the Petroleum Statement, Annual, 1956. Aviation Gasoline. EIA adopted the thermal conversion factor of 5.048 million Btu per barrel as adopted by the Bureau of Mines from the Texas Eastern Transmission...

2008-08-21 12:01:21

EDSA Corp., developers of the Paladin(R) platform of power analytics(TM) software, today announced the release of its Paladin(R) Live PUE-DCiE Advisor(TM) in support of the new electrical power efficiency standards developed by the global IT association, The Green Grid. The Green Grid is a collaborative organization of approximately 200 leading technology organizations, led by such firms as AT&T, Cisco, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, and others for whom mission-critical...

2008-08-19 12:00:49

BTU International (Nasdaq: BTUI), a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, today announced the receipt of an order from a major thin film solar customer. The order, exceeding two million dollars in value, calls for the delivery of several BTU in-line thermal processing systems that will enable high-volume production of Thin Film solar panels. "We are very pleased to receive this order for use in high volume...


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