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2010-01-05 16:00:00

Additional $250,000 Investment Completed WORCESTER, MA, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced it has granted Bond Capital, Ltd. (Bond) an extension, until January 15, 2010, to complete the final tranche of the previously announced purchase of up to $2.5 million of World Energy common stock. Pursuant to the agreement, the purchasing entity, an affiliate of Bond,...

2009-12-09 17:34:22

From cement production to appliance standards, China makes strides in energy efficiency. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists Lynn Price and Nan Zhou expected the long banquet and endless toasting. What they did not expect on a recent trip to a cement plant in central China was a three-hour variety show by the factory employees, complete with folk dancing, song-and-dance numbers and comedians. Even more surprising were the lyrics to one of the songs:  "I started to listen...

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2009-11-23 08:50:00

Theory also says energy conservation doesn't help In a provocative new study, a University of Utah scientist argues that rising carbon dioxide emissions "“ the major cause of global warming "“ cannot be stabilized unless the world's economy collapses or society builds the equivalent of one new nuclear power plant each day. "It looks unlikely that there will be any substantial near-term departure from recently observed acceleration in carbon dioxide emission rates," says the new...

2009-11-20 10:45:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Military Energy, Fuels and Power Sources Market 2009-2019 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164755/Military-Energy-Fuels-and-Power-Sources-Market-2009-2019.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Our new defence report - Military Energy, Fuels and Power Sources Market 2009-2019 - assesses the evolving opportunities presented by one...

2009-11-19 08:26:07

Smarter grid, greener buildings could cut pollution and carbon dioxide emissions. India may rank only a distant fourth in terms of carbon dioxide emissions, behind China, the United States and Russia, but its rapid economic growth rate coupled with aging and inefficient energy infrastructure suggest dire environmental consequences if "business as usual" continues. That's why experts from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have been working to expand collaborations with India on energy...

2009-11-18 06:00:00

Catholic Healthcare Partners, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and MediSys Health Network Join Growing Ranks of Empowered Energy Buyers WORCESTER, MA, Nov. 18 /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 hospitals and health care systems around the country procure energy over the World Energy Exchange(R). Together, these care providers,...

2009-11-17 13:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Biomass, Biomass And Waste-To-Energy - Worldwide Market Challenges & Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164553/Biomass-Biomass-And-Waste-To-Energy---Worldwide-Market-Challenges--Opportunities.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Rising concerns about global warming, volatile oil prices, and the need for energy...

2009-10-26 13:48:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Global Alternative Energy Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155837/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Alternative-Energy-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The global outlook series on Alternative Energy provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research...

2009-10-19 10:09:43

Most of the technology needed to shift the world from fossil fuel to clean, renewable energy already exists. Implementing that technology requires overcoming obstacles in planning and politics, but doing so could result in a 30 percent decrease in global power demand, say Stanford civil and environmental engineering Professor Mark Z. Jacobson and University of California-Davis researcher Mark Delucchi. To make clear the extent of those hurdles "“ and how they could be overcome "“...

2009-10-05 06:00:00

Firm's Auction Technology and Market Expertise Give the State An Edge in Strategic Energy Procurement PROVIDENCE, RI and WORCESTER, MA, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced the State of Rhode Island has successfully procured over 5 million Dth of natural gas over the World Energy Exchange(R). The 36-month contract, which commences November 1, 2009, is...


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