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2009-09-29 06:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a leading global provider of distribution facilities, announced today it has formed a Global Renewable Energy Group to procure new business, manage installations and provide development management services for renewable energy projects globally. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090929/LA82949) "Even through the challenges of the global recession we are finding more ways to create additional value from...

2009-09-24 14:07:00

MIAMI, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Through his advisors, Energy Industry Icon Karl W. Miller calls for lower energy prices; natural gas target $2.50-$2.75/mmbtu and Oil $40-$60/bbl over the next 12-18 months. Mr. Miller cites the grossly understated number of jobless in the U.S., the grossly understated number of distressed and troubled mortgages/borrowers and lack of leverage available to the retail and industrial sectors as simply putting the absolute brakes on any credible demand increase....

2009-09-24 10:36:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Nuclear Energy Technologies Worldwide: Components and Manufacturing http://www.reportlinker.com/p0119238/Nuclear-Energy-Technologies-Worldwide-Components-and-Manufacturing.html Manufacturers of nuclear reactor components are entering a pivotal period as the new global landscape of global nuclear energy production takes shape. Nations committed to constructing...

2009-09-10 09:38:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Biomass, Biomass and Waste-to-Energy Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0119469/World-Biomass-Biomass-and-Waste-to-Energy-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Biomass, Biomass and Waste-to-Energy in terms of installed capacity (MW) and electricity generation (Million kWh). The report analyzes the US and European markets in terms of...

2009-09-03 09:02:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it has installed two solar arrays at Fort Dix, N.J., a training and mobilization center for the U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard. The solar installations are part of a $17.6-million program that will decrease energy consumption at the post by almost 10 percent and water use by more than 5 percent. The program, which includes a variety of energy-efficient facility and infrastructure upgrades, will...

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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...

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2009-07-20 14:55:00

Americans used more solar, nuclear, biomass and wind energy in 2008 than they did in 2007, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The nation used less coal and petroleum during the same time frame and only slightly increased its natural gas consumption. Geothermal energy use remained the same. The estimated U.S. energy use in 2008 equaled 99.2 quadrillion BTUs ("quads"), down from 101.5 quadrillion BTUs in 2007. (A BTU or...

2009-07-17 14:22:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to Energy Secretary Chu's return visit from China to discuss global energy use, ACCCE senior vice president of communications, Joe Lucas, released the following statement: "Secretary's Chu recent visit to China underscores the importance of international involvement in addressing climate change concerns. "China's use of coal has exponentially increased in the last decade and by all signs, will only continue to rise. As we look...

2009-07-08 02:01:00

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The energy investment firm, World Energy Research is proud to announce the company is redefining its focus on cleaner ways to produce energy. World Energy Research is consistently developing prospects in all energy sectors, focusing on cleaner ways to extract oil and natural gas as well as a major concentration in green energy, including solar, wind and tidal power. "Alternative energies have grown five fold in the past year," says Chad Willis,...

2009-07-04 02:00:00

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- World Energy Research and Blue Energy Canada have signed a joint agreement in which World Energy Research will finance the development of Blue Energy Canada's first 200 MW commercial tidal power project at a cost of roughly half a billion dollars. World Energy Research, which specializes in the development and commercialization of green energy technology, chose Blue Energy's resource-driven tidal power design over other technologies in...


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