Latest World energy resources and consumption Stories

2011-12-15 16:00:00

⢠The goal of this campaign is to turn the usersâ solar energy votes into solar PV supplies donated by PROINSO to PV solidarity projects in underprivileged areas. ⢠SOLAR ENERGY SOLIDARITY is a social action to be available until January 12 on PROINSOâs Facebook pages in Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, the United States and Canada. ⢠Users who visit the companyâs Facebook...

2011-11-12 08:00:00

Use of renewable energy to shrink carbon footprint Sheffield (PRWEB) November 12, 2011 Bayer MaterialScience LLC, announced that a comprehensive initiative on the use of alternative energy sources at its sheet products operations will reduce its future carbon footprint by 20%. The announcement follows the award of a new energy contract to Hess that will increase the amount of power Bayer receives from renewable sources. The Bayer sheet business worked in tandem with World Energy Solutions,...

Facebook Announces Social Energy App
2011-10-18 04:09:09

In a move designed to help raise awareness about energy consumption, Facebook on Monday announced a new partnership with Opower, a developer of energy-efficiency software, and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to create a new social energy application for the social network. According to CNET reporter Martin LaMonica, the app will be developed by Opower and distributed through Facebook's Green page starting in early 2012. It will allow users to compare their energy usage with...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Eragyâs Wattâs on Now! app enables any Control4 user to save energy Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Eragy, Inc., a leading provider of award-winning energy management software applications and services, today announced a new home energy management application and service for Control4® home automation systems. Eragyâs third generation energy management app for Control4 systems, Wattâs on Now!, enables any Control4 user to save...

Google Reveals Energy Usage, Carbon Footprint
2011-09-09 04:31:42

  For the first time, tech giant Google has revealed what the New York Times refers to as one of their "most closely guarded secrets"--the amount of power used by their global facilities. According to James Glantz of the newspaper, the company reported Thursday that "its data centers continuously drew almost 260 million watts...to run Google searches, YouTube views, Gmail messaging and display ads on all those services around the world." Furthermore, Martin LaMonica added that...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.