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API Renewable Energy PLC to Launch Ethiopia’s First Commercial Biodiesel Plant  Renewable Energy Industry Transforming East Africa

API Renewable Energy PLC to Launch Ethiopia’s First Commercial Biodiesel Plant Renewable Energy Industry Transforming East Africa

API Renewable Energy plans to launch Ethiopia’s first commercial-scale biodiesel refinery with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Adama Industrial Zone in the first week of December 2018. The goals of API are to rehabilitate degraded lands, create large-scale employment, generate wealth in East Africa and improve the region's environment. - November 29, 2018 - African Power Initiative

United Energy Trading Rebrands Kratos Gas & Power in Georgia

United Energy Trading Rebrands Kratos Gas & Power in Georgia

United Energy Trading has updated their presence in Georgia with Kratos Gas & Power. Along with a new website, they have created a new mascot superhero, Captain Kratos. - November 14, 2018 - United Energy Trading

Abrado Successfully Performs Two Complex Dual Casing String Windows Using Its Proprietary Medusa® Expandable Section Milling Technology

Abrado Successfully Performs Two Complex Dual Casing String Windows Using Its Proprietary Medusa® Expandable Section Milling Technology

Abrado Wellbore Services announced today that it has successfully completed a complex Dual-String Casing Section Milling plug and abandonment project on the South American continental shelf using its proprietary Medusa® expandable casing section-milling technology. - November 12, 2018 - Abrado Wellbore Services

America Green Soar - Green Team Program

AGS thrives on the thought of expansion and growth. As a result, their business development team created the GTP (Green Team Program). The GTP is their way of extending a hand to those who want to help the environment but may have restrictions. The program allows people to work from anywhere in the... - November 11, 2018 - SOLAREUM

AfDB, W-African Power Pool and Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Program Experts Address Future Energy Nigeria Opening Day

The West African Power Pool (WAPP) Secretary General Siengui Apollinaire KI, and the African Development Bank (AfDB) Country Director for Nigeria, Ebrima Faal, are heading up a leading list of experts during the opening session of Future Energy Nigeria on Tuesday, 13 November. The 15th edition of... - November 09, 2018 - Future Energy Nigeria

Locbit Awarded Two Bids from Allied States Cooperative – HVAC & Energy Saving Solutions for Government & Non-Profit Sectors

Locbit Inc. (www.locbit.com), a pioneer in the Internet of Things (IoT) whose cloud platform helps create operational business efficiencies for commercial enterprise clients, today announced a partnership with ESC Region 19 Allied States Cooperative (www.alliedstatescooperative.com). Locbit was... - November 07, 2018 - LOCBIT

Wildcat Discovery Technologies Granted Patent for Noncarbonate Electrolytes for Silicon Anodes

Wildcat Discovery Technologies Granted Patent for Noncarbonate Electrolytes for Silicon Anodes

Wildcat’s successful US Dept. of Energy project yields granted patent for a noncarbonate electrolyte that outperforms fluoroethylene carbonate based solutions on silicon anodes. - November 06, 2018 - Wildcat Discovery Technologies

AGS Haunted Happy Hour – the Follow Up

AGS has taken it upon themselves to spread their passion for the solar industry around to as many people as possible; on Tuesday the 30th October they hosted a “Haunted Happy Hour” event in Brooklyn, New York. The event brought the community together and gathered a wide range of... - November 04, 2018 - SOLAREUM

Developing and Deploying Directed-Energy Systems to Meet National Security Needs

The 2018 Directed Energy Day will provide a forum to discuss the efforts to develop and leverage DE technologies in support of U.S. national security needs and battlefield overmatch. The symposium will focus on service and DoD DE roadmaps, DE’s role in National security and the future Force, R&D initiatives, acquisition strategies, and much more. - November 02, 2018 - Defense Strategies Institute

Mining Filtration System Extracts and Refines Multiple Metals & Eliminates the Need for Cyanide and Carbon - Live Demonstration

Mining Filtration System Extracts and Refines Multiple Metals & Eliminates the Need for Cyanide and Carbon - Live Demonstration

Precision Periodic, a UCF Business Incubator Company, announces a live demonstration of their Mining Filtration System that extracts and refines multiple metals in one process and eliminates the need to use cyanide and carbon. Alluvial Miners can now extract to 20,000 mesh and tailing owners can process stockpiled tailings to capture valuable metals previously unattainable. - October 31, 2018 - Precision Periodic

Sunnect Lighting and NSA Announce Energy Efficiency Leadership with LED Lighting Initiative Across the U.S.

