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2009-06-19 06:00:00

Recent Successes with Brown University, Providence College, Rhode Island School of Design and Roger Williams University Underscore the Value of World Energy's People, Process and Technology WORCESTER, MA, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced a number of recent successes helping Higher Education institutions procure energy over the World Energy...

2009-06-12 06:00:00

World Energy Streamlines Strategic Procurement for World's Third Busiest Airport; Online Auction Delivers Major Cost Savings, Fair and Transparent Process DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, TX and WORCESTER, MA, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), the world's third busiest airport, has successfully executed...

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2009-05-28 06:20:00

Rapidly industrializing nations like China and Russia are expected to drive up global energy demand by some 44 percent during the next two decades, according to a U.S. governmental energy forecasting agency. The Energy Information Administration's report also stated that an expected economic recovery in 2010 will likely cause a swift bounce-back for temporarily depressed energy prices and demand.  U.S. oil prices, for example, are expected to nearly double from a $61 dollar a barrel...

2009-05-18 10:01:00

Study Finds Fossil Fuels & National Grid Threaten Military, Economic, Climate Security Identifies Critical Opportunities for DoD Leadership & Innovation WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- America's energy posture constitutes a serious and urgent threat to national security -- militarily, diplomatically and economically, according to a blue-ribbon panel of top-ranking retired admirals and generals. In a report released today entitled "Powering America's Defense: Energy and the Risks...

2009-05-06 09:35:00

Third annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals regulation and incentives will drive investment MILWAUKEE, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy efficiency has never been more important, according to new research commissioned by Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI). The Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey, a research report targeting professionals responsible for energy management, revealed barriers to investing in energy efficiency include: limited funding, uncertainty about future energy...

2009-04-30 11:00:00

Aggressive Conservation Efforts on Track to Shatter 20 Percent Energy Reduction Goal HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While visiting the 2009 Energy Expo that is dedicated to energy conservation, Department of General Services Secretary James P. Creedon today announced that the commonwealth is leading by example and, in the process, saving Pennsylvania's taxpayers millions of dollars. Creedon announced that Pennsylvania has reduced energy consumption in state-owned...

2009-04-27 20:06:00

- 1.2 megawatt solar panel system, energy efficiency upgrades expected to cut facility's electricity requirements in half to save $550,000 per year LOS ANGELES, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) today unveiled a groundbreaking energy efficiency and renewable power project with the installation of the nation's largest solar panel system at a transit facility. It is also the largest solar panel installation within the City of Los...

2009-04-23 07:00:00

DENVER, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Altira Group LLC, a pioneer and leader in venture capital and private equity funding for energy technology companies, today announced a pair of significant investments totaling $17.5MM in the renewable energy sector. Continuing to demonstrate its commitment to helping meet global energy demand, Altira made lead investments in two strategic companies, EPS Corp of Costa Mesa, CA and Lilliputian Systems, Inc. (LSI) of Wilmington, MA. "Even in this demanding...

2009-04-22 07:30:00

Online Auctions Give School System the Edge in Securing New Electricity Contracts TOMS RIVER, NJ and WORCESTER, MA, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Demonstrating the power of online energy procurement, World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced Toms River Regional Schools (TRRS) has successfully executed new electricity contracts through the World Energy Exchange(R). By providing market intelligence,...

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2009-04-15 06:40:00

According to industry forecasters, U.S. power plants will see a 2.6 percent drop in the amount of coal they burn in 2009 compared with the previous year.  The main cause is not, however, an increased use of green energy, but rather the ailing economy and moderate summer temperatures. As consumers seeking to save on cooling costs begin to turn back the thermostat, power plants are able to incorporate more natural gas into their energy mix "“ an alternative that is both cheaper and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.