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TWI Awarded Contract to Prepare Country-Specific Micro Reports
TWI Awarded Contract to Prepare Country-Specific Micro Reports
1/30/2015 9:24:49 AM
TWI is pleased to announce a recent award to prepare and submit four country-specific micro reports in support of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Industrial Base Extension (IBEX) Program. These micro reports will highlight TWI’s capabilities and experience in specific austere and expeditionary locations. Under the IBEX program, DLA seeks information on commercial assets …
ROSATOM Spearheads Expertise And Knowledge Transfer Within ASEAN Countries To Develop Nuclear Industry
1/28/2015 10:38:36 AM
The Russian Corporation ROSATOM demonstrated their support for nuclear development in Malaysia and the rest of the ASEAN countries at the 6th Nuclear Power Asia Conference (NPA) that took place from January 27 to 28 in Kuala Lumpur. ROSATOM’s participation at NPA 2015 focused on engaging stakeholders and offering support for the ongoing nuclear energy development …
Energy Department Recognizes City of Roanoke, VA for Leadership in Better Buildings Challenge
1/28/2015 10:32:13 AM
As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings, the Energy Department today recognized the city of Roanoke, Virginia for its leadership. Through the Better Buildings Challenge, Roanoke has committed to 20 percent savings by 2020 across more than 25 buildings, covering one million square feet. Roanoke has already achieved 16 percent …
Why Supporting Renewable Energy in Australia Will Save Both Money and the Environment: Geelong Solar Power Company Reveals
1/27/2015 7:38:38 PM
VICTORIA, Australia January 2015 – When Tony Abbot took his seat as Australian Prime Minister in September 2013, the Liberal Party took a conscious step away from prioritising climate change on the political agenda and backing the Renewable Energy Target scheme ( RET scheme ). Since then, it has become increasingly clear that the coalition is hesitant to support …
Chicago, Philadelphia Teens Get Summer Jobs and Environmental Education As Exelon Foundation, Student Conservation Association Renew Partnership
1/23/2015 11:09:14 AM
More than 250 underserved high school students in Chicago and Philadelphia will enhance local parks, gain important career skills and earn a paycheck through an acclaimed summer jobs program conducted by the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and funded by the Exelon Foundation. The $150,000 grant announced today brings the Exelon Foundation’s total investment in local …
Raytek Introduces Raynger 3i Plus Series Infrared Thermometer
Raytek Introduces Raynger 3i Plus Series Infrared Thermometer
1/22/2015 1:29:42 PM
SANTA CRUZ , Calif ., – Raytek®, a leading worldwide provider of infrared (IR) thermometry, has introduced the Raynger® 3i Plus Series infrared thermometer . This new generation IR thermometer is designed in accordance with industry standards to meet process performance requirements in hot environments of 400–3000°C (752-5432°F) and provides exceptional accuracy.   The …
Fortum launches its first Greenfield Solar project in India
1/21/2015 11:58:22 AM
Fortum has today launched a greenfield solar PV plant in Madhya Pradesh, India. This solar plant is Fortum’s second solar energy project in the country. The 10 MW (AC) solar plant shall offset more than 18000 tonnes of CO2 emissions equivalent annually. “Fortum believes in responsible energy production focusing on low emissions, high resource efficiency and security of …
Philips calls for action to end light poverty and prevent millions of needless deaths
1/19/2015 10:43:24 AM
Millions of people are needlessly dying because a fifth of the world’s population does not have access to electric light, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting, warns today. More than 1.3 billion people  are trapped in light poverty as they don’t have access to electricity. Most of those affected resort to kerosene lamps and candles to light …
Duke Energy announces contributions totaling $25,000 to Northern Kentucky emergency management agencies
1/19/2015 10:29:20 AM
Duke Energy today announced contributions of $5,000 each to Northern Kentucky Emergency Management Agencies from Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Grant and Pendleton counties. Agency teams in these counties, all located within Duke Energy’s service territory, often work closely with the company in various ways throughout the year, including during storm restoration efforts and …
Exelon and Pepco Holdings Inc. Reach Settlement Agreement With New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Staff in Proposed Merger
1/14/2015 3:14:28 PM
Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) and Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM) today announced that they have reached a settlement in the proceeding before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to review the two companies’ proposed merger, which was announced on April 30, 2014. The settlement, which is subject to the approval of the Commissioners of the BPU, was signed and filed …
Pennsylvania American Water Kicks Off 2015 Stream of Learning Scholarship Program
1/14/2015 1:03:28 PM
Pennsylvania American Water today announced that applications are being accepted for its 2015 Stream of Learning Scholarship Program to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who are planning to pursue careers in the water and wastewater industry. The program is designed to support outstanding students living in Pennsylvania American Water’s service territories …
Illinois American Water Announces 2015 Environmental Grant Program
1/13/2015 10:22:58 AM
Illinois American Water announced that the application process is now open for its 2015 Environmental Grant Program. The program supports innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect the watersheds through partnerships. The company will award grants of up to $10,000. The program is designed to support diverse types of activities, such as …
EPA Applauds College Football Playoff National Championship—Green Endeavors
1/13/2015 9:44:15 AM
The first College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship is leading the way in environmental stewardship by incorporating sustainability as a key part of its operations. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing CFP, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and AT&T Stadium for fostering environmental sustainability with the Playoff Green program. The …
Pouring good water after bad: China’s water stress set to worsen with transfer initiatives
1/13/2015 9:11:33 AM
New research paints a grim picture for the future of China’s water supply, as its booming economy continues to heap pressure on its natural resources, according to scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA), the University of Leeds and other international institutions. Research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) compiles …
Iowa American Water Warns Customers of Potential Scam
1/8/2015 11:15:23 AM
Iowa American Water issued an advisory warning to customers to be wary of persons posing as water company personnel to gain access to their homes. This advisory comes on the heels of a warning issued by the Davenport Police Department alerting residents of a current home burglary scam taking place in and around the Quad Cities. According to the Davenport Police …
Arizona Public Service Company Signs Westinghouse Fuel Contract
1/8/2015 9:43:43 AM
Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that Arizona Public Service (APS) Company signed a $250 million contract with Westinghouse for fabricating and delivering its newest fuel product for the Combustion Engineering (CE) pressurized water reactor (PWR) fleet. The contract is an extension with Westinghouse to continue fabricating and delivering fuel to three reactors …
Duke Energy prepared for colder temperatures; offers tips to stay safe and manage energy usage
1/7/2015 5:03:58 PM
As temperatures are forecasted to dive into the single digits later this week, Duke Energy is prepared to meet its customers’ energy needs across its Ohio and Kentucky service territories. System operators are closely monitoring the electric power system and the company has an adequate supply of electricity to meet demand. The low temperatures will put higher stress on the …
Safar Highlights Safety Products at IADC Critical Issues Event
Safar Highlights Safety Products at IADC Critical Issues Event
1/7/2015 11:36:10 AM
Safar Oilfield Services recently showcased a broad selection of safety products and equipment at the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) Critical Issues Middle East 2014 Conference & Exhibition. Held 9-10 December at The Address Marina Hotel in Dubai, UAE, the conference was a landmark event for international drilling professionals and organizations. …

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