National Storage Affiliates Trust is converting its entire portfolio of self storage facilities to energy-efficient LED lighting. - October 30, 2018 - Sunnect Lighting

Energy Web Foundation (EWF) and Energy Blockchain Consortium (EBC) to Explore Opportunities, Benefits, Challenges of Blockchain

Energy Web Foundation and the Energy Blockchain Consortium today announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreeing to facilitate the shared objectives of the two organizations. The MOU between the two organizations identifies many opportunities of collaboration,... - October 29, 2018 - Energy Blockchain Consortium

Sopris Announces Addition of Seasoned Microsoft Energy and Field Services Expert

Bobby Liles exits Microsoft to join Sopris Systems where his sales and technology experience will help Sopris continue to capitalize on growing market for ERP, CRM, field services and cloud in the energy sector. - October 27, 2018 - Sopris Systems LLC

4-Time Jaguar Owner Takes Delivery from Crown Jaguar of First I-Pace in US

4-Time Jaguar Owner Takes Delivery from Crown Jaguar of First I-Pace in US

Loyal Crown Jaguar customers Mark and Holly Pascarella of Lakewood Ranch, Fla. have purchased the first Jaguar I-Pace in the US, their fourth Jaguar and seventh purchase overall from the luxury dealer. The all-new Jaguar 2019 I-Pace is not yet available for purchase anywhere in the US. - October 26, 2018 - Crown Automotive

SolarCraft Completes Solar Installation at The Fountaingrove Club

SolarCraft Completes Solar Installation at The Fountaingrove Club

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft announced the completion of a 161 kW solar energy installation at The Fountaingrove Club in Santa Rosa, CA. The celebrated Santa Rosa Country Club and Golf Course will reduce their operating costs by thousands every month and stabilize energy expenses for decades to come. - October 26, 2018 - SolarCraft

The Next Generation Technology for Light Emitting Displays by Louzhen Fan from Oasis Publishers

Louzhen Fan from Oasis Publishers has invented a next-generation technology for Light Emitting Diodes. Quantum dots have emerged as the next-generation technology for Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) used in lighting and displays. These materials emit pure, saturated color that can be tuned simply by... - October 23, 2018 - Oasis Publishers

LOCBIT and Lankford & Associates, Inc. Partner to Create Block D in Makers Quarter a Sustainable and Energy Efficient Commercial Building

Today, LOCBIT Inc.(www.locbit.com), a pioneer in the Internet of Things (IoT) whose cloud platform creates operational business efficiencies for commercial enterprise clients, announces a partnership with Lankford & Associates, Inc. (www.lankfordandassociates.com) and the newly constructed... - October 18, 2018 - LOCBIT

European Green Energy SMEs Eyeing Market Opportunities in Southeast Asia

About 40 European companies from 15 different European Union (EU) Member States will embark on a week-long Green Energy Technologies business mission to Indonesia and Singapore. - October 17, 2018 - EU Business Avenues in South East Asia

The Latest Innovation from Horizon Packs Quite a Punch in High Power Fuel Cell Stacks

The Latest Innovation from Horizon Packs Quite a Punch in High Power Fuel Cell Stacks

Scientists at Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies announce a breakthrough in ultra-thin, high performance graphite bipolar plate technology, laying the foundation to power next generation automotive Fuel Cells. Bipolar plates play an important role in Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells, as they... - October 16, 2018 - Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies

Abrado Direct Displacement UltraClean Saves Operator $200K

Abrado announces Successful Implementation of UltraClean; Balanced Direct Displacement for GOM operator - October 15, 2018 - Abrado Wellbore Services

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power System for Marin Country Club

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power System for Marin Country Club

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft recently completed the installation of a 417 kW DC solar system at Marin Country Club in Novato, CA. The innovative solar PV system is one of the more significant sustainability measures Marin Country Club has deployed in recent years to deliver environmental and economic benefits to the Club and the North Bay community. - October 09, 2018 - SolarCraft

Custom Truck One Source to Display Oil and Gas Equipment at Permian Basin Show

Custom Truck One Source to Display Oil and Gas Equipment at Permian Basin Show

Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck) will display several pieces of equipment at the Permian Basin International Oil Show in Odessa, Texas, on Oct. 16 through 18, 2018. The equipment displayed in booth OS308 will include cranes, vacuum excavators, and track equipment, and will highlight the... - October 08, 2018 - Custom Truck One Source

NIC Charger Launches the World’s First Totally Wireless Charger

NIC Charger Launches the World’s First Totally Wireless Charger

NIC Charger has finally made it possible to have electricity sans the wires as they released the world’s first totally wireless charger. - October 06, 2018 - Nic Charger

LOCBIT and CRI Lighting Partnership Streamline Energy Efficiency by Integrating IoT Platform with Lighting Solutions & Consultation

LOCBIT Inc. (www.locbit.com), a pioneer in the Internet of Things (IoT) whose cloud platform creates operational business efficiencies for commercial enterprise clients, today announced a partnership with CRI Lighting Sales, Inc. (http://crilighting.com/). The LOCBIT IoT platform is a device and... - October 05, 2018 - LOCBIT

The First Zero Emissions Blue Bird All American School Buses Delivered to Multiple California School Districts by A-Z Bus Sales

The First Zero Emissions Blue Bird All American School Buses Delivered to Multiple California School Districts by A-Z Bus Sales

A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., a leading provider of transportation solutions, successfully delivered seven new All Electric - All American zero emissions school buses built by Blue Bird to multiple school districts in Southern California this past week. These buses were funded by South Coast Air Quality... - October 02, 2018 - A-Z Bus Sales Inc.

Genbright's Solar Assets Shine During First Major Test of New England’s New Power Market Design

Genbright's Solar Assets Shine During First Major Test of New England’s New Power Market Design

On Wednesday, regulators in Massachusetts approved a new solar incentive program known as the SMART program, which stands for Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target. The program was designed to bring an additional 1,600 megawatts of solar projects online in Massachusetts. A significant share of this new solar is likely to be co-located with energy storage projects. - September 27, 2018 - Genbright LLC

Green Rhino Announces the RhinoEnergy Battery Storage Product Line

Green Rhino announced, at the Solar Power International 2018 in Anaheim CA, the launch of their RhinoEnergy Storage product line based on Lead Crystal Batteries and including Schneider inverter technology. The units come in 2.3, 4.6, 9.3 and 18.6 KWh storage capacities. Their largest model, the... - September 26, 2018 - Green Rhino Energy

New Biography "Charles Proteus Steinmetz" Presents the Amazing Life of a Forgotten Genius and Eccentric

New Biography "Charles Proteus Steinmetz" Presents the Amazing Life of a Forgotten Genius and Eccentric

New biography "Charles Proteus Steinmetz: The Electrical Wizard of Schenectady" profiles the life and work of Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1865-1923), the scientist who made long-range AC power transmission possible. Steinmetz was just four feet tall, a celebrated eccentric, and revered in his lifetime as one of America's greatest scientists. The first biography of Steinmetz in years, "Charles Proteus Steinmetz" brings this great man's life and achievements to a new generation. - September 26, 2018 - Linden Publishing

Abrado Announces the Appointment of Alan Glen as Operations Manager for Its UK Aberdeen Base

Abrado Announces the Appointment of Alan Glen as Operations Manager for Its UK Aberdeen Base

Abrado Wellbore Services, the Houston based provider of multi-string section milling services for the global oil and gas industry, has appointed Alan Glen as Operations Manager for its Aberdeen base. - September 24, 2018 - Abrado Wellbore Services

Introducing ION PRO Services, LLC a One-Stop-Shop That Combines Core Values with Innovative Hot Tapping Solutions

Introducing ION PRO Services, LLC a One-Stop-Shop That Combines Core Values with Innovative Hot Tapping Solutions

ION PRO Services, LLC wants you to know they can handle the pressure, up to 5000 psi to be exact. Although a new company, leaders at ION PRO Services are combining a customer-centric culture, values such as truth and transparency, and more than 20 years of experience to offer oil and gas a full... - September 24, 2018 - ION PRO Services, LLC

Morningstar Introduces "Energy Storage Partner" Program at SPI

Morningstar Introduces "Energy Storage Partner" Program at SPI

A leader in solar charging technology, the company inaugurates a program with 5 high-profile lithium battery brands to make advanced storage easier and more seamless for installers. - September 24, 2018 - Morningstar Corporation

Human Investment Advisory, Inc. Announces Global Strategic Alliance with Acquired Insights, Inc.

Human Investment Advisory℠ (HIA) announces its global strategic alliance with Acquired Insights, Inc.; the artificial intelligence solutions company whose integration of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) with behavioral, technology, and adaptive software solutions helps drive business transformation and workforce optimization. - September 24, 2018 - Human Investment Advisory, Inc.

SolarCraft Completes Installation of Solar Power System at Anette’s Chocolates Production Facility - Napa Valley Chocolate Factory Goes Solar & Enjoys Reduced Energy Cost

SolarCraft Completes Installation of Solar Power System at Anette’s Chocolates Production Facility - Napa Valley Chocolate Factory Goes Solar & Enjoys Reduced Energy Cost

Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft announced the completion of a 54.3 kW solar power system at Anette’s Chocolate Factory, providing 100% of the electrical needs for its Napa, CA production facility. Designed and built by SolarCraft, the new system will reduce Anette’s utility costs by over $23,000 every year, while reducing the load on the local utility grid. - September 19, 2018 - SolarCraft

United Energy Trading Wins Major Award for Decade of Fundraising for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Local energy company wins major award for a decade of fundraising. - September 18, 2018 - United Energy Trading

America Green Solar Starts Funding Program for Rebuilding Credit

America Green Solar is already at the top of the chain when it comes to sustainability and the solar industry, given that they are fully integrated in all US 50 states. It is a well-known fact that going eco-friendly is the right thing to do; that we all need to make small and simple adjustments to... - September 16, 2018 - SOLAREUM

Mesa Technical Associates, Inc. to Acquire Lead-Acid Battery Business from Alcad in North America

Mesa Technical Associates, Inc. to Acquire Lead-Acid Battery Business from Alcad in North America

Mesa Technical Associates, Inc. acquires lead-acid battery business from Alcad in North America. Alcad will now focus exclusively on providing full battery solutions and services based on its flagship nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) products. Mesa will expand its lead-acid battery product and service offering to its customers in the utilities and industrial sectors. - September 13, 2018 - Mesa Technical Associates

Minigrid Pioneer RVE.SOL Inks Deal with Major Infrastructure Partner Egis and Energy Investor G7 to Bring Renewable Electricity to the Kenyan Masses

Minigrid Pioneer RVE.SOL Inks Deal with Major Infrastructure Partner Egis and Energy Investor G7 to Bring Renewable Electricity to the Kenyan Masses

Latest round of investment signals minigrids ready to scale to electrify and provide clean water for up to 50,000 people in Busia County, Western Kenya. - September 12, 2018 - RVE.SOL

Wildcat Discovery Technologies Expands Electrolyte Additive Technologies Available for License

Wildcat Discovery Technologies Expands Electrolyte Additive Technologies Available for License

New additives enable increased lithium-ion cycle life, coulombic efficiency and thermal stability. - September 11, 2018 - Wildcat Discovery Technologies

B-TEC Systems Reduce Utility Bills with Infrared

B-TEC Systems Reduce Utility Bills with Infrared

B-TEC Systems explain how short wave infrared can save thousands on fuel bills. - September 07, 2018 - B-TEC Systems Inc.

LW Consulting, Inc. Partners with Clean Energy Infrastructure Firm Blue Sky Power

LW Consulting, Inc. is partnering with Blue Sky Power, a clean energy infrastructure firm that specializes in developing and operating clean energy infrastructure projects that increase the resiliency, sustainability, and efficiency of buildings and campuses. - September 06, 2018 - LW Consulting Inc.

Transcontinental Electric Skateboard Ride by 61 Year Old Skateboarder

Transcontinental Electric Skateboard Ride by 61 Year Old Skateboarder

Morro Bay Skateboard Museum founder, Jack Smith (61), has resumed his electric skateboard ride across America. His original 2016 ride began in Eugene, Oregon and ended in Mountain Home, Idaho after 460 miles. His second attempt began on August 16th, 2018 in Mountain Home, Idaho. The e-board ride... - September 04, 2018 - Morro Bay Skateboard Museum

6 Key Reasons to Attend the 13th Annual Sell-Out Series on Energy from Waste

EfW Policy and The Waste Hierarchy: Don't miss the opening keynote from Dawn Woodward, Deputy Head, Resources and Waste, DEFRA, on the latest updates on England’s resource and waste strategy surrounding waste policy. The Department of Transport will be providing an in depth overview of the UK... - August 30, 2018 - SAE Media Group

Los Angeles’ National Drive Electric Week Event “Charge Up LA!, an Electric Vehicle Event

The electric vehicle community comes together to inspire, educate, and connect sustainable consumers for “Charge Up LA!, an Electric Vehicle event. - August 27, 2018 - Charge Up LA!

Orecco Electric Complete Shipment of Premium Prefabricated Compact Substation to Ethiopia

Orecco Electric Complete Shipment of Premium Prefabricated Compact Substation to Ethiopia

Building a reliable and trustworthy power and electric infrastructure and backup is vital for companies who wish to succeed in Africa. China's Orecco has recently added to this increased stability delivering a top-end Prefabricated Compact Substation to Ethiopia. - August 27, 2018 - Orecco Electric

Quest Diagnostics Sponsors NDASA 2019 Conference and Trade Show

Quest Diagnostics Sponsors NDASA 2019 Conference and Trade Show

The National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA) is pleased to announce that Quest Diagnostics has become a “Chairman’s Circle” Level Sponsor of the Association’s 2019 Conference and Trade Show, to be held March 26-29, 2019 at the Wyndham Hotel in San Antonio,... - August 21, 2018 - National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association

SolarCraft Installs Solar Power for Sleepy Hollow Presbyterian Church - San Anselmo Church Saves Thousands with Solar Electricity

SolarCraft Installs Solar Power for Sleepy Hollow Presbyterian Church - San Anselmo Church Saves Thousands with Solar Electricity

Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay solar installer for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of a 5.7 kW DC solar system at Sleepy Hollow Presbyterian Church in San Anselmo, CA. Designed and built by SolarCraft, the North Bay Church’s system will reduce their carbon footprint and provide 100% of their electricity needs to power their facility. - August 21, 2018 - SolarCraft

ZAF Energy Systems Receives $600,000 Investment from Missouri’s Department of Economic Development Fund

Funds to accelerate expansion of ZAF production and hiring activities in 2018. ZAF Energy Systems Inc. (ZAF), a developer of next-generation battery technology, announced today that it has received $300,000, the first installment of a $600,000 investment from Missouri’s Department of... - August 15, 2018 - ZAF Energy Systems

Solomon Corporation Acquires South Dakota Transformer Repair Facility from A-Line

Solomon Corporation Acquires South Dakota Transformer Repair Facility from A-Line

Solomon Corporation and A-Line E.D.S. announced today the acquisition and sale of Dakota American Transformers. The acquisition for Solomon Corporation expands the footprint for transformer sales and services into the upper Midwest. Tom Hemmer, CEO of Solomon Corporation, said “Dakota... - August 14, 2018 - Solomon Corporation

Boston Energy Blockchain Power2Peer Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Boston Energy Blockchain Power2Peer Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

A Boston-based startup has launched a crowdfunding equity sale to fund a blockchain-enabled solar microgrid project. - August 13, 2018 - Power2Peer

NABCEP’s Board Certifications Become the Global Standard for Renewable Energy Professionals

NABCEP’s Board Certifications Become the Global Standard for Renewable Energy Professionals

NABCEP’s PV Installation Professional Exam is available at over 370 test sites in 97 countries. - August 13, 2018 - North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners

